Transitioning From LPN/VN to RN: Moving Ahead in Your Career / Edition 2

Transitioning From LPN/VN to RN: Moving Ahead in Your Career / Edition 2

by Gena Duncan, Rene DePew
     
 

ISBN-10: 1435448219

ISBN-13: 9781435448216

Pub. Date: 01/22/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


TRANSITIONING FROM LPN/VN TO RN: MOVING AHEAD IN YOUR CAREER, 2E provides coverage of key RN roles, including client care, management, delegation, and leadership. This book clearly explains how an RN's role differs from that of an LPN/VN's; providing appropriate theoretical knowledge and fully explains the relationship of theory to practice.  See more details below

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TRANSITIONING FROM LPN/VN TO RN: MOVING AHEAD IN YOUR CAREER, 2E provides coverage of key RN roles, including client care, management, delegation, and leadership. This book clearly explains how an RN's role differs from that of an LPN/VN's; providing appropriate theoretical knowledge and fully explains the relationship of theory to practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435448216
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/22/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
592,313
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


PART I. ROLE TRANSITION. Part I. Role Transition. 1. Returning to School. 2. Role Transition. 3. Enhancing Assessment Skills. 4. LPN and RN Knowledge and Roles. 5. Communication. Part II. The Nurse as Caregiver. 6. Provider of Care. 7. Clinical Decision Making and the Nursing Process. 8. Client Teaching. Part III. The Nurse as Manager. 9. The Nurse as Leader. 10. Managing Client Care. Part IV. Professional Considerations. 11. Nursing Theory as a Basis to Practice Nursing. 12. Ethical and Legal Considerations. Appendix A. Deja Vu. Nursing Exams Today and Licensure Exam Tomorrow. Appendix B. IV Therapy Skills. Appendix C. Medication Preparation and Administration Competency for Registered Nurses. Appendix D. American Nurses Association Code of Ethics. Appendix E. The International Council of Nurses Code of Ethics. Appendix F. National Student Nurses' Association, Inc. Code of Professional Conduct. Appendix G. National Student Nurses' Association, Inc. Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct.

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