Leddy & Pepper's Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing / Edition 6

Leddy & Pepper's Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing / Edition 6

by Lucy Hood, Susan K. Leddy
     
 

ISBN-10: 078176100X

ISBN-13: 9780781761000

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in its Sixth Edition, this text provides nurses with a comprehensive overview of the evolving marketplace, emphasizing the need to develop and maintain sound professionalism. The book discusses the nurse's role in public policy and management of patient care. This edition includes new material on professional nursing roles, nursing management and leadership

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Overview

Now in its Sixth Edition, this text provides nurses with a comprehensive overview of the evolving marketplace, emphasizing the need to develop and maintain sound professionalism. The book discusses the nurse's role in public policy and management of patient care. This edition includes new material on professional nursing roles, nursing management and leadership theories, quality improvement processes, and working in diverse and international communities.

Each chapter includes clinical vignettes representing real-life practice situations, thought-provoking questions to stimulate critical thinking, research briefs to promote the use of research in practice, and critical thinking exercises. Internet exercises are included to familiarize students with online resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781761000
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

    Section I Exploring Professional Nursing

  • Chapter 1 The Professional Nurse
  • Chapter 2 The History Behind the Development of Professional Nursing
  • Chapter 3 Contextual, Philosophical, and Ethical Elements of Professional Nursing
  • Chapter 4 Establishing Helping and Healing Relationships
  • Chapter 5 Patterns of Knowing and Nursing Science
  • Chapter 6 Nursing Models and Theories
  • Chapter 7 Professional Nursing Processes
  • Chapter 8 The Health Process and Self-Care of the Nurse
  • Section II The Changing Health Care Context

  • Chapter 9 HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS
  • Chapter 10 Developing and Using Nursing Knowledge Through Research
  • Chapter 11 Multicultural Issues in Professional Practice
  • Chapter 12 Professional Nurse Accountability
  • Chapter 13 Environmental and Global Health
  • Chapter 14 Community Health
  • Chapter 15 Informatics and Technology in Nursing Practice
  • Section III Professional Nursing Roles

  • Chapter 16 Nursing Approaches to Client Systems
  • Chapter 17 The Professional Nurse's Role in Teaching and Learning
  • Chapter 18 Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing
  • Chapter 19 Quality Improvement and Professional Nursing
  • Chapter 20 The Professional Nurse's Role in Public Policy
  • Section IV Glimpsing the Future of Professional Nursing

  • Chapter 21 Career Options for Professional Nurses
  • Chapter 22 Development of a Professional Nursing Career
  • Chapter 23 Shaping the Future of Nursing

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