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Academic Writing and Referencing for your Nursing Degree
Academic Writing and Referencing for your Nursing Degree

Academic Writing and Referencing for your Nursing Degree

Critical Study Skills


120 Pages, 6.15 x 9.20

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

Trade Paper, $23.00 (CA $31.00) (US $23.00)

Publication Date: July 2017

ISBN 9781911106951

Rights: US & CA

Critical Publishing (Jul 2017)


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Invaluable jargon-free guide for anyone doing a nursing degree, providing study support and helping you to improve your academic writing and referencing skills.Academic Writing and Referencing for your Nursing Degree provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of:•what constitutes good academic writing in nursing•a range of strategies for writing successful essays and reports•the importance of clarity and coherence in your writing about nursing•how to improve your academic style, grammar and punctuation, and formatting and presentation•referencing conventions in the field of nursing, and of how to avoid plagiarism.If you are embarking on a university nursing degree, the books in our Critical Study Skills for Nursing series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Tasks and activities are designed to foster aspects of learning which are valued in higher education, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life.

Author Biography

Jane Bottomley is a Senior Language Tutor at the University of Manchester and a Senior Fellow of the British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP).She has been involved in the development of a number of content-based academic study skills courses at the University of Manchester and has published widely in this field. Steven Pryjmachuk is Professor of Mental Health Nursing Education in the School of Health Science's Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at the University of Manchester and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His teaching, clinical and research work has centred largely on supporting and facilitating individuals – be they students, patients or colleagues – to develop, learn or care independently. In December 2014, Steven was elected as vice Chair (2015-16) and Chair (2017-18) of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK, an organisation representing 65 Higher Education Institutions providing education and research on mental health nursing.