LPN to RN Transitions

Achieving Success in your New Role

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Author: Nicki Harrington,Cynthia Lee Terry

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1496382749

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. LPN to RN Transitions, 5th Edition, eases the return to academic life and helps licensed practical and vocational nurses effectively balance career, school, and personal pursuits on the journey to success in registered nursing programs. Case studies and interactive exercises guide readers in building a Personal Education Plan optimized for their unique skills, learning needs, and goals, giving aspiring registered nurses everything they need to confidently prepare for the rigors of RN programs.

LPN to RN Transitions, Achieving Success in Your New Role

Nursing, Nursing

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490283544

Category: Education

Page: 33

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Facts101 is your complete guide to LPN to RN Transitions, Achieving Success in Your New Role. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing

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Author: Ginny Wacker Guido

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131717626

Category: Medical

Page: 532

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The fourth edition of Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing is the essential book that combines legal and ethical knowledge for students and practicing nurses under one cover. It reflects the continuing influence that the law, legal issues, and the field of ethics have on the professional practice of nursing. Readers familiar with earlier editions will recognize that much of the content in this text is new or updated to mirror changes in the practice of professional nursing. This edition also combines the field of ethics with legal issues, as these two aspects of professional nursing practice cannot truly be separated.

Contemporary Nursing

Issues, Trends, & Management

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323016315

Category: Medical

Page: 630

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The second edition of CONTEMPORARY NURSING continues to acclimate students to the nursing profession by offering invaluable self-improvement and career-building advice. Content provides a comprehensive overview of historic and current trends shaping nursing education, the health care delivery system, and nursing practice. The new second edition offers three new chapters in Theories of Nursing Practice; Workplace Advocacy & Workplace Issues; and Alternative Healing; New content on Health Policy and Evidence-Based Practice is also included. A new MERLIN website also offers new content from the authors with weblinks and other updates. Also available, a new online Instructor's Resource including an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides, an image collection of cartoons and line drawings from the text, and a completely revised test bank with over 350 questions in NCLEX-RN format. TOC: (Includes a FREE MERLIN website with ccontent updates and weblinks.)

Nursing in Today's World

Challenges, Issues, and Trends

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Author: Janice Rider Ellis,Celia Love Hartley

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781724555

Category: Collective bargaining

Page: 572

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This text presents basic concepts underlying professional nursing along with contemporary issues affecting the profession. Content is supported using pedagogical tools and features including cartoons that aim to enliven the text discussion. Additional content on the role of consumer in health care, more content on alternative health care, evidence-based practice, virtual university, multi-state licensure, reporting requirements on abuse and neglect, NFLPN code of ethics, developing a study plan for NCLEX exam and conducting job searches on line.

Nursing in Today's World

Challenges, Issues, and Trends

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Author: Janice Rider Ellis,Celia Love Hartley

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780397546961

Category: Nursing

Page: 449

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Bibliographic Guide to Education

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Author: GK Hall

Publisher: G K Hall

ISBN: 9780783805016

Category: Reference

Page: 512

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The "Bibliographic Guide to Education" lists recent publications cataloged during the past year by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by publications in the field of education cataloged by The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library, selected on the basis of subject headings. Non-book materials, including theses, are included in this "Guide," with the exception of serials. All aspects and levels of education are represented in this "Guide," including such areas as: American elementary and secondary education, higher and adult education, early childhood education, history and philosophy of education, applied pedagogy, international and comparative education, educational administration, education of the culturally disadvantaged and physically handicapped, nursing education and education of minorities and women. Also well covered are the administrative reports of departments of education for various countries and for U.S. states and large cities. The Teachers College collection covers over 200 distinct educational systems. Works in all languages are included. The" Bibliographic Guide to Education" serves in part as an annual supplement to the "Dictionary Catalog of the Teachers College Library, Columbia University" (G.K. Hall & Co., 1970) and Supplements ("First Supplement," 1971; "Second Supplement," 1973; "Third Supplement," 1977).

Fundamentals of Nursing

Human Health and Function

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Author: Ruth F. Craven,Constance J. Hirnle

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781762182

Category: Medical

Page: 1497

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This comprehensive text introduces the broad range of the discipline of nursing, including theory, the nursing process, and step-by-step procedures. The Fifth Edition maintains its emphasis on both wellness/health and human function as frameworks for nursing practice. The text emphasizes critical thinking by regularly incorporating features that apply to client situations, research-based discussions, clinical scenarios, and ethical-legal considerations. This edition includes new material on Evidence-Based Research and a chapter on Working with Challenging Patients.

The LPN-to-RN Bridge

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Author: Allison J. Terry

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449646042

Category: Medical

Page: 319

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This text is the essential resource for students who have already acquired some nursing knowledge from a diploma or a practical nurse program, particularly students pursuing a degree as a registered nurse (RN) who have previously acquired training as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). It bridges the gap in students thinking as they move from the tactile-based practical nurse to the professional registered nurse who engages in critical thinking. This is an ideal text for students enrolled in Fundamentals of Nursing, Basic Nursing Concepts, or a Role Transition course. Key Features • Offers guidance to develop effective study skills • Includes preparation for licensure examination • Contains evidence-based practice • Covers leadership and management • Includes dosage and solution calculation • Explains the problem-solving and decision-making process as a registered nurse • Offers a robust Companion Website with online activities to improve student learning

Essential Management Skills for Pharmacy and Business Managers

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Author: Titus De Silva

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781466582583

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

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As a manager you will be expected to resolve a range of legal, ethical, operational, human resource, and financial issues that affect your organization. Essential Management Skills for Pharmacy and Business Managers supplies the understanding you will need to manage the day-to-day challenges in this increasingly competitive environment. Presenting a wealth of information on how to resolve common issues across all sectors of the pharmacy environment, it uses case studies to illustrate the methods required to create a patient-focused business where teamwork flourishes and continuous improvement becomes a reality. The book describes the kinds of things that will most often go wrong in organizations of all types and sizes and provides proven methods for resolving these issues. It explains how to develop and implement an effective quality management system in the pharmacy or a retail operation that complies with external standards. Outlining an efficient performance appraisal system, it describes how to manage diversity and details time-tested problem solving, conflict management, and stress management techniques. With coverage that includes employee management, quality management, and quality assurance, the book describes how to create a harmonious work environment that promotes effective communication between pharmacy staff, medical professionals, care givers, patients, and customers. Complete with links to further information in each chapter, it arms you with the tools to empower and motivate your employees to provide world-class patient and customer care.

Contemporary Nursing

Issues, Trends, & Management

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Author: Barbara Cherry (MSN.),Susan R. Jacob

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323029681

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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Now in full color, this 3rd edition prepares nursing students to meet today's top challenges, including information technology, disaster management, cultural awareness, and the changing health care delivery system. It provides a comprehensive overview of historic and current trends and issues, all of which help to define new nurses' roles and responsibilities. Integrating human behavior with mastery of concepts and technical skills, this is an ideal resource for students moving into the nursing profession. Instructor resources available. Contributing authors are nationally recognized scholars and experts in their fields. Real-life vignettes open each chapter, depicting the chapter content and piquing student interest. These case studies are followed by key terms and learning objectives. Expanded chapter on Complementary and Alternative Healing focuses on including these increasingly popular therapies into traditional patient care. Current issues are examined, such as the nursing shortage, ethical and bioethical issues, legal issues, workplace advocacy, and cultural competency. Leadership and Management in Nursing unit expands coverage of essential skills including how to communicate effectively, how to resolve conflicts, how to supervise, and how to delegate. Career Management unit offers information about career opportunities, job hunting, time management, and preparing for the NCLEX® exam. Evidence-based research is stressed throughout. Critical Thinking questions provoke thought and help your students apply what they've learned. A full-color design. Emergency Preparedness and Response to Today's World chapter equips students with the competencies needed to research, prepare, and react to disasters. Nursing in the Evolving Health Care Delivery System chapter has been carefully revised to reflect factors that are forcing significant changes, such as the innovations in technology.

Die 7 Wege zur Effektivität Snapshots Edition

Prinzipien für persönlichen und beruflichen Erfolg

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Author: Stephen R. Covey

Publisher: GABAL Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3956236815

Category: Self-Help

Page: 50

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Auch nach 25 Jahren hat "Die 7 Wege zur Effektivität" von Stephen R. Covey weder an Relevanz noch an Aktualität verloren. Die zentrale Botschaft des Buches: Nicht angelernte Erfolgstechniken, sondern Charakter, Kompetenz und Vertrauen führen zu einem erfüllten und erfolgreichen Leben. Die Snapshots Edition präsentiert übersichtlich und kompakt in anschaulichen Infografiken die wichtigsten Inhalte eines der am meisten gelesenen Businessbücher weltweit. Fokussiert auf Stephen R. Coveys Kernthesen ermöglicht die Snapshots Edition einen modernen Zugang zu einem zeitlosen Businessklassiker.

Books in Print

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Leadership Challenge

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Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527503742

Category: Executive ability

Page: 382

View: 2015

Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Professional Nursing

Concepts & Challenges

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Author: N.A

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 654

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A thorough introduction to nursing as a profession, this 4th edition updates an always-popular text. The book starts with the history of nursing and its coming of age, and goes on to discuss professional socialization. Written by Kay Chitty along with other expert contributors, it examines the theories surrounding the profession - including role definition, major concepts in the field, finance, culture, the health care delivery system, and the challenges facing nurses in the future. Interviews with established and respected professional nurses examine today's issues. News Notes use press clippings to show perceptions of nurses and the nursing profession. Research Notes offer insights gained from evidence-based practice as well as nursing research. Real-life case studies accompany the professional behaviors mentioned in the text. Critical Thinking questions and self-development activities help students apply their knowledge, begin their own professional socialization, and develop a personal philosophy of nursing. Learning aids include key terms and learning objectives to begin each chapter, and a summary of key points at the end. Historical notes and vignettes supplement and emphasize the content. The book is updated throughout, with topics including Medicare, the nursing shortage, recruitment and retention, managed care and health reform, plus national health insurance. Adds new content on educational patterns in nursing, group communication, nursing informatics, and nursing roles within the community.

Law & Ethics for Medical Careers

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Author: Karen Judson,Sharon Hicks

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering

ISBN: 9780078289408

Category: Medical

Page: 332

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4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "Anyone with a stake in healthcare, be it those delivering it or receiving it, would enjoy reading this book. It is informative and easy to read. The three authors bring years of experience and teaching in writing this textbook and are experts in their fields."--"Doody's Review Service"

Klinische Ethik

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Author: Christian Hick

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 354068364X

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Die Klinische Ethik ist das Einsteigerbuch für die Ethik der Medizin im Querschnittsbereich 2. Darüber hinaus zeigt es den Weg zu ethisch verantwortlichem Handeln im klinischen Alltag. Grundlagen: Patientenverfügung, Sterbehilfe und Pränataldiagnostik. Pro & Contra argumentieren: Ethische Positionen werden ausführlich besprochen und ausgewogen bewertet.- Anschaulich und praxisnah geschrieben, mit zahlreichen Fallgeschichten. Relevant für die Praxis: Rechtlicher Kontext zu jedem Thema. - Empfehlungen ärztlicher Standesvertretungen. - Ethische Konflikte in der medizinischen Ausbildung. - 10 ethische Konfliktfälle zum Üben. Ethik endlich klinisch relevant!

From LPN to RN

Role Transitions

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Author: Kathy Ham

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 242

View: 2016

Engaging and practical, this new text clearly covers the topics that students need to know to bridge the gap between LP/VN and RN practice. Readers will find clear guidance on the nursing process, role transition, legal/ethical aspects, and adult teaching/learning principles. A user-friendly style builds on existing knowledge to make even complex concepts easy to understand. Chapters focus on a single topic so that they may be used in the order in which they work best for each individual nursing program's curriculum plan.