Realities of Canadian Nursing: Professional, Practice, and Power Issues

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 - Medical - 474 pages
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The updated Second Edition of this successful text includes the latest and most vital professional, legal, ethical, political, social, economic, and environmental issues affecting Canadian nurses. Chapters by the most influential leaders in Canadian nursing explore a broad range of current issues including the Canadian health care system, the nursing shortage, professional organizations, nursing research, nursing education, workplace realities, and societal challenges such as nursing in First Nations communities. Emphasis is on the process of articulating issues and devising strategies for resolution.

Each chapter begins with critical thinking questions and ends with reflections and lists of resources, including Websites. Content updates are available at

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