cover image - LPN to RN Transitions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9781416069829
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $43.95

LPN to RN Transitions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Lora Claywell, MSN, RN
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - LPN to RN Transitions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9781416069829
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $43.95
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Help students effectively transition from an LPN to an RN with this textbook that addresses the essentials and uses an easy-to-read writing style with an interactive format that includes critical thinking questions and a math review.
    • Past, Present and Future: Assessing Your Accomplishments chapter introduces topics covered throughout the book.
    • FYI boxes ensure you get the most from each chapter by highlighting important information.
    • Exercises test your knowledge of each chapter’s content to help you learn and retain information.
    • Critical Thinking Questions help you apply knowledge from the book to real-life situations and sharpen your critical thinking skills for clinical practice.
    • UNIQUE! Seven new chapters including: Basic Math Review: Preparing for Medication Calculations; Understanding the Nursing Process; Evidence Based Practice; Writing Professionally; Educational Pathways and Expanded Roles; Nursing Theory: Guiding Professional Practice; and Ethical and Legal Considerations.
  • Part One: Transitioning to the Student Role

    Section 1: Understanding Yourself

    1. Past, Present, and Future: Assessing Your Accomplishments

    2. Identifying Individual Tools

    3. Personal Empowerment Skills


    Section 2: Becoming a Successful Student

    4. Classroom Study Habits That Work

    5. Arranging and Accessing Support for Your Professional Move

    6. Basic Math Review: Preparing for Medication Calculations – NEW!

    7. Writing Professionally – NEW!


    Part Two: Transitioning to the Registered Nurse Role

    Section 3: Understanding the Difference Between LPN and RN

    8. Role Transition

    9. Nursing: Past and Present Influences

    10. Educational Pathways and Expanded Roles – NEW!


    Part Three: The RN as Provider of Care

    Section 4: Foundational Concepts

    11. Nursing Theory: Guiding Professional Practice – NEW!

    12. Understanding the Nursing Process – NEW!

    13. Thinking and Judgment


    Section 5: Incorporating Knowledge Into Practice

    14. Knowledge and Skill Acquisition

    15. Evidence-Based Practice – NEW!


    Section 6: Essential Functions

    16. The RN as a Communicator

    17. The RN as a Teacher


    Part Four: The RN as Manager of Care

    Section 7: Managing the Consumer in the Health-Illness Continuum

    18. The RN as a Manager of Care

    19. Primary Health Care: Factors Influencing Health Promotion

    20. Managing Care in Secondary and Tertiary Health Care


    Part Five: The RN as Member of the Discipline

    Section 8: Implementing the Member of the Discipline Role

    21. The RN as Researcher

    22. Ethical and Legal Considerations – NEW!

    23. Putting It All Together


    Appendix A: Math Practice Problem Answers

    Appendix B: A Patient’s Bill of Rights

    Appendix C: NANDA Nursing Diagnoses
  • Lora Claywell, MSN, RN, Director of Academic Initiatives, Digital Med, Inc., St. Louis, MO
An Access Code
This is a Faculty Product!
Any student who attempts to request a review copy will be reported to the school's faculty and administration.
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All review copy requests, upon verification of instructor status, will be fulfilled as a digital version of the product, if available.