Caring in Nursing Classics: An Essential Resource – eBook

eBook Details

  • Authors: Marlaine Smith, Zane Robinson Wolf, Marian C. Turkel
  • File Size: 3 MB
  • Print Length: 552 pages
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company; 1st edition
  • Publication Date: December 12, 2012
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00AKBEE74
  • ISBN-10: 0826171117
  • ISBN-13: 9780826171115


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About The Author

Marian C. Turkel

Marlaine C. Smith

Marlaine C. Smith

Dr. Marlaine C. Smith, RN, AHN-BC, Ph.D.FAAN, is Dean and Helen K. Persson Eminent Scholar in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University (FAU). From 1988 to 2006 she was on the faculty of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, serving as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Director of the Center for Integrative Caring Practice for six years. She has been a nurse educator since 1976 with other faculty appointments at Duquesne University, Pennsylvania State University, and LaRoche College in Pittsburgh. Her research has focused on outcomes of touch therapies as an expression of caring. Dr. Smith has written a variety of theoretical, philosophical, practice, research, and review articles related to caring.

Zane Robinson Wolf

Caring in Nursing Classics: An Essential Resource (PDF) is by expert authors/editors Marlaine C. Smith, Marian C. Turkel, and Zane Robinson Wolf.

This is a core resource for nursing educators and students at all levels who seek fundamental perspectives on the science and art of caring. The ebook comprises 37 classic textbook chapters and journal articles written by leaders in the field and illuminate the evolution of the caring paradigm — from its beginnings as an ethical/ethical/theoretical guide to nursing, to implications for the future development of caring science.

Co-published with the Watson Caring Science Institute (WCSI), it will also be a primary resource for nursing students attending WCSI programs and for in-service education programs, especially in hospitals with, or seeking, Magnet status. Every section features an introductory essay illuminating important concepts, followed by reflective questions appropriate for graduate, baccalaureate, and doctoral levels.

The ebook is organized into nine sections providing an in-depth analysis of the evolution of caring scholarship; systematic reviews of the concept of caring; theoretical perspectives, including conceptual orientations, middle-range theories, and grand theories; research designs and methods; seminal research studies; practice models for the integration of caring within contemporary hospital-based practice environments; caring in communities and for the environment; leadership and administrative issues with a focus on caring and economics; and the future of caring science.

Key Features:

  • Presents the seminal literature on caring
  • Provides reflective/critical thinking questions tailored to academic levels
  • For use in graduate, baccalaureate, doctoral, and in-service education, and as a core resource for WCSI programs

NOTE: This Is The Standalone PDF of Caring in Nursing Classics: An Essential Resource 1st edition. Nothing else is included but the ebook.


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