Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends & Management / Edition 2

Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends & Management / Edition 2

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by Barbara Cherry, Susan R. Jacob, Susan R. Jacob
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323016316

ISBN-13: 9780323016315

Pub. Date: 12/21/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management examines the current and historical factors that shape the nursing profession. This new text is written for nursing students in various educational settings as well as for practicing RNs who are either returning to school or who just want to increase their awareness of current trends and issues affecting the practice…  See more details below

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Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management examines the current and historical factors that shape the nursing profession. This new text is written for nursing students in various educational settings as well as for practicing RNs who are either returning to school or who just want to increase their awareness of current trends and issues affecting the practice of nursing. The book's strengths include its broad-based but concise overview of the significant trends and issues in society, the healthcare system, nursing practice, nursing education, and nursing as a career and their impact on the present and future role and responsibilities of the nurse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323016315
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/21/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
605
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IThe Development of Nursing
1The Evolution of Professional Nursing1
2The Contemporary Image of Professional Nursing23
3Contemporary Nursing Roles53
Pt. IINursing Education
4Contemporary Issues in Nursing Education66
5Licensure and Credentialing98
6Nursing Research109
Pt. IIIHealth Care Delivery Issues
7The Healthcare Delivery System128
8Economic Issues in Nursing and Health Care145
9Cultural Competency and Social Issues in Nursing and Health Care165
10Political Issues in Nursing and Health Care189
11Nursing Informatics and Clinical Information Systems205
12Collective Bargaining219
Pt. IVLegal and Ethical Issues in Nursing
13Legal Issues in Nursing and Health Care237
14Ethical and Bioethical Issues in Nursing and Health Care282
Pt. VLeadership and Management in Nursing
15Nursing Leadership and Management302
16Nursing Care Delivery Models325
17Transdisciplinary Health Care343
18Nursing's Role in Improving the Quality of Health Care361
19Effective Communication378
20Effective Delegation and Supervision403
Pt. VIProfessional Survival Strategies
21Managing Time: AKA Managing Yourself418
22Thriving In Chaos439
23Becoming Literate: Computers and the Professional Nurse462
Pt. VIIPersonal Career Management in Nursing
24Career Opportunities in Modern Nursing483
25Job Search: Finding Your Match499
26Making the Transition from Student to Professional Nurse517
27NCLEX Examination535
Epilogue: The Information Organization Age ... Nursing's Future552
App. ANursing Organizations554
App. BState Boards of Nursing560
App. CState Nursing Associations563
App. DCanadian Nursing Associations566

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