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

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

by Lucy Hood
     
 

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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451187922
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/18/2013
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
104,586
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

IThe Dynamics of Professional Development1
Ch. 1The Professional Nurse2
Ch. 2Contextual and Philosophic Elements of Professional Nursing41
Ch. 3The Health Care Delivery System57
Ch. 4Socialization into Professional Practice91
Ch. 5The Professional Self-Concept: Development and Care111
Ch. 6Career Development136
IIThe Knowledge Bases of Professional Practice167
Ch. 7Patterns of Knowing and Nursing Science168
Ch. 8Nursing Models and Theories181
Ch. 9Developing and Using Nursing Knowledge Through Research211
Ch. 10Professional Nurse Processes233
Ch. 11The Health Process and Self-Care of the Nurse262
IIIThe Changing Health Care Context287
Ch. 12Environmental Health288
Ch. 13Informatics and Technology in Nursing Practice312
Ch. 14The Professional Nurse's Role in Public Policy334
IVProfessional Practice Strategies357
Ch. 15Nursing Approaches to Client Systems358
Ch. 16Professional Nurse Accountability380
Ch. 17Community Health Nursing: Concepts and Career Opportunities402
Ch. 18Diverse and International Communities426
Ch. 19Professional Communication to Establish Helping and Healing Relationships451
Ch. 20The Professional Nurse's Role in Teaching and Learning483
Ch. 21Professional Nursing Leadership504
Ch. 22Shaping the Future of Nursing534
References553
Index579

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