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Leddy & Pepper's Conceptual Bases of Professional Nursing

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780781735230

ISBN10:
0781735238
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/17/2002
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS

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Summary

Make the most of your professional nursing skills with the Fifth Edition of this superior reference as your guide. Inside you'll discover a complete overview of the evolving nursing marketplace and the professional standards you need to stay sharp and competitive.

Author Biography

Lucy Jane Hood, R.N., D.N.Sc. Associate Professor St. Luke's College Kansas City, Missouri Susan Kun Leddy, R.N., PhD. Professor School of Nursing Widener University Chester, Pennsylvania

Table of Contents

I The Dynamics of Professional Development 1(166)
The Professional Nurse
2(39)
Challenges to the Returning Professional Nursing Student
3(5)
Professional Characteristics
8(8)
Historical Roots of the Nursing Profession
16(7)
Nursing in the Modern Era (1960--1999)
23(3)
The Evolution of American Nursing Education (1893--Present)
26(6)
The Professional Nurse
32(9)
Contextual and Philosophic Elements of Professional Nursing
41(16)
Contextual Basis of Nursing Practice
42(2)
Philosophy
44(4)
Morality in Nursing Practice
48(2)
Ethical Decision-Making Process
50(3)
Major Contextual Elements Affecting Professional Nursing Practice
53(4)
The Health Care Delivery System
57(34)
Historical Development of the Current Health Care Delivery System
58(2)
Health Care in the Early Christian Era (1 AD--500 AD)
60(1)
Health Care in the Middle Ages (500--1500)
61(1)
Health Care, 1492--1775
62(2)
Health Care, 1775--1850
64(1)
Health Care, 1850--1900
64(1)
Health Care, 1900--1945
65(1)
Health Care, 1945--1990s
66(1)
Forces Influencing Changes in the Health Care System
67(10)
Changes in the Health Care Delivery System: Implications for Professional Nursing
77(14)
Socialization into Professional Practice
91(20)
Socialization Processes
92(5)
Initial Socialization into Nursing
97(2)
Resocialization in the Work Setting
99(3)
Resocialization Through Education
102(9)
The Professional Self-Concept: Development and Care
111(25)
Theoretical Basis of Self-Concept
113(1)
The Development of a Professional Self
114(12)
Professional Identity and Image
126(4)
The Professional Self-System and Career Development
130(2)
Caring for the Professional Self-System
132(4)
Career Development
136(31)
Values and Career Goals
137(1)
General Nursing Career Opportunities
138(6)
Advanced Nursing Career Opportunities
144(4)
Discovering Your Passion in Nursing
148(1)
Envisioning Your Nursing Career
149(1)
Networking
150(1)
Mentoring
150(2)
Career Development Strategies
152(2)
Making a Nursing Career Change
154(13)
II The Knowledge Bases of Professional Practice 167(120)
Patterns of Knowing and Nursing Science
168(13)
The Evolution of Scientific Thought
169(3)
Philosophy of Knowledge
172(2)
Patterns of Nursing Knowledge
174(4)
The Development of Nursing Science
178(3)
Nursing Models and Theories
181(30)
Theories for Professional Nursing
182(1)
Models of Nursing
182(2)
The Stability Model of Change
184(7)
The Growth Model of Change
191(13)
Research Related to Models of Nursing
204(7)
Developing and Using Nursing Knowledge Through Research
211(22)
Research Processes in Nursing
213(7)
Utilization of Nursing Research
220(9)
Creating a Public Image of the Nurse as Scholar
229(4)
Professional Nurse Processes
233(29)
Cognitive Nursing Processes
237(20)
Interpersonal Processes
257(2)
Patterning Processes
259(3)
The Health Process and Self-Care of the Nurse
262(25)
World Views of Health
263(4)
Health Protection and Promotion
267(8)
Health Patterning
275(1)
Implications of the Individual Nurse's View of Health for Role Performance
276(1)
Self-Care of the Nurse
276(11)
III The Changing Health Care Context 287(70)
Environmental Health
288(24)
The Global Environment
289(8)
The Community Environment
297(5)
The Work Environment
302(6)
The Home Environment
308(4)
Informatics and Technology in Nursing Practice
312(22)
Informatics and Technology in Professional Clinical Practice
316(2)
The Nursing Informatics Specialist
318(1)
Technological Changes to Nursing and Health Care
319(5)
Challenges of Managing Health-Related Informatics and Technology
324(10)
The Professional Nurse's Role in Public Policy
334(23)
The Nurse's Role in Influencing Public Policy
335(13)
Current Political and Legislative Issues Affecting Professional Nursing Practice and Health Care
348(2)
Examples of Nurses Influencing Public Policy
350(3)
Opportunities to Learn the Art of Influencing Public Policy
353(4)
IV Professional Practice Strategies 357(196)
Nursing Approaches to Client Systems
358(22)
The Individual as Client
360(1)
The Family as Client
360(13)
The Community as Client
373(7)
Professional Nurse Accountability
380(22)
Definition of Accountability and Related Concepts
381(3)
Professional Accountability
384(11)
Accountability in an Era of Cost Containment
395(2)
Accountability in the Future
397(1)
Positive Aspects of Accountability
398(1)
Checklist for Accountability
398(4)
Community Health Nursing: Concepts and Career Opportunities
402(24)
Overview of Community Health Nursing
403(2)
Conceptual Models for Community Health Nursing
405(6)
Career Opportunities in Community Health Nursing
411(15)
Diverse and International Communities
426(25)
Establishing Cultural Competence
430(11)
Strategies for Multicultural Nursing Practice
441(10)
Professional Communication to Establish Helping and Healing Relationships
451(32)
Communication as Interaction
452(25)
Healing Relationships: The Nurse's Role in Healing
477(2)
Helping and Healing Relationships With Colleagues and Other Health Team Members
479(4)
The Professional Nurse's Role in Teaching and Learning
483(21)
Philosophical Assumptions About Teaching and Learning
484(7)
The Traditional Teaching--Learning Process
491(2)
Teaching--Learning as a Responsibility of the Advocate
493(1)
Learning Theories
494(3)
Implications of Change Theory on Teaching--Learning
497(2)
Strategies for Effective Teaching and Learning
499(3)
Client Education as an Interdisciplinary Process
502(2)
Professional Nursing Leadership
504(30)
Current Perspectives of Leadership
506(16)
The Professional Nurse as Leader
522(8)
Continuous Quality Improvement and Nursing Leadership
530(1)
Professional Nurses as Leaders in the Development of Collegial Partnerships
530(2)
Evaluating Nursing Leadership
532(2)
Shaping the Future of Nursing
534(19)
A Conceptual Approach to the Future
535(1)
Future Scenarios for Society and Health Care
536(6)
Evolving Health Care Needs and Health Care Delivery
542(3)
The Future of the Professional Nursing Practice
545(2)
The Future of Nursing Education
547(3)
The Future of Nursing Scholarship
550(3)
References 553(26)
Index 579


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