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Professional nursing practice : concepts and perspectives / Kathleen Koernig Blais, Ed. D., RN, Florida International University, Janice S. Hayes, PhD, RN, University of Northern Colorado.

Blais, Kathleen, (author.). Hayes, Janice S., (author.).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RT84.5 .K69 2016
Barcode: 30731101169922
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780133801316
  • ISBN: 0133801314
  • Physical Description: xxii, 501 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Seventh edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Beginning the journey -- Socialization to professional nursing roles -- Historical foundations of professional nursing -- Ethical foundations of professional nursing -- Legal foundations of professional nursing -- Knowledge development in nursing -- The nurse as health promoter and care provider -- The nurse as learner and teacher -- The nurse as leader and manager -- The nurse's role in evidence-based health care -- The nurse's role in quality and safety -- The nurse's role as political advocate -- The nurse as colleague and collaborator -- Communicating effectively -- Managing change -- Technology and informatics -- Nursing in an evolving health care delivery system -- Providing care in home and community -- Global health -- Dimensions of holistic health care -- Nursing in a culturally diverse world -- Nursing in a spiritually diverse world -- Nursing in a culture of violence -- Advanced nursing education and practice -- The future of nursing.
Summary, etc.:
Explores the nurse's role in the health care environment with coverage on topics including nursing history, theory, ethics, and law, as well as nursing roles, issues, and changes in the profession. This edition includes more information on Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN), global health, and nursing theory and research. This resource explores the changing health care system especially related to health care economics, nursing in a culture of violence, and nursing in a culturally and spiritually diverse world. --From publisher description.
Subject: Nursing > Philosophy.
Nurse's Role.
Nursing Theory.
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