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Conceptual Foundations : The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice

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ISBN13:

9780323012270

ISBN10:
0323012272
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/27/2001
Publisher(s):
Mosby

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Summary

CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING PRACTICE focuses on the professional nursing role and the concepts which form the basis of professional nursing practice today. This edition focuses on the concepts important for professional nursing practice. Part I, The Context of Professional Nursing Practice, discusses the history and current status of nursing education, socialization into professional nursing, nursing theory, the nursing process, client systems, nursing roles, and health care delivery. Part II, Dimensions of Professional Nursing Practice, discusses the political, economic, legal, ethical, social, and cultural influences on nursing and health care. Part III, Themes in Professional Nursing Practice, includes topics that are directly relevant to patient care such as caring, health promotion, teaching and learning interpersonal communication, critical thinking, change, research, and information technology.

Table of Contents

PART I The Context of Professional Nursing Practice
Historical Highlights: The foundations of Professional Nursing in the United States
3(23)
Barbara Brodie
Arlene W. Keeling
Origins
4(3)
Steps to Professionalization
7(4)
Modern Hospitals
11(2)
Collegiate Nursing Education: The Early Years
13(5)
Nursing in Higher Education
18(2)
The Rise of Advanced Practice Nursing
20(2)
Managed Care and an Aging Population: Challenges for Nursing
22(1)
Conclusion
22(4)
Pathways of Nursing Education
26(19)
Joan L. Creasia
History of Nursing Education in the United States
27(9)
Considerations in Selecting a Nursing Education Program
36(3)
Observations and Analysis
39(2)
Impact of Studies of the Profession
41(1)
Looking Toward the Future
41(4)
Socialization to Professional Nursing
45(27)
Mary L. Killeen
Nursing as a Profession
47(2)
Professionalization of Nursing
49(3)
Professional Nursing Practice
52(3)
Socialization to Professional Nursing
55(5)
Socialization and Career Development
60(2)
Environmental Factors That Influence Socialization
62(3)
Professional Associations
65(7)
Professional Nursing Roles
72(23)
Joan L. Creasia
Theoretical Foundations of Roles
74(1)
Types of Roles
75(1)
The Professional Nursing Role
76(1)
Impact of Multiple Roles
77(5)
Analyzing Professional Nursing Roles
82(9)
Comment
91(4)
Client Systems
95(20)
Gail O. Mazzocco
Introduction
96(1)
General Systems Theory
96(4)
Systems Theory and the Individual
100(5)
Family Systems
105(5)
Community/Population Systems
110(5)
Theories and frameworks for Professional Nursing Practice
115(26)
Joan L. Creasia
Terminology Associated with Theoretical Perspectives
119(1)
Components of Nursing Theories
120(1)
Overview of Selected Nursing Theories
121(14)
Application to Nursing Practice
135(1)
Evaluating the Utility of Nursing Theories and Frameworks
136(1)
Theories from Related Disciplines
136(5)
Case Management: A Nursing Role
141(17)
Sharon W. Utz
Pamela A. Kulbok
Definition of Case Management
142(2)
Managing Health Across the Continuum of Care: From Managing Costs to Managing Care to Managing Health
144(2)
The Process of Care Management
146(8)
Summary and Conclusions
154(4)
Leadership and Management Strategies
158(20)
Mary Gunther
Leadership
160(1)
Management
161(1)
Power
161(1)
Style
162(1)
Leadership and Management Theories
163(5)
Leadership Management Strategies and Competencies
168(6)
Comment
174(4)
The Nursing Practice Environment
178(25)
Bonnie Jerome D'Emilia
The Health System
179(1)
The Government's Role
180(12)
Issues Facing Nursing Today
192(11)
PART II Dimensions of Professional Nursing Practice
Health Policy and Planning
203(1)
Debra C. Wallace
Politics
204(3)
Legislative Process
207(2)
Budget Process
209(2)
Economics
211(1)
Health Programs
212(1)
Implementation and Regulation
212(3)
Leadership
215(3)
Health Policies
218(3)
Nursing and Health Policy
221(3)
Comment
224
Economic Issues in Health Care
203(53)
Mattia J. Gilmartin
Principles of Economics
229(12)
Health Care Costs and Access to Care in the 1990s
241(9)
Economics and the Future of Nursing
250(6)
Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice
256(16)
Patricia McMullen
Administrative Law in Nursing
257(4)
Nursing and Employment Law
261(3)
Tort Law in Nursing
264(5)
Comment
269(3)
Ethical Dimensions of Nursing and Health Care
272(22)
Sara T. Fry
Overview of Ethics
273(1)
Subject Matter of Ethics
273(3)
Moral Concepts in Nursing Practice
276(4)
Ethical Principles
280(5)
Application of Ethics to Nursing Practice
285(1)
Decision-Making Frameworks
286(3)
Research on Nursing Ethics
289(5)
Social and Cultural Dimensions of Health and Health Care
294(23)
Kathryn Hopkins Kavanagh
Diversity and Health
297(4)
``YAVIS'' and ``QUOIDS''
301(12)
Comment
313(4)
PART III Themes in Professional Nursing Practice
Caring
317(12)
Janet B. Younger
What Is the Essence of Caring
319(3)
Caring as a Context for Intervention
322(7)
Health and Health Promotion
329(22)
Sandra P. Thomas
The Concept of Health
330(1)
Models of Health
331(1)
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
332(2)
Modification of Health Attitudes and Behavior
334(10)
National Health Promotion Goals
344(1)
Community Health Promotion
345(6)
Complementary and Alternative Practices and Products: Components of Holistic Health Care
351(31)
Ann Gill Taylor
Victoria Menzies
Kathleen M. Boyden
Nutrition and Diet, Exercise, and Lifestyle Changes
354(7)
Alternative Systems of Health Care
361(6)
Pharmacological and Biological CAPPs
367(1)
Btoelectromagnetic Modalities
368(1)
Herbal Products
369(5)
Comment
374(8)
Challenges in Teaching and Learning
382(20)
Sarah Farrell
Joan L. Creasia
Teaching and Learning
384(2)
Teaching-Learning Theories
386(7)
The Teaching-Learning Plan
393(5)
Technology in Teaching and Learning
398(1)
Future Trends in Teaching and Learning
399(3)
Critical Thinking
402(20)
C. Fay Raines
The Concept of Critical Thinking
404(3)
Critical Thinking in Nursing
407(5)
Characteristics of Critical Thinkers
412(1)
Disposition Toward Critical Thinking
413(1)
Strategies to Build Critical Thinking Skills
414(1)
Research and Measurement Issues Associated with Critical Thinking
414(2)
Application of Critical Thinking in a Clinical Situation
416(2)
Comment
418(4)
The Change Process
422(19)
Anne Griswold Peirce
Nathaniel W. Peirce
Defining Change
424(1)
Elements of Change
425(4)
Cross-Cultural Aspects of Change
429(1)
Planned Change
429(7)
Unplanned Change
436(1)
Chaos and Complexity
437(1)
Comment
438(3)
Nursing Research
441(24)
Audrey G. Gift
History of Nursing Research
443(3)
Using Research in Practice
446(4)
Conducting a Research Study
450(3)
Classification of Nursing Research Studies
453(4)
Ethics in Research
457(2)
Review of a Research Proposal
459(2)
Quality Improvement Versus Research
461(1)
Seeking Funding for a Research Study
461(4)
Health Care Informatics
465(26)
Teresa L. Panniers
Susan K. Jacobs
Health Care Informatics: A Driving Force for Nursing Practice
466(1)
Health Care Informatics Applications and Nursing
467(6)
Health Sciences Library Information Resources to Support Nursing Practice
473(12)
Strategies for Managing Information
485(1)
Comment
486(5)
Index 491


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