Nursing in Today's World: Challenges, Issues, and Trends / Edition 6

Nursing in Today's World: Challenges, Issues, and Trends / Edition 6

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by Janice Rider Ellis, Celia L. Hartley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0397554281

ISBN-13: 9780397554287

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Seventh Edition of this text reflects the newest information, trends, and changes in the health care system. Twelve state-of-the-art chapters help nurses with complex workplace issues that include educational preparation, health care finance, legal responsibilities, and ethics/bioethics. New to this edition are chapter sections about evidence-based care, virtual…  See more details below

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The Seventh Edition of this text reflects the newest information, trends, and changes in the health care system. Twelve state-of-the-art chapters help nurses with complex workplace issues that include educational preparation, health care finance, legal responsibilities, and ethics/bioethics. New to this edition are chapter sections about evidence-based care, virtual university, the current status of multistate licensure/mutual recognition, reporting requirements, and online job search strategies. Also featured are an expanded discussion about alternative health care and a new, recurring feature related to nursing research. Content is supported with pedagogical tools and cartoons that enliven discussion.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

  • A more lively two-color design, more displays, use of icons to highlight features, more cartoons and more liberal use of headings to emphasize key content
  • Each chapter offers Website addresses in the reference section at the end of each chapter. Assists students in locating relevant information on topics discussed in text.
  • Recurring boxes feature relevant nursing research.
  • Critical thinking exercises are embodied throughout the content of each chapter and not at the end, presenting them as a point of discussion.
  • Content updates include: the role of consumer in health care, more content on alternative health care, evidence-based practice, virtual university, multi-state licensure, reporting requirements on abuse and neglect, ANA code of ethics, developing a study plan for NCLEX exam & online job searches.
  • Nursing origins now covered in Chapter 4 rather than the very beginning of the text.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397554287
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Unit IUnderstanding the Development of Nursing as a Profession1
1Nursing as a Developing Profession3
2Educational Preparation for Nursing48
3Perspectives on Nursing Education85
Unit IILegal and Ethical Accountability for Practice113
4Credentials for Health Care Providers115
5Legal Responsibilities for Practice151
6Ethical Concerns in Nursing Practice194
7Bioethical Issues in Health Care235
Unit IIIEconomic and Political Aspects of Health Care Delivery281
8The Health Care Delivery System283
9Collective Bargaining316
10The Political Process and Health Care341
Unit IVCareer Opportunities and Professional Growth373
11Beginning Your Career as a Nurse375
12Understanding Nursing Employment Settings411
13Organizations for and About Nursing448
Appendix A. State Boards of Nursing476
Appendix B. Nursing-Related Organizations481
Index499

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