Transitioning from LPN/VN to RN: Moving Ahead in Your Career / Edition 1

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Transitioning from LPN/VN to RN: Moving Ahead in Your Career provides coverage of key RN roles, including client care, management, delegation, and leadership. This brand new resource clearly explains how an RN's roles differ from LPN/VN's, provides appropriate theoretical knowledge and fully explains the relationship of theory to practice.

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Reviewer: Mary Allen Carey, PhD (University of Oklahoma College of Nursing)
Description: This book is divided into four parts covering role transition, nurse as caregiver, nurse as manager, and professional considerations.
Purpose: The purpose is to assist the licensed practical nurse/licensed vocational nurse (LPN/LVN) with role transition to the registered nurse role. In this era of career mobility curricula, this book presents worthy objectives that are met by the authors.
Audience: The intended audience includes licensed practical nursing students and licensed vocational nursing students and the faculty teaching in these programs. The authors are credible authorities.
Features: Faculty teaching LPN/LVN to RN courses and former LPN/LVN to RN students were surveyed to determine needs of LPNs as they made the transition to a RN program. The results of the survey provided the content for the book. Of particular interest is the section on nurse as caregiver. This section addressed the provider of care, clinical decision making and the nursing process, client teaching and principles of communication. The appendixes provide helpful information on the NCLEX question format, assessment skills, IV therapy skills, medication preparation and administration competencies, the ANA Code of Ethics, the International Council of Nurses' Code of Ethics, the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) Code of Professional Conduct and the NSNA Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct.
Assessment: This is an important contribution to published resources on the topic of role transition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401810870
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/27/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Working as an RN for 36 years in the clinical and educational arenas has equipped Gena with a wide range of nursing experiences and varied skills to meet the educational needs of today's students. She has an MSEd and MSN. During her professional career, Gena served as a staff nurse, an assistance head nurse of a medical-surgical unit, a continuing education instructor, an associate professor in an LPN program, and director of an Associate Degree nursing program. She has taught LPN, ADN, BSN, and MSN nursing students. As a faculty member she taught many nursing courses and served on a statewide curriculum committee for a state college. As director of an Associate Degree nursing program, she was instrumental in starting and obtaining state board approval of an LPN-RN nursing program. Her master's research thesis was entitled, An Investigation of Learning Styles of Practical and Baccalaureate Students. The results of the study are published in the Journal of Nursing Education. She has co-authored two textbooks, a medical-surgical textbook and a transitions text for LPN to RN students. She has been an active member of Sigma Theta Tau.

Co-author Rene DePew began her career as an LPN, obtained her BSN, then her Masters as a Nurse Practitioner. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Saint Francis.

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Table of Contents

PART I: ROLE TRANSITION. Chapter 1: Returning to School. Developing a Positive Attitude. Coping skills. Developing Basic Skills. Discovering Your Learning Style. Time Management. Study Strategies. Balancing Home, Work, and School. Chapter 2: Role Transition. Types of Roles. Role Components. Role Socialization. Role Transition. Role Conflict. The Change Process. Chapter 3: LPN and RN Knowledge and Roles. National Nursing Organizations Definition of Nursing Roles. Similarities and Differences of LPN and RN Roles Compared to the RN Core Components and Competencies. PART II: THE NURSE AS CAREGIVER. Chapter 4: Provider of Care. Caring. Goals of Nursing Practice. Chapter 5: Clinical Decision Making and The Nursing Process. Clinical Judgment. Problem Solving. Decision-Making. The Nursing Process. Application. Chapter 6: Client Teaching. The Nurse as Teacher. Principles of Adult Learning. Interfering Factors. Patient Teaching. Application. Chapter 7: Communication. Interpersonal Communication. Communication with Patients. Developing Considerations. Crisis Communication. Communicating as a Team Member. PART III: THE NURSE AS MANAGER. Chapter 8: The Nurse as Leader. Differences between Leadership and Management. RN as Leader. RN as Manager. Nurse as Manager of Care. Delegation. The Nursing Shortage. Accountability. Chapter 9: Managing Patient Care. Managing Time. Managing Conflict. Making Decisions. Managing Resources. PART IV: PROFESSIONAL CONSIDERATIONS. Chapter 10: Nursing Theory as a Basis to Practice Nursing. Major Concepts in Nursing. Scientific Theories Influencing Nursing Theory. Nursing Theory as a Basis for Practice. Relationship of Theory to Practice. Chapter 11: Ethical and Legal Considerations. Regulation of Nursing Practice. Legal Issues. Values and Ethics. Ethical Decision-Making. Application. Appendix A: The NCLEX-RN Exam. Appendix B: Assessment Skills. Appendix C: IV Therapy Skills. Appendix D: Math Review. Appendix E: American Nurses Association code of Ethics. Appendix F: International Council of Nurses code of Ethics

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