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Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing,9780803608078

Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing

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9780803608078

ISBN10:
0803608071
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Pub. Date:
5/1/2001
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DAVIS F A CO
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Summary

Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort, SC. Text for nursing students returning to school to become a professional nurse. Covers the concepts of professional nursing practice. New to this edition are interactive exercises added to engage the reader, and a reorganized, five-section format, and emphasizes the role of leadership in nursing. Previous edition: c1997. Softcover.

Table of Contents

SECTION I INTRODUCTION
Professional Nursing Practice
3(19)
Rose Kearney
Characteristics of a Profession
4(4)
Systematic Theory and Knowledge Base
4(1)
Authority
5(1)
Community Sanction
5(1)
Code of Ethics
6(1)
Professional Culture
6(2)
Professionalism in Nursing
8(5)
Your Philosophy of Nursing
13(9)
Coping with Returning to School
22(29)
Bernadette Dorsch Curry
What to Expect
23(1)
Setting Personal Goals
23(1)
Refining Professional Identity
24(1)
Role Conflicts and Stressors
25(1)
Educational Conflicts and Stressors
25(2)
Fitting Into Academe
25(1)
Grades
25(1)
Test Anxiety
25(1)
Writing Papers
26(1)
Active Classroom---Active Learner
26(1)
Computer Anxiety
26(1)
Academic Transition
26(1)
Work-Related Problems
27(1)
Family Complications
27(1)
Multiple Roles
27(1)
Personal Stressors
28(1)
Time Management
28(2)
How to Organize
30(1)
Barriers to Time Management
31(2)
Procrastination
31(1)
Interruptions
32(1)
Time Savers
32(1)
Setting Limits
33(1)
Balance
33(1)
Pace
34(1)
Assembling Resources
34(5)
Educational Resources
34(3)
Professional Resources
37(1)
Family Resources
38(1)
Health: An Overlooked Resource
38(1)
Streamlining Work
39(2)
Educational Streamlining
39(2)
Professional Streamlining
41(1)
Streamlining Domestic Functions
41(1)
Study Tips
41(10)
Study Environment
41(1)
Preparation for Study
42(1)
Study Process
43(8)
SECTION II THEORETICAL BASIS OF NURSING PRACTICE
What is Theory
51(19)
Rose Kearney
Terminology in Theory Development and Analysis
52(2)
Theory Description and Evaluation
54(1)
Applied Theories
55(11)
Maslow's Theory of Human Motivation and Hierarchy of Basic Needs
56(3)
Developmental Theories
59(4)
Systems Theory
63(3)
The Impact of Theory on Practice
66(4)
Evolution and Use of Formal Nursing Knowledge
70(35)
Jacqueline Fawcett
Barbara Swoyer
Formal Nursing Knowledge
70(1)
Conceptual Models of Nursing
70(1)
Functions of Conceptual Models of Nursing
70(1)
Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing
71(1)
Nursing Theories
72(1)
Virginia Henderson's Definition of Nursing
72(1)
Summary of Formal Knowledge in Nursing: Conceptual Models
73(13)
Dorothy Johnson's Behavioral System Model
73(1)
Imogene King's General Systems Framework
74(2)
Myra Levine's Conservation Model
76(2)
Betty Neuman's Systems Model
78(1)
Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Framework
79(3)
Martha Rogers' Science of Unitary Human Beings
82(1)
Callista Roy's Adaptation Model
83(2)
Functions of Nursing Theories
85(1)
Grand Theories
85(1)
Middle-Range Theories
86(1)
Advantages of Using Formal Nursing Knowledge
86(1)
Summary of Formal Nursing Knowledge Grand Theories
87(4)
Madeleine Leininger's Theory of Cultural Care Diversity and Universality
87(1)
Margaret Newman's Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness
88(1)
Rosemarie Parse's Theory of Human Becoming
89(2)
Summary of Formal Nursing Knowledge Middle-Range Theories
91(5)
Ida Jean Orlando's Theory of the Nursing Process Discipline
91(1)
Hildegard Peplau's Theory of Interpersonal Relations
92(1)
Jean Watson's Theory of Human Caring
93(2)
Risks and Rewards of Using Formal Nursing Knowledge
95(1)
Selecting a Conceptual Model or Nursing Theory for Professional Nursing Practice
96(1)
Using Conceptual Models to Guide Professional Nursing Practice
96(3)
Case Study: Orem's Self-Care Framework
99(1)
Case Study: Roy's Adaptation Model
100(5)
Health and Illness Models
105(19)
Rose Kearney
Theories of Health and Illness
106(6)
Chronic Illness Model
112(2)
Levels of Prevention
114(1)
Cultural Influence on Health Perceptions and Promotion
115(4)
Nursing's Role
119(5)
Research as a Basis for Practice
124(23)
Rose Kearney
Nursing Research Focus
125(1)
Legal and Ethical Considerations
126(3)
Process of Nursing Research
129(3)
Research Utilization
132(1)
Research Critique
133(5)
Eliminating Barriers to Application of Clinical Research
138(9)
SECTION III CRITICAL COMPONENTS OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING PRACTICE
Effective Communication
147(19)
Nancy Fleming Courts
Communication Models
149(3)
Basic Assumptions of Communication Models
149(1)
Basic Components of Communication Models
150(2)
Essential Components of Effective Communication
152(3)
Variables in Therapeutic Communication
152(3)
Nonverbal Forms of Communication
155(3)
Dimensions of Nonverbal Communication
156(2)
Communication Techniques
158(1)
Timing is Everything
158(1)
Select an Appropriate Environment
158(1)
Foster Trust During the Meeting
158(1)
Learn to Assess
159(1)
Questions and Statements That Achieve Results
159(3)
Nontherapeutic Communication
162(1)
Ethics in Communication
163(3)
Group Theory
166(21)
Rose Kearney
Joanne Lavin
Group Process
167(1)
Group Characteristics
167(2)
Group Structure
168(1)
Composition of Groups
168(1)
Leader and Participant Roles
168(1)
Group Focus
169(1)
Setting Up a Group
169(3)
Effective Groups
172(2)
Stages of Group Development
174(1)
The Group Leader
175(3)
Traditional Leadership Styles
175(1)
Leadership Skills
176(2)
Roles of Group Members
178(3)
Interorganizational and Intraorganizational Groups
181(6)
Critical Thinking
187(15)
Rebecca S. Parrish
Genevieve M. Bartol
Historical Perspective
188(1)
Critical Thinking in Nursing
188(1)
Definitions of Critical Thinking
189(1)
Descriptive Statements About Critical Thinking
190(2)
Measuring Critical Thinking
192(1)
Developing Critical Thinking Skills
192(2)
Nursing Process and Critical Thinking
194(2)
Case Study
196(6)
Teaching-Learning Process
202(24)
Rose Kearney
The Teaching and Learning Process
203(6)
Learning Theory
203(3)
Teaching and Learning Principles
206(3)
Cognitive Learning Styles
209(1)
Adult Learning Theory
209(2)
Readiness and Learning
211(1)
Writing Behavioral Objectives
212(2)
Developing Lesson Plans
214(1)
Teaching Skills and Methods
215(5)
Evaluation of Outcomes
220(6)
Leadership
226(20)
Theresa M. Valiga
Sheila C. Grossman
Definitions of Leadership
227(1)
Leadership Styles
228(1)
Theories of Leadership
229(1)
Components of Effective Leadership and Tasks of Leadership
230(6)
Envisioning Goals
230(1)
Affirming Values
230(1)
Motivating
231(1)
Managing
232(1)
Achieving a Workable Unity
232(2)
Explaining
234(1)
Serving as a Symbol
234(1)
Representing the Group
235(1)
Renewing
235(1)
Stewardship
236(1)
Nursing Leadership for the 21st Century
236(10)
Management in Organizations
246(29)
Rose Kearney
Organizational Theory: Organizations as Systems
247(2)
Organizational Structures
249(7)
Structural Components for Decision Making and Management
254(2)
Organizational Functions
256(1)
Management
257(2)
Management Theories
258(1)
Organizational Culture
259(3)
Communication Unique to Organizations
262(3)
Organizations, Health Care, and Nursing Management
265(1)
Power
266(1)
The Art of Negotiation
266(2)
The Art of Delegation
268(1)
Principles of Delegation
268(1)
Process of Delegating
269(1)
Dealing with Difficult People
269(6)
Change
275(24)
Rose Kearney
Theories of Change
276(6)
Lewin
276(2)
Lippitt
278(1)
Havelock
279(1)
Rogers
280(2)
Change Agents
282(3)
Changes in Individuals, Families, and Groups
285(1)
Organizational Change
286(13)
Professional Ethics
299(26)
Joseph T. Catalano
Ethical Principles
300(2)
Two Ethical Systems
302(3)
Utilitarianism
302(2)
Deontology
304(1)
Applying Ethical Theories
305(3)
The Decision-Making Model in Ethics
305(3)
Nursing Code of Ethics
308(1)
Common Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing
309(16)
Access to Care
309(2)
Organ Transplantation
311(1)
End-of-Life Decisions
312(1)
HIV and AIDS
312(1)
Advance Directives
313(2)
Staffing and Delegation
315(1)
Cloning and Genetic Manipulation
316(9)
SECTION IV PROVIDING CARE
Managing and Providing Care
325(18)
Vicki L. Buchda
Rose Kearney
Organizing Care
326(1)
Driving Forces
326(1)
Roles and Role Delineation
327(4)
Delivering Care
331(4)
Current Concerns of Care Delivery Systems
331(1)
Models of Care Delivery
331(4)
Care Maps
335(3)
Documentation
338(1)
Taxonomies
339(4)
Healthy Initiatives for At-Risk Populations
343(27)
Rose Kearney
Healthy People 2000
344(7)
Healthy People 2000: Special Populations
350(1)
Healthy Communities 2000
351(1)
Healthy People 2010
352(4)
Our Aging Population
356(6)
Characterizing Aging Americans
358(1)
Major Health Problems of Aging Adults
359(1)
Needs of Aging Adults
360(2)
Nursing in the Community
362(8)
Rural versus Urban Settings
365(5)
Quality Health Care
370(18)
Francoise Dunefsky
Historical Perspectives
371(1)
Theoretical Models for Quality
372(5)
Deming's Principles for Transformation
372(3)
Juran Trilogy
375(1)
The 10-Step Model for Monitoring and Evaluation (JCAHO)
376(1)
Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care
377(2)
Quality as Strategy
377(1)
Total Quality Management and Continuous Quality Improvement
378(1)
Transition from Quality Assurance to Continuous Quality Improvement
378(1)
Putting a Continuous Quality Improvement Structure in Place
379(1)
Process Teams
380(1)
Understanding Variation
380(2)
Tools and Techniques Commonly Used in Quality Improvement
381(1)
Developing a Measurement Program
382(2)
Selecting Indicators for Measurement
382(2)
Relationship of Continuous Quality Improvement to Delivery Redesign
384(1)
Continuous Quality Improvement in the Managed Care World
385(1)
Ongoing Role for Regulatory Agencies
385(3)
Nursing Informatics and Health Management Information Systems
388(13)
Cassy D. Pollack
Nursing Informatics Overview
389(1)
Transformation of Data to Information and Knowledge
390(1)
Health Management Information Systems
391(1)
Computerized Patient Record
392(1)
Nursing Data
392(1)
Additional Computer Applications
393(1)
Careers in Nursing Informatics
394(1)
Positions in Health Care Organizations
394(1)
Positions with Systems and Software Vendors
394(1)
Positions in Educational Settings
394(1)
Positions in Managed Care Organizations and Insurance Companies
395(1)
Finding More Information
395(6)
SECTION V HEALTH CARE ISSUES IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM
Health Care Reform
401(17)
Sister Rosemary Donley
The Evolution of the American Health Care System
402(5)
Acute and High-Tech Care
402(1)
Financing Health Care
403(4)
Health Care Workforce
407(2)
Setting the Stage for Change
409(1)
Health Care Reform
410(2)
Universal Health Insurance Proposal
410(1)
Marketplace Reforms
411(1)
Ongoing Debate
412(6)
Health Care Economics
418(14)
Cyril F. Chang
Sylvia A. Price
Susan K. Pfoutz
The American System of Health Care Delivery: An Overview
419(5)
Demand for Health Care
419(1)
Supply of Health Care
420(2)
A Hybrid System of Supply and Demand
422(1)
Financing of Health Care
422(2)
Managed Care
424(3)
Major Participants of Managed Care
424(1)
Capitation
425(1)
Models of Managed Care
425(2)
The Role of Cost Effectiveness in the Cost-Quality Tradeoff
427(5)
Health Report Card
428(1)
Effectiveness, Cost Effectiveness, and Financial Performance
428(4)
The Politically Active Nurse
432(18)
Kathleen Winter
Rose Kearney
Regulating Nursing Practice
433(2)
Laws
433(1)
Nurse Practice Acts
434(1)
Levels of Political Involvement
435(4)
Workplace
435(1)
Government
435(3)
Professional Organizations
438(1)
Community
438(1)
Structure and Function of Government
439(1)
How Laws Are Made
440(1)
Gaining Skill in Politics
441(1)
Communicating with Legislators
442(8)
Lobbying
442(1)
Professional Organizations
442(4)
Political Action Committees
446(1)
Political Nursing Networks
446(1)
Coalitions
446(4)
Expanding the Vision
450(19)
Rose Kearney
Health Care Professionals of the 21st Century
451(3)
Collaboration and Collegiality
454(1)
Continued Competence
454(1)
Changing Workforce Issues
455(2)
Involvement
457(1)
Revisiting Your Philosophy of Nursing
458(1)
Embracing Change
458(11)
Appendix A Professional Nursing Organizations 469(5)
Appendix B Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) 474(13)
Index 487


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