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Author Schwirian, Patricia M.

Title Professionalization of nursing : current issues and trends
Edition Third edition / Patricia M. Schwirian
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott, [1998]


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 MELB  610.73 Sch/Pon 1998  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. Introduction to Professionalization and Nursing. Ch. 1. Professions and the Professionalization of Nursing -- Pt. II. A Knowledge Base for Nursing: A Work in Progress. Ch. 2. Nursing Knowledge and Nursing Theory: Foundations of a Profession. Ch. 3. Nursing Research: An Action Path to Professionalization. Ch. 4. Current Issues in the Evolution of the Knowledge Base for Nursing -- Pt. III. Nursing Education: At the Heart of Professionalization. Ch. 5. Basic Nursing Education: An Evolving System. Ch. 6. Advanced Education for Nurses: A Hallmark of Professionalism. Ch. 7. Nursing Education: Issues and Challenges -- Pt. IV. Nursing Practice and Professionalization. Ch. 8. Nursing Career Opportunities. Ch. 9. Advanced Nursing Practice: Expanding Opportunities for Professionalization. Ch. 10. Issues in Nursing Practice: Changing Opportunities in a Changing Health Care Environment -- Pt. V. Strategies to Enhance Professionalization in Nursing
Ch. 11. Power, Politics, and Policy: Advancing Nursing's Professionalization. Ch. 12. Nursing, Ethics, and the Law. Ch. 13. Nursing for the Future: 2000 and Beyond
Summary "Professionalization of Nursing: Current Issues and Trends, Third Edition makes advanced concepts understandable and accessible. This resource covers the development of nursing's scientific knowledge base, autonomy and control over education and practice, and strategies to enhance professionalization."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Rev. ed. of: Professionalization of nursing / Margaret M. Moloney. 2nd ed. c1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing -- Practice -- United States.
Nursing -- Practice.
Nursing -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Nursing -- Study and teaching.
Professional practice
Nursing -- trends.
Education, Nursing -- trends.
Professional Competence.
Education, Nursing -- trends.
Nursing -- trends.
Professional Competence.
United States.
Genre/Form Nurses Instruction.
Author Moloney, Margaret M. Professionalization of nursing
LC no. 97045687
ISBN 0781710456 (alk. paper)