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Author Ellis, Janice Rider.

Title Nursing in today's world : trends, issues & management / Janice Rider Ellis, Celia Love Hartley ; illustrations by Tomm Scalera
Edition Ninth edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2008]


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Description xii, 644 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents Understanding the health care environment and its financing -- The political process in society and in nursing organizations -- The nursing profession and the community -- Exploring the growth of nursing as a profession -- Educational preparation for nursing -- Nursing for the future -- Credentials for health care providers -- Legal responsibilities for practice -- Ethical concerns in nursing practice -- Bioethical issues in health care -- Understanding the world of health care employment -- Initiating the leadership and management role -- Working with others for patient care -- Leading change and managing conflict -- Making professional goals a reality -- Facing the challenges of today's workplace
Summary "The Ninth Edition of this renowned resource introduces you to the complex health care environment you will enter as a nursing professional. Focusing on nonclinical aspects of nursing, the text complements your clinical training and plays a critical role in preparing you to excel in your profession. Fully updated to cover today's evolving topics, the new edition delivers greater focus on the nurse's role as leader and manager, and includes updated content on complementary and alternative medicine, the nurse's role in the community, issues and problems in the workplace, and more."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Nursing
Notes Prev. ed.: 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing ethics.
Nursing -- Practice.
Nursing -- United States.
Nursing -- trends.
Nursing Care -- organization & administration.
Nursing Care -- trends.
Legislation, Nursing.
Ethics, Nursing.
Author Hartley, Celia Love.
LC no. 2007025959
ISBN 9780781765251
Other Titles Nursing in today's world : trends, issues and management