Canadian Nursing: Issues and Perspectives / Edition 2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801662744
  • Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 416

Table of Contents

1 Early Nursing in Canada, 1600 to 1760: A Legacy for the Future 3
2 Nursing in Canada from 1760 to the Present: The Transition to Modern Nursing 11
3 Professionalization in Canadian Nursing 23
4 The Role of the Canadian Nurses Association in the Development of Nursing in Canada 31
5 The Professional Image: Impact and Strategies for Change 54
6 Nursing and Feminism 67
7 Men in Nursing 74
8 Knowledge Development in Nursing 85
9 Theory Testing and Theory Building: Research in Nursing 105
10 Research-Mindedness in the Profession 118
11 The Financing of Nursing Research in Canada 135
12 Scope of Research in Nursing Practice 146
13 Utilizing Research Findings in Practice: Issues and Strategies 162
14 Quality of Care: Where Have We Come From - Where Are We Going? 182
15 From Shortage to Oversupply: The Nursing Work Force Pendulum 196
16 Political Awareness in Nursing 208
17 The Organization and Financing of Health Care: Issues for Nursing 216
18 Organizing for Nursing Care: Primary Nursing, Traditional Approaches, or Both? 228
19 The Practising Nurse and the Law 241
20 Ethical Issues and Dilemmas in Nursing Practice 251
21 Emergence of Nursing Unions as a Social Force in Canada 268
22 Unionism and Professionalism: Conflicting or Compatible Processes 282
23 The Origins of Nursing Education in Canada: An Overview of the Emergence and Growth of Diploma Programs: 1874 to 1974 291
24 A Historical Approach to the Evolution of University Nursing Education in Canada: 1919 to 1974 306
25 Entry to Practice: Striving for the Baccalaureate Standard 321
26 Collaboration Between Nursing Education and Nursing Practice for Quality Nursing Care, Education, and Research 334
27 Monitoring Standards in Nursing Education 350
28 Credentialing in Nursing 363
29 Developing Specialty Certificate Programs with Credit toward the Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing 373
30 Distance Education in Nursing: Increasing Accessibility of Degree Programs 381
31 Primary Health Care: The Means for Reaching Nursing's Potential in Achieving Health for All 390
32 The Growth of Graduate Education in Nursing in Canada 407
33 International Nursing: Looking Beyond Our Borders 427
34 Looking Ahead 441
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