||Exploring the growth of nursing as a profession -- Educational preparation for nursing -- Credentials for healthcare providers -- Making professional goals a reality -- The world of healthcare employment -- Understanding the healthcare environment and its financing -- Legal responsibilities for practice -- Ethical concerns in nursing practice -- Safety concerns in healthcare -- The nursing profession and the community -- Initiating the leadership and management role -- Working with others in a leadership role -- Facing the challenges of today's workplace -- Valuing the political process -- Applying research and technology to nursing practice.
||"Nursing in Today's World, 11th Edition is a popular, upbeat, incredibly easy-to-read text that helps students understand their role as a nurse and prepares them for the realities of contemporary issues affecting the nursing profession and overall delivery of health care"--Provided by publisher.
|General note||Preceded by Nursing in todays world / Janice Rider Ellis, Celia Love Hartley ; Illustrations by Tomm Scalera. 10th ed. c2012.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|