This book combines the theory and practice of academic writing for nursing and midwifery students. From helping students analyze the basics of academic writing, examining cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking, and learning to write the common genres in nursing and midwifery, this book is full of authentic activities that have been used with real students, checklists and grammar and language use suggestions. Moreover, the book offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism and referencing work correctly. "Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students" is an invaluable resource for students throughout their study programmes.
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JULIO GIMENEZ is a lecturer in English for Academic Purposes at Middlesex University, UK, where he provides language and learning support mainly to nursing and midwifery students and international postgraduates. He previously taught on the Bridging Diploma at the Language Centre of Royal Holloway, University of London, and in various EAP programmes in Argentina and Brazil. He has published in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP), business communication and writing pedagogy.Review:
Although written primarily for nursing and midwifery students, this book could support all healthcare workers who are required to write documents, essays or presentations as part of their work.' - Nursing Standard (4 stars)
'I know of no other book which incorporates all the sections that this one does.' - Karen Holland, School of Nursing, University of Salford, UK
'I don't think that I have come across a book before which provides so much detail and so many examples.' - Claire Hale, Dame Kathleen Raven Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Leeds, UK
'This is a very useful text for students commencing our year one BA Midwifery (Hons) course. It would be useful for some of the 18 month students who have difficulty with academic writing.' - School of Care Services, University of Glamorgan, UK (adopter of first edition)
'Why did such a book not exist when I was in my early study years? The content is compact, interesting and easy to read. Very informative.' - Institute of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Brighton, UK (adopter of first edition)
'A good supportive text for students new to this level of study. I particularly like examples and the clearly identified steps. This guides the student enabling them to see how to proceed and giving them confidence to develop.' - School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University, UK (adopter of first edition)
'I would strongly recommend this text to support new students who are required to write reflective writing on clinical practice and who are new to the concepts/format of academic writing. Excellent resource and very affordable.' - Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London, UK (adopter of first edition)
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Descripción Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 230008577