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Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice

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5th
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9780323068697

ISBN10:
0323068693
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Pub. Date:
9/1/2010
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MOSBY-YEAR BOOK INC
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Summary

Conceptual Foundations: The Bridge to Professional Nursing Practice, 5th Edition provides the background you need to succeed in your role as a professional nurse. It discusses the concepts that define the nursing profession, covering everything from the history of nursing to current challenges in the profession. Expert educators Joan L. Creasia, PhD, RN, and Elizabeth E. Friberg, MSN, RN, bring together the best minds of nursing for an in-depth look at the profession's major theories, practices, and principles. Vignettes, each written by a practicing nurse, open each chapter with a specific scenario and application of professional behaviors. Critical Thinking Exercises at the end of each chapter help you to use and apply what you've learned. Objectives at the beginning of each chapter provide a framework for study. Key points at the end of each chapter help you focus on important information.New Patient Safety chapter prepares you for expanded nursing responsibility for patient safety, adherence to regulatory requirements of the Joint Commission, and the implementation of best practices to create health care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered. New Genetics and Genomics in Professional Nursing chapter defines the nurse's role in family history assessment and genetic testing, explains how genetic testing is used in clinical practice, and identifies ethical issues related to this emerging practice.

Table of Contents

The Context of Professional Nursing Practice
Historical Development of Professional Nursing in the United States
Pathways of Nursing Education
Socialization to Professional Nursing
Professional Nursing Roles
Theories and Frameworks for Professional Nursing Practice
Health Policy and Planning and the Nursing Practice Environment
Economic Issues in Nursing and Healthcare
Dimensions of Professional Nursing Practice
Communication Skills and Techniques
Critical Thinking, Clinical Judgment, and the Nursing Process
Challenges in Teaching and Learning
Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice
Ethical Dimensions of Nursing and Health Care
Health Care Informatics
Themes in Professional Nursing Practice
Diversity in Health and Illness
Health and Health Promotion
Genetics and Genomics in Professional Nursing
Rural Health Concepts
Intimate Partner Violence as a Health Care Problem
Vulnerable Populations
Patient Safety
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