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Advancing Your Career: Concepts in Professional Nursing / Edition 6

Advancing Your Career: Concepts in Professional Nursing / Edition 6

by Rose Kearney Nunnery PhD, RN
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  • Coverage of The Joint Commission’s initiatives and roles in accreditation.
  • Issues from the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and magnet status.
  • Discussions on delegation and how it relates to the management of unlicensed assistive personnel.
  • All of the critical components of professional nursing practice, including effective communication, professional ethics, leadership, group theory, teaching/ learning, and multicultural issues.
  • Quantum physics theory and its relevance to nursing care.
  • Nanotechnology and genomics and how they affect nursing.
  • Data element sets and terminologies recognized by ANA.
  • Staffing issues related to safety.
  • Coverage of domestic violence issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803642034
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 09/29/2015
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 346,352
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. Professional Bases for Practice

1. Your Professional Identity

2. Theory as the Basis for Practice?

3. Evolution and Use of Formal Nursing Knowledge

4. Health, Illness, and Holism

5. Evidence-Based Practice

II. Critical Abilities in Professional Nursing Practice

6. Effective Communication

7. Critical Thinking

8. Working with Groups

9. The Teaching-Learning Process

10. Managing and Leading in the Organization

11. Change and Innovation

12. Professional Ethics

III. Quality Care for Individuals, Families & Groups

13. Quality and Safety in Healthcare

14. Population Heath

15. Informatics and Documenting Outcomes

16. Economics and Healthcare Policy

17. The Politically Active Nurse: An Imperative

18. Healthcare Reform and Global Issues

19. Expanding the Vision


A. Professional Nursing Organizations

B. Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC) Systems

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