LPN to RN Transitions: Achieving Success in Your New Role by Nicki HarringtonLPN to RN Transitions: Achieving Success in Your New Role by Nicki Harrington

LPN to RN Transitions: Achieving Success in Your New Role

byNicki Harrington, Cynthia Lee TerryEditorNicki Harrington

Paperback | January 10, 2012

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Reentering the rigors of academic life is a monumental decision for any LPN or LVN returning to school, involving both personal and financial investment. This book serves as a guide to assist readers in successfully balancing career, school, and personal life while pursuing educational and professional goals. It leads the reader though a series of interactive exercises and develops a Personal Education Plan. The text supports the reader during this important transition, taking into consideration individual experience, needs, and degree program.

Title:LPN to RN Transitions: Achieving Success in Your New RoleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:Wolters KluwerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1609136918

ISBN - 13:9781609136918

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Table of Contents

UNIT I: THE TRANSITION PROCESS

Chapter 1: Lifelong Learning: Returning to School

Chapter 2: Role Development and Transition

Chapter 3: Adapting to Change

Chapter 4: Transitions Throughout Nursing's History

Chapter 5: Learning at the ADN Level

Chapter 6: Individualizing a Plan for Role Transition

Chapter 7: Test Success for the LPN: Challenge of NCLEX-RN Questions

UNIT II: CORE COMPETENCIES FOR PROFESSIONAL NURSING PRACTICE

Chapter 8: Practicing Within Regulatory Frameworks

Chapter 9: Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment in Nursing

UNIT III: ROLE CONCEPTS ESSENTIAL FOR RN PRACTICE

Chapter 10: The Nursing Process: Assessment and Caring Interventions

Chapter 11: The Nurse as Communicator

Chapter 12: The Nurse as Teacher

Chapter 13: Managing Unique Client Care

Chapter 14: Managing Time, Conflict, and the Nursing Environment

Chapter 15: Professional Responsibilities

Chapter 16: Legal Accountability

Chapter 17: Ethical Issues

Appendix A: Answers to “NCLEX-RN Might Ask Questions

Appendix B: NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

Index