Professional Nursing Practice Concepts and Perspectives

ISBN-10: 0131188194
ISBN-13: 9780131188198
Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $59.40
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

This book provides knowledge of the historical, theoretical, ethical, and legal foundations of professional nursing. This resource explores the changing health care system especially related to health care economics, nursing in a culture of violence, and nursing in a culturally and spiritually diverse world. Also included is a chapter on returning to school after already practicing nursing in the field. The book serves as a refresher for topics and issues previously covered in nursing school, but also addresses issues that nurses will face in their new professional practice. An excellent resource for professionals in the nursing field. Specifically designed the transition from RN-to-BSN. These are professionals that have their RN, but are returning for their BSN to further advance their careers.

Barbara Kozier is a nurse and writer whose works are often used in nursing schools. Her works include Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts and Perspectives and Fundamentals of Nursing.

Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice
Beginning the Transition: Journey to Professionalism
Socialization to Professional Nursing
Historical Foundations of Professional Nursing
Ethical Foundations of Professional Nursing
Legal Foundations of Professional Nursing
Theoretical Foundations of Professional Nursing
Professional Nursing Roles
The Nurse as Health Promoter and Care Provider
The Nurse as Learner and Teacher
The Nurse as Leader and Manager
The Nurse as Research Consumer
The Nurse as Advocate
The Nurse as Colleague and Collaborator
Processes Guiding Professional Practice
Communication
Change Process
Group Process
Technology and Informatics
Professional Nursing in a Changing Health Care Delivery System
Nursing in an Evolving Health Care Delivery System
Health Care Economics
Providing Care in the Home and Community
Nursing in a Culture of Violence
Nursing in a Culturally Diverse World
Nursing in a Spiritually Diverse World
Into the Future
Advanced Nursing Education and Practice
Visions for the Future
Index

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