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Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students

Macmillan Study Skills

By (author) Julio Gimenez
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK, United Kingdom
Imprint: Red Globe Press
Published: 9th May 2011
Dimensions: w 132mm h 208mm d 10mm
Weight: 295g
ISBN-10: 023028518X
ISBN-13: 9780230285187
Barcode No: 9780230285187
Synopsis
Combining a theoretical approach with practical activities, this book is invaluable for nursing and midwifery students and will help them to master the basics of writing at university. It equips students with the skills needed to examine cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking and includes essential information on referencing correctly and avoiding plagiarism. Going beyond the traditional essay, it provides support and guidance on producing care critiques, action plans, portfolios and journal article reviews alongside complex argumentative writing and undergraduate dissertation proposals. Written in an engaging and accessible style, this is a comprehensive writing toolkit for students of nursing, midwifery, health and social care. Suitable for students of all levels, it is ideal for use in class or for independent study.

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'Although written primarily for nursing and midwifery students, this book could support all healthcare workers who are required to write documents, essays or presentations as part of their work.' - Nursing Standard (4 stars) 'I know of no other book which incorporates all the sections that this one does.' - Karen Holland, School of Nursing, University of Salford, UK 'I don't think that I have come across a book before which provides so much detail and so many examples.' - Claire Hale, Dame Kathleen Raven Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Leeds, UK 'This is a very useful text for students commencing our year one BA Midwifery (Hons) course. It would be useful for some of the 18 month students who have difficulty with academic writing.' - School of Care Services, University of Glamorgan, UK (adopter of first edition) 'Why did such a book not exist when I was in my early study years? The content is compact, interesting and easy to read. Very informative.' - Institute of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Brighton, UK (adopter of first edition) 'A good supportive text for students new to this level of study. I particularly like examples and the clearly identified steps. This guides the student enabling them to see how to proceed and giving them confidence to develop.' - School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University, UK (adopter of first edition) 'I would strongly recommend this text to support new students who are required to write reflective writing on clinical practice and who are new to the concepts/format of academic writing. Excellent resource and very affordable.' - Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London, UK (adopter of first edition)