Nursing Today: Transition and Trends / Edition 6

Nursing Today: Transition and Trends / Edition 6

by JoAnn Zerwekh
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Elsevier Health Sciences
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Nursing Today: Transition and Trends / Edition 6

Here's the New Edition of the AJN Book of the Year award-winner! Reflecting rapid changes in the field, the fully updated 3rd Edition prepares graduating nurses for entry into the health care system; provides a solid understanding of the problems and opportunities nurses face; and details the practical skills essential for success.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416056720
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/13/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Unit I: Professional Growth and Transition 1.Role Transitions 2.Personal Management: Time and Self-Care Strategies 3.Mentorship, Preceptorship, and Nurse Residency Programs

Unit II: Career Development 4.Employment Considerations: Opportunities, Resumes and Interviewing 5.NCLEX-RN Examination and the New Graduate

Unit III: Nursing: A Developing Profession 6.Historical Perspectives: Influences of the Past 7.Nursing Education 8.Nursing Theories 9.Image of Nursing: Influences of the Present

Unit IV: Nursing Management 10.Challenges of Nursing Management 11.Building Nursing Management Skills 12.Effective Communication and Team Building 13.Conflict Management 14.Delegation in the Clinical Setting

Unit V: Current Issues in Health Care 15.The Health Care Organization and Patterns of Nursing Care Delivery 16.Economics in the Health Care Delivery System 17.Political Action in Nursing 18.Collective Bargaining: Traditional (Union) and Non-Traditional Approaches 19.Ethical Issues 20.Legal Issues

Unit VI: Contemporary Nursing Practice 21.Cultural and Spiritual Awareness 22.Quality Client Care 23.Nursing Informatics 24.Using Nursing Research in Practice 25.Workplace Issues 26.Emergency Preparedness

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