Leddy & Pepper's Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing / Edition 8

Leddy & Pepper's Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing / Edition 8

by Lucy Hood
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1451187920

ISBN-13: 9781451187922

Pub. Date: 10/18/2013

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Easy to read and highly practical, Leddy & Pepper’s Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing, 8th Edition provides a broad overview of the nursing profession, addressing philosophical, developmental, sociocultural, environmental, political, health care delivery, and leadership issues vital for career enhancement. The author covers

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Easy to read and highly practical, Leddy & Pepper’s Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing, 8th Edition provides a broad overview of the nursing profession, addressing philosophical, developmental, sociocultural, environmental, political, health care delivery, and leadership issues vital for career enhancement. The author covers professional nursing roles and client care issues, stimulate nurses to learn more about presented content, and present strategies to deal with the emotional and ethical dimensions of professional practice.  

Updated to reflect the latest advances in the field, the Eighth Edition now includes real life clinical scenarios and introduces students to the complex environment of nursing practice today through Hood’s Professional Nurse Contributions Model, which synthesizes the affective, cognitive, behavioral, and psychomotor domains of professional practice. Also new is a unique online Interactive Literature Assessment Tool that gets students thinking critically about the relationship between issues discussed in current journal articles and their future nursing careers. This edition also offers an expanded student resource program, which is customizable to the student’s level of practice expertise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451187922
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/18/2013
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
130,866
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(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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