Professional Nursing Practice

Professional Nursing Practice : Concepts and Perspectives

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For RN to BSN nursing courses.

Health care system demands are continuously transforming the nurse's role. Everyday nurses undertake and explore the roles of

health promoter
research consumer

The fifth edition of Professional Nursing Practice is the resource that will prepare both nurses and nursing students for their unique positions within the professional arena.
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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 190.5 x 251.5 x 25.4mm | 884.52g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0131188194
  • 9780131188198

Table of contents

Unit I: Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice

Chapter 1: Beginning the Transition: Journey to Professionalism

Chapter 2: Socialization to Professional Nursing

Chapter 3: Historical Foundations of Professional Nursing

Chapter 4: Ethical Foundations of Professional Nursing

Chapter 5: Legal Foundations of Professional Nursing

Chapter 6: Theoretical Foundations of Professional Nursing

Unit II: Professional Nursing Roles

Chapter 7: The Nurse as Health Promoter and Care Provider

Chapter 8: The Nurse as Learner and Teacher

Chapter 9: The Nurse as Leader and Manager

Chapter 10: The Nurse as Research Consumer

Chapter 11: The Nurse as Advocate

Chapter 12: The Nurse as Colleague and Collaborator

Unit III: Processes Guiding Professional Practice

Chapter 13: Communication

Chapter 14: Change Process

Chapter 15: Group Process

Chapter 16: Technology and Informatics

Unit IV: Professional Nursing in a Changing Health Care Delivery System

Chapter 17: Nursing in an Evolving Health Care Delivery System

Chapter 18: Health Care Economics

Chapter 19: Providing Care in the Home and Community

Chapter 20: Nursing in a Culture of Violence

Chapter 21: Nursing in a Culturally Diverse World

Chapter 22: Nursing in a Spiritually Diverse World

Unit V: Into the Future

Chapter 23: Advanced Nursing Education and Practice

Chapter 24: Visions for the Future

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