Key Concepts in Healthcare Education


Author: Annette McIntosh-Scott,Janice Gidman,Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 144624766X
Category: Medical
Page: 248
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Key Concepts in Healthcare Education is a guide to the key theories, issues and practical considerations involved in healthcare education in the 21st century. It is aimed at those studying to be educators in both academic and practice settings, as well as supporting the continuing professional development of more experienced lecturers and practice educators. The book can be used as a reference source, a platform for further study and an essential text. The book comprises 40 succinct chapters each covering a topic and featuring - a definition of the concept - key points - discussion of the main issues - a case study to illustrate the application to practice, and - suggestions for further reading. For those developing or enhancing their knowledge and skills in education and mentorship in healthcare, Key Concepts in Healthcare Education is the ideal companion to learning.

Key Concepts in Social Work Practice


Author: Aidan Worsley,Tim Mann,Angela Olsen,Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446271684
Category: Social Science
Page: 312
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This book is a quick and accessible reference guide to the key concepts that social work students and professionals need to understand to be effective. The authors place practice at the centre of the text, and include a host of case examples to bring the concepts to life. Examining the essential topics of the social work curriculum, the concepts covered relate to practice, theory, policy and personal challenges. Further reading is included in each entry, so that the reader can explore what they have learned in more detail. This book will be an invaluable resource for social work students during their studies and on their practice placement. It will also be useful for qualified social workers, who want to continue their professional education.

Key Concepts in Medical Sociology


Author: Jonathan Gabe,Michael Bury,Mary Ann Elston
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761974420
Category: Social Science
Page: 256
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This title provides a systematic and accessible introduction to medical sociology, beginning each 1500 word entry with a definition of the concept, then examines its origins, development, strengths and weaknesses, offering further reading guidance for independent learning, and drawing on international literature and examples.

Key Concepts in Public Health


Author: Frances Wilson,Andi Mabhala
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857025082
Category: Medical
Page: 328
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"This is a very good text for undergraduate students as it gives a broad overview of the concept of public health, utilising case studies to illustrate practical application. This book would be also be an excellent way for practitioners to increase their own knowledge of public health and could inform their own continuing professional development." Julie Lemprière, University of Gloucestershire Key Concepts in Public Health identifies fifty key concepts used across the discipline of public health in order to give the reader a broad perspective of the core topics relevant to training and practice. From epidemiology to health promotion, and ethics to leadership, the book offers an exciting guide to the multiprofessional field. Each entry features: - a snapshot definition of the concept - a broader discussion addressing the main issues and links to practice - key points relevant to the entry - case studies to illustrate the application to practice - examples of further reading. Highly readable, with clear indexing and cross referencing, this is an ideal book to turn to for learning more about key issues in public health practice and education. The clever structure means the book can be read in its entirety to support a programme of study or readers can use it to dip into and update their knowledge of a particular concept. It meets the validation requirements of all allied health and nursing training programmes and will also be invaluable for policy-makers and healthcare practitioners continuing their professional education.

Key Concepts in Nursing and Healthcare Research


Author: Annette McIntosh-Scott,Tom Mason,Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead,David Coyle
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446296067
Category: Medical
Page: 256
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This book provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics of nursing and healthcare research.

Key Concepts in Nursing


Author: Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead,Annette McIntosh-Scott,Ann Bryan,Tom Mason
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446202623
Category: Medical
Page: 344
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Nursing can be complex and challenging to new students and trainee practitioners. Key Concepts in Nursing provides a much needed guide to the central topics and debates which shape nursing theory, policy and contemporary practice. From assessment to ethics, and leadership to risk management, the book offers a comprehensive yet concise guide to the professional field. Each entry features: " a snapshot definition of the concept; " a broader discussion addressing the main issues and links to practice; " key points relevant to the entry; " case studies to illustrate the application to practice; " examples of further reading. Highly readable, with clear indexing and cross referencing, this is an ideal book for trainees to turn to for learning more about key issues in nursing practice and education. It meets the validation requirements of all training programmes and will also be invaluable for nurses continuing their professional education, those returning to practice and for mentoring.

Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities


Author: Pat Talbot,Geoff Astbury,Tom Mason
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446243508
Category: Education
Page: 296
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"A helpful resource for those undertaking studies in learning disabilities at all levels. I shall definitely be recommending it to my students!" - John Boarder, Bangor University "This book provides a valuable and innovative contribution to the field of Learning Disabilities." - Logan Parumal, University of Manchester Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is a handy guide to the topics you need to know about whether studying or working in the field of Learning Disabilities. The A-Z format allows you to "dip in" and quickly find relevant information on topics ranging from Autism to Rights and from Advocacy to Challenging Behaviours. Each entry features: - a snapshot definition of the concept; - a broader discussion of the main issues and applications to practice; - key points; - a case study, and - signposts to further reading. Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities is an ideal companion to study and particularly useful for those completing academic assignments as part of training. Written by a team of experienced practitioners and lecturers, the book reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of contemporary practice.

Key Concepts in Mental Health


Author: David Pilgrim
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526413175
Category: Medical
Page: 264
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Now in its 4th edition, this text continues to give you a complete and concise overview of mental health and all the issues that surround it from a theoretical and practical perspective. Restructured into 4 sections, the book starts by defining mental health and mental abnormality before examining the mental health services and the place mental health takes in society. Fully updated, the book offers: 66 bite-sized chapters including new ones on the Biopsychosocial Model, trauma and mindfulness Key points summarising what you need to know for study and practice Examples of further reading to help you expand your knowledge It is essential reading for students of health, nursing, mental health, social work and social care. It is also valuable reading for students of counselling and psychotherapy.

Key Concepts in Body and Society


Author: Kate Cregan
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446268888
Category: Social Science
Page: 224
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"This is a very useful book outlining the key concepts of the body in society. It is easy to read and provides useful examples, making it ideal for students across a range of social science disciplines." - Dr Sharron Hinchliff, Sheffield University "Cregan has achieved something distinct: an account of the sociology of the body which incorporates both theory and empirical studies, which demonstrates excellent coverage of an ever expanding field, and which is written in an accessible style... An intelligent treatment and account of the sociology of the body, which I look forward to incorporating into my teaching." - Dr Rob Meadows, University of Surrey "This book is a great idea. It provides a thorough, accessible and interesting introduction to the most important concepts in the sociology of the body. Students new to this area will find it invaluable." - Professor Deborah Lupton, University of Sydney This book provides a clear, focused road map to the study of the body in society. It defines, explains and applies core topics relating to the human body demonstrating how we approach it as a social phenomenon. Each concept: Includes an easy to understand definition Provides real-world examples Gives suggestions for further reading Is carefully cross-referenced to other related concepts. Written to meet the needs of the modern student, this book offers the basic materials, tools and guidance needed study and write about the body.

Key Concepts in Leadership


Author: Jonathan Gosling,Stephanie Jones
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1849205892
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 164
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This wide-ranging, interdisciplinary book provides readers with a complete introduction to the essentials of leadership. Included here are accessible and insightful entries on what leadership is, how it is practiced and the relevant strengths and pitfalls. The book provides a one stop introductory guide to one of the most central and contested concepts in the social sciences. An invaluable reference tool, it contains consistent, concise and authoritative entries on: The Eight Questions of Leadership The Five Minds of the Manager Leadership and Psychology Developmental Approaches to Leadership Functional Leadership Leadership Practice

Key concepts in work


Author: Paul Blyton,Jean Jenkins
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9780761944782
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 246
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Key Concepts in Work clearly and concisely explains the central ideas, debates, and theories of work. Authors Paul Blyton and Jean Jenkins offer a broad overview of the social, political, and economic contexts of work illustrated from diverse industrial societies. Each entry begins with a snapshot definition followed by key words and guidance for further reading. This book inspires students to engage in further exploration of ideas and debates.

Free Movement, Social Security and Gender in the EU


Author: Vicki Paskalia
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847313736
Category: Law
Page: 366
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This work examines the system of co-ordination of national social security laws in the European Union from a gender perspective. The central question that it raises concerns the level of social security protection enjoyed by women moving throughout the Union in cases of work interruption or marriage dissolution. Women's social security protection has traditionally been based on two criteria, namely economic activity and family/marriage. Work interruptions, in particular for child-rearing, challenge the invocation of economic activity as an effective basis for social security rights. Changing social and family conditions, including the emergence of atypical relationships and increasing divorce rates, challenge the criterion of family/marriage. Efforts have been made within the framework of the national systems of the Member States to address these challenges, often unsuccessfully. So, how successful has the European system of co-ordination, the aim of which is to provide a sufficient level of protection to migrant workers and their families, been in addressing these challenges? The book contains comprehensive discussion of the phenomenon and legal institution of social security, as well as a thorough analysis of the current state of European Community law concerning co-ordination, with a particular focus on gender. It identifies several problematic areas where solutions must be worked out and action taken. The book fills a gap in the legal literature on the social security field and will appeal to those with an interest in social security, including academics, policy-makers and practitioners.

Gesundheit fördern

ein praktischer Leitfaden
Author: Linda Ewles,Ina Simnett
Publisher: facultas.wuv / maudrich
ISBN: 9783850767330
Category:
Page: 325
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Promoting Health

The Primary Health Care Approach
Author: Lyn Talbot,Glenda Verrinder
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579247
Category: Medical
Page: 320
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The new edition will provide readily accessible material for public health educators and practitioners, in a number of professions, who are increasingly being required to address the challenges emerging from the inter-related impacts of the social and environmental factors impacting on health in an era of globalisation.

Our Desire of Unrest

Thinking About Therapy
Author: Michael Jacobs
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1780493517
Category: Psychology
Page: 208
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Knowledge is never static. It is always open to revolutionary thinking or to evolving development. Similarly an individual's knowledge is always moving, and indeed if the ability to think about ideas is lost, an important part of the individual is also lost. In this book, a collection of some of the papers and lectures written by Michael Jacobs over a period of thirty or more years, the author shows his own thinking at work, as he challenges himself to look deeper at some important aspects of his discipline - principally psychodynamic psychotherapy, although always with reference to other forms of discourse such as literature and theology. Here the reader will find the writer behind those popular texts such as The Presenting Past, Psychodynamic Counselling in Action and Shakespeare on the Couch.

Care


Author: Judith Phillips
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745629768
Category: Medical
Page: 213
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This highly accessible introduction to the concept of care maps out and unravels the complex debates that surround the theory and practice of care in today's world. Practice scenarios and case studies appear throughout to encourage the reader to reflect on professional issues.

Curriculum Studies in the Lifelong Learning Sector


Author: Jonathan Tummons
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857259172
Category: Education
Page: 128
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Curriculum is a key issue for trainee teachers in the lifelong learning sector and a core component of most courses. It lies at the heart of the work of teachers and trainers, it shapes the programmes and courses that are taught, and dictates which students can have access to courses. What goes in to the curriculum is argued over by governments, employers, parents and educationalists. How the curriculum is funded can change on a yearly basis. Access to a particular curriculum can raise or diminish the life chances of the learners involved. This book provides an accessible and up-to-date overview of the key issues surrounding the curriculum. Written for all those working towards QTLS, it provides examples and case studies from working FE colleges, adult education centres and work-based learning contexts as well as offering succinct summaries of key theories and debates relating to the curriculum. This fully revised Second Edition reflects the latest policies and thinking, has a new chapter on the implications of e-learning on curricula, and includes a full glossary of key terms and concepts. Jonathan Tummons has worked in higher education since 1995. After six years as a lecturer in teacher education in the further education sector, in 2009 he took up his current post as senior lecturer in education at Teesside University where he is also research co-ordinator for education and a member of the management board for the Social Futures Institute, Teesside's research centre for the social sciences.