Kozier's Professional Nursing Practice

Kozier's Professional Nursing Practice : Concepts and Perspectives

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Exploring the professional roles of health promoter, teacher-learner, leader-manager, research consumer, advocate, colleague, and collaborator, as identified by the ANA Standards of Professional Performance, Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts and Perspectives, 4th Ed. details the historical, theoretical, ethical, and legal foundations of professional nursing. Current and comprehensive, it provides a complete discussion of the changing health care system especially as it relates to health care economics, nursing in a culture of violence, and nursing in a culturally and spiritually diverse world. Additional features include: *New--Chapters on Returning to School after practicing in the field, Nursing Informatics, and the History of Nursing *New--Nurse Connect Logo that refers the reader to the Companion Website. *Consider (critical thinking) questions -- applying content to real-world experiences. *Book Shelf -- Reading suggestions for contemporary and classic literature. *Research Boxes -- presents research from all around the world -- encourage awareness of evidence based practice and outcomes. *Challenges and Opportunities section at the beginning of each chapter.New -- Online Course Management Systems -- Ask your Prentice Hall Representative or go to www. prenhall.com/demo for more information about the Black Board, Course Compass, and WebCT courses that accompany Professional Nursing Practice, 4th Ed.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 500 pages
  • 201.2 x 255.5 x 16.5mm | 789.26g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 013028288X
  • 9780130282880

Table of contents

1. Beginning the Transition: Journey to Professionalism. I. FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING PRACTICE. 2. Socialization to Professional Nursing. 3. Historical Foundations of Professional Nursing. 4. Ethical Foundations of Professional Nursing. 5. Legal Foundations of Professional Nursing. 6. Theoretical Foundations of Professional Nursing. II. PROFESSIONAL NURSING ROLES. 7. The Nurse as Health Promoter/Care Provider. 8. The Nurse as Learner and Teacher. 9. The Nurse as Leader and Manager. 10. The Nurse as Research Consumer. 11. The Nurse as Advocate. 12. The Nurse as Colleague and Collaborator. III. PROCESSES GUIDING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. 13. Communication. 14. Change Process. 15. Group Process. 16. Technology and Informatics. IV. PROFESSIONAL NURSING IN A CHANGING HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM. 17. Nursing in an Evolving Health Care Delivery System. 18. Health Care Economics. 19. Providing Care in the Home and Community. 20. Nursing in a Culture of Violence. 21. Nursing in a Culturally and Spiritually Diverse World. V. INTO THE NEW MILLENNIUM. 22. Advanced Nursing Education and Practice. 23. Visions for the Future.show more

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