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Nursing's Social Policy Statement - 2010 ED.

Nursing's Social Policy Statement - 2010 ED. - 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-1558102705

ISBN13: 978-1558102705
ISBN10: 1558102701
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10
Publisher: American Nurses Association
Published: 2010
International: No
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Nursing's Social Policy Statement - 2010 ED. - 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-1558102705

American Nurses Association

ISBN13: 978-1558102705
ISBN10: 1558102701
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10
Publisher: American Nurses Association

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Text articulates the role of nursing in the U.S. and its relationship with society, its contribution to health care, and its obligation to those receiving nursing care. Defines nursing, identifies the scope of its practice, and describes the profession's knowledge base and ways of regulation. Previous edition: c1995. Softcover. DNLM: Philosophy, Nursing. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

Table of Contents

Contributors v

Nursing's Social Policy Statement: An Overview 1

Social Context of Nursing 3

The Social Concerns in Health Care and Nursing 4

The Authority for Practice for Nurses 5

The Elements of Nursing's Social Contract 6

Professional Collaboration in Health Care 7

Definition of Nursing 9

Human Responses 10

Theory Application 10

Nursing Actions 11

Outcomes 11

Knowledge Base for Nursing Practice 13

Scope of Nursing Practice 15

Specialization in Nursing Practice 17

Advanced Nursing Practice 18

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) 18

Additional Specialized Advanced Nursing Roles 19

Standards of Professional Nursing Practice 21

Definition and Function of Standards 21

Development of Standards 22

Standards of Professional Nursing Practice 23

Standards of Practice 23

Standards of Professional Performance 23

Application of Scope and Standards 24

Code of Ethics for Nurses 24

Autonomy and Competent Practice 25

Regulation of Professional Nursing 27

Professional Regulation 28

Legal Regulation 29

Institutional Policies and Procedures 29

Self-Regulation 29

Application of Nursing's Social Policy Statement 33

Conclusion 35

References 37

Glossary 39

Appendix A Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification, and Education (2008) 43

Appendix B Nursing's Social Policy Statement, 2nd Edition (2003) 87

Appendix C Nursing's Social Policy Statement (1995) 105

Appendix D Nursing: A Social Policy Statement (1980) 133

Appendix E The Development of Foundational Nursing Documents and Professional Nursing: A Timeline l69

Index 173