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Author Sullivan, Eleanor J., 1938-

Title Creating nursing's future : issues, opportunities, and challenges / Eleanor J. Sullivan
Published St. Louis, Mo. ; London : Mosby, [1999]


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 MELB  610.730112 Sul/Cnf  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. Nursing in Society. 1. Examining Nursing From a Futures Perspective. 2. What Will Health Care Look Like in the Future? 3. Nursing's Role in Transforming the Health Care System. 4. Nursing's Future in Health Care Policy. 5. Nursing in the Public Domain: The National Perspective. 6. Nursing's Public Image: Making the Invisible Profession Visible -- Pt. II. The Future of Practice and Education. 7. Practice of the Future. 8. Advanced Practice Roles. 9. Clinical Learning Settings for the Future. 10. The Impact of Scientific Discoveries and Technology on Practice. 11. The Third Wave of Information Technology. 12. Using Technology to Teach. 13. Faculty Practice. 14. Continuing Education. 15. Staff Development. 16. Challenges for Nursing in Higher Education -- Pt. III. Administration in the Future. 17. Planning for Tomorrow's Health Care System. 18. Governance: From the Boardroom to Patient Care. 19. Managing Across Disciplines. 20. The Future of Collective Bargaining in Nursing
21. Managing an Academic Program in Nursing -- Pt. IV. Accountability, Quality, and Control. 22. Accountability and Quality. 23. Professional Licensure. 24. Educational Accreditation. 25. Ethical Issues. 26. Nursing and the Law -- Pt. V. Nursing's Scientific Future. 27. The Future of Nursing Research. 28. The Growth of Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Research. 29. Preparing Future Researchers. 30. Career Trajectory of a Nurse Scientist -- Pt. VI. Expanding the Boundaries. 31. Alternative and Complementary Health Care Practices. 32. Interdisciplinary Practice and Education. 33. Achieving a Multicultural Nursing Profession. 34. Encouraging Risk Taking and Entrepreneurial Approaches. 35. Nursing in the Global Arena. 36. The Role of Professional Organizations. 37. Scenarios for the Future
Summary This is a unique new book that comprehensively examines future issues and trends in nursing. Chapters are contributed by an expert panel of nursing leaders in the areas of advanced practice, education, research, and administration. Each chapter begins with a description of the current issues and trends, emphasizing the rapid and unprecedented changes in the 1990s. Following these descriptions are two scenarios that focus on future directions in nursing. These two scenarios present the probable future and the preferable future. Chapters conclude with discussion exercises that are designed to place students in situations in which they must solve the problems presented
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Nursing -- United States -- Forecasting.
Medical care -- United States -- Forecasting.
Nursing -- trends.
Nursing Care -- trends.
Nursing -- trends.
Nursing Care -- trends.
Author Sullivan, Eleanor J., 1938-
LC no. 98046292
ISBN 0323002390 paperback