9781449674502

The LPN-to-RN Bridge Transitions to Advance Your Career

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  • ISBN13:

    9781449674502

  • ISBN10:

    144967450X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-03-14
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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This text is the essential resource for students who have already acquired some nursing knowledge from a diploma or a practical nurse program, particularly students pursuing a degree as a registered nurse (RN) who have previously acquired training as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). It bridges the gap in students thinking as they move from the tactile-based practical nurse to the professional registered nurse who engages in critical thinking. This is an ideal text for students enrolled in Fundamentals of Nursing, Basic Nursing Concepts, or a Role Transition course.Key Features Offers guidance to develop effective study skills Includes preparation for licensure examination Contains evidence-based practice Covers leadership and management Includes dosage and solution calculation Explains the problem-solving and decision-making process as a register nurse

Table of Contents

Chapter1 History of Nursing as a Profession
Chapter2 Communication as a Registered Nurse
Chapter3 The Nursing Process
Chapter4 Nursing Theory
Chapter5 Change Process
Chapter6 Health Promotion
Chapter7 Legal-Ethical Aspects of Nursing
Chapter8 Cultural Aspects of Nursing
Chapter9 Calculation of Dosages and Solutions
Chapter10 Roles of the Registered Nurse
Chapter11 Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter12 Clinical Decision-Making as a Registered Nurse

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