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Transition to Professional Nursing Practice 2ed

by Rob Burton and Graham Ormrod SAGE Publications Ltd
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Hbk 448 pages
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Provides final year nursing students with comprehensive guidance on how to make the leap from student to registered nurse, helping them to master the skills needed to progress from supervised to professional practice. 

Becoming a qualified nurse - Rob Burton, Graham Ormrod and Angela Darvill
Transition - Rob Burton, Graham Ormrod and Angela Darvill
Improving safety and quality of care - Graham Ormrod and Rob Burton
Accountability and ethical decision-making - Graham Ormrod, Nichola Barlow and Rob Burton
Accountability, decision-making and the law - Graham Ormrod, Nichola Barlow and Rob Burton
Leading, managing and working in teams - Rob Burton and Graham Ormrod
Learning, teaching and assessment in practice - Rob Burton and Graham Ormrod
Getting the job that you want - Graham Ormrod and Rob Burton
Preparation for personal and professional development - Val Ely, Rob Burton and Graham Ormrod
Global and international nursing - Rob Burton and Graham Ormrod
Conclusion - Graham Ormrod and Rob Burton

Associate Professor Dr Rob Burton is International Program Director in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, responsible for leading a post-registration transnational Bachelor of Nursing programme based in Singapore and leading the strategy for internationalization. He is a UK Registered Nurse (Learning Disability) and is a registered Lecturer/Practice Educator. He has been involved in Nurse Education since 1990, his previous educational career roles have encompassed contributions to teaching, delivery, development and leadership of courses at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral levels as well as Transnational projects. His specialisms are Health Professional Education, Transition to Professional Practice, Leadership, Personal Development, Research, Internationalisation and Transnational Education.

Dr Graham Ormrod recently retired from the University of Huddersfield where his latest role had been The Director of Health Partnerships. He has an extensive experience in both teaching and management in academia and nursing practice. Previous roles have included being the Divisional Head for Acute Care at the university and prior to joining the university he had a number of roles at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, including Divisional Nurse and Associate Director of Professional Development. He has a particular interest in enhancing student nurses' experiences, exploring their shifting identities, ethical decision-making, and recognition of their accountability.