Writing Skills in Nursing and Healthcare
A Guide to Completing Successful Dissertations and Theses
- Dena Bain Taylor - University of Toronto, Canada
Academic skills and professional studies | Nursing | Study Skills for Nurses
Developing persuasive, clear, authoritative writing for academic and professional work can be a real challenge for many. This book guides the reader through the writing process for a dissertation, thesis or essay. Practical strategies and tips for each stage of the process are offered throughout, from critical reading through to preparing the final piece of work for submission. The author pays particular attention to an understanding of the English language, and how it is be best used in academic work.
Key features of the book are:
- Real examples from postgraduate work which show the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches
- Glossaries of terms
- Case studies of published research which demonstrate good practice in writing
- Checklists of tasks to complete whilst working on a writing project
It will be essential reading for all those writing dissertations, essays and theses at post-registration and postgraduate level in health and nursing.
This book clearly states what students need to know to write both academically and effectively. The book is very readable which is difficult given the topic that is addressed.
good reading to support all healthcare professionals
Useful book for students who are staring their academic journey
Excellently structured to assist with any academic writing for nurses. Easy to follow and concise. An area that doesn't always come easily to nurses is laid out bare in this book and gives you the confidence to write.
Easy to read and full of practical tips set out in a reader friendly way. Essential for all nurses studying at post graduate level
A useful book for anyone starting out on preparing for their dissertation. Even a chapter on the funding process.
Writing a thesis is a daunting task for most students as the length is considerable longer that other assignments.
This text gives valuable advice to encourage writing in a clear and appropriate academic style
'This book was written for those wishing to survive the process of writing at thesis/dissertation level but can easily be applied to degree level work.I have found it an invaluable guide in my post registration studies with an easy to read,clear content and methodical approach to study.Chapters 10 and 11( on the topic of dissemination of work) can be used for teaching and presentation purposes.'
Its a great aid to students to write a academic piece of work and to master the art of writing a dissertation. Its really practical and offers some great tips.
A very good book
Sample Materials & Chapters
Ch. 1: Introduction to the post-graduate student experience