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Professional Nursing Practice

Professional Nursing Practice - 97 edition

Professional Nursing Practice - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9780838581148

ISBN10: 0838581145

Professional Nursing Practice by Marilyn H. Oermann - ISBN 9780838581148
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Appleton & Lange
International: No
Professional Nursing Practice by Marilyn H. Oermann - ISBN 9780838581148

ISBN13: 9780838581148

ISBN10: 0838581145

Edition: 97

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This book enables students to move from a book, technical view of nursing to a professional approach by emphasizing critical thinking, clinical judgment, and collaboration.

This popular book assists students in developing their roles as professional nurses by providing nursing concepts and theories. Theory and research are emphasized throughout the to promote development of a theoretical framework.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Professional Nursing Practice.

Nursing as a Profession.
Professional Socialization.
Patterns of Nursing Education.

2. The Historical Evolution of Nursing as a Profession.

Pre-Nightingale Era.
Nightingale Era and the Birth of Modern Nursing.
Development of Nursing in the United States.

3. Nursing Models and Their Use in Practice.

Conceptual Models and Theories.
Nursing Conceptual Models.
Nursing Theories of Care.

4. Individual, Family, and Community as Client.

Individual as Client.
Family as Client.
Community as Client.

5. Nursing Process.

Concept of Nursing Process.
Nursing Models as Framework for Nursing Process.
Theoretical Perspective of Clinical Judgment.
Critical Thinking.

6. Communications and Nursing Practice.

Importance of Communication in Nursing Practice.
Theoretical Orientation of Interpersonal Communication.
Developmental Phases of Nurse-Client Relationships.
Factors that Enhance Nurse-Client Relationships.
Factors that Promote Effective Interpersonal Relationships.

7. Health Teaching in Nursing Practice.

Mandates for Health Teaching.
Learning and Motivation.
Assessment of Learning Ability.
Planning Teaching.
Teaching Strategies.
Teaching Aids.
Evaluation of Teaching and Learning.

8. Computers in Nursing Practice.

Computer Technology.
Computers in Health Care Delivery and Nursing.

9. Moral and Ethical Dimensions of Nursing Practice.

Nursing as a Profession.
Moral Reasoning.
Ethical Theories and Principles.
Professional Codes and Guidelines.
Ethical Decision Making.
Impact of Technology.
Responsible Science.

10. Nursing Research and its Relationship to Practice.

What is Research?
Why do Research?
Ways Nurses Contribute to Research.
Quantitative Research Process.
Future Directions for Nursing Research.

11. Leadership in Nursing.

Traditional Leadership Theory.
Current Perspectives.
Power and Influence.
Context of Leadership.
Shift to Community.

12. Future Perspectives.

Changing Demographics.
Health Care Costs.
Health Promotion.