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Professional Nursing Concepts and Challenges

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ISBN-10: 1455702706

ISBN-13: 9781455702701

Edition: 7th 2014

Authors: Beth Black

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This easy-to-read text introduces you to the issues and trends you're likely to encounter in any nursing practice setting. Each stand-alone chapter introduces and explores a specific topic and gives insightful discussions of issues such as the health care delivery system, professionalization in nursing, standards and scope of practice, socialization and nursing theories surrounding the profession, and political action facing nurses. Evidence-based Practice boxes offer insight and highlight research that affects patient care. Case studies allow you to put information from the text into practice. Critical thinking questions and challenges guide you to apply chapter-relevant information to…    
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Book details

List price: $77.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 1/24/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Nursing Today
The History and Social Context of Nursing
The Professionalization of Nursing
Legal Aspects of Nursing
Ethics: Basic Concepts for Nursing Practice
Becoming a Nurse: Defining Nursing and Socialization into Professional Practice
Educational Patterns in Nursing
Critical Thinking, the Nursing Process, and the Development of Clinical Judgment
Communication and Collaboration in Nursing
Illness, Culture, and Caring: Impact on Patients, Families, and Nurses
The Science of Nursing and Evidence-Based Practice
Conceptual and Philosophical Bases of Nursing
The Theoretical Basis for Professional Nursing
Nursing and Health Care Delivery: System, Roles, and Finance
Politics and Policy: Nursing's Role in Shaping Health Care
Nursing's Future Challenges