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    New Edition of Watson's Human Caring Science

    Posted by admin on May 6, 2011 1:43:19 PM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce the recent publication of:

    Human Caring Science: A Theory of Nursing, Second Edition
    Jean Watson
    , RN, PhD, FAAN, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-2810-9 | Paperback | 122 pages | © 2012

    Human Caring Science: A Theory of Nursing, Second Edition by renowned nurse theorist Jean Watson discusses the balance between science and caring that forms the basis of the nursing profession. Watson's Theory of Human Care draws from Western and Eastern philosophers, approaching the human care relationship as a moral concept. Further, it seeks to elucidate the human care process in nursing, preserve humanity and the inner life of patients, and reintroduce true caring and healing into educational and clinical practices.

    • Thoroughly revised and updated new edition
    • Accessible to undergraduates as well as graduates and practicing nurses
    • Includes a new research chapter with the latest empirical work on assessing and measuring caring, examples of practice models, and multi-site research

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Introduction: Context for Theory Development
    Chapter 2: Nursing as Human Science/Caring Science
    Chapter 3: Human Caring in Nursing
    Chapter 4: Nature of Human Caring and Caring Values in Nursing
    Chapter 5: Nursing and Metaphysics
    Chapter 6: Nature of Human Life as Subject Matter of Nursing
    Chapter 7: Theory Components and Definitions
    Chapter 8: Transpersonal Caring Relationship
    Chapter 9: Structural Overview of Watson’s Theory of Human Caring
    Chapter 10: Methodology

    Visit our website for more information and to order or request Human Caring Science: A Theory of Nursing, Second Edition.

    Topics: New Edition, nursing theory, human care, new edition, human care relationship, Theory of Human Care, Transpersonal Caring, transpersonal caring

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