Leddy & Pepper's Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing / Edition 5

Leddy & Pepper's Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing / Edition 5

by Lucy Hood, Susan K. Leddy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781735238

ISBN-13: 9780781735230

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This new Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview for nurses of the evolving marketplace and need for development and maintenance of sound professionalism. Features include discussion of the nurse's role in public policy and client care management; clinical vignettes that incorporate real life situations into daily practice; thought-provoking questions to

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Overview

This new Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview for nurses of the evolving marketplace and need for development and maintenance of sound professionalism. Features include discussion of the nurse's role in public policy and client care management; clinical vignettes that incorporate real life situations into daily practice; thought-provoking questions to help stimulate critical thinking; and, learning objectives withmeasurable outcomes. New to this edition are chapters on professional nursing roles, technology and informatics, and working in diverse, international communities; expanded in-depth content on nursing history and organizations; Internet exercises, critical thinking questions, and new content on alternative settings for family based care.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781735230
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

I The Dynamics of Professional Development, 1

CHAPTER 1 The Professional Nurse, 2
CHAPTER 2 Contextual and Philosophic Elements of Professional Nursing, 41
CHAPTER 3 The Health Care Delivery System, 57
CHAPTER 4 Socialization into Professional Practice, 91
CHAPTER 5 The Professional Self-Concept:Development and Care, 111
CHAPTER 6 Career Development, 136

II The Knowledge Bases of Professional Practice, 167

CHAPTER 7 Patterns of Knowing and Nursing Science, 168
CHAPTER 8 Nursing Models and Theories, 181
CHAPTER 9 Developing and Using Nursing Knowledge Through Research, 211
CHAPTER 10 Professional Nurse Processes, 233
CHAPTER 11 The Health Process and Self-Care of the Nurse, 262

III The Changing Health Care Context, 287

CHAPTER 12 Environmental Health, 288
CHAPTER 13 Informatics and Technology in Nursing Practice, 312
CHAPTER 14 The Professional Nurse’s Role in Public Policy, 334

IV Professional Practice Strategies, 357

CHAPTER 15 Nursing Approaches to Client Systems, 358
CHAPTER 16 Professional Nurse Accountability, 380
CHAPTER 17 Community Health Nursing: Concepts and Career Opportunities, 402
CHAPTER 18 Diverse and International Communities, 426
CHAPTER 19 Professional Communication to Establish Helping and Healing Relationships, 451
CHAPTER 20 The Professional Nurse’s Role in Teaching and Learning, 483
CHAPTER 21 Professional Nursing Leadership, 504
CHAPTER 22 Shaping the Future of Nursing, 534

REFERENCES 553

INDEX 579

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