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Making the Transition from LPN to RN



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Make the transition from LPN to RN smoother for your students as they embark on their journey of professional development.

Table of Contents

Beginning Your Journeyp. 1
Multiple Rolesp. 3
Professional Practice Parametersp. 15
Theoryp. 28
Ethicsp. 44
Clinical Judgement and the Nursing Processp. 59
Decisions and Approaches: Effective Communication Skillsp. 61
The Imperative for Safe Nursing Care and Use of the Nursing Processp. 78
Assessmentp. 94
Diagnosis and Planning Teresa S. Burckhalter, MSN, RN, BCp. 109
Implementationp. 127
Evaluationp. 147
Concepts for Your Continuing Journeyp. 161
Evidence-based Practicep. 162
Planning Your Futurep. 178
Appendix:p. 191
Dosage and Solution Review and Resourcesp. 191
Nursing Diagnosisp. 198
Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) Systemsp. 205
Your Transition Planp. 220
Assessment Guidelinesp. 222
Bridges and Barriers to Communication-A Check Sheetp. 224
Theories Used in Nursingp. 226
Concept Mapping: A Toolp. 228
Indexp. 229
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