Nursing in today's world : trends, issues, & management /Type: BookPublisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008Edition: 9th ed.Description: xii, 644 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780781765251; 0781765250.Subject(s): Nursing | Nursing -- Practice | Nursing -- United States | Nursing -- trends | Ethics, Nursing | Legislation, Nursing | Nursing Care -- organization & administration | Nursing Care -- trendsOnline resources: Publisher description
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University Institute of Medical Lab Technology LibraryBook Cart
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Understanding the Health Care Environment and Its Financing -- 2. The Political Process in Society and in Nursing Organizations -- 3. The Nursing Profession and the Community -- 4. Exploring the Growth of Nursing as a Profession -- 5. Educational Preparation for Nursing -- 6. Nursing for the Future -- 7. Credentials for Health Care Providers -- 8. Legal Responsibilities for Practice -- 9. Ethical Concerns in Nursing Practice -- 10. Bioethical Issues in Health Care -- 11. Understanding the World of Health Care Employment -- 12. Initiating the Leadership and Management Role -- 13. Working With Others for Patient Care -- 14. Leading Change and Managing Conflict -- 15. Making Professional Goals a Reality -- 16. Facing the Challenges of Today's Workplace.
"The Ninth Edition of this renowned resource introduces you to the complex health care environment you will enter as a nursing professional. Focusing on nonclinical aspects of nursing, the text complements your clinical training and plays a critical role in preparing you to excel in your profession. Fully updated to cover today's evolving topics, the new edition delivers greater focus on the nurse's role as leader and manager, and includes updated content on complementary and alternative medicine, the nurse's role in the community, issues and problems in the workplace, and more."--BOOK JACKET.