Contemporary Nursing - Elsevier E-Book on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card): Issues, Trends, & Management / Edition 6

Contemporary Nursing - Elsevier E-Book on Vitalsource (Retail Access Card): Issues, Trends, & Management / Edition 6

by Barbara Cherry, Susan R. Jacob
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323101100

ISBN-13: 9780323101103

Pub. Date: 01/28/2013

Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated

  • Content mapped to the AACN BSN Essentials emphasizes intraprofessional teams, cultural humility and sensitivity, cultural competence, and the CLAS standards.
  • Vignettes at the beginning of each chapter put nursing history and practice into perspective, followed by Questions to Consider While Reading This Chapter<
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  • Content mapped to the AACN BSN Essentials emphasizes intraprofessional teams, cultural humility and sensitivity, cultural competence, and the CLAS standards.
  • Vignettes at the beginning of each chapter put nursing history and practice into perspective, followed by Questions to Consider While Reading This Chapter that help you reflect on the Vignettes and prepare you for the material to follow.
  • Case studies throughout the text challenge you to apply key concepts to real-world practice.
  • Coverage of leadership and management in nursing prepares you to function effectively in management roles.
  • Career management strategies include advice for making the transition from student to practitioner and tips on how to pass the NCLEX-RN ® examination.
  • Key terms, learning outcomes, and chapter overviews help you study more efficiently and effectively.
  • Helpful websites and online resources provide ways to further explore each chapter topic.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323101103
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Unit I: Development of Nursing 1. The Evolution of Professional Nursing 2. The Contemporary Image of Professional Nursing 3. The Influence of Contemporary Trends and Issues on Nursing Education 4. Nursing Licensure and Certification 5. Theories of Nursing Practice 6. Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Unit II: Current Issues in Health Care 7. Paying for Healthcare in America: Rising Costs and Challenges 8. Legal Issues in Nursing and Health Care 9. Ethical and Bioethical Issues in Nursing and Health Care 10. Cultural Competency and Social Issues in Nursing and Health Care 11. Complementary and Alternative Healing 12. Workforce Advocacy and the Nursing Shortage 13. Collective Bargaining and Unions in Today's Workplace 14. Information Technology in the Clinical Setting 15. Emergency Preparedness and Response for Today's World

Unit III: Leadership and Management in Nursing 16. Nursing Leadership and Management 17. Budgeting Basics for Nurses 18. Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution 19. Effective Delegation and Supervision 20. Staffing and Nursing Care Delivery Models 21. Quality Improvement and Patient Safety 22. Quality and Safety in Nursing Education: The QSEN Project 23. Health Policy and Politics: Get Involved!

Unit IV: Career Management 24. Making the Transition from Student to Professional Nurse 25. Managing Time: The Path to High Self-Performance 26. Contemporary Nursing Roles and Career Opportunities 27. Job Search: Finding Your Match 28. NCLEX-RN® Examination

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