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cover image - Professional - Nursing Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323827577
Publication Date: 01-30-2023
Page Count: 424
Imprint: Elsevier
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Professional - Nursing Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 10th Edition

by Beth Black, PhD, RN, FAAN

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cover image - Professional - Nursing Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323827577
Publication Date: 01-30-2023
Page Count: 424
Imprint: Elsevier
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Help students understand what it means to be a professional nurse — the history, values and standards, and commitment to lifelong learning. Professional Nursing: Concepts & Challenges, 10th Edition equips students with the latest professional nursing practices to positively impact their careers. This easy-to-read text provides insight into the current state of the profession and thoroughly examines standards and scope of practice, with new information on interprofessional education and practice, nursing roles, Covid-19, the surge of ambulatory and community care, bullying, gender issues, clinical judgment, and more.

    • Cognitive rehearsal prepares you for the unlikely threat of lateral violence.
    • Social justice in nursing helps you learn to advocate for patients who need your help.
    • Interview narratives explore the issues like culture and faith from the perspectives of leaders in those fields.
    • Historical Notes highlight little-known stories of heroisms in the nursing profession.
    • Tips on documentation include both electronic and paper records.
    • Concepts and Challenges and Ideas for Further Exploration at the end of the chapters help with review and test prep.
    • Discussions on the implications of social media on nursing, including ethics and boundaries.
    • Considering Culture boxes highlight the impact of culture on a nurse's role and responsibilities and the patient's healthcare experience.
    • Evidence-Based Practice boxes identify leading findings in nursing topics and trends.
    • Case Study boxes feature scenarios involving relevant issues in patient care.
    • Nurses Doing Research boxes highlight problems identified in patient care and the ongoing efforts to find patient interventions.
    • Professional Profiles boxes provide prospective from nurses in the field.
    • Thinking Critically boxes encourage higher-level consideration of potential factors affecting nurses.
    • Learning outcomes are presented at the beginning of each chapter.
    • Key terms are bolded where defined in the text.
    • NEW! Updated content includes the latest information on interprofessional education and practice, nursing roles, COVID-19, the surge in ambulatory and community care, bullying, gender issues, the faculty shortage, and challenges faced by new graduates.
    • NEW! Expanded coverage of clinical judgment helps you develop the critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills required for the Next Generation NCLEX® and in nursing practice.
  • 1 Nursing in Today’s Evolving Healthcare Environment
    2 The History and Social Context of Nursing
    3 Nursing’s Pathway to Professionalism
    4 Nursing Education in an Evolving Healthcare Environment
    5 Becoming a Professional Nurse: Defining Nursing and Socialization in Practice
    6 Nursing as a Regulated Practice: Legal Issues
    7 Ethics: Basic Concepts for Professional Nursing Practice
    8 Conceptual and Philosophic Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice
    9 Nursing Theory: The Basis for Professional Nursing
    10 The Science of Nursing and Evidence-Based Practice
    11 Developing Nursing Judgment Through Critical Thinking
    12 Communication and Collaboration in Professional Nursing
    13 Nurses, Patients, and Families: Caring at the Intersection of Health, Illness, and Culture
    14 Health Care in the United States
    15 Political Activism in Nursing: Communities, Organizations, and Government
    16 Nursing’s Challenge: To Continue to Evolve
    Epilogue
    Glossary
  • Beth Black, PhD, RN, FAAN, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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