Success In Practical/vocational Nursing: From Student To Leader

Paperback | September 26, 2016

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A market-leading must-have and part of theLPN Threadsseries,Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing, From Student to Leader, 8th Edition provides you with everything you need to succeed in both nursing school and in a career in LPN/LVN nursing. With a strong emphasis on leadership, this clear, comprehensive new edition discusses the higher-level roles and responsibilities of an LPN/LVN leader, the skills necessary to become a successful LPN/LVN, and the future of the field. It is filled with opportunities for you to test your understanding as you read, as well as practice NCLEX review questions at the end of each chapter to prepare you for the NCLEX-PN® Examination.

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A market-leading must-have and part of theLPN Threadsseries,Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing, From Student to Leader, 8th Edition provides you with everything you need to succeed in both nursing school and in a career in LPN/LVN nursing. With a strong emphasis on leadership, this clear, comprehensive new edition discusses the hi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 26, 2016Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323356311

ISBN - 13:9780323356312

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Table of Contents

1. Personal Resources
2. Academic Resources
3. Community Resources
4. How Practical/Vocational Nursing Evolved: 1836 to Present
5. Critical Thinking: A Lifelong Journey
6. Ethics Applied to Nursing: Personal vs. Professional Ethics
7. Nursing and the Law: What Are The Rules?
8. Straightforward Communication: Instructors, Patients, Family and the Interdisciplinary Team
9. Assertiveness: Your Responsibility
10. Cultural Uniqueness, Sensitivity, and Competence
11. Spiritual Needs, Spiritual Caring, and Religious Differences
12. Nursing Process: Your Role
13. Nursing Theory, Research, and Evidence-Based Practice
14. The Health Care Team: Where the LPN/LVN Fits In
15. Health Care Settings: Continuum of Care
16. Health Care System: Financing, Issues, and Trends
17. Collaboration: Leading and Managing
18. Work Force Trends: How to Find a First Job you Will Love
19. Licensure and Regulation: Know Your State Practice Act
Appendix A: NAPNES Standards of Practice and Educational Competencies of Graduates of Practical/Vocational Nursing Programs
Appendix B: NFLPN Nursing Practice Standards for the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
Appendix C: NCLEX-PN® Review Question Answer Key
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