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Nursing in Today's World : Challenges, Issues and Trends,9780781741088

Nursing in Today's World : Challenges, Issues and Trends

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8th
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9780781741088

ISBN10:
0781741084
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/3/2003
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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Summary

This vibrant full-color issues and trends text presents basic concepts underlying professional nursing along with contemporary issues affecting the profession, including educational preparation, health care finance, legal responsibilities, and ethics/bioethics. Critical Thinking exercises are embedded throughout the chapters. Key terms and concepts are highlighted in bold. The Eighth Edition features focus questions, more leadership and management content, web resources, and updated cartoon images. Instructor's resources include a CD-ROM with an instructor's manual, test generator and the "Connection" Website, connection.LWW.com/go/ellis.

Author Biography

Janice Rider Ellis, RN, PhD: Professor of Nursing Director of Nursing Education Shoreline Community College Seattle, Washington Celia Love Hartley, RN, MN: Professor Emerita College of the Desert Palm Desert, California Curriculum Consultant Camano Island, Washington

Table of Contents

UNIT I Economic and Political Aspects of Health Care Delivery 1(104)
1 Understanding the Health Care Environment
3(32)
Classification of Health Care Agencies
4(5)
Understanding Today's Hospital
9(3)
The Long-Term Care Facility
12(3)
Ambulatory Care Settings
15(1)
Community Agencies
16(2)
Colleagues in Health Care
18(6)
Complementary and Alternative Health Care
24(11)
2 Health Care Finance and Control
35(34)
Financing Health Care for Individuals
37(8)
Patterns of Payment
45(4)
Cost Control in Health Care
49(7)
Access to Health Care
56(2)
Accreditation of Health Care Institutions and Agencies
58(1)
Evaluation of Health Care
59(3)
Power in the Health Care System
62(3)
Implications for Nurses
65(4)
3 The Political Process and the Nursing Profession
69(36)
Relevance of the Political Process for Nurses
70(1)
Influencing the Political Process
71(11)
The Federal Government's Role in Health Care
82(3)
The State Government's Role in Health Care
85(2)
Local Political Concerns
87(1)
Health Care Reform
87(1)
Nursing Organizations
88(17)
UNIT II Appreciating the Development of Nursing as a Profession 105(132)
4 Exploring Nursing's Origins
106(42)
Health Care in Ancient Cultures
107(8)
Historical Perspectives of Nursing
115(9)
The Nightingale Influence
124(1)
The Military Influence
125(8)
Early Schools in the United States
133(5)
The Beginning of Nursing Organizations
138(3)
The Development of Hospitals and Nursing Homes in the United States
141(7)
5 The Development of Nursing as a Profession
148(43)
Nursing Defined
150(6)
Characteristics of a Profession
156(5)
Differentiating Between the Terms "Profession" and "Professional"
161(1)
The Image of Nursing Today
162(3)
Nursing's Image and the Nursing Shortage
165(2)
Studies For and About Nursing
167(8)
Defining a Language for Nursing
175(6)
Traditions in Nursing
181(10)
6 Educational Preparation for Nursing
191(46)
The Nursing Assistant
193(1)
Practical Nurse Education
194(2)
Diploma Education
196(1)
Associate Degree Education
197(4)
Baccalaureate Education
201(2)
Master's and Doctoral Programs That Prepare for Licensure
203(2)
Similarities Among Entry-Level Programs
205(3)
Other Forms of Nursing Education
208(4)
Nursing Education at the Graduate Level
212(1)
Articulated Programs
213(1)
Nondegree Programs
214(1)
Residencies and Structured Orientation for the New Graduate
215(1)
Factors Influencing Nursing Education
216(2)
The American Nurses Association Position Paper
218(4)
Differentiated Practice
222(3)
Forces for Change in Nursing Education
225(4)
Continuing Education
229(8)
UNIT III Legal and Ethical Responsibility and Accountability for Practice 237(170)
7 Credentials for Health Care Providers
238(34)
Types of Credentials in Health Care
239(4)
Nursing Licensure in the United States
243(9)
Obtaining a Nursing License
252(5)
Multistate Licensure
257(2)
Revocation or Limitation of a License
259(1)
Sunset Laws
260(1)
Licensure of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools
261(1)
International Nursing Licensure
262(1)
Certification in Nursing
262(5)
The Future of Credentialing in Health Care
267(5)
8 Legal Responsibilities for Practice
272(40)
Understanding the Scope of the Law
273(1)
Sources of Law
274(2)
Other Factors Affecting Legal Decisions
276(2)
Classification of Laws
278(1)
Criminal Law and Nursing
279(1)
Civil Law and Nursing
280(3)
Liability
283(3)
Liability Insurance
286(3)
National Data Bank
289(1)
Legal Issues Common in Nursing
289(13)
Factors That Contribute to Malpractice Claims
302(2)
Preventing Malpractice Claims
304(2)
Elements of a Legal Action
306(1)
The Nurse as Witness
307(5)
9 Ethical Concerns in Nursing Practice
312(46)
Understanding the Concept of Ethics
313(3)
Basic Ethical Concepts
316(6)
Ethical Theories
322(1)
Factors That Influence Ethical Decision-Making
322(13)
Factors in the Work Environment That Affect Ethical Decision-Making
335(2)
A Framework for Ethical Decision-Making
337(2)
Specific Ethical Issues Related to the Profession of Nursing
339(10)
The Chemically Impaired Professional
349(4)
Boundary Violations
353(5)
10 Bioethical Issues in Health Care
358(49)
Major Areas Where Bioethics Are Applied
359(3)
Bioethical Issues Related to the Beginning of Life
362
Bioethical Issues Concerning Death
316(72)
Bioethical Concerns Related to Sustaining Quality of Life
388(10)
Other Bioethical Issues
398(9)
UNIT IV Career Opportunities and Professional Growth 407(144)
11 Beginning Your Career as a Nurse
409(45)
Employment Opportunities Today
410(2)
Competencies of the New Graduate
412(4)
Personal Career Goals
416(2)
Making Goals Reality
418(16)
Problems Experienced by Nurses in the Workplace
434(7)
Discrimination in Nursing
441(5)
Workplace Safety and Health for Nurses
446(8)
12 Preparing for Workplace Participation
454(36)
Understanding Organizations
456(2)
Organizational Relationships
458(5)
Shared Governance
463(1)
Patterns of Nursing Care Delivery
464(4)
Collective Bargaining
468(22)
13 Initiating the Leadership/Management Role
490(29)
Understanding Leadership and Management
491(1)
Understanding Accountability and Authority
492(5)
The Concept of Power
497(5)
Developing Your Leadership Style
502(2)
Communicating Effectively
504(1)
Using Communication Skills in the Leadership Role
505(2)
Performance Appraisal
507(6)
Time Management
513(6)
14 Working With Others for Patient Care
519(32)
Transdisciplinary Health Care
520(6)
Team Building
526(2)
Motivating Others
528(2)
Delegating
530(7)
Managing Change
537(5)
Managing Conflict
542(9)
Appendix A Commonly Used Acronyms 551(4)
Index 555


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