Realities of Canadian Nursing: Professional, Practice and Power Issues / Edition 2

Realities of Canadian Nursing: Professional, Practice and Power Issues / Edition 2

by Marjorie McIntyre, Carol McDonald, Elizabeth Thomlinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781761328

ISBN-13: 9780781761321

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The updated Second Edition of this successful text includes the latest and most vital professional, legal, ethical, political, social, economic, and environmental issues affecting Canadian nurses. Chapters by the most influential leaders in Canadian nursing explore a broad range of current issues including the Canadian health care system, the nursing shortage,

Overview

The updated Second Edition of this successful text includes the latest and most vital professional, legal, ethical, political, social, economic, and environmental issues affecting Canadian nurses. Chapters by the most influential leaders in Canadian nursing explore a broad range of current issues including the Canadian health care system, the nursing shortage, professional organizations, nursing research, nursing education, workplace realities, and societal challenges such as nursing in First Nations communities. Emphasis is on the process of articulating issues and devising strategies for resolution. Each chapter begins with critical thinking questions and ends with reflections and lists of resources, including Websites. Content updates are available at connection.lww.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781761321
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Edition description:
2
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part One

Nurses, Nursing and the Health Care System

Chapter 1:
Introduction to Nursing Issues: Implications for the Nursing Profession
Chapter 2: Advanced Nursing Practice: An Issue Exemplar
Chapter 3: Canadian Health Care System
Chapter 4: Innovation and Contemporary Nursing Leadership
Chapter 5: Health and Nursing Policy: A Matter of Politics, Power and Professionalism
Chapter 6: Policy as the Lever for Effecting Change

Part Two

Regulatory Power

Chapter 7: International Council of Nurses
Chapter 8: Canadian Nurses Association
Chapter 9: Canadian Provincial and Territorial Professional Associations and Colleges
Chapter 10: International Regulation: Nursing in Germany and the Netherlands

Part Three

Nursing Knowledge: How We Come to Know What We Know

Chapter 11: Undergraduate Education: Development and Politics
Chapter 12: Graduate Education
Chapter 13: Nursing Competence: Constructing Persons and a Form of Life
Chapter 14: Nursing Technology and Informatics: an Easy or Uneasy Alliance?
Chapter 15: The Realities of Canadian Nursing Research

Part Four

Workplace Realities

Chapter 16: Issues Arising From the Nature of Nurses Work/ The Workplace Environment
ChaSignificance Attributed to Nurses' Work

Part Five

Societal Issues: Challenges for Nursing Practice

Chapter 20: The Consumer Movement
Chapter 21: Violence and Abuse: Ending the Silence
Chapter 22: Environmental Health and Nursing
Chapter 23: When Difference Matters: The Politics of Privilege and Marginality
Chapter 24: Nursing in First Nations Communities
Chapter 25: Spirituality and Nursing Practice
Chapter 26: Future of Nursing Issues

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