Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-18
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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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 Practicep. 1
The History of Health Care and Nursingp. 3
Framework for Professional Nursing Practicep. 45
Philosophy of Nursingp. 69
Foundations of Ethical Nursing Practicep. 85
Social Context of Professional Nursingp. 105
Education and Socialization to the Professional Nursing Rolep. 127
Career Management and Care of Use Professional Selfp. 139
Professional Nursing Practice and the Management of Patient Carep. 167
The Healthcare Delivery System and the Role of the Professional Nursep. 169
Clinical Judgment in Professional Nursingp. 189
Evidence-Based Professional Nursing Practicep. 205
Ethical Issues in Professional Nursing Practicep. 217
Law and the Professional Nursep. 241
The Role of the Professional Nurse in Patient Educationp. 269
Informatics and Technology in Professional Nursing Practicep. 287
Future Directions in Professional Nursing Practicep. 301
American Nurses Association Standards of Nursing Practicep. 315
American Nurses Association Code of Ethicsp. 317
Glossaryp. 319
Indexp. 333
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