Item#: 9781719641487
Author: Dahlkemper
Publisher: Davis, F.A. Company
Section: Nursing
On Hand: 4


Main Description
\"LPN/LVN Connections,\" a wealth of features throughout the text to help you to transition smoothly from one course to another while focusing on important information\"Evidence-Based Practice\" boxes highlighting the importance of evidence in quality patient care\"Informatics\" exploring nursing informatics theory and telemedicine, as well as electronic health recordsDiscussions of important topics like ethics and law in nursing management, delegation and team building, patient teaching and advocacy, and conflict resolutionEmphasis on meeting the challenges of clinical practice through critical thinking and clinical reasoning, as well as coverage of Institute of Medicine safety initiatives, and evidence-based practice

By (author): Tamara R. Dahlkemper

Table of Contents
I. The Nursing Profession in Today&s Health-Care Environment
1. Historical Perspective and Current Trends
2. Caring as a Personal and Professional Behavior
3. Understanding the Changing Roles in Nursing
4. Health-Care Environment
5. Nursing and Informatics

II. From Student to Nurse
6. Fulfill Your Role as a Student
7. The Importance of Critical Thinking
8. Entry Into Practice
9. Employment Process
10. Leadership and Management as a Professional Concept
11. Communication Skills in Leadership and Management
12. Understanding Benefits of Change
13. Setting Meaningful Priorities
14. Conflict in the Nursing Profession
15. Dealing With Chaos
16. Ethics and Law in Nursing Management
17. Understanding Use of Power
18. Employees
19. Building
20. Delegating, Coaching, and Evaluating Performance