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IV. Personal Safety in the Community

IV. Personal Safety in the Community

                                                       INTRODUCTION           Working in the community provides many challenges and opportunities. When placed in non- hospital settings as a student nurse or embarking upon a career as a community staff nurse, it is timely to reflect upon personal safety. This chapter is not intended to deter nurses from choosing to work in a community […]

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III: Nursing in a community environment

III: Nursing in a community environment

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DELIVERY OF COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE SERVICES       Community nurses face many challenges within their evolving roles. The transition from working in an institutional setting to working in the community can be quite demanding at first. As a student on community placement or a newly employed staff nurse, it soon becomes apparent that […]

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Setting the scene: an introduction

Setting the scene: an introduction

These are exciting and challenging times for community nurses. Liberating the Talents (DOH 2002) provides a framework for the expansion ofclinical roles and calls for greater freedom to encourage creativity. This book has been designed to support staff who may be new to working in acommunity setting and is an essential guide to practice. We […]

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