"Kelly's Dimensions of Professional Nursing" chronicles the non-clinical history, trends, and issues of the nursing profession, including ethics, nursing education, research, career opportunities, licensure, and legal rights.
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"Others books in the field are not as comprehensive, expansive, simple yet logical, and still yet interesting to read and grasp." 4 Stars"From the Back Cover:
EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE NURSING PROFESSION
This classic text – a virtual compendium of the non-clinical aspects of nursing - provides an updated reflection on the history of nursing and offers clear insight into the important healthcare issues of today. You will find a state-of-the-art review of, government and political action, legal aspects, education for practice, workplace environments, ethics and patient rights, career opportunities, research, leadership and change, and much more.
Most importantly, “Dimensions” prepares you for and helps you excel in an emergent health care system by giving comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the changing field that is nursing. Your review includes…
*The evolution of nursing from its historic roots to modern times, including the major studies that have shaped its contemporary nature
*Analysis of major international issues of nursing—not covered in other texts
*Issues of cost, access, and quality in today’s health care delivery system
*An orientation to the places where care is given and the varied providers who provide that care
*An introduction to the scholarly growth that has distinguished nursing, including nursing diagnosis, nursing interventions and outcomes classifications, and the theorists who have provided their unique perspectives on nurses and nursing
*Ethical theories and principles and the code of ethics which guides our practice
*The major issues in nursing education, including distance education, articulation, and accreditation
*Opportunities in nursing, including an overview of advanced practice roles and the unique situation created by today’s nursing shortage
*Autonomy, the use of power, and the dynamics of change as essential aspects of leadership development
*Cultivating the great potential of nurses through mentorship, networking, and political action
*The US legal system and how laws work to protect the consumer and the professional
*The basics of licensing, certification, and accreditation
*The most common situations which create ethical and legal dilemmas for the nurse in daily practice
*Detailed guidance on professional writing and publication
*Up-to-date information on professional organizations, career development, job selection, and workplace hazards
*Superb pedagogical tools including helpful chapter summaries
*Informative online nursing resources for further reference and career advancement
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071406395
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071406395
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 9th sub edition. 759 pages. 9.00x7.25x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0071406395