Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management

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Book Details

Weight .913 kg
Dimensions 19 × 2 × 23 cm
Author Name

Barbara Cherry and Susan R. Jacob

Binding

Paperback

Condition

New

ISBN

0-323-00248-X

Page Number

580

Publisher

Mosby

Title

Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management

Year Published

1999

Size

19x2x23

Weight

913 Grams

Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management examines the current and historical factors that shape the nursing profession. This new text is written for nursing students in various educational settings as well as for practicing RN who are either returning to school or who just want to increase their awareness of current trends and issues affecting the practice of nursing. The book’s strengths include its broad-based but concise overview of the significant trends and issues in society, the healthcare system, nursing practice, nursing education, and nursing as a career and their impact on the present and future role and responsibilities of the nurse.

KEY FEATURES

  • Includes Vignettes designed to pique the student’s interest in the particular issue presented
  • Presents Key Terms to facilitate understanding of the chapter content
  • Integrates Learning Objectives to provide the student with a clear understanding of the outcomes expected after reading  each chapter
  • Includes Critical Thinking Activities that provoke thought and help develop the student’s skills in critical thinking and decision making
  • Offers viewpoints of well known contributors that represent diversity in academic preparation, credentialing, professional role and setting, race, gender, and geographic region
  • Provides information about communicating effectively with clients, families, and the transdisciplinary healthcare team
  • Unit V, Leadership  and Management, focuses on content to prepare nurses to function effectively in the management role expected of the professional nurse
  • Incorporates strategies for making he transition from student to practitioner and for passing the NCLEX-RN examination
  • Appendices provide important contactt information  and Internet addresses for Nursing Organizations, the State Boards of Nursing, the State Nursing Associations, and the Canadian Nursing Organizations

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