Nursing In Contemporary Society

Author: Linda Carol Haynes
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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This book takes a comprehensive and critical look at current issues and trends in nursing, and examines future health care and market place consumer demands—as they relate to success in professional practice. It discusses the ever-accelerating pace of change occurring in the field, and features a broad spectrum of topics that highlight the importance of accountability, responsibility, and critical decision making for nurses of the 21st century. KEY TOPICS Chapter topics present an overview of the evolution of the image, education, knowledge, and professional organization of nurses; discuss professional values and core competencies, the search for employment, nursing issue management and leadership, future challenges, and much more. For new graduates and experienced nurses seeking information about the most contemporary concerns of their field.

Contemporary Nursing

Author: Barbara Cherry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323390374
Size: 76.72 MB
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Thoroughly prepare for the rapidly evolving world of nursing with Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management, 7th Edition. Expert authors Barbara Cherry and Susan Jacob combine their own expertise from both academics and practice as they cover the relevant issues affecting today’s nurses. In 28 chapters, including a new chapter on palliative care, this comprehensive new edition takes readers through the evolution of nursing, the role of the nurse today, safe and effective decision-making, collaboration and communication, leadership, job opportunities, and a number of timely issues affecting healthcare and nursing practice today. Full-color design enhances the narrative with a clear, visually appealing explanation of concepts. Humorous cartoons open each chapter to illustrate the chapter themes. Vignettes at the beginning of each chapter personalize nursing history and practice and help readers understand their place in the profession. Questions to Consider While Reading This Chapter follow the vignettes and prepare the reader for the topic to be discussed. Key terms, learning outcomes, chapter overviews, and chapter summaries help readers focus their learning experience. Unit on Leadership and Management in Nursing includes content to prepare nurses to effectively function in the management roles expected of the professional nurse. Unit on Career Management provides strategies on how to make the transition from student to practitioner and tips on how to pass the NCLEX-RN Examination. Case studies help readers apply theory to clinical practice. NEW! Chapter on palliative care focuses on how to best provide patients with relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness, and how to improve the quality of life for both the patient and family. NEW! Combined chapter on quality improvement and QSEN keeps readers up to date on the latest competencies from the Institute of Medicine. NEW! Professional/Ethical Issue boxes provide a short scenario about an ethical issue related to the chapter content. NEW! Updated coverage reflects the latest NCLEX test plan. NEW! Incorporation of Triple Aim in healthcare discusses ways to improve the health of the population, enhance the experience and outcomes of the patient, and reduce per capita cost of care for the benefit of communities. NEW! Expanded coverage of working in an interdisciplinary team reflects the changing healthcare landscape and need to work in collaboration with a variety of healthcare specialists.

Contemporary Nursing

Author: Barbara Cherry (MSN.)
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323029681
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Now in full color, this 3rd edition prepares nursing students to meet today's top challenges, including information technology, disaster management, cultural awareness, and the changing health care delivery system. It provides a comprehensive overview of historic and current trends and issues, all of which help to define new nurses' roles and responsibilities. Integrating human behavior with mastery of concepts and technical skills, this is an ideal resource for students moving into the nursing profession. Instructor resources available. Contributing authors are nationally recognized scholars and experts in their fields. Real-life vignettes open each chapter, depicting the chapter content and piquing student interest. These case studies are followed by key terms and learning objectives. Expanded chapter on Complementary and Alternative Healing focuses on including these increasingly popular therapies into traditional patient care. Current issues are examined, such as the nursing shortage, ethical and bioethical issues, legal issues, workplace advocacy, and cultural competency. Leadership and Management in Nursing unit expands coverage of essential skills including how to communicate effectively, how to resolve conflicts, how to supervise, and how to delegate. Career Management unit offers information about career opportunities, job hunting, time management, and preparing for the NCLEX® exam. Evidence-based research is stressed throughout. Critical Thinking questions provoke thought and help your students apply what they've learned. A full-color design. Emergency Preparedness and Response to Today's World chapter equips students with the competencies needed to research, prepare, and react to disasters. Nursing in the Evolving Health Care Delivery System chapter has been carefully revised to reflect factors that are forcing significant changes, such as the innovations in technology.

Contemporary Nursing

Author: Barbara Cherry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323390226
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Resource added for the Nursing-Associate Degree 105431, Practical Nursing 315431, and Nursing Assistant 305431 programs.

Contemporary Nursing Issues Trends Management 6

Author: Barbara Cherry (Nurse)
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323101097
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Contemporary Nursing, Issues, Trends, & Management, 6th Edition prepares you for the rapidly evolving world of health care with a comprehensive yet focused survey of nursing topics affecting practice, as well as the issues facing today's nurse managers and tomorrow's nurse leaders. Newly revised and updated, Barbara Cherry and Susan Jacob provide the most practical and balanced preparation for the issues, trends, and management topics you will encounter in practice. Content mapped to the AACN BSN Essentials emphasizes intraprofessional teams, cultural humility and sensitivity, cultural competence, and the CLAS standards. Vignettes at the beginning of each chapter put nursing history and practice into perspective, followed by Questions to Consider While Reading This Chapter that help you reflect on the Vignettes and prepare you for the material to follow. Case studies throughout the text challenge you to apply key concepts to real-world practice. Coverage of leadership and management in nursing prepares you to function effectively in management roles. Career management strategies include advice for making the transition from student to practitioner and tips on how to pass the NCLEX-RN ® examination. Key terms, learning outcomes, and chapter overviews help you study more efficiently and effectively. Helpful websites and online resources provide ways to further explore each chapter topic. Coverage of nursing education brings you up to date on a wide range of topics, from the emergence of interactive learning strategies and e-learning technology, to the effects of the nursing shortage and our aging nursing population. Updated information on paying for health care in America, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and statistics on health insurance coverage in the United States helps you understand the history and reasons behind healthcare financing reform, the costs of healthcare, and current types of managed care plans. A new section on health information technology familiarizes you with how Electronic Health Records (EHRs), point-of-care technologies, and consumer health information could potentially impact the future of health care. Updated chapter on health policy and politics explores the effect of governmental roles, structures, and actions on health care policy and how you can get involved in political advocacy at the local, state, and federal level to help shape the U.S. health care system. The latest emergency preparedness and response guidelines from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO) prepare you for responding to natural and man-made disasters.

Contemporary Nursing

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Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323016315
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The second edition of CONTEMPORARY NURSING continues to acclimate students to the nursing profession by offering invaluable self-improvement and career-building advice. Content provides a comprehensive overview of historic and current trends shaping nursing education, the health care delivery system, and nursing practice. The new second edition offers three new chapters in Theories of Nursing Practice; Workplace Advocacy & Workplace Issues; and Alternative Healing; New content on Health Policy and Evidence-Based Practice is also included. A new MERLIN website also offers new content from the authors with weblinks and other updates. Also available, a new online Instructor's Resource including an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides, an image collection of cartoons and line drawings from the text, and a completely revised test bank with over 350 questions in NCLEX-RN format. TOC: (Includes a FREE MERLIN website with ccontent updates and weblinks.)

Trends In Contemporary Rn Nursing Education

Author: National League for Nursing
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780887377518
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Nursing DataSource 1997 offers a comprehensive analysis of nursing education based on NLN's Annual Survey of Nursing Education Programs. The three volumes are devoted to contemporary nursing education, graduate education, and practical/vocational nursing, respectively.

Contemporary Nursing

Author: Barbara Cherry (MSN.)
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323029681
Size: 59.46 MB
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Now in full color, this 3rd edition prepares nursing students to meet today's top challenges, including information technology, disaster management, cultural awareness, and the changing health care delivery system. It provides a comprehensive overview of historic and current trends and issues, all of which help to define new nurses' roles and responsibilities. Integrating human behavior with mastery of concepts and technical skills, this is an ideal resource for students moving into the nursing profession. Instructor resources available. Contributing authors are nationally recognized scholars and experts in their fields. Real-life vignettes open each chapter, depicting the chapter content and piquing student interest. These case studies are followed by key terms and learning objectives. Expanded chapter on Complementary and Alternative Healing focuses on including these increasingly popular therapies into traditional patient care. Current issues are examined, such as the nursing shortage, ethical and bioethical issues, legal issues, workplace advocacy, and cultural competency. Leadership and Management in Nursing unit expands coverage of essential skills including how to communicate effectively, how to resolve conflicts, how to supervise, and how to delegate. Career Management unit offers information about career opportunities, job hunting, time management, and preparing for the NCLEX® exam. Evidence-based research is stressed throughout. Critical Thinking questions provoke thought and help your students apply what they've learned. A full-color design. Emergency Preparedness and Response to Today's World chapter equips students with the competencies needed to research, prepare, and react to disasters. Nursing in the Evolving Health Care Delivery System chapter has been carefully revised to reflect factors that are forcing significant changes, such as the innovations in technology.

Issues And Trends In Nursing Essential Knowledge For Today And Tomorrow

Author: Gayle Roux
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763752258
Size: 75.87 MB
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Issues and Trends in Nursing synthesizes the scientific, technical, ethical, and organizational issues that are essential for nurses to understand in order to work in today’s ever-evolving healthcare arena. Arranged into four major units to provide a comprehensive examination of issues impacting the nursing metaparadigm—person, environment, health, and nursing, this relevant, timely text covers issues pertinent to everyday practice, including safety, confidentiality, technology, regulatory compliance, and global health.