Professional Nursing - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9781455702701, 9780323187176

Professional Nursing

7th Edition

Concepts & Challenges

Authors: Beth Black
Paperback ISBN: 9781455702701
eBook ISBN: 9780323187176
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 24th January 2013
Page Count: 400
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Description

  1. Nursing Today: A Time of Transformation
  2. The History and Social Context of Nursing
  3. Nursing’s Pathway to Professionalism
  4. Legal Aspects of Nursing
  5. Ethics: Basic Concepts for Nursing Practice
  6. Becoming a Nurse: Defining Nursing and Socialization Into Professional Practice
  7. The Education of Nurses: On the Leading Edge of Transformation
  8. Critical Thinking, the Nursing Process, and Clinical Judgment
  9. Communication and Collaboration in Nursing
  10. Illness, Culture, and Caring: Impact on Patients, Families, and Nurses
  11. The Science of Nursing and Evidence-Based Practice
  12. Conceptual and Philosophical Bases of Nursing
  13. Nursing Theory: The Basis for Professional Nursing
  14. Health Care in the United States
  15. Political Activism In Nursing: Communities, Organizations, Government
  16. Nursing’s Challenge: The Call for Transformation

Key Features

  • Case studies help you empathize with real patients.
  • Critical thinking questions and challenges enable you to apply chapter-relevant information to scenarios and envision a personal philosophy of nursing.
  • Evidence-based Practice boxes offer insight and highlight research that affects patient care.
  • News Notes tie information from the text to real-life nursing situations.
  • Cultural Consideration Challenges help you develop cultural sensitivity and familiarize you with cultural influences.
  • Interview boxes explore the issues of culture and faith from the perspectives of practicing nurses.

Table of Contents

  1. Nursing Today: A Time of Transformation
  2. The History and Social Context of Nursing
  3. Nursing’s Pathway to Professionalism
  4. Legal Aspects of Nursing
  5. Ethics: Basic Concepts for Nursing Practice
  6. Becoming a Nurse: Defining Nursing and Socialization Into Professional Practice
  7. The Education of Nurses: On the Leading Edge of Transformation
  8. Critical Thinking, the Nursing Process, and Clinical Judgment
  9. Communication and Collaboration in Nursing
  10. Illness, Culture, and Caring: Impact on Patients, Families, and Nurses
  11. The Science of Nursing and Evidence-Based Practice
  12. Conceptual and Philosophical Bases of Nursing
  13. Nursing Theory: The Basis for Professional Nursing
  14. Health Care in the United States
  15. Political Activism In Nursing: Communities, Organizations, Government
  16. Nursing’s Challenge: The Call for Transformation

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9781455702701
eBook ISBN:
9780323187176
eBook ISBN:
9781455702718
eBook ISBN:
9780323266291

About the Author

Beth Black

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC