Nursing Now: Today's Issues, Tomorrow's Trends Today's Issues, Tomorrows Trends

Edition: 9th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2023-09-21
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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Be prepared for the rapidly changing world of nursing.
The rapid transformations in health care and the impact of the pandemic have created new challenges and new opportunities for nursing and nurses. Explore the evolution and history of nursing and the important issues and trends shaping the nursing profession today.
From assuring the delivery of high-quality health care to management methods and techniques through preparing for the Next Generation NCLEX®, you’ll be better prepared for the transition to professional practice and equipped with the skills to succeed and thrive.
  • Updated & Revised! Focus on the important issues and trends shaping the nursing profession today, including healthcare reform, the pandemic, race, culture, racial disparity privilege, women and men’s health issues, disparity of the LGBTQ+ population, and cultural humility
  • New Chapter! Next Generation NCLEX®: What You Need to Know introducing the new question types and the new AACN Essentials
  • Expanded! Coverage of the nursing process/problem-based nursing, intergenerational issues in nursing, the interprofessional team and role, and palliative care
  • Expanded! A deeper exploration and analysis of the issues through multiple points-of-view
  • Expanded! Coverage of the pandemic and disaster planning
  • Expanded! More case studies, vignettes, and end-of-chapter critical-thinking exercises
  • Thought-provoking tools to promote critical thinking, including “Issues in Practice” Case Studies with correlating “Questions for Thought,” “Issues Now” Case Studies,” What Do You Think” questions, and “Critical-Thinking Exercises” at the end of each chapter
  • NCLEX-style review questions at the end of each chapter with answers and rationales in an appendix
  • Need-to-know information on the transition from student nurse to graduate nurse, including preparing a professional resume, fine tuning interview skills, and preparing a portfolio
  • Two bonus chapters online, How to Take and Pass Tests and Governance and Collective Bargaining

Table of Contents

I.The Evolution of Nursing
1.The Development of a Profession
2.Historical Perspectives
3.Theories and Models of Nursing
4.The Process of Educating Nurses
5.The Evolution of Licensure, Certification, and Nursing Organizations
II.Making the Transition to Professional
6.Ethics in Nursing
7.Bioethical Issues
8.Nursing Law and Liability
9.Reality Shock in the Workplace
III.Leading and Managing
10. Leadership, Followership, and Management
11.Communication, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
12.Understanding and Dealing Successfully With Difficult Behavior
13.Health-Care Delivery Systems
14.Ensuring Quality Care
15.Delegation in Nursing
16.Incivility: The Antithesis of Caring
17.Nursing Informatics
18.The Politically Active Nurse
IV.Delivering High Quality Care
19.The Health Care Debate: Best Allocation of Resources for the Best Outcomes
20.Spirituality and Health Care
21.Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
22.Impact of the Aging Population on Health Care Delivery
23.Client Education: A Moral Imperative
24.Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
25.Integrative Health Practices
26.Preparing for and Responding to a Disaster
27.Developments in Current Nursing Practice
28.Next Generation NCLEX®: What You Need to Know
Answers to NCLEX-Style Questions
Bonus Chapters Online
29.How to Take and Pass Tests
30. Governance and Collective Bargaining   

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