Professional Issues in Nursing

Challenges and Opportunities

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Author: Carol J. Huston

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451128339

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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Using an approach that fosters critical thinking and values clarification, this textbook examines the full range of professional issues facing contemporary nursing. Coverage includes critical issues such as the nursing shortage, mandatory staffing ratios, violence in nursing, legal and ethical issues, plus the latest HIPAA regulations, career advancement and evaluations, and best practices for today and the future. This edition includes two NEW chapters: 1) a NEW chapter on developing effective leaders to meet 21st century healthcare challenges, and 2) a NEW chapter on the use of residencies for new graduate nurses as a transition to practice. In addition to these exciting additions, content has been updated throughout the book to reflect cutting-edge trends in healthcare including the impact of healthcare reform, and recommendations from the Institute of Medicine (IOM). This edition promises to be an integral tool to providing effective nursing care in an increasingly global, rapidly changing, technology driven world.

Professional Issues in Nursing

Challenges and Opportunities

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Author: Carol J. Huston

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496334398

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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Designed to be used in both pre- and post-licensure nursing programs, "Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities 4e" has an undiluted focus on professional issues in nursing and includes many timely workplace issues, workforce issues, legal and ethical issues, nursing education, and issues related to professional power and furthering the nursing profession. Unlike issues and trends textbooks that cover everything from nursing research to nursing theory, this text is devoted to the hot topics of the time which allows students to be in the know rather than be in the camp of students unprepared to maneuver the political and social issues that impact their role as a nurse."

Professional Issues in Nursing, Challenges and Opportunities

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Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467286664

Category: Education

Page: 36

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Professional Issues in Nursing, Challenges and Opportunities. 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.

Professional Issues in Nursing

Challenges and Opportunities

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Author: Carol Huston

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 149639819X

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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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. Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities, 5th Edition Carol J. Huston, RN, MSN, MPA, DPA, FAAN Prepare for the realities of today’s nursing practice. Gain a professional edge in the nursing workplace with expert insight across a variety of contemporary and enduring issues you’ll encounter on the job. Comprehensively updated and reflecting the latest evidence-based perspectives, Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities, 5th Edition, prepares you to confidently manage timely workplace considerations, workforce issues, legal and ethical concerns, nursing education challenges, and issues related to professional power and furthering the nursing profession. New! Chapters on healthcare reform and the ethical issues associated with emerging technologies equip you for today’s ever-changing nursing practice. Updated! Workplace Violence chapter helps you ensure civility and a healthy workplace environment. Updated! Cutting-edge content throughout the text familiarizes you with emerging trends in healthcare and nursing education. New! Full-color design makes challenging content approachable and engaging. Discussion Points encourage critical reflection for individual study or group discussions. Consider This features challenge you to form your own assessments of important practice considerations. Research Fuels the Controversy profiles reinforce your analytical capabilities with current, evidence-based research. Conclusions focus your retention on the most important chapter content. For Additional Discussion topics facilitate valuable group review opportunities.

Professional Nursing

Concepts, Issues, and Challenges

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Author: John Daly

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826125545

Category: Medical

Page: 361

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Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing / Professional Issues in Nursing

Theory and Application / Challenges & Opportunities

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Author: Bessie L. Marquis, R.N.,LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS,Carol J. Huston, R.N.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781451182330

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model: Strategies to Advance Nursing Excellence

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Author: Deborah Dang,Judith Rohde,Jeanette Suflita

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau

ISBN: 1938835301

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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Do you have a work culture that fosters collaboration, stimulates innovation, and empowers nurses to achieve success in exceptional ways? In Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model: Strategies to Advance Nursing Excellence, authors Deborah Dang, Judith Rohde, and Jeannette Suflita present a model proven to inspire professional nurses to deliver exceptional care delivery and outcomes. Whether you’re a bedside nurse or an executive, you’ll learn how to adapt the Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model to your work setting. Packed with exemplars, self-assessment guides, planning tools, and lessons learned, this manual guides you in creating and sustaining an environment where professional nursing practices flourish. Learn practical strategies to: Empower front-line nurses and encourage interprofessional collaboration Build and implement programs that promote adaptation, ownership, and accountability Establish practice and leadership standards Structure organizations to foster leadership and advance nursing excellence With a focus on achievement, caring, empowerment, and influence, Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model can help reshape the future of nursing.

Men in Nursing

History, Challenges, and Opportunities

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Author: Chad E. O'Lynn, RN, PhD,Russell E. Tranbarger, RN, EdD, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826103499

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 byChoice! "[A] fascinating historical perspective on men in nursing; the societal stereotypes associated with nurses and nursing; and the gender-based barriers facing males in the profession and those considering nursing as a career....Everyone in the expanding health care delivery system should read this book on men's contributions to the field of nursing. Essential." --Choice From the Foreword: "At a time when all of the world's talent must be tapped to provide the top-notch quality of health care that we all need and deserve, no profession can afford to ignore any of its brightest and best. Gender neutrality in nursing must be attained; our future patients deserve it. Thankfully this book will help." --- Eleanor J. Sullivan, PhD, RN, FAAN, Former Dean, University of Kansas School of Nursing and Past President, Sigma Theta Tau International "This book is the first of its kind and a very valuable addition to the nursing literatureÖ.It is an excellent read and has many implications for nursing educationÖ" Score: 96, 4 stars --Doody's "The editors and contributors...are not afraid to tackle controversial topics like reverse gender discrimination in nursing leadership, masculine styles of nursing care, and the effects of gender on communication and workplace relationships. Other chapters explore the history and accomplishments of the American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN), lessons learned from other countries...and future leadership opportunities for male nurses in the 21st century, including recommendations for a men's health nurse practitioner curriculum." --Minority Nurse If you're thinking about a career in nursing or currently practicing in the field, this new innovative guide is just for you. For the first time, authors, educators and practicing nurses, Chad O'Lynn and Russell Tanbarger offer a unique insider's view to how men work, succeed, and survive in this fast growing segment of the healthcare industry. From the barriers and stereotypes men must overcome, to the basic daily work needs they have as nurses, this book covers the entire spectrum of career-based issues men face today and have faced in the past. Men in Nursing is the perfect guide for men seeking a career in this fast growing industry. From insider advice and real-life experiences, this new innovative and inspiring guide is a must-have for everyone involved in the field today. Topics Covered Include: History-Presents an inspirational overview of the contributions men have made to the nursing field. Current Issues - Provides recommendations to address barriers such as reverse discrimination, workplace communication and leadership. Worldwide Perspective - Includes examples from countries outside the United States proving similarities and concerns exist throughout the world. Future Directions-Offers insight and solutions in order to grow and maintain the interest and enthusiasm of men for careers in nursing. Essential Data Included: List of U.S. Nursing Schools for Men Curriculum Recommendations Top 10 Barriers Men Face Important Research Data o lynn olynn

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!

Transitions in Nursing

Preparing for Professional Practice

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Author: Esther Chang

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729542114

Category: Nursing

Page: 357

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This text recognises the issues and challenges faced by senior students making the transition to nursing practice. This book offers motivating discussion and insight to facilitate the shift from university to the workplace.This edition is restructured into three sections: From Student to Graduate; Skills for Dealing with the World of Work; and Organisational Environments. All chapters have been fully revised and updated with consistent pedagogical features. Themes addressed in the text include: learning to work in teams; understanding organisational structure; stress management for nurses; communication with patients and families; and professional development strategies. This book brings together a team of academics and clinical practitioners of the highest calibre. The text stimulates students' and nurses' interest in theory and concepts while providing strategies that can be tested and applied in nursing practice.

Das Unerwartete managen

wie Unternehmen aus Extremsituationen lernen

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Author: Karl E. Weick,Kathleen M. Sutcliffe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791029689

Category: Crisis management

Page: 201

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Wie können Unternehmen mit unerwarteten Situationen umgehen? Um diese Frage zu beantworten, untersuchen die Autoren sogenannte High Reliability Organizations (HROs) - Organisationen, die absolut zuverlässig arbeiten müssen, wie z. B. Fluglotsen oder Feuerwehrmannschaften. An ihren spezifischen Handlungsabläufen kann sich jede Organisation orientieren, um unerwartete Ereignisse und Entwicklungen besser zu verstehen und zu bewältigen. Wie die Methoden der HROs sich in der Unternehmenspraxis umsetzen lassen, zeigt der lösungsorientierte Managementansatz.

Creating Nursing's Future

Issues, Opportunities, and Challenges

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Author: Eleanor J. Sullivan

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 387

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This is a unique new book that comprehensively examines future issues and trends in nursing. Chapters are contributed by an expert panel of nursing leaders in the areas of advanced practice, education, research, and administration. Each chapter begins with a description of the current issues and trends, emphasizing the rapid and unprecedented changes in the 1990s. Following these descriptions are two scenarios that focus on future directions in nursing. These two scenarios present the probable future and the preferable future. Chapters conclude with discussion exercises that are designed to place students in situations in which they must solve the problems presented.

Accelerated Education in Nursing

Challenges, Strategies, and Future Directions

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Author: Dr. Li-Fang Zhang, PhD,Lin Zhan, PhD, RN, FAAN,Linda Finch, PhD, RN, APN,Linda P. Finch, PhD, RN, APN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826107648

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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"As one of the first books examining the core issues of accelerated nursing education, this one offers valuable information on the challenges and successes of this educational model."--Doody's Medical Reviews "Accelerated degree programs provide evidence that creativity in nursing program design can facilitate learning experiences that assure competence in the profession while also taking advantage of the knowledge, skills, and experiences the learner brings to our profession. Lessons learned from accelerated nursing programs can be applied in all our programs and enrich the education of professional nursesÖ" Geraldine Polly Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN CEO, AACN Over the last two decades, an unprecedented pool of nursing students-many with academic degrees and prior work experience-have entered accelerated programs. This is the first volume to examine core issues in accelerated nursing education, such as curriculum innovation, clinical immersion, recruitment and retention of students and faculty, and inter-professional education. It also addresses questions regarding: How accelerated nursing programs prepare graduates to meet changing health care needs Which curriculums and clinical models are best suited to accelerated education What teaching strategies and evidence-based practices ensure high quality results Key Features: Discusses enrollment and admission at the BSN and MSN levels Explores curriculum innovation, new teaching methods, and start-up programs Analyzes student retention and progression, with remediation strategies Presents faculty recruitment, retention, and development successes Addresses issues concerning second degree and second career students

Transitions in Nursing - E-Book

Preparing for Professional Practice

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Author: Esther Chang,John Daly

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729580822

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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New edition of the essential text for senior nursing students transitioning to professional nursing practice. Now in its third edition, the popular Transitions in Nursing continues to recognise the issues and challenges faced by senior students making the transition to nursing practice. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice offers motivating discussion and insight to facilitate the shift from university to the workplace. This third edition is restructured into three sections: From Student to Graduate; Skills for Dealing with the World of Work; and Organisational Environments. All chapters have been fully revised and updated with consistent pedagogical features. Themes addressed in the text include: learning to work in teams; understanding organisational structure; stress management for nurses; communication with patients and families; and professional development strategies. Also new to this new edition of Transitions in Nursing are two new chapters on Clinical Leadership and Continuing Competence for Practice. This new content reflects recent changes in Australian clinical practice, policies, procedures and National Registration requirements for nurses. Transitions in Nursing, 3rd Edition: Preparing for Professional Practice brings together a team of academics and clinical practitioners of the highest calibre. The text stimulates students’ and nurses’ interest in theory and concepts while providing strategies that can be tested and applied in nursing practice. • Consistent pedagogical features in each chapter, including: o Learning Objectives o Key Words o Introduction o Activities in body of the text o Conclusion o Short Case Studies followed by Reflective questions o Recommended Readings for further exploration of issues o Updated References

Law and Professional Issues in Nursing

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Author: Richard Griffith,Cassam Tengnah

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844457229

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession and it is vital that they have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas they will face in the course of their professional career. This book is an essential resource for student nurses as they begin to develop their knowledge and understanding of the requirements for safe practice in healthcare. This new edition includes increased coverage of protection of vulnerable adults and ethics and principled decision making.

Professional Nursing

Concepts & Challenges

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Author: Beth Perry Black

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455702706

Category: Medical

Page: 381

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Rev. ed. of: Professional nursing / Kay Kittrell Chitty, Beth Perry Black. 6th ed. c2011.

Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing

A Reflective and Portfolio-Building Approach

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Author: Herman Wheeler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136504036

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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This comprehensive new textbook covers core ethical and legal content for pre-registration nursing students. It provides readers with a sound understanding of the interrelationships between the NMC's code of conduct, standards and competencies, ethics and relevant sections of the English legal system. The only truly integrated text in the field, it opens with overviews of law and nursing, and ethical theories and nursing. It goes on to explore key areas of contention – such as negligence, confidentiality and consent – from legal and ethical perspectives, mapping the discussion onto the NMC code of conduct. The chapters include objectives, patient-focused case scenarios, key points, activities, questions, areas for reflection, further reading and a summary. Case law and statutes and ethical theories are presented where appropriate. Written by an experienced nurse-lecturer with a law and ethics teaching background, Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing is essential reading for all pre-registration nursing students, as well as students of other healthcare professions.

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.