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Leddy & Pepper's Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780781761000

ISBN10:
078176100X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/12/2005
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS

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Summary

Now in its Sixth Edition, this text provides nurses with a comprehensive overview of the evolving marketplace, emphasizing the need to develop and maintain sound professionalism. The book discusses the nurse's role in public policy and management of patient care. This edition includes new material on professional nursing roles, nursing management and leadership theories, quality improvement processes, and working in diverse and international communities. Each chapter includes clinical vignettes representing real-life practice situations, thought-provoking questions to stimulate critical thinking, research briefs to promote the use of research in practice, and critical thinking exercises. Internet exercises are included to familiarize students with online resources.

Table of Contents

SECTION I Exploring Professional Nursing
1(230)
The Professional Nurse
3(36)
Challenges to the Returning Professional Nursing Student
5(5)
Socialization and Resocialization Into the Nursing Profession
10(2)
Development of a Professional Self-Concept
12(3)
Characteristics of a Profession
15(19)
Summary and Significance to Practice
34(5)
The History Behind the Development of Professional Nursing
39(28)
Nursing in Ancient Civilizations (Before AD 1)
40(4)
Nursing in the Early Christian Era (AD 1--500)
44(1)
Nursing in the Middle Ages (500--1500)
45(1)
Nursing in the Renaissance and Colonial America (1500--1860)
46(1)
The Movement of Nursing to a Respectable Profession (1820-1917)
47(6)
Nursing During the Early 20th Century, the World Wars, and Post--World War II Era (1890-1960)
53(2)
Nursing in the Modern Era (1960--1999)
55(7)
Nursing in the Postmodern Era (2000--Beyond)
62(1)
Summary and Significance to Practice
63(4)
Contextual, Philosophical, and Ethical Elements of Professional Nursing
67(22)
Contextual Basis of Nursing Practice
68(4)
Philosophy
72(4)
Morality and Ethics in Nursing Practice
76(2)
Ethical Decision-Making Process
78(5)
Major Contextual Elements Affecting Nursing Practice
83(3)
Summary and Significance to Practice
86(3)
Patterns of Knowing and Nursing Science
89(16)
The Evolution of Scientific Thought
90(3)
Philosophy of Knowledge
93(3)
Patterns of Nursing Knowledge
96(4)
The Development of Nursing Science
100(2)
Summary and Significance to Practice
102(3)
Nursing Models and Theories
105(35)
Models and Theories for Professional Nursing
106(1)
Nursing Models
106(2)
The Stability Model of Change
108(9)
The Growth Model of Change
117(13)
Nursing Models in Research and Practice
130(3)
Summary and Significance to Practice
133(7)
Professional Nursing Processes
140(28)
Critical Thinking
142(2)
Cognitive Nursing Processes
144(16)
Interpersonal Processes
160(2)
Psychomotor Processes
162(1)
Patterning Nursing Processes
162(3)
Summary and Significance to Practice
165(3)
Professional Communication to Establish Helping and Healing Relationships
168(33)
Communication as Interaction
169(11)
Helping Relationships: The Nurse as Helper
180(14)
Healing Relationships: The Nurse's Role in Healing
194(2)
Helping and Healing Relationships With Colleagues and Other Health Team Members
196(3)
Summary and Significance to Practice
199(2)
The Health Process and Self-Care of the Nurse
201(30)
World Views of Health
202(4)
Health Protection and Promotion
206(9)
Health Patterning
215(2)
Implications of the Nurse's View of Health for Role Performance
217(1)
Self-Care of the Nurse
217(9)
Summary and Significance to Practice
226(5)
SECTION II The Changing Health Care Context
231(228)
Health Care Delivery Systems
233(28)
Historical Development of Current Health Care Delivery Systems
234(5)
Different Health Care Delivery Systems
239(8)
Forces Influencing Changes in Health Care Systems
247(5)
Changes in the Health Care Delivery System: Nursing Implications
252(2)
Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems
254(1)
Costs of Health Care
254(4)
Summary and Significance to Practice
258(3)
Developing and Using Nursing Knowledge Through Research
261(30)
Research Processes in Nursing
263(9)
Utilization of Nursing Research
272(12)
Evidence-Based Practice
284(2)
Creating a Public Image of the Nurse as Scholar
286(2)
Summary and Significance to Practice
288(3)
Multicultural Issues in Professional Practice
291(28)
Diversity and Assimilation in a Shrinking World
292(6)
Establishing Cultural Competence
298(11)
Strategies for Multicultural Nursing Practice
309(6)
Creating a Multicultural Profession of Nursing
315(1)
Summary and Significance to Practice
316(3)
Professional Nurse Accountability
319(24)
Definition of Accountability and Related Concepts
320(3)
Professional Accountability
323(13)
Accountability in an Era of Cost Containment
336(2)
Accountability in the Future
338(1)
Checklist for Accountability
338(2)
Summary and Significance to Practice
340(3)
Environmental and Global Health
343(29)
The Global Environment
344(10)
The Community Environment
354(3)
The Work Environment
357(7)
The Home Environment
364(2)
Comprehensive Environmental Health Assessment
366(2)
Summary and Significance to Practice
368(4)
Community Health
372(33)
Key Concepts of Community Health
373(3)
Conceptual Models for Community Health Nursing
376(7)
Community Level Nursing Interventions
383(1)
Career Opportunities in Community Health Nursing
384(17)
Summary and Significance to Practice
401(4)
Informatics and Technology in Nursing Practice
405(30)
Informatics and Technology in Nursing Practice
406(5)
The Informatics Nurse Specialist
411(4)
Technological Changes Affecting Nursing Practice and Health Care
415(6)
Challenges Managing Health-Related Informatics and Technology
421(9)
Summary and Significance to Practice
430(5)
The Professional Nurse's Role in Public Policy
435(24)
The Nurse's Role in Influencing Public Policy
436(13)
Current Political and Legislative Issues Affecting Professional Nursing Practice and Health Care
449(4)
Examples of Nurses Influencing Public Policy
453(2)
Opportunities to Learn the Art of Influencing Public Policy
455(1)
Summary and Significance to Practice
456(3)
SECTION III Professional Nursing Roles
459(126)
Nursing Approaches to Client Systems
461(26)
The Individual as Client
463(1)
Family as Client
463(15)
The Community as Client
478(5)
Summary and Significance to Practice
483(4)
The Professional Nurse's Role in Teaching and Learning
487(23)
Philosophical Assumptions About Teaching and Learning
489(4)
The Traditional Teaching-Learning Process
493(1)
Teaching-Learning as a Responsibility of the Advocate
494(2)
Learning Theories
496(3)
Implications of Change Theory on Teaching-Learning
499(2)
Strategies for Effective Teaching and Learning
501(2)
Specific Client Education Activities
503(3)
Client Education as an Interdisciplinary Process
506(1)
Summary and Significance to Practice
506(4)
Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing
510(50)
Conceptual and Theoretical Approaches to Nursing Leadership and Management
512(8)
Leadership Development
520(3)
Key Leadership and Management Skills for Nurses
523(1)
Professional Nurses as Leaders
523(25)
Leadership Effectiveness
548(4)
Evaluating Leadership Effectiveness
552(2)
Summary and Significance to Practice
554(6)
Quality Improvement and Professional Nursing
560(25)
History of Quality Improvement in Health Care
562(2)
Quality Improvement Approaches
564(7)
Celebrating Successes in Continuous Quality Improvement/Total Quality Management
571(1)
Key Concepts of Total Quality Improvement and Other Quality Management Approaches
572(2)
TQM/CQI Processes in Health Care
574(2)
Professional Nursing Roles in Quality Improvement
576(5)
Summary and Significance to Practice
581(4)
SECTION IV Glimpsing the Future of Professional Nursing
585(68)
Career Options for Professional Nurses
587(19)
Universal Job Skills
588(1)
Levels of Nursing Practice
588(1)
General Nursing Career Opportunities
589(9)
Advanced Nursing Practice Career Options
598(5)
Summary and Significance to Practice
603(3)
Development of a Professional Nursing Career
606(22)
Values and Career Goals
607(1)
Discovering Your Passion in Nursing
608(1)
Envisioning Your Nursing Career
609(1)
Networking
610(1)
Mentoring
611(2)
Career Development Strategies
613(1)
Making a Nursing Career Change
614(11)
Summary and Significance to Practice
625(3)
Shaping the Future of Nursing
628(25)
A Conceptual Approach to the Future
629(2)
Future Scenarios for Society and Health Care
631(6)
Future Scenarios for Health Care Delivery
637(2)
Evolving Health Care Needs and Health Care Delivery
639(3)
The Future of Professional Nursing Practice
642(3)
The Future of Nursing Education
645(3)
The Future of Nursing Scholarship
648(1)
Summary and Significance to Practice
648(5)
Index 653


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