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Let Your Professional Journey Begin! Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Second Edition takes a comprehensive look at the progression of the professional nursing role and provides nursing students with a roadmap to help guide them along their journey as a nurse. The book is conveniently divided into two units, As follows: The first half of the book provides students with a basic foundation of nursing, covering such topics as: Nursing history Theory and philosophy Ethics Socialization in the nursing role the social context of nursing Career development the second half of this text covers patient care issues, including: Patient education Ethical issues in nursing practice the law as it relates to patient care and nursing Clinical judgment Informatics and technology A new chapter on evidence-based nursing practice the future direction of professional nursing practice. Role Development in Nursing Practice provides students with the perfect foundation for a successful career! Now Available! Full Companion Website for Students : learning objectives, weblinks, flash cards, interactive glossary, crosswords, review questions and more! for Instructors: PowerPoint slides, testbank, and much more !
Table of Contents
|Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice||p. 1|
|The History of Health Care and Nursing||p. 3|
|Framework for Professional Nursing Practice||p. 45|
|Philosophy of Nursing||p. 69|
|Foundations of Ethical Nursing Practice||p. 85|
|Social Context of Professional Nursing||p. 105|
|Education and Socialization to the Professional Nursing Role||p. 127|
|Career Management and Care of Use Professional Self||p. 139|
|Professional Nursing Practice and the Management of Patient Care||p. 167|
|The Healthcare Delivery System and the Role of the Professional Nurse||p. 169|
|Clinical Judgment in Professional Nursing||p. 189|
|Evidence-Based Professional Nursing Practice||p. 205|
|Ethical Issues in Professional Nursing Practice||p. 217|
|Law and the Professional Nurse||p. 241|
|The Role of the Professional Nurse in Patient Education||p. 269|
|Informatics and Technology in Professional Nursing Practice||p. 287|
|Future Directions in Professional Nursing Practice||p. 301|
|American Nurses Association Standards of Nursing Practice||p. 315|
|American Nurses Association Code of Ethics||p. 317|
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