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Author Haynes, Linda Carol.

Title Nursing in contemporary society : issues, trends, and transition to practice / Linda C. Haynes, Howard K. Butcher, Teresa A. Boese
Edition First edition
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. ; [Great Britain] : Pearson/Prentice Hall, [2004]


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Description xv, 591 pages ; 26 cm
Contents Unit 1. Evolution and Context for Professional Nursing Practice -- Ch. 1. Turning Points in Nursing History / M. Patricia Donahue -- Ch. 2. The Evolution of Nursing Education / Melanie Dreher -- Ch. 3. Achieving Professionhood Through Participation in Professional Organizations / Jean Logan, Debra Franzen, Carolyn Pauling and Howard K. Butcher -- Ch. 4. Nursing's Distinctive Knowledge / Howard K. Butcher -- Unit 2. Professional Values and Core Competencies -- Ch. 5. Professional Values and Ethical Practice / Linda C. Haynes and Debra Woodard Leners -- Ch. 6. Making Caring Visible / Howard K. Butcher -- Ch. 7. Reflective Clinical Reasoning / Daniel J. Pesut -- Ch. 8. Information Technology / Toni Hebda, Patricia Czar and Cynthia Mascara -- Ch. 9. Skill Acquisition and Competency / Janis C. Childs, Frances Strodtbeck and Teresa A. Boese -- Unit 3. Issues Impacting Nursing Practice -- Ch. 10. Cultural Diversity in Health Care / Nancy White, Faye Hummel, Diane Peters and Judith M. Richter -- Ch. 11. Spirituality / Linda F. Garner -- Ch. 12. Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research / Lisa Sams and Barbara Ritzert -- Ch. 13. Health Promotion / Melanie McEwen -- Ch. 14. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Health Care / Marilyn Terrado and Jacquelin S. Neatherlin -- Unit 4. Health Care Delivery from an Economic, Political, and Legal Perspective -- Ch. 15. Economic Aspects of Health Care / Joan Carter, Jennie Echols and Leona D. Stoll -- Ch. 16. Policy, Politics, and Health Care Delivery / Elizabeth Farren Corbin -- Ch. 17. Legal Concepts in Nursing Practice / Ginny Wacker Guido -- Unit 5. Career Management and Professional Growth -- Ch. 18. Obtaining Professional Employment / Linda C. Haynes -- Ch. 19. Transition into Practice / Linda C. Haynes -- Ch. 20. Licensure / Frances Eason -- Ch. 21. The Stress of Life and Professional Survival / Elizabeth Farren Corbin and Linda C. Haynes -- Ch. 22. Advanced Practice Nursing: Lessons of the Past, Challenges of the Future / Debra Woodard Leners -- Unit 6. Challenge of Management -- Ch. 23. Collaboration in Health Care / Jennie Echols -- Ch. 24. The Baccalaureate Nurse as a Leader in Health Care Delivery / Deborah R. Garrison and Merry J. McBryde-Foster -- Ch. 25. Legal Issues for the Nurse Manager / Ginny Wacker Guido -- Epilogue: Toward the Future -- App. A. Nursing Organizations -- App. B. State Boards of Nursing (Including U.S. Territories) -- App. C. State Nursing Associations -- App. D. Canadian Nursing Associations -- App. E. Code of Ethics for Nurses -- App. F. International Council of Nurses Code of Ethics for Nurses -- App. G. A Patient's Bill of Rights
Summary "Nursing in Contemporary Society covers the broad spectrum of issues present in today's nursing environment and presents practical approaches designed to facilitate the transition into nursing practice. Topics build a foundation for success and continued learning through discussions of evolution of nursing; current trends influencing practice; economic, political, and legal changes; and more. An emphasis on the unique role of the nurse within the health care environment allows readers to fully understand their role in the promotion of health and well being. This is an essential preparation resource for everyone entering the nursing practice."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing.
Nursing -- Vocational guidance.
Nursing -- Social aspects.
Author Butcher, Howard Karl.
Boese, Teresa A.
LC no. 2002044572
ISBN 0130941530