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Contemporary Practical / Vocational Nursing

Contemporary Practical / Vocational Nursing - 5th edition

Contemporary Practical / Vocational Nursing - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780781750424

ISBN10: 0781750423

Contemporary Practical /  Vocational Nursing by Corrine R . Kurzen - ISBN 9780781750424
Edition: 5TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2005
International: No
Contemporary Practical /  Vocational Nursing by Corrine R . Kurzen - ISBN 9780781750424

ISBN13: 9780781750424

ISBN10: 0781750423

Edition: 5TH 05

Summary

In full color for the first time, this text offers LPN/LVN students a basic introduction to the nursing profession. Unit 1, Getting Started, helps students adjust to the student nurse role, maintain a healthy personal life, communicate effectively, and recognize that NCLEX-PN preparation begins the first day of class. Unit 2, Understanding Your Profession, summarizes the history of nursing and the roles and responsibilities of nurses. Unit 3, Preparing for Successful Practice, addresses ethical and legal issues and leadership and management skills. Unit 4, Moving Forward, discusses career planning and issues that confront nurses as they begin a career.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Adjusting to Student Life
2. The Student Nurse as a Person
3. Nursing From Past to Present
4. Practical/Vocational Nursing Education
5. Nursing Theory and Nursing Process
6. The Health-Care System
7. Today's Health-Care Facilities and the Patient-Care Team
8. The Patient: Focus of Nursing Care
9. Ethical Issues in Health Care
10. Legally Responsible Nursing Practice
11. Leadership Skills
12. Management Techniques
13. Beginning Your Nursing Career
14. Current Issues and Future Concerns