Professional Nursing: Concepts, Issues, and Challenges / Edition 1

Professional Nursing: Concepts, Issues, and Challenges / Edition 1

by John Daly
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826125549

ISBN-13: 2900826125544

Pub. Date: 02/18/2005

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This book covers the central concepts of nursing as a discipline in a global context. These include theory, philosophy, ethics, art, science, image, and identity. A critical analysis of the history and structure of the discipline is also offered. Editors Daley (nursing, University of Western Sydney, Australia) et al. have brought together 18 essays by American,

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This book covers the central concepts of nursing as a discipline in a global context. These include theory, philosophy, ethics, art, science, image, and identity. A critical analysis of the history and structure of the discipline is also offered. Editors Daley (nursing, University of Western Sydney, Australia) et al. have brought together 18 essays by American, Canadian, British, and Australian nurses to convey the concepts. This edition was created especially for American nurses. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900826125544
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/18/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
364

Table of Contents

    Contributors
    Foreword, A.I. Meleis
    Preface
  1. So, You Want to Be a Nurse, P.J. Haylock
  2. The Evolution of Nursing Education and Practice in the U.S., V.A. Lambert and C.E. Lambert
  3. The Art and Science of Nursing, J.M. Parker
  4. Exploring Popular Images and Representations of Nurses and Nursing, P. Darbyshire and S. Gordon
  5. Nursing, Philosophy, and Knowledge: A Commitment to Know Oneself and Others, G.J. Mitchell
  6. Tracing Nurse Caring: Issues, Concerns, Debates, J. Watson, D. Jackson, and S. Borbasi
  7. Nursing Theory, F.B. Pilkington and D.A. Bournes
  8. Research in Nursing, R. Anders, J. Daly, D. Thompson, D. Elliott, and E. Chang
  9. Ethics: A Patient-Centered Approach, G.L. Husted and J.H. Husted
  10. The Legal Context of Nursing, E. Murphy
  11. Gender Issues in Nursing: A Global Perspective, S. Speedy
  12. Becoming Part of a Multidisciplinary Health Care Team, K.M. Nokes
  13. Professionalism: The Role of Regulatory Bodies and Nursing Organizations, V.A. Lambert and C.E. Lambert
  14. Public Health Nursing: An Exercise in Citizenship, M.K. Maeve
  15. Rural Health in America: Challenges and Opportunities, C. Reavis
  16. Meeting the Health Care Needs of a Diverse Society, A. Omeri and M.A. Andrews
  17. Critical Thinking in Nursing: Beyond Clinical Judgment to Perspective, Context, and Meaning, W.K. Cody
  18. Making the Transition to Professional Nursing: Becoming a Lifelong Learner, J. Conway and M. McMillan
  19. Index

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