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LPN to RN Transitions

LPN to RN Transitions, 3rd Edition makes it easy for to take the next step in your nursing career with all of the essential information you need to pursue your RN degree and practice as a registered nurse. This new edition includes practical information on classroom study habits, professional writing, knowledge and skills acquisition, and more. Plus, newly-revised chapters provide the latest information for one complete, indispensable resource to help you succeed in everything from the classroom to clinical practice!

Paperback, 336 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-10157-8

Contents

  • Unit One: Success in the Classroom

    1. Honoring Your Past, Planning Your Future

    2. Managing Time and Designing Personal Success

    3. Classroom Study Habits that Work

    4. Reviewing Basic Math Review for Medication Calculations

    5. Passing NCLEX® NEW!

    Unit Two: The Profession and Discipline of Registered Nursing

    6. Distinguishing the RN Role from the LPN/LVN Role

    7. The Nurses, Ideas, and Forces that Define the Profession

    8. Upholding Ethical and Legal Principles

    9. Care and Safety Standards, Competence, and Nurse Accountability

    Unit Three: The RN as Provider of Care

    10. Using Nursing Theory to Guide Professional Practice

    11. Providing Patient-Centered Care Through the Nursing Process

    12. Critical and Diagnostic Thinking for Better Clinical Judgment

    13. Practicing Evidence-Based Decision-making

    14. Communicating with Patients and Coworkers

    15. Teaching Patients and Their Families

    Unit Four: The RN as Manager of Care

    16. Leading, Delegating, and Collaborating

    17. Promoting Healthful Living in the Primary Care Setting

    18. Managing Patient Care in Secondary and Tertiary Settings

    Unit Five:  Putting It All Together

    19. Reflecting on Your Transition

     

    Appendix A: Answers to Math Practice Problem

    Appendix B: A Patient’s Bill of Rights

    Appendix C: NANDA Nursing Diagnoses

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