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Contemporary Nursing : Issues, Trends, and Management - 99 edition

Contemporary Nursing :  Issues, Trends, and Management (ISBN10: 032300248X; ISBN13: 9780323002486)
ISBN13: 978-0323002486
ISBN10: 032300248X

Summary: CONTEMPORARY NURSING examines the current and historical factors shaping the nursing profession. Each chapter begins with "real-life" vignettes and focuses on key issues such as trends in nursing education, the health care delivery system, and nursing practices; nursing research; cultural competence; and clinical information systems. Units on Professional Survival Strategies and Career Management are an excellent resource for new nurses. For those further a morelong the career path, an expansive leadership and management section lays out the essential skills required of a nursing leader or manager. You'll even find lists of professional nursing organizations and state boards in the appendix. Features

  • Each chapter begins with real-life vignettes designed to pique interest and aid retention
  • Integrates learning outcomes to provide the student with a clear understanding of the outcomes expected after reading each chapter.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each chapter provoke further thought and help develop critical thinking skills.
  • Offers viewpoints of well-known contributors that represent diversity in academic preparation, credentialing, professional role and setting, race, gender, and geographic region
  • Incorporates strategies for nurses making the transition from student to practitioner and for passing the NCLEX-RN exam.
  • Provides information on communication effectively with clients, families and your health care team.
  • Includes chapters on research, legal issues, effective delegation and supervision, surviving challenging environments, clinical information systems, and job searching.
  • Special appendices provide a list of addresses of Nursing Organizations, the State Boards of Nursing, the State Nursing Associations and the Canadian Associations in the appendices, providing important contact information and Internet addresses. less

Edition/Copyright: 99
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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