Current Issues in Nursing

ISBN-10: 0323065716

ISBN-13: 9780323065719

Edition: 8th 2010

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Description: Current Issues in Nursing provides a forum for knowledgeable debate on the important issues that nurses face today. This resource provides the opportunity to analyze conflicting viewpoints and develop your own thoughts on demands being made for the nursing profession and the difficult issues affecting today's health care delivery. Continually praised for its in-depth discussion of critical issues, solid organization of material, and encouragement of independent thinking, you'll find this text a valuable resource in the modern world of nursing. Offers comprehensive and timely coverage of the issues affecting nursing education and practice.UNIQUE! Over 100 well-known contributors offer their expert insights and analysis.UNIQUE! Viewpoint chapters present controversial issues to showcase pressing issues facing nursing today.New content covering the following topics:The Challenges of Nursing on an International LevelHealth Care Systems and PracticeEthics, Legal, and Social IssuesThe Changing PracticeProfessional Challenges, Collaboration, & ConflictViolence Prevention and Care: Nursing's RoleDefinitions of NursingChanging Education

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List price: $79.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 2/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.718
Language: English

Defining Nursing from a Variety of Roles
The Richness of Nursing
What is Nursing, Why Do We Ask, and How Will Nursing be Better Understood?
Staff Nurses Working in Hospitals: Who Are They, What Do They Do, and What Are Their Challenges?
Clinical Nurse Specialists: Education and Practice Issues
Nurse Practitioners: Taking Their Place in the Health Care Arena
Nurse Executives: Critical Thinking for Rapid Change
The Nurse as Chief Executive Officer (NEW)
Nurse Educators: Issues That Affect the Profession
Nurse Researchers: Who Are They, What Do They Do, and What Are Their Challenges?
Nursing Education in Transition
Nursing Education in Transition
Creating the Future of Nursing Education: Challenges and Opportunities
Educational Challenges: Quality in Pre-Licensure Nursing Education
Graduate Nursing Education: A Critical Examination from a Global Perspective
International Collaborative Institutional Approaches to Nursing Education (NEW)
Using Academic-Service Collaborative Partnerships to Expand Professional Nursing Programs
Creating the Nursing Theory-Research-Practice Nexus
E-Learning
Changing Practice
A Nurse Is Not a Nurse Is Not a Nurse
Moving the Care from Hospital to Home
Adult Health Nursing Practice: Current Changes & Issues
Alternative and Complementary Therapies: Recent Changes and Current Issues
Ambulatory Care Nursing: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century
Gerontological Nursing: Recent Changes and Current Issues
Hospice and Palliative Care: One Solution for Improving U.S. Health Care?
Pediatric Nursing: Recent Changes and Current Issues
Perinatal Nursing: Recent Changes and Current Issues
Perioperative Nursing: Recent Changes and Current Issues
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Recent Changes and Current Issues
Forensic Nursing: Recent Changes and Current Issues
Occupational Health Nursing: Recent Changes and Current Issues (NEW)
Genetics, Genomics and Current Issues for Professional Nursing (NEW)
Information Technology Challenges (NEW)
The Impact of Technology on Health Care (NEW)
Nursing: A Profession Evolving with the Use of Informatics and Technology (NEW)
Standardized Terminologies and Integrated Information Systems: Building Blocks for Transforming Data into Nursing Knowledge
Nursing Informatics: Partnerships at the Crossroads of Practice and Research (NEW)
Sustaining a Focus Group Devoted to Standardized Language Development (NEW)
Why Health Information Technology Standards and Harmonization are Important (NEW)
Personal Health Records as a Tool for Improving the Delivery of Health Care (NEW)
Global Challenges of Electronic Records for Nursing (NEW)
Health Care Systems and Practice
The Impact of Evolving Health Care Systems on Nursing
From a Medical Care System for a Few to a Comprehensive Health Care System for All
The Challenge: Participate in the Era of Politics - Choose an Ideology and Lead
Defining Health Disparities from Three Viewpoints: Reducing Inequality in Health Care (NEW)
Magnet Designation: Creating New Synergies
The Research Imperative for the Nurse Executive (NEW)
Laying the Foundation for Evidence-Based Practice for Nurse Residents
Determining Staffing Needs Based on Patient Outcomes versus Nursing Interventions (NEW)
Impact of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Trends in Long-Term Care (NEW)
Health Care Organization and Finance
Identifying and Controlling Health Care Costs
Controlling Health Care Costs: Balancing Public and Private Solutions
Business Coalitions: Shaping Health Reform Through Technology and Science
Mergers and Acquisitions
The Cost of Home Health Care: Changes and Challenges
Drugs Are Too Cheap
Professional Challenges, Collaboration, & Conflict
Challenges, Collaboration, and Conflict
Collaboration between Nurses and Physicians: The Need for a Broader View
Health Professions Education in Community-Based Settings: A Collaborative Journey
Overcoming Polarity in Nursing (NEW)
Expanding into the Twenty-First Century: Men in Nursing
Nursing Employment Issues: Increasing Unionization in Nursing
Managing Generational Issues in Nursing: Preserving the Future of the Profession (NEW)
Cultural Inclusiveness
Diversity in Nursing: A Challenge for the United States
Should Nursing Be More Diversified?
Minority Representation in Nursing: Diversity, Cultural Competency and Racism-
The Challenge Persists
Bridging Cultures: Blacks and Nursing
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Nursing: Narrowing the Health Disparities Gap
Bridging Cultures: Hispanics/Latinos and Nursing
Bridging Cultures: American Indians and Nursing
Ethics, Legal, and Social Issues
Ethical, Legal, and Social Concerns in a Changing Health Care World
Ethics of Health Care Reform: Should Health Care be Rationed?
The Nurse as Patient Advocate: Is There a Conflict of Interest?
Ethical Nursing Practice: It's All About Relationship
Harassment and Discrimination Issues in Nursing
Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Legal, ethical, and moral considerations in caring for individuals with diminished capacity
Nurses' Role in Patients' Advance Directives: Facilitation or Reduction of Patient Autonomy?
Environmental Disasters: Nurse Preparedness for Radiation & Chemical Events (NEW)
Disaster Nursing and the American Red Cross (NEW)
The Greening of Health Care (NEW)
Violence Prevention and Care: Nursing's Role
Violence: The Expanding Role of Nursing in Prevention and Care
Child Maltreatment: Nursing Considerations
Nursing Care: Preventing Firearm Injuries
Group Interventions with African American Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence
Nursing Care: Victims of Violence - Elder Mistreatment
Disaster Nursing during Terrorist Events
Nursing Practice in Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness
Nursing in Wars
More Nurse Involvement Needed in Infectious Disease Disaster Preparedness
Compassion Fatigue in Nursing (NEW)
International Nursing Considerations
Issues Abroad
The Global Nursing Shortage - An Issue of Social Justice (NEW)
All Hazards Preparedness: Advocating for Mothers and Babies (NEW)
Nursing At The World Health Organization: The (In)Visibility of Chief Nurses 1951-2009 (NEW)
Global Health Needs and Priorities in Developing Countries (NEW)
The Global Health Agenda: Are Nursing and Midwifery Responding? (NEW)
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