Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing / Edition 4

Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing / Edition 4

by Susan Kun Leddy, Mae J. Pepper
     
 

Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing brings a comprehensive overview of issues and trends shaping today's nursing practice. Grounded in the theoretical development and concepts of nursing practice, it provides broad-based coverage of issues vital to nurses seeking career enhancement and professional growth. The revised and expanded fourth edition includes… See more details below

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Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing brings a comprehensive overview of issues and trends shaping today's nursing practice. Grounded in the theoretical development and concepts of nursing practice, it provides broad-based coverage of issues vital to nurses seeking career enhancement and professional growth. The revised and expanded fourth edition includes increased emphasis on processes of professional nursing, the nurse's role in public policy, and management of client care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397552771
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
477
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Sect. 1Nature of the Profession
1The Professional Nurse3
2Dynamics in the Development of Professional Nursing21
3Socialization for Professional Practice43
4Development of Professional Self-Concept61
Sect. 2Theoretical Bases of Professional Nursing
5Patterns of Knowing and Nursing Science91
6The Research Process111
7Nursing Models and Theories143
8Contextual and Philosophical Elements of Nursing179
Sect. 3Delivery of Professional Nursing
9The Health Process217
10The Health Care Delivery System249
11Accountability in Nursing: A Concept Whose Time Has Come269
Sect. 4Professional Practice
12The Nursing Process291
13The Professional Nursing Role With Individual, Family, and Community Clients317
14Communication and Helping Relationships335
15The Process of Teaching-Learning363
16Leadership381
17The Professional Nurse as a Change Agent409
18The Role of Client Advocate435
19The Contributor to the Profession Role453
20Future Perspectives469
Subject Index479

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