Kelly's Dimensions of Professional Nursing, Tenth Edition

Paperback | April 14, 2011

byLucille Joel

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A complete compendium of the non-clinical aspects of nursing –- from history to career management

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"This is a very complete account of nonclinical nursing issues from ethics to nursing education to career building and transitions. It has been updated to be relevant for today's changing healthcare system and is a must have for all nursing students and newly graduated nurses."--Doody's Review Service

Kelly’s Dimensions of Professional Nursing delivers an unmatched view of the ever-changing field of nursing: how it has developed, what it has become, where it is going, and your role in it. You will find clear insight into all the important healthcare issues of today and a state-of-the-art review of government and political action, legal aspects, education for practice, workplace environments, ethics and patient rights, career opportunities, research, leadership and change, and much more.

You will also learn about the rights and responsibilities that come with transition to the role of graduate, and then to RN: workplace hazards, legal rights of employees, workplace representation, collective bargaining, maintaining competency, and career mapping. An entire section on Transition Into Practice covers job selection and career management. Websites of particular value are listed at the end of each section, and chapters are cross-referenced to provide a more complete view of a topic and to help you see interrelationship of subject matter.

You will find coverage of key topics such as:

  • Nursing as a Profession
  • Professional Ethics and the Nurse
  • Major Issues and Trends in Nursing Education
  • Programs in Nursing Education
  • Nursing Research: Status, Problems, and Issues
  • Opportunities in Modern Nursing
  • An Introduction to the Law
  • Major Legislation Affecting Nursing
  • Licensure and Health Personnel Credentialing
  • Health Care and the Rights of People
  • Important Nursing Organizations

    Updated to reflect the new realities of today’s healthcare, Kelly’s Dimensions of Professional Nursing, 10e is a must-read for anyone who wants to succeed in the nursing profession.

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A complete compendium of the non-clinical aspects of nursing –- from history to career management5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!"This is a very complete account of nonclinical nursing issues from ethics to nursing education to career building and transitions. It has been updated to be relevant for today's changing healthcare system and is a mus...

Lucille A. Joel, RN, EdD, FAAN Professor, College of Nursing Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Newark, NJ

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:784 pages, 9.3 × 7.4 × 0.88 inPublished:April 14, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071740996

ISBN - 13:9780071740999

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Care of the Sick: A Historical Overview; Chapter 2. The Influence of Florence Nightingale; Chapter 3. The Evolution of the Trained Nurse,1873-1903; Chapter 4. The Emergence of the Modern Nurse,after 1904; Chapter 5. Major Studies of the Nursing Profession; Chapter 6. The Impact of Social and ScientificChanges; Chapter 7. Health Care Delivery: Where?; Chapter 8. Health Care Delivery: Who?; Chapter 9. Nursing as a Profession; Chapter 10. Professional Ethics and the Nurse; Chapter 11. Profile of the Modern Nurse; Chapter 12. Major Issues and Trends in NursingEducation; Chapter 13. Programs in Nursing Education; Chapter 14. Nursing Research: Status, Problems, Issues; Chapter 15. Opportunities in Modern Nursing; Chapter 16. Leadership for an Era of Change; Chapter 17. An Introduction to the Law; Chapter 18. The Legislative Process; Chapter 19. Major Legislation Affecting Nursing; Chapter 20. Licensure and Health PersonnelCredentialing; Chapter 21. Nursing Practice and the Law; Chapter 22. Health Care and the Rights of People; Chapter 23. Organizational Procedures and Issues; Chapter 24. National Student Nurses' Association; Chapter 25. American Nurses Association; Chapter 26. The Tri-Council for Nursing; Chapter 27. Other Nursing and Related Organizations in the United States; Chapter 28. Major International Organizations; Chapter 29. Making Choices: Job Selection; Chapter 30. Career Management