Nursing in Today's World / Edition 10

Nursing in Today's World / Edition 10

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by Janice Rider Ellis, Celia Love Hartley
     
 

Awarded Book of the Year by the prestigious American Journal of Nursing for the fourth time!

This vibrant full-color Nursing Issues and Trends text presents basic concepts underlying professional nursing along with contemporary issues affecting the profession, including educational preparation, health care finance, legal responsibilities, and

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Awarded Book of the Year by the prestigious American Journal of Nursing for the fourth time!

This vibrant full-color Nursing Issues and Trends text presents basic concepts underlying professional nursing along with contemporary issues affecting the profession, including educational preparation, health care finance, legal responsibilities, and ethics/bioethics. Critical Thinking exercises are embedded throughout the chapters. Key terms and concepts are highlighted in bold. The Eighth Edition features focus questions, more leadership and management content, web resources, and updated cartoon images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605477077
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/08/2011
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
92,824
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Unit IEconomic and Political Aspects of Health Care Delivery1
1Understanding the Health Care Environment3
2Health Care Finance and Control35
3The Political Process and the Nursing Profession69
Unit IIAppreciating the Development of Nursing as a Profession105
4Exploring Nursing's Origins106
5The Development of Nursing as a Profession148
6Educational Preparation for Nursing191
Unit IIILegal and Ethical Responsibility and Accountability for Practice237
7Credentials for Health Care Providers238
8Legal Responsibilities for Practice272
9Ethical Concerns in Nursing Practice312
10Bioethical Issues in Health Care358
Unit IVCareer Opportunities and Professional Growth407
11Beginning Your Career as a Nurse409
12Preparing for Workplace Participation454
13Initiating the Leadership/Management Role490
14Working With Others for Patient Care519
App. ACommonly Used Acronyms551
Index555

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