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Conceptual Foundations : The Bridge to Professional Nursing

Conceptual Foundations : The Bridge to Professional Nursing - 3rd edition

Conceptual Foundations : The Bridge to Professional Nursing - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780323012270

ISBN10: 0323012272

Conceptual Foundations : The Bridge to Professional Nursing by Joan L. Creasia and Barbara Parker - ISBN 9780323012270
Edition: 3RD 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2001
International: No
Conceptual Foundations : The Bridge to Professional Nursing by Joan L. Creasia and Barbara Parker - ISBN 9780323012270

ISBN13: 9780323012270

ISBN10: 0323012272

Edition: 3RD 01

Summary

Conceptual Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice 3/e focuses on the professional nursing role and the concepts which form the basis of professional nursing practice today. The second edition focuses on the concepts important for professional nursing practice. Part I, The Context of Professional Nursing Practice, discusses the history and current status of nursing education, socialization into professional nursing, nursing theory, the nursing process, client systems, nursing roles, and health care delivery. Part II, Dimensions of Professional Nursing Practice, discusses the political, economic, legal, ethical, social, and cultural influences on nursing and health care. Part III, Themes in Professional Nursing Practice, includes topics that are directly relevant to patient care such as caring, health promotion, teaching and learning interpersonal communication, critical thinking, change, research, and information technology.

Author Bio

Creasia, Joan L. : University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joan L. Creasia , PhD, RN, Professor and Dean, College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; USA .


Parker, Barbara : University of Virginia

Barbara Parker , PhD, RN, FAAN, Director, Center Nursing Research and Doctoral Program, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. History of the Foundation of American Professional Nursing.
  2. Pathways of Nursing Education.
  3. Socialization to Profressional Nursing.
  4. Professional Nursing Roles.
  5. Client Systems.
  6. Theories and Frameworks for Professional Nursing Practice.
  7. Case Management.
  8. Leadership.
  9. The Nursing Practice Environment.
  10. Health Policy and Planning.
  11. Economic Issues in Health Care.
  12. Legal Aspects of Nursing Practice.
  13. Ethical Dimensions of Nursing and Health Care.
  14. Social and Cultural Dimensions of Health and Health Care.
  15. Caring, Health and Health Promotion.
  16. Alternative and Complementary Therapies.
  17. Challenges in Teaching and Learning.
  18. Critical Thinking.
  19. Change, Complexity and Chaos.
  20. Nursing Research.
  21. Health Care Informatics.

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