Contemporary Practical/Vocational Nursing

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-30
  • Publisher: LWW
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"Now in its sixth edition, this text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession, with an emphasis on lifelong learning and career planning. The author's strong belief in the importance of a career in nursing and the value of service to others is woven throughout this easy-to-understand text."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Getting Started
Adjusting to Student Lifep. 3
The Student Nurse as a Personp. 38
Communication Skillsp. 61
Education for Nursingp. 83
The NCLEX-PNp. 104
Understanding Your Profession
Nursing From Past to Presentp. 119
The Health Care Systemp. 140
The Health Care Teamp. 166
Providing Patient Carep. 185
Preparing for Successful Practice
Ethical Issues in Health Carep. 223
Legally Responsible Nursing Practicep. 244
Leadership and Followership Skillsp. 264
Management Skillsp. 280
Moving Forward
Beginning Your Nursing Careerp. 303
Current Issues and Future Concernsp. 335
Stress Management Techniquesp. 367
Controlled Substances-Uses and Effectsp. 369
Common Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 374
Andrews/Boyle Transcultural Nursing Assessment Guide for Individuals and Familiesp. 378
Directory of Nursing and Health-Related Organizationsp. 384
NFLPN Nursing Practice Standards for the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nursep. 394
National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service Standards of Practice and Educational Competencies of Graduates of Practical/Vocational Nursing Programsp. 398
Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Dictionary of Termsp. 402
Indexp. 405
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