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HECS 3248 Reading list

Theory and Practice Module 5, 2016/17, Semester 1, 2
Julie Jackson
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential Reading

Cottrell, S. 2011. Critical Thinking Skills: Developing effective analysis and argument. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Thompson, C. and Dowding, D. 2009. Essential decision making and clinical judgement for nurses. Edinburgh. Churchill Livingstone.

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Akerjordet, K. and Severinsson, E. 2008. Emotionally intelligent nurse leadership: a literature review study. Journal of nursing management. 16, pp. 565-577.

Bach, S. and Ellis, P. 2011.Leadership, management, and team working in nursing. Exeter: Learning Matters.

Bishop, V. 2009. Leadership for nursing and allied health care professions. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Chin, H. 2009. Practice development as a tool to empower, refresh and renew. Practice Development in Healthcare. 8(2). pp. 61–64. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Chin, H. and Hamer, S. 2006. Enabling Practice Development: Evaluation of a pilot programme to effect integrated and organic approaches to practice development. Practice Development in Healthcare. 5 (3), pp. 126-144. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Department of Health. 2010. Equity and excellence: : liberating the NHS. Department of Health: London.

Department of Health. 2010. Liberating the NHS: Regulating healthcare providers. Department of Health: London. Available online from:

Department of Health. 2010. Liberating the NHS: Report of the arm's-length bodies review. Department of Health: London. Available online from:

Edwards, S.D. 2001. Philosophy of nursing : an introduction. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Gill, R. 2006. Theory and practice of leadership London: Sage.

Holt, J. 2010 Learning & Teaching Critical Thinking Skills. In: Foyle, L. and Hostad, J. eds. Illuminating the Diversity of Cancer and Palliative Care Education. Oxford: Radcliffe.

Jones-Devitt,S. and Smith, L. 2008. Critical thinking in health and social care. London: Sage.

Price, B. and Harrington, A. 2013.Critical thinking and writing for nursing students. Exeter: Learning Matters.

Taylor, G. and Hawley, H. 2010. Key debates in health care. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Taylor-Moss, M. 2005. The Emotionally Intelligent Nurse Leader. San Francisco: Wiley.

Thompson, A. 1996. Critical Reasoning: A practical introduction. London: Routledge.

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Journal of clinical nursing.

Journal of advanced nursing.

Nursing philosophy.

Nursing management.

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Care Quality Commission

Department of Health

Nursing & Midwifery Council

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

This list was last updated on 22/11/2013