Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management / Edition 6

Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management / Edition 6

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by Barbara Cherry, Susan R. Jacob
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323101097

ISBN-13: 9780323101097

Pub. Date: 02/06/2013

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

In full color for the first time, Contemporary Nursing, Third Edition, is designed to help students and professional nurses prepare for today's dynamic world of nursing. It includes a comprehensive overview of historic and current issues and trends in nursing that impact how nurses define their professional roles and responsibilities. New and expanded content has been…  See more details below

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In full color for the first time, Contemporary Nursing, Third Edition, is designed to help students and professional nurses prepare for today's dynamic world of nursing. It includes a comprehensive overview of historic and current issues and trends in nursing that impact how nurses define their professional roles and responsibilities. New and expanded content has been added throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323101097
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/06/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
36,071
Product dimensions:
7.66(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

1The evolution of professional nursing1
2The contemporary image of professional nursing28
3Theories of nursing practice47
4The influence of contemporary trends and issues on nursing education63
5Nursing licensure and certification91
6Financing health care and economic issues107
7Nursing in the ever-evolving health care system126
8Legal issues in nursing and health care145
9Ethical and bioethical issues in nursing and health care189
10Health policy and politics : get involved!211
11Cultural competency and social issues in nursing and health care235
12Workplace advocacy and the nursing shortage261
13Emergency preparedness and response for today's world292
14Nursing informatics and clinical information systems313
15Complementary and alternative healing338
16Nursing leadership and management357
17Effective communication and conflict resolution391
18Effective delegation and supervision421
19Staffing and nursing care delivery models443
20Nursing's role in improving the quality of health care467
21Nursing research492
22Making the transition from student to professional nurse515
23Managing time : the path to high self-performance536
24Contemporary nursing roles and career opportunities560
25Job search : finding your match582
26NCLEX-RN examination604

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Contemporary Nursing 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very thorough in detailing Nursing Issues since Nursing become a Profession. Good Resource for all levels of Nursing.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Overall this is a very good book however, it is very similar to the Nursing Research book I used last semester.