Nursing Today: Transition and Trends / Edition 3

Nursing Today: Transition and Trends / Edition 3

by JoAnn Zerwekh, Jo Carol Claborn, Jo Carol Claborn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721686850

ISBN-13: 9780721686851

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Here's the New Edition of the AJN Book of the Year award-winner! Reflecting rapid changes in the field, the fully updated 3rd Edition prepares graduating nurses for entry into the health care system; provides a solid understanding of the problems and opportunities nurses face; and details the practical skills essential for success.  See more details below

Overview

Here's the New Edition of the AJN Book of the Year award-winner! Reflecting rapid changes in the field, the fully updated 3rd Edition prepares graduating nurses for entry into the health care system; provides a solid understanding of the problems and opportunities nurses face; and details the practical skills essential for success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721686851
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Reality shock3
2Self-care strategies25
3Employment considerations : opportunities, resumes, and interviewing43
4Mentoring and preceptorship79
5NCLEK-RN and the new graduate91
6Historical perspectives : influences of the past121
7Nursing education141
8Nursing theory159
9Image of nursing : influences of the present179
10Challenges of nursing management207
11Effective communication and team building229
12Conflict management271
13Time management289
14Delegation in the clinical setting311
15The health care organization and patterns of nursing care delivery333
16Economics of the health care delivery system359
17Political action in nursing377
18Collective bargaining : traditional and non-traditional approaches401
19Ethical issues425
20Legal issues455
21Cultural and spiritual awareness505
22Quality patient care521
23Nursing informatics551
24Using nursing research in practice573
25Workplace issues584
App. ABoards of nursing601
App. BNational nursing organizations609
App. CAmerican Nurses Association constituent member associations617
App. DCanadian nursing organizations627

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