Holism, care and nursing: points of reflection during the evolution of a philosophy of nursing statement.

  title={Holism, care and nursing: points of reflection during the evolution of a philosophy of nursing statement.},
  author={J. Cheek and T. Gibson and M. Heartfield},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  volume={2 2},
  • J. Cheek, T. Gibson, M. Heartfield
  • Published 1993
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Contemporary nurse
  • An exploration of the diversity and complexity of perspectives from which holism and care can legitimately be constructed. The preparation of a document for accreditation of a proposed pre-registration Bachelor of Nursing award was the impetus for this exploration. School members deemed holism and care to be central to our philosophy of nursing statement, however, difficulty arose in determining a shared understanding of these notions. Through reflective deliberation and a review of the… CONTINUE READING
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