More Moments in Time
224 pages, 6 x 9
Paperback
Release Date:01 Aug 2009
ISBN:9781897425510
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More Moments in Time

Images of Exemplary Nursing

Athabasca University Press
Within most disciplines, there are those who are recognized by theircolleagues as being exceptionally competent practitioners. Theseindividuals do their work in such a remarkable way as to become a modelfor others. This book is base on a study of the beliefs, actions, andinteractions of a group of extraordinary oncology nurses-the peopletheir peers would choose to have care for them if they were diagnosedwith cancer.
Perry’s weaving of interviewee’s stories and her own fieldnotes and poetry creates a very personal perspective on nursing thatleaves the reader with a greater understanding of the experience, andrewards, of caring for others.
Beth has been able to capture, through her writing, the most intimate care between nurse and patient. Her writing style is clear and clean. Dr. Olive Yonge, University of Alberta
Beth Perry has worked as both a nurse and an educatorin medicine, oncology, and palliative care. She has been an AssociateProfessor of Nursing and Health Studies at Athabasca University since2001.

Chapter 1: The Power and Promise of ExemplaryNursing Care

Chapter 2: The Multi-layered Landscape

Chapter 3: The Dialogue of Silence

Chapter 4: Mutual Touch

Chapter 5: Sharing the Lighter Side of Life

Chapter 6: The Effects of Exemplary Nursing CareConnecting

Chapter 7: Lessons Learned

Appendix

References

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