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Canadian nursing : issues and perspectives / Janet Ross-Kerr & Marilynn J. Wood.

Kerr, Janet C., 1940- (Author). Wood, Marilynn J. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RT6 .A1 K47 2011
Barcode: 30731101197741
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781897422106 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1897422105 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 504 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 5th ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Mosby/Elsevier, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index
Formatted Contents Note:
Canadian health care system -- Nursing in Canada, 1600 to the present: a brief account -- Professionalization in Canadian nursing -- The professional image: impact and strategies for change -- Issues of gender and diversity in nursing -- Theoretical issues in nursing -- Thinking philosophically in nursing -- Nursing research in Canada -- Knowledge translation and evidence-informed practice -- Health informatics and Canadian nursing practice -- Primary health care: challenges and opportunities for the nursing profession -- Quality of care: from quality assurance and improvement to cultures of patient safety -- Practising nurse and the law -- Ethical issues and dilemmas in nursing practice -- Shortage or oversupply? The nursing workforce pendulum -- Political awareness in nursing -- Emergence of nursing unions as social force in Canada -- Origins and development of nursing education in Canada -- Entry to practice: striving for the baccalaureate standard -- Credentialing in nursing -- The growth of graduate education in nursing in Canada -- Career development in nursing -- Monitoring standards in nursing education -- International nursing: looking beyond our borders -- Internationalizing nursing in Canada: perspectives in nursing practice and education.
Subject: Nursing > Study and teaching > Canada.
Nursing > Canada.