Lpn To Rn Transitions

Paperback | September 17, 2013

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LPN to RN Transitions, 3rd Edition makes it easy for to take the next step in your nursing career with all of the essential information you need to pursue your RN degree and practice as a registered nurse. This new edition includes practical information on classroom study habits, professional writing, knowledge and skills acquisition, and more. Plus, newly-revised chapters provide the latest information for one complete, indispensable resource to help you succeed in everything from the classroom to clinical practice!

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LPN to RN Transitions, 3rd Edition makes it easy for to take the next step in your nursing career with all of the essential information you need to pursue your RN degree and practice as a registered nurse. This new edition includes practical information on classroom study habits, professional writing, knowledge and skills acquisition, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:September 17, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323101577

ISBN - 13:9780323101578

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Table of Contents

Unit One: Success in the Classroom

1. Honoring Your Past, Planning Your Future

2. Managing Time and Designing Personal Success

3. Classroom Study Habits that Work

4. Reviewing Basic Math Review for Medication Calculations

5. Passing NCLEX®NEW!

Unit Two: The Profession and Discipline of Registered Nursing

6. Distinguishing the RN Role from the LPN/LVN Role

7. The Nurses, Ideas, and Forces that Define the Profession

8. Upholding Ethical and Legal Principles

9. Care and Safety Standards, Competence, and Nurse Accountability

Unit Three: The RN as Provider of Care

10. Using Nursing Theory to Guide Professional Practice

11. Providing Patient-Centered Care Through the Nursing Process

12. Critical and Diagnostic Thinking for Better Clinical Judgment

13. Practicing Evidence-Based Decision-making

14. Communicating with Patients and Coworkers

15. Teaching Patients and Their Families

Unit Four: The RN as Manager of Care

16. Leading, Delegating, and Collaborating

17. Promoting Healthful Living in the Primary Care Setting

18. Managing Patient Care in Secondary and Tertiary Settings

Unit Five: Putting It All Together

19. Reflecting on Your Transition

Appendix A: Answers to Math Practice Problem

Appendix B: A Patient's Bill of Rights

Appendix C: NANDA Nursing Diagnoses