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Nursing Now! [electronic book]: Today's Issues, Tomorrow's Trends

Joseph T. Catalano
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., c2012
Edition
6th ed
Language
English
ISBN
080362932X, 9780803629325, 9780803627635, 0803627637
Access Restriction
Electronic access is available for UVA students, faculty, staff, and affiliates only. IP address verification required.
Contents
  • The development of a profession
  • Historical perspectives
  • The evolution of licensure, certification, and nursing organizations
  • Theories and models of nursing
  • The process of educating nurses
  • Critical thinking
  • Ethics in nursing
  • Bioethical issues
  • Nursing law and liability
  • How to take and pass tests
  • NCLEX: what you need to know
  • Reality shock in the workplace
  • Principles of leadership and management
  • Communicating successfully
  • Incivility: the antithesis of caring
  • Delegation in nursing
  • Governance and collective bargaining
  • Health-care delivery systems
  • Nursing informatics
  • The politically active nurse
  • Spirituality and health care
  • Cultural diversity
  • Developments in current nursing practice
  • Client education: a moral imperative
  • Nursing research and evidence-based practice
  • Alternative and complementary healing practices.
Description
1 online resource (xvii, 576 p.) color illustrations
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Available online as viewed 01/07/2014
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