9780071406390

Kelly's Dimensions of Professional Nursing

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    9780071406390

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    0071406395

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-03-14
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
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Summary

This classic text chronicles the non-clinical history, trends, and issues of the nursing profession. Features on-line resources and unique coverage of international issues and guidance on professional writing. New pedagogical features found in the Ninth Edition include chapter summaries, highlighted key information, ethical case vignettes, and new chapters.

Author Biography

Lucille A. Joel, RN, EdD, FAAN, Professor, College of Nursing, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey Dr. Joel co-authored the seventh and eighth editions of Dimensions with Lucie Young Kelly as well as The Nursing Experience, now in its fourth edition. Dr. Kelly (Professor Emeritus of Public Health and Nursing, Columbia University, New York) has now retired and this month has been honored with the American Nursing Association’s Living Legends Award.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
PART I Development of Modern Nursing
Section One Early Historical Influences
3(34)
Care of the Sick: An Historical Overview
4(21)
The Influence of Florence Nightingale
25(12)
Section Two Nursing In The United States
37(64)
The Evolution of the Trained Nurse, 1873--1903
38(16)
The Emergence of the Modern Nurse, After 1904
54(17)
Major Studies of the Nursing Profession
71(30)
PART II Contemporary Professional Nursing
Section One The Health Care Setting
101(90)
The Impact of Social and Scientific Changes
102(32)
Health Care Delivery: Where?
134(31)
Health Care Delivery: Who?
165(26)
Section Two Nursing in the Health Care Setting
191(62)
Nursing as a Profession
192(21)
Professional Ethics and the Nurse
213(27)
Profile of the Modern Nurse
240(13)
Section Three Nursing Education and Research
253(46)
Major Issues and Trends in Nursing Education
254(15)
Programs in Nursing Education
269(16)
Nursing Research: Status, Problems, and Issues
285(14)
Sections Four The Practice of Nursing
299(80)
Opportunities in Modern Nursing
300(55)
Leadership for an Era of Change
355(24)
Section Five Legal Rights and Responsibilities
379(180)
An Introduction to the Law
380(18)
The Legislative Process
398(20)
Major Legislation Affecting Nursing
418(33)
Licensure and Health Personnel Credentialing
451(31)
Nursing Practice and the Law
482(33)
Health Care and the Rights of People
515(44)
PART III Professional Components and Career Development
Section One Nursing Organizations
559(104)
Organizational Procedures and Issues
560(15)
National Student Nurses' Association
575(8)
American Nurses Association
583(24)
The Tri-Council for Nursing
607(9)
Other Nursing and Related Organizations in the United States
616(33)
Major International Organizations
649(14)
Section Two Transition Into Practice
663(52)
Making Choices: Job Selection
664(17)
Career Management
681(34)
Author Index 715(8)
Subject Index 723

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