Ship-Ship-Hooray! Free Shipping on $25+ Details >
Professional Nursing Practice : Concepts and Perspectives

Professional Nursing Practice : Concepts and Perspectives - 4th edition

Professional Nursing Practice : Concepts and Perspectives - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780130282880

ISBN10: 013028288X

Professional Nursing Practice : Concepts and Perspectives by Kathy Blais, Janice S. Hayes, Barbara Kozier and Glenora Erb - ISBN 9780130282880
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Professional Nursing Practice : Concepts and Perspectives by Kathy Blais, Janice S. Hayes, Barbara Kozier and Glenora Erb - ISBN 9780130282880

ISBN13: 9780130282880

ISBN10: 013028288X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 02

List price: $58.25

All of our used books are 100% hand-inspected and guaranteed! Happy you, happy us.

Ships directly from us
You Save $54.37 (93%)
$3.88

Well, that's no good. Unfortunately, this edition is currently out of stock. Please check back soon.

Summary

Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts and Perspectives, 4th Ed. Kathleen Blais, RN, Ed.D
Janice S. Hayes, RN, Ph.D
Barbara Kozier, RN, MN
Glenora Erb, RN, BSN

Exploring the professional roles of health promoter, teacher-learner, leader-manager, research consumer, advocate, colleague, and collaborator, as identified by the ANA Standards of Professional Performance, Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts and Perspectives, 4th Ed. details the historical, theoretical, ethical, and legal foundations of professional nursing. Current and comprehensive, it provides a complete discussion of the changing health care system especially as it relates to health care economics, nursing in a culture of violence, and nursing in a culturally and spiritually diverse world. Additional features include:

  • New ~ Chapters on: Returning to School after practicing in the field, Nursing Informatics, and the History of Nursing
  • New ~ Nurse Connect Logo that refers the reader to the Companion Website.
  • Consider "critical thinking" questions applying content to real-world experiences.
  • Book Shelf - Reading suggestions for contemporary and classic literature.
  • Research Boxes - presents research from all around the world - encourage awareness of evidence based practice and outcomes.
  • Challenges and Opportunities section at the beginning of each chapter.

New ~ Online Course Management Systems - Ask your Prentice Hall Representative or go to www.prenhall.com/demo for more information about the Black Board, Course Compass, and WebCT courses that accompany Professional Nursing Practice, 4th Ed.

Author Bio

Blais, Kathy : Florida International Univesity


Hayes, Janice S. : Florida Atlantic University


Kozier, Barbara :


Barbara Kozier, RN, MN


Erb, Glenora :


Glenora Erb, RN, BSN

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Beginning the Transition: Journey to Professionalism.

I. FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING PRACTICE.

2. Socialization to Professional Nursing.
3. Historical Foundations of Professional Nursing.
4. Ethical Foundations of Professional Nursing.
5. Legal Foundations of Professional Nursing.
6. Theoretical Foundations of Professional Nursing.

II. PROFESSIONAL NURSING ROLES.

7. The Nurse as Health Promoter/Care Provider.
8. The Nurse as Learner and Teacher.
9. The Nurse as Leader and Manager.
10. The Nurse as Research Consumer.
11. The Nurse as Advocate.
12. The Nurse as Colleague and Collaborator.

III. PROCESSES GUIDING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE.

13. Communication.
14. Change Process.
15. Group Process.
16. Technology and Informatics.

IV. PROFESSIONAL NURSING IN A CHANGING HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM.

17. Nursing in an Evolving Health Care Delivery System.
18. Health Care Economics.
19. Providing Care in the Home and Community.
20. Nursing in a Culture of Violence.
21. Nursing in a Culturally and Spiritually Diverse World.

V. INTO THE NEW MILLENNIUM.

22. Advanced Nursing Education and Practice.
23. Visions for the Future.