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Nursing Today

Nursing Today - 5th edition

Nursing Today - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9781416023135

ISBN10: 1416023135

Nursing Today by JoAnn Zerwekh - ISBN 9781416023135
Edition: 5TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
International: No
Nursing Today by JoAnn Zerwekh - ISBN 9781416023135

ISBN13: 9781416023135

ISBN10: 1416023135

Edition: 5TH 06

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Whether it's passing the NCLEX or surviving practice, the real world can leave even the best students scared and unprepared. That's why it's important that students learn the most up-to-date, relevant information on the challenges and opportunities they will face upon graduation. With new chapters, a new full-color design, and content covering the hottest topics in nursing today, students will discover that the 5th edition of this market-leading issues and trends text is an easy-to-use source for understanding the professional skills needed for practice.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Unit I: Professional Growth and Transition

1. Transitions
2. Self-care Strategies

Unit II: Career Development

3. Employment Considerations: Opportunities, Resumes and Interviewing
4. Mentoring and Preceptorship
5. NCLEX-RN and the New Graduate

Unit III: Nursing: A Developing Profession

6. Historical Perspectives: Influences of the Present
7. Nursing Education
8. Nursing Theories
9. Image of Nursing: Influences of the Present

Unit IV: Nursing Management

10. Challenges of Nursing Management
11. Effective Communication & Team Building
12. Conflict Management
13. Time Management
14. Delegation in the Clinical Setting

Unit V: Current Issues in Health Care

15. The Health Care Organization and Patterns of Nursing Care Delivery
16. Economics in the Health Care Delivery System
17. Political Action in Nursing
18. Collective Bargaining
19. Ethical Issues
20. Legal Issues

Unit VI: Contemporary Nursing Practice

21. Cultural & Spiritual Awareness
22. Quality Patient Care
23. Nursing Informatics
24. Using Nursing Research in Practice
25. Work Place Issues

Appendix A: Boards of Nursing
Appendix B: National Nursing Organizations
Appendix C: State Nurse Associations
Appendix D: Canadian