9780803674882

Nursing Now: Today's Issues. Tomorrows Trends + Online Resources

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803674882

  • ISBN10:

    0803674880

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback w/ Access Code
  • Copyright: 2019-10-03
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Summary

Be prepared for the rapidly changing world of nursing.

The thoroughly revised and updated 8th Edition of this popular text examines the important issues and trends shaping the nursing profession today. Explore the evolution and history of nursing and examine the impact of healthcare reform and the legal system as they apply to nursing practice.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: The Growth of Nursing
1: The Development of a Profession
2: Historical Perspectives
3: Theories and Models of Nursing
4: The Process of Educating Nurses
5: The Evolution of Licensure, Certification, and Nursing Organizations

Unit 2: Making the Transition to Professional
6: Ethics in Nursing
7: Bioethical Issues
8: Nursing Law and Liability
9: Reality Shock in the Workplace

Unit 3: Leading and Managing
10: Leadership, Followership, and Management
11: Communication, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution
12: Understanding and Dealing Successfully with Difficult Behavior
13: Health-Care Delivery Systems
14: Ensuring Quality Care
15: Delegation in Nursing
16: Incivility: The Antithesis of Caring
17: Nursing informatics
18: The Politically Active Nurse

Unit 4: Issues in Delivering Care
19: The Health-Care Debate: Best Allocation of Resources for the Best Outcomes
20: Spirituality and Health-Care
21: Diversity
22: Impact of the Aging Population on Health-Care Delivery
23: Client Education: A Moral Imperative
24: Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
25: Integrative Health Practices
26: Preparing for and Responding to Disasters
27: Developments in Current Nursing Practice
28: NCLEX®: What You Need to Know

Answers to NCLEX-Style Questions
Glossary
Index

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