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Issues and Trends in Nursing synthesizes the scientific, technical, ethical, and organizational issues that are essential for nurses to understand in order to work in today’s ever-evolving healthcare arena. Arranged into four major units to provide a comprehensive examination of issues impacting the nursing metaparadigm—person, environment, health, and nursing, this relevant, timely text covers issues pertinent to everyday practice, including safety, confidentiality, technology, regulatory compliance, and global health.
Table of Contents
|The Nursing Profession|
|History of Nursing||p. 1|
|Nursing Education: Past, Present, Future||p. 27|
|Understanding the NCLEX-RN||p. 63|
|Nursing Licensure and Certification||p. 87|
|Professional Nursing Organizations||p. 105|
|Interprofessional Issues: Collaboration and Collegiality||p. 119|
|The Environment and Nursing Practice|
|The Global Nursing Workforce||p. 135|
|The Culture of Safety||p. 167|
|Performance Outcomes in Healthcare||p. 193|
|Healthcare Delivery||p. 217|
|Evidence-Based Nursing Practice||p. 237|
|Emergency Planning and Response||p. 261|
|The Person in Health Care|
|Addressing Primary Prevention and Education in Vulnerable Populations||p. 287|
|Cultural Diversity and Care||p. 321|
|Ethical Decision Making and Moral Choices||p. 345|
|Legal Issues in Nursing||p. 361|
|Policy and Political Activism||p. 397|
|Health and Nursing Issues|
|Urban Healthcare Issues||p. 419|
|Nursing and Rural Healthcare Issues||p. 447|
|Informatics and Healthcare Technology||p. 473|
|The Transition into Nursing Practice||p. 503|
|The Future of Nursing in Health Care||p. 539|
|Code of Ethics for Nurses||p. 557|
|American Nurses Association Constituent Member Associations||p. 561|
|State Boards of Nursing||p. 569|
|Professional Nursing Organizations||p. 577|
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