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Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing

Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing - 2nd edition

Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780803608078

ISBN10: 0803608071

Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing by Rose Kearney - ISBN 9780803608078
Edition: 2ND 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2001
International: No
Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing by Rose Kearney - ISBN 9780803608078

ISBN13: 9780803608078

ISBN10: 0803608071

Edition: 2ND 01

Author Bio

Kearney, Rose : Technical College of the Lowcountry

Rose Kearney, RN, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort, South Carolina; Member, South Carolina Board of Nursing

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction

1. Professional Nursing Practice
2. Coping with Returning to School


Section 2: Theoretical Basis of Nursing Practice

3. What Is Theory?
4. Evolution of Nursing Theory
5. Health and Illness Models
6. Research as a Basis for Practice


Section 3: Critical Components of Professional Nursing Practice

7. Effective Communication
8. Group Theory
9. Critical Thinking
10. The Teaching-Learning Process
11. Leadership
12. Management in Organizations
13. Change
14. Professional Ethics


Section 4: Providing Care

15. Managing and Providing Care
16. Healthy Initiatives for At-Risk Populations
17. Quality Care
18. Nursing Informatics and Health Management Information Systems


Section 5: Health Care Issues in the New Millennium

19. Health Care Reform
20. Health Care Economics
21. The Politically Active Nurse
22. Expanding the Vision

Appendix A: Professional Nursing Organizations
Appendix B: Nursing Taxonomies