Nursing Now: Today's Issues, Tomorrows Trends / Edition 5 by Joseph T. Catalano | 9780803618565 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Nursing Now: Today's Issues, Tomorrows Trends / Edition 5

Nursing Now: Today's Issues, Tomorrows Trends / Edition 5

by Joseph T. Catalano
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803618565

ISBN-13: 9780803618565

Pub. Date: 07/28/2008

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Prepare your students for the rapidly evolving world in which they will practice. The thoroughly revised and updated 5th Edition of this popular text examines the issues and trends that are shaping the profession of nursing…now and in the future. The author explores the evolution and history of nursing, and examines the impact of reform, the legal system,

Overview

Prepare your students for the rapidly evolving world in which they will practice. The thoroughly revised and updated 5th Edition of this popular text examines the issues and trends that are shaping the profession of nursing…now and in the future. The author explores the evolution and history of nursing, and examines the impact of reform, the legal system, and politics. New information and updates are posted online annually to keep the text current.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803618565
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
554
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. The Growth of Nursing

  1. The Development of a Profession
  2. Historical Perspectives
  3. The Evolution of Licensure, Certification, and Nursing Organizations
  4. Theories and Models of Nursing
  5. The Process of Educating Nurses
  6. Critical Thinking

II. Making the Transition to Professional

  1. Ethics in Nursing
  2. Bioethical Issues
  3. Nursing Law and Liability
  4. How to Take and Pass Tests
  5. NCLEX: What You Need to Know
  6. Reality Shock in the Workplace

III. Leading and Managing

  1. Principles of Leadership and Management
  2. Communicating Successfully
  3. Delegation and Supervision in Nursing
  4. Collective Bargaining and Governance
  5. The Health Care Delivery System
  6. Nursing Informatics

IV. Issues in Delivering Care

  1. The Politically Active Nurse
  2. Spirituality and Health Care
  3. Cultural Diversity
  4. Developments in Current Nursing Practice
  5. Teaching Learning Theory
  6. Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
  7. Alternative and Complementary Healing Practices

I. The Growth of Nursing

II. Making the Transition to Professional

III. Leading and Managing

IV. Issues in Delivering Care

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