9780130282880

Kozier's Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts and Perspectives

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130282880

  • ISBN10:

    013028288X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This book provides knowledge of the historical, theoretical, ethical, and legal foundations of professional nursing. It explores the changin g health care system especially related to health care economics, nurs ing in a culture of violence, and nursing in a culturally and spiritua lly diverse world.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Contributors xv
Reviewers xvii
Beginning the Transition: Journey to Professionalism
1(8)
Unit I: Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice
Socialization to Professional Nursing
9(20)
Historical Foundations of Professional Nursing
29(14)
Ethical Foundations of Professional Nursing
43(26)
Legal Foundations of Professional Nursing
69(18)
Theoretical Foundations of Professional Nursing
87(22)
Unit II: Professional Nursing Roles
The Nurse as Health Promoter and Care Provider
109(16)
The Nurse as Learner and Teacher
125(26)
The Nurse as Leader and Manager
151(18)
The Nurse as Research Consumer
169(16)
The Nurse as Advocate
185(14)
The Nurse as Colleague and Collaborator
199(12)
Unit III: Processes Guiding Professional Practice
Communication
211(18)
Change Process
229(16)
Group Process
245(18)
Technology and Informatics
263(12)
Unit IV: Professional Nursing in a Changing Health Care Delivery System
Nursing in an Evolving Health Care Delivery System
275(16)
Health Care Economics
291(14)
Providing Care in the Home and Community
305(20)
Nursing in a Culture of Violence
325(14)
Nursing in a Culturally and Spiritually Diverse World
339(26)
Unit V: Into the New Millennium
Advanced Nursing Education and Practice
365(18)
Visions for the Future
383(16)
Index 399

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