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 highl
ighted in bold. This edition has more critical thinking exercises, plus a new Communication feature that teaches students how to communicate effectively in difficult situations.
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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:9TH 08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Year Published: 2008 International: No
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Understanding the Health Care Environment and Its Financing
The Political Process in Society and in Nursing Organizations
The Nursing Profession and the Community
Exploring the Growth of Nursing as a Profession
Educational Preparation for Nursing
Nursing for the Future
Credentials for Health Care Providers
Legal Responsibilities for Practice
Ethical Concerns in Nursing Practice
Bioethical Issues in Health Care
Understanding the World of Health Care Employment
Initiating the Leadership and Management Role
Working With Others for Patient Care
Leading Change and Managing Conflict
Making Professional Goals a Reality
Facing the Challenges of Today's Workplace
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