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Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice

ISBN-10: 1449691501
ISBN-13: 9781449691509
Edition: 3rd 2014
Authors: Kathleen Masters
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Book details

List price: $105.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 1/7/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Third 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. This text provides students with the perfect foundation for a successful career, as it includes recommendations from current research and covers the competencies outlined by the Board of Higher Education Nursing Initiative. This includes reports like the Carnegie study, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Future of Nursing Recommendations, the new American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) BSN Essentials document, and the new Quality & Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) recommendations.Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Third Edition is divided into two parts. The first section focuses on foundational concepts, and the second section focuses on issues more directly related to patient care. This new edition contains case studies with questions to help increase the clinical connection for students, and also includes "competency boxes" throughout each chapter to link the knowledge, attitude and skills (KAS) in the chapter to competencies required of the professional nurse.Appropriate courses include:*Professional Role Development in Nursing Practice*Socialization to Professional Nursing*Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice*Role Development in Nursing Practice

Preface
Contributors
Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice
A History of Health Care and Nursing
Classical Era
Middle Ages
The Renaissance
The Advancement of Science and Health of the Public
The Emergence of Home Visiting
The Reformation
The Dark Period of Nursing
Early Organized Health Care in the Americas: A Brave New World
The Chadwick Report and the Shattuck Report
The Industrial Revolution
John Snow and the Science of Epidemiology
And Then There Was Nightingale…
Early Nursing Education and Organization in the United States
The Evolution of Nursing in the United States: The First Century of Professional Nursing
The New Century: An Era of Managed Care and Healthcare Reform
The Nurse of the Future
Conclusion
References
Framework for Professional Nursing Practice
Overview of Selected Nursing Theories
Relationship of Theory to Professional Nursing Practice
Conclusion
References
Philosophy of Nursing
Philosophy
Early Philosophy
Paradigms
Beliefs
Values
Developing a Personal Philosophy of Nursing
Conclusion
References
Foundations of Ethical Nursing Practice
Ethics in Everyday Life
Bioethics
Nursing Ethics
Moral Reasoning
Values in Nursing
Ethical Theories and Approaches
Professional Ethics and Codes
Ethical Analysis and Decision Making in Nursing
Conclusion
References
Social Context of Professional Nursing
Public Image of Nursing
Media's Influence
The Gender Gap
Cultural and Ethnic Diversity
Access to Health Care
Trends
Conclusion
Web Resources
References
Education and Socialization to the Professional Nursing Role
Professional Nursing Values
Socialization Process
Reality Shock
Facilitating the Transition to Professional Practice
Conclusions: Reflective Professional Practice
References
Career Management and Care of the Professional Self
Occupation vs. Career
Common Myths and Misconceptions
Setting Personal Goals
Career Management Strategies
Maximizing Your Visibility
Networking
Mentoring
Evaluating Your Performance
Coping with Adversity
Commitment to the Profession
Commitment to Ourselves
Conclusion
References
Professional Nursing Practice and the Management of Patient Care
The Healthcare Delivery System and the Role of the Professional Nurse
Healthcare Delivery System
Nursing Models of Patient Care
Role of the Professional Nurse
Continuous Quality Improvement
Conclusion
References
Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment in Professional Nursing
What Is Critical Thinking?
Characteristics of Critical Thinking
What Are the Characteristics of a Critical Thinker?
Approaches to Developing Critical Thinking Skills
Why Is Critical Thinking Important in Nursing Practice?
Conclusion
References
Evidence-Based Professional Nursing Practice
Evidence-Based Practice: What Is It?
Barriers to Evidence-Based Practice
Strategies to Promote Evidence-Based Practice
Searching for Evidence
Evaluating the Evidence
Using the Evidence
Models of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
Conclusion
References
Ethical Issues in Professional Nursing Practice
Relationships in Professional Practice
Moral Rights and Autonomy
Social Justice
Death and End-of-Life Care
Conclusion
References
Law and the professional Nurse
The Sources of Law
Classification and Enforcement of the Law
Malpractice and Negligence
Nursing Licensure
Professional Accountability: Informed Consent, Privacy and Confidentiality, and Delegation
Healthcare Reform
Ethical, Legal, and Moral Courage to Confront Bullying in the Workplace
Preventing Legal Problems
Conclusion
References
The Role of the Professional Nurse in Patient Education
Patient Education: What Is It?
Theories and Principles of Learning
The Patient Education Process
Considerations: Patient Education with Older Adults
Cultural Considerations
Evaluation
Documentation of Patient Education
Conclusion
References
Informatics and Technology in Professional Nursing Practice
Nursing Informatics Defined
Nursing Informatics: Direction for the Future
Informatics Competencies
Internet Resources
Website Evaluation
Electronic Databases
Health Information Online
Confidentiality, Security, and Privacy of Healthcare Information
Electronic Health Records
Communication Online
Telehealth
Handheld Devices
Present and Future Trends
Concludion
References
Future Directions in Professional Nursing Practice
Nurse Shortage
Nurse Faculty Shortage
Nursing Practice and Workplace Environment
Retention
Workplace Enrironment
Role Clarity
Changing Demographics
Nursing Education
Conclusion
References
American Nurses Association Standards of Nursing Practice
American Nurses Association Code of Ethics
Glossary
Index

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