Professional Nursing: Concepts and Challenges, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Professional Nursing: Concepts and Challenges, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Kay Kittrell Chitty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721687113

ISBN-13: 9780721687117

Pub. Date: 06/01/1900

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The new third edition of this popular text offers a complete and current introduction to the nursing profession. It demonstrates to students how they can be active participants in their own professional development and examines the driving issues shaping the field of nursing, including the very latest changes in the health care delivery system. Interviews with real

Overview

The new third edition of this popular text offers a complete and current introduction to the nursing profession. It demonstrates to students how they can be active participants in their own professional development and examines the driving issues shaping the field of nursing, including the very latest changes in the health care delivery system. Interviews with real, practicing professionals offer insight on current issues in nursing and Research Notes relay the importance of evidence-based practice. This new edition also features discussion of nursing informatics, including classification systems,violence inthe workplace, genetics and cloning, and much more! New web resources are provided for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721687117
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/01/1900
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
622
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Professional Nursing Comes of Age: 1859 - 1999 · Educational Patterns in Nursing · The Social Context for Nursing · Professional Associations · Nursing Today · Defining Profession · Defining Nursing · Professional Socialization · Philosophies of Nursing · Major Concepts in Nursing · Nursing Theory: The Basis for Professional Nursing · Understanding the Scientific Methods and Nursing Research · The Health Care Delivery System · Nursing Roles in the Health Care Delivery System · Critical Thinking, The Nursing Process, and Clinical Judgement · Financing Health Care · Illness and Culture: Impact on Patients and Families · Communication and Collaboration in Nursing.· Nursing Ethics · Legal Aspects of Nursing · Nurses and Political Action · Nursing's Future Challenges

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