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Nursing Now!

Nursing Now! - 4th edition

Nursing Now! - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780803614475

ISBN10: 0803614470

Nursing Now! by Joseph T. Catalano - ISBN 9780803614475
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
International: No
Nursing Now! by Joseph T. Catalano - ISBN 9780803614475

ISBN13: 9780803614475

ISBN10: 0803614470

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 06

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Important topics such as the rights of nurses and patients, burnout, ethical decision making, NCLEX licensure are all covered in this balanced book. Now in its 3rd edition, it explores the evolution and history of nursing, and examines the impact of reform, the legal system, and politics on the nursing system. Numerous examples, true-life situations, case studies, and practical applications make this an important addition to nursing students' libraries.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Unit 1: The Growth of Nursing

1. The Development of the Profession
2. History
3. The Evolution of Licensure, Certification, and Nursing Organizations
4. Theories and Models of Nursing
5. The Process of Educating Nurses
6. Critical Thinking

Unit 2: Making the Transition to Professional

7. Ethics
8. Bioethical Issues
9. Nursing Law and Liability
10. NCLEX: What You Need to Know
11. Reality Shock in the Workplace

Unit 3: Leadership and Management

12. Principles of Leadership and Management
13. Effective Communication
14. Delegation and Supervision
15. Collective Bargaining and Governance
16. The Politically Active Nurse

Unit 4: Issues in Delivering Care

17. The Healthcare Delivery System
18. Spirituality and Healthcare
19. Nursing Informatics
20. Forensic Nursing: An Emerging Specialty