9780071740999

Kelly's Dimensions of Professional Nursing, Tenth Edition

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    9780071740999

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    0071740996

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/14/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

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Summary

The classic issues and trends textbook that lays the groundwork for a career in nursingUpdated to reflect the changing job marketKelly's Dimensions of Professional Nursing, 10ecovers all non-clinical nursing topics that students need to know. The text effectively covers the history of nursing, scope of practice, role of the profession in the overall health care delivery system, and other educational, ethical, and legal issues. In addition, this book covers the transition from student to practicing nurse, with material on the various nursing associations, what they do, and how they can help a nurse's career.Features Key Concepts, Critical Issues, Controversial Points and other features highlight important information Provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of licensure requirements, professional ethics, and legal issues important to nurses Ethical Case Studies provide real-life examples to nursing students The author served two terms as President of the American Nurses AssociationContent that reflects this ever-changing field: Care of the Sick: A Historical Overview; The Influence of Florence Nightingale; The Evolution of the Trained Nurse, 1873-1903; The Emergence of the Modern Nurse, after 1904; Major Studies of the Nursing Profession; The Impact of Social and Scientific Changes; Health Care Delivery: Where?; Health Care Delivery: Who?; Nursing as a Profession; Professional Ethics and the Nurse; Profile of the Modern Nurse; Major Issues and Trends in Nursing Education; Programs in Nursing Education; Nursing Research Status: Status, Problems, Issues; Opportunities in Modern Nursing; Chapter 16. Leadership for an Era of Change; An Introduction to the Law; The Legislative Process; Major Legislation Affecting Nursing; Licensure and Health Personnel Credentialing; Nursing Practice and the Law; Health Care and the Rights of People; Organizational Procedures and Issues; National Student Nurses' Association; American Nurses Association; The Tri-Council for Nursing; Other Nursing and Related Organizations in the United States; Major International Organizations; Making Choices: Job Selection; Career Management.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Care of the Sick: A Historical Overview; Chapter 2. The Influence of Florence Nightingale; Chapter 3. The Evolution of the Trained Nurse,1873-1903; Chapter 4. The Emergence of the Modern Nurse,after 1904; Chapter 5. Major Studies of the Nursing Profession; Chapter 6. The Impact of Social and ScientificChanges; Chapter 7. Health Care Delivery: Where?; Chapter 8. Health Care Delivery: Who?; Chapter 9. Nursing as a Profession; Chapter 10. Professional Ethics and the Nurse; Chapter 11. Profile of the Modern Nurse; Chapter 12. Major Issues and Trends in NursingEducation; Chapter 13. Programs in Nursing Education; Chapter 14. Nursing Research: Status, Problems, Issues; Chapter 15. Opportunities in Modern Nursing; Chapter 16. Leadership for an Era of Change; Chapter 17. An Introduction to the Law; Chapter 18. The Legislative Process; Chapter 19. Major Legislation Affecting Nursing; Chapter 20. Licensure and Health PersonnelCredentialing; Chapter 21. Nursing Practice and the Law; Chapter 22. Health Care and the Rights of People; Chapter 23. Organizational Procedures and Issues; Chapter 24. National Student Nurses' Association; Chapter 25. American Nurses Association; Chapter 26. The Tri-Council for Nursing; Chapter 27. Other Nursing and Related Organizations in the United States; Chapter 28. Major International Organizations; Chapter 29. Making Choices: Job Selection; Chapter 30. Career Management

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