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Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing

Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0803618275

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ISBN13: 978-0803618275
ISBN10: 0803618271
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 08
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Advancing Your Career : Concepts of Professional Nursing - 4TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803618275

Rose Kearney-Nunnery

ISBN13: 978-0803618275
ISBN10: 0803618271
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 08
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Written for RNs returning to school for an advanced degree, this textbook explores the concepts and skills needed to achieve professionalism in the nursing discipline. The 23 chapters introduce the principles of effective communication, critical theory, leadership, professional ethics, nursing informatics, and health care economics. The third edition adds a chapter on chemical and biological terrorism.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Your Professional Identity Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 1
Coping with Returning to School Bernadette Dorsch Curry, RN, PhD 15
Theoretical Basis of Nursing Practice 33
What is Theory? Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 33
Evolution and Use of Formal Nursing Knowledge Jacqueline Fawcett, PhD, FAAN Barbara Swoyer, MSN, CRNP 50
Models for Health and Illness Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 82
Evidence-Based Practice Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 103
Critical Components of Professional Nursing Practice 123
Effective Communication Jacqueline Owers Favret, RN, MSN 123
Working with Groups Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 140
Critical Thinking Genevieve M. Bartol, RN, EdD 156
Teaching-Learning Process Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 170
Leadership Theresa M. Valiga, RN, EdD Sheila C. Grossman, RN, PhD 192
Management in Organizations Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 206
Change Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 229
Professional Ethics Joseph T. Catalano, RN, PhD 250
Providing Care 269
Managing and Providing Care Vicki L. Buchda, RN, MS 269
Healthy Initiatives for At-Risk Populations Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 289
Quality Health Care Francoise Dunefsky, RN, MS, CNAA 315
Informatics and Computer Use Julia W. Aucoin, RN, PhD 334
Health-Care Economics Cyril F. Chang, PhD Susan K. Pfoutz, RN, PhD 348
Protecting the Populace Robin S. Vogt, RN, PhD, FNP-C 368
The Politically Active Nurse: An Imperative Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD Jimmie E. Nunnery, MA 388
Health-Care Issues in the New Millennium 403
Nursing's Health-Care Agenda Sister Rosemary Donley, RN, PhD, C-ANP, FAAN 403
Expanding the Vision Rose Kearney-Nunnery, RN, PhD 417
Professional Nursing Organizations 433
Nursing Classification System 441
Index 461