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Nursing in Today's World

Nursing in Today's World - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781765251

Cover of Nursing in Today
ISBN13: 978-0781765251
ISBN10: 0781765250
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2008
International: No

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Nursing in Today's World - 9TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781765251

Janice R. Ellis and Celia L Hartley

ISBN13: 978-0781765251
ISBN10: 0781765250
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

The AJN Book of the Year award-winning textbook, Nursing in Today's World, is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Ninth Edition. This vibrant full-color text presents basic concepts underlying professional nursing along with contemporary issues affecting the profession, including educational preparation, health care finance, legal responsibilities, and ethics/bioethics. Critical thinking exercises are embedded throughout the chapters. Key terms and concepts are highlighted in bold. This edition has more critical thinking exercises, plus a new Communication feature that teaches students how to communicate effectively in difficult situations.

Table of Contents

Understanding the Health Care Environment and Its Financing p. 3
The Political Process in Society and in Nursing Organizations p. 58
The Nursing Profession and the Community p. 95
Exploring the Growth of Nursing as a Profession p. 126
Educational Preparation for Nursing p. 174
Nursing for the Future p. 216
Credentials for Health Care Providers p. 250
Legal Responsibilities for Practice p. 287
Ethical Concerns in Nursing Practice p. 331
Bioethical Issues in Health Care p. 378
Understanding the World of Health Care Employment p. 430
Initiating the Leadership and Management Role p. 470
Working With Others for Patient Care p. 505
Leading Change and Managing Conflict p. 532
Making Professional Goals a Reality p. 556
Facing the Challenges of Today's Workplace p. 590
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