Professional Nursing: Concepts and Challenges / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 94%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (20) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $87.79   
  • Used (18) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$87.79
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(193)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
0721668828 New. Looks like an interesting title!

Ships from: Naperville, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$145.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(177)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Discover what it means to be a "professional nurse"-the history, the values and standards, the critical thinking requirements, and the commitment to lifelong learning! This easy-to-read text introduces the issues you are likely to encounter as you advance through your nursing career. Gain insight into the current state of the profession and benefit from a thorough examination of standards and scope of practice. Each stand-alone chapter introduces and explores a specific topic and offers astute discussions of key issues facing health care professionals.

Outstanding features include:

Updated content on topics such as nursing activism, evidence-based practice, and the socialization of nursing ensures that you have the most up-to-date and relevant information for your career.

Case studies, critical thinking questions, and a variety of student activities encourage you to apply chapter-relevant information to scenarios and envision a personal philosophy of nursing.

Interviews with practicing nurses focus your attention on pertinent information throughout the text.

Cultural Consideration Challenges help you develop cultural sensitivity and familiarize you with cultural influences.

Historical Notes and News Notes emphasize chapter content by providing interesting side notes about the changes in nursing practice.

Fully appreciate what it means to be a professional nurse by exploring the insights, advice, and real-world experiences of professionals in the field!

Defines the profession, philosophies, major concepts, nursing roles in the health care delivery system.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721668826
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 518

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Professional nursing comes of age : 1859-2004 1
Ch. 2 Educational patterns in nursing 31
Ch. 3 The social context for nursing 63
Ch. 4 Professional associations 105
Ch. 5 Nursing today 135
Ch. 6 The professionalization of nursing 163
Ch. 7 Defining nursing and nursing's scope of practice 183
Ch. 8 Professional socialization 197
Ch. 9 Philosophies of nursing 222
Ch. 10 Major concepts in nursing 241
Ch. 11 Nursing theory : the basis for professional nursing 271
Ch. 12 The scientific method, nursing research, and evidence-based practice 299
Ch. 13 The health care delivery system 329
Ch. 14 Nursing roles in the health care delivery system 360
Ch. 15 Critical thinking, the nursing process, and clinical judgment 386
Ch. 16 Financing health care 413
Ch. 17 Illness and culture : impact on patients, families, and nurses 455
Ch. 18 Communication and collaboration in nursing 491
Ch. 19 Nursing ethics 521
Ch. 20 Legal aspects of nursing 551
Ch. 21 Nurses and political action 579
Ch. 22 Nursing's future challenges 601
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)