The LPN-to-RN Bridge: Transitions to Advance Your Career

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2013 - Medical - 319 pages
This book bridges the gap for students as they move from the practical nurse to the professional registered nurse (RN) who engages in critical thinking. The text includes a chapter on development of study skills, determining individual learning style, how to capitalize on the test-taking strengths, and how to individualize the method of study. Key topics covered include:
*Development of study skills
*Preparation for licensure examination
*Evidence-based practice
*Aspects of leadership and management
*Dosage and solution calculation
*Problem-solving process as a register nurse
*Decision-making process as a registered nurse
 

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Contents

History of Nursing as a Profession
1
Communication as a Registered Nurse
29
The Nursing Process
57
Nursing Theory
85
Change Process
119
Health Promotion
143
LegalEthical Aspects of Nursing
167
Cultural Aspects of Nursing
193
Roles of the Registered Nurse
237
EvidenceBased Practice
259
Clinical DecisionMaking as a Registered Nurse
281
Web Links to Topics
299
Glossary
301
Index
315
Photo Credits
320
Copyright

Calculation of Dosages and Solutions
221

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