This book explores sociology and psychology relevant to nursing and explains why it is so important to understand these disciplines in order to be a good nurse. It is written specifically for nursing students, and clearly explains the key concepts using nursing case studies and examples. Chapters move from individual and personal issues onto society as a whole and explore the psychological and sociological basis that underpins all aspects of nursing practice.
- All content linked to the sociological and psychological requirements in the NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses
- Activities to help build critical thinking, independent learning and decision-making skills
- Case studies and scenarios that link sociological and psychological theory to nursing practice
A key text for nursing students in all fields of practice