Summary: New three-part organizational structure covers:
Nursing history, current trends, and the nurse's role in today's multifaceted healthcare environments.
The skills needed both to master nursing education and to successfully enter practice.
The leadership and management skills needed to thrive in nursing practice.
The author's personal, easy-to-read style covers the most sophisticated cont...show moreent in a manner that your LPN/LVN students will easily understand.
A more attractive design and an increase in lighthearted illustrations make the book even more engaging for your students.
Comprehensive coverage of personal/vocational relations and leadership/management content spans the entire LPN/LVN curriculum, making this the only book you will need to cover all of these subjects.
Updated educator resources include an Instructor's Guide and electronic test bank, as well as a new PowerPoint presentation.
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 3RD 05 Cover: Paperback Publisher: F. A. Davis Co. Published: 03/28/2005
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Part 1: The Nursing Profession in Today's Healthcare Environment
1. Historical Perspective and Current Trends 2. Caring as a Personal and Professional Behavior 3. Understanding the Changing Roles in Nursing 4. Healthcare Environment
Part 2: From Student to Nurse
5. Fulfill Your Role as a Student 6. The Importance of Critical Thinking 7. Entry into Practice 8. Employment Process
Part 3: Leadership and Management Skills
9. Leadership and Management as a Professional Concept 10. Communication Skills in Leadership and Management 11. Considering Cultural Diversity 12. Understanding Benefits of Change 13. Welcome to Conflict 14. Dealing with Chaos 15. Ethics and Law in Nursing Management 16. Understanding Use of Power 17. Motivating Employees 18. Team Building 19. Making Assignments, Counseling, and Analyzing Performance
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