Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts and Perspectives

Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts and Perspectives, 7th edition

  • Kathy Blais, 
  • Janice S. Hayes

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Overview

Professional Nursing Practice helps you explore and understand your role in the health care environment. Learn about nursing history, theory, ethics, and law, as well as nursing roles, issues, and changes in the profession -- from health care economics to nursing in a culturally and spiritually diverse world.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780137518531

Subject: Nursing

Category: Upper-Level Titles

Table of contents

Brief Contents
About the Authors iv
Thank You v
Preface vi
           
1. Beginning the Journey
Unit 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. Knowledge Development in Nursing
Unit II: Professional Nursing Roles
7. The Nurse as Health Promoter and Care Provider
8. The Nurse as Learner and Teacher
9. The Nurse as Leader and Manager
10. The Nurse's Role in Evidence-based Health Care
11. The Nurse's Role in Quality and Safety         
12. The Nurse's Role as Political Advocate
13. The Nurse as Colleague and Collaborator
Unit III: Processes Guiding Professional Practice
14. Communicating
15. Managing Change
16. Technology and Informatics
Unit IV: Professional Nursing in a Changing Health Care Environment
17. Nursing in an Evolving Health Care Delivery System           
18. Providing Care in the Home and Community
19. Global Health
20. Dimensions of Holistic Health Care
21. Nursing in a Culturally Diverse World
22. Nursing in a Spiritually Diverse World
23. Nursing in a Culture of Violence
Unit V: Into the Future
24. Advanced Nursing Education and Practice
25. The Future of Nursing
Index

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