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Contemporary Practical/Vocational Nursing / Edition 6
     

Contemporary Practical/Vocational Nursing / Edition 6

by Corrine R. Kurzen
 

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ISBN-10: 0781782694

ISBN-13: 9780781782692

Pub. Date: 10/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Whether adapting to your new role as student nurse, preparing for the NCLEX-PN, or seeking advice that will help you make sound career choices, this informative text delivers the guidance you need to be a practical/vocational nurse!

Overview

Whether adapting to your new role as student nurse, preparing for the NCLEX-PN, or seeking advice that will help you make sound career choices, this informative text delivers the guidance you need to be a practical/vocational nurse!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781782692
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Series:
Lippincott's Practical Nursing Series
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 GETTING STARTED

1 Adjusting to Student Life
2 The Student Nurse as a Person
3 Communication Skills
4 Education for Nursing
5 The NCLEX-PN® . .

UNIT 2 UNDERSTANDING YOUR PROFESSION

6 Nursing From Past to Present
7 The Health Care System
8 The Health Care Team
9 Providing Patient Care

UNIT 3 PREPARING FOR SUCCESSFUL PRACTICE

10 Ethical Issues in Health Care
11 Legally Responsible Nursing Practice
12 Leadership and Followership Skills
13 Management Skills

UNIT 4 MOVING FORWARD

14 Beginning Your Nursing Career
15 Current Issues and Future Concerns

Appendices

A: Stress Management Techniques

B: Controlled Substances-Uses and Effects

C: Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases

D: Andrews/Boyle Transcultural Nursing Assessment Guide for Individuals and Families

E: Directory of Nursing and Health-Related Organizations

F: NFLPN Nursing Practice Standards for the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse

G: National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service Standards of Practice and Educational Competencies of Graduates of Practical/Vocational Nursing Programs

H: Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Dictionary of Terms

Index

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