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Carefully constructed interactive exercises in the book and on the Web help you to use all of your current knowledge to meet the challenges you face on the path to your new career. Outstanding Features: Encompasses all of the critical components of professional nursing practice, including effective communication - professional ethics - leadership - group theory - teaching/learning and multicultural issues. Discusses delegation and how it relates to the management of unlicensed assistive personnel. NEW! Quantum physics theory and its relevance to nursing care. NEW! Nanotechnology and genomics and how they affect nursing. NEW! A chapter on Protecting the Populace, with expanded coverage on community health issues, including bioterrorism. NEW! The American Organization of Nurse Executives and magnet status. NEW! Increased focus on data element sets and terminologies recognized by ANA and staffing issues related to safety. NEW! Updated Healthy People 2010. NEW! Coverage of domestic violence issues. NEW! The Joint Commission initiatives.
Perfect for both classroom-based and online courses! The book works in tandem with its Web site to create an engaging and stimulating learning experience. Interactive exercises in the book and online help you to master the theories that are changing nursing practice today...and to apply them in the real world.
Online at DavisPlus, you'll find: Interactive Exercises for each chapter that help you to apply what you've learned in the text. (Print and e-mail functions.), Clinical Scenarios that raise thought-provoking questions and discussion topics pertaining to real-world situations. (Print and e-mail functions.), PowerPoint Web Lessons for eachchapter contain reading assignments, exercises, and chapter highlights. A Glossary of Terms pertaining to health-care and workforce issues. Online References and Consults for each chapter, offering Web links to nursing, governmental, and other valuable Web sites. Politics In Action, featuring resources and tools that show you how to participate in the health policy making process and influence the future of nursing.