Nursing Now: Today's Issues, Tomorrow's Trends

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F.A. Davis Co., Dec 1, 2000 - Nursing - 76 pages
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-- Nursing Now: Today's Issues, Tomorrow's Trends, 2nd edition is the new edition of Contemporary Professional Nursing with a new look and more comprehensive coverage
-- Six new chapters: Understanding and Dealing with Difficult People, Cultural Diversity, Spirituality and Healthcare, Nursing Informatics, The Politically Active Nurse, and Forensic Nursing: An Emerging Specialty
-- NCLEX chapter covers test design, test tips, study tips, and sample questions
-- Critical thinking chapter revised with interactive exercises
-- Challenging case studies and vignettes emphasize the nurse's role in a changing work and social environment
-- Bioethical issues and ethical decision making are examined
-- "Issues in Practice" discusses controversial issues facing practicing nurses today; and "A Closer Look" presents media coverage on these issues
-- Topics such as nurses' and patients' rights, burnout, stress, and professional roles are explored and problem-solving strategies are offered
-- Numerous examples, true-life situations, and practical applications will stimulate discussion
-- Pedagogical aids include chapter objectives, study questions at the end of chapters, case situation boxes, and expanded glossary
-- New, user-friendly magazine-style design

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Contents

The Development of Nursing as a Profession
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The Evolution of Licensure Certification and Nursing Organizations
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Theories and Models of Nursing
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