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Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students (2nd Edition)

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Palgrave

Pages: 224
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Palgrave Study Skills

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Paperback - 9780230285187

09 May 2011

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Ebook - 9780230366282

16 September 2017

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Combining a theoretical approach with practical activities, this book is invaluable for nursing and midwifery students and will help them to master the basics of writing at university. It equips students with the skills...

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Combining a theoretical approach with practical activities, this book is invaluable for nursing and midwifery students and will help them to master the basics of writing at university. It equips students with the skills needed to examine cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking and includes essential information on referencing correctly and avoiding plagiarism. Going beyond the traditional essay, it provides support and guidance on producing care critiques, action plans, portfolios and journal article reviews alongside complex argumentative writing and undergraduate dissertation proposals.

Written in an engaging and accessible style, this is a comprehensive writing toolkit for students of nursing, midwifery, health and social care. Suitable for students of all levels, it is ideal for use in class or for independent study.

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  • Covers a wide range of genres, including care critiques and complex argumentative writing, and responds specifically to the needs of student nurses and midwives
  • Contains numerous practical activities which have been used with real students, complete with suggested answers
  • Provides authentic examples of essay questions at different levels and model answers which give students an idea of what their lecturers will expect from them

  • Revised glossary of key terms, which clarifies core concepts and provides students with additional examples
  • Expanded chapter on plagiarism, featuring more exercises on how to avoid it alongside additional content on reporting verbs and writer´s stance
  • Includes an achievement chart and a personal diary template to help students record their progress and manage their time effectively

PART 1: THE ESSENTIALS OF ACADEMIC WRITING
An Introduction to Academic Writing
Exploring Academic Genres
Processes in Academic Writing
PART 2: WRITING GENRES IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY
How to Write a Reflective Essay
How to Write a Care Critique
How to Write an Argument
How to Write Other Genres
PART 3: WORKING WITH TEXTS
Variety in Writing
Avoiding Plagiarism
Referencing Systems
Conclusion: Putting it all Together
Achievements Chart
Glossary of Key Terms
Further Readings and Resources
Suggested Answers to Activities
References
Index.

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JULIO GIMENEZ is a Lecturer in English Language and Academic Writing at the Centre for English Language Education, University of Nottingham, UK. His research interests are in the areas of academic literacies, workplace communication, and discourse analysis. His publications have appeared in international journals and edited collections in his areas of interest.

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JULIO GIMENEZ is a Lecturer in English Language and Academic Writing at the Centre for English Language Education, University of Nottingham, UK. His research interests are in the areas of academic literacies, workplace communication, and discourse analysis. His publications have appeared in international journals and edited collections in his areas of interest.

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