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Contemporary nursing : issues, trends, & management / [edited by] Barbara Cherry, DNSc, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, Susan R. Jacob, PhD, MSN, RN.

Author/creator Cherry, Barbara (Nurse) author.
Other author/creatorCherry, Barbara (Nurse), editor.
Other author/creatorJacob, Susan R., editor.
Format Book and Print
Edition9th edition.
Publication Info St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2023]
Copyright Notice ©2023
Descriptionxiii, 530 pages : colored illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Unit 1: The development of nursing -- The evolution of professional nursing -- The contemporary image of professional nursing -- The influence of contemporary trends and issues on nursing education -- Nursing licensure and certification -- Theories of nursing practice -- Nursing research and evidence-based practice -- Unit 2: Current issues in health care -- Paying for health care in America : rising costs and challenges -- Legal issues in nursing and health care -- Ethical and bioethical issues in nursing and health care -- Cultural competency and social issues in nursing and health care -- Complementary and alternative healing -- Palliative care -- Workforce advocacy for a professional nursing practice environment -- Collective bargaining and unions in today's workplace -- Information technology in the clinical setting -- Emergency preparedness and response for today's world -- Unit 3: Leadership and management in nursing -- Nursing leadership and management -- Budgeting basics for nurses -- Effective communication and conflict resolution -- Effective delegation and supervision -- Staffing and nursing care delivery models -- Quality improvement and patient safety -- Health policy and politics : get involved! -- Clinical judgment -- Unit 4: Career management -- Making the transition from student to professional nurse -- Managing time : the path to high self-performance -- Job search : finding your match -- The NCLEX-RN® examination.
Abstract With an understanding of healthcare issues, you can improve patient care and advance the nursing profession! Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management, 9th Edition ensures that you are prepared for the complex and rapidly changing world of today's nursing. Coverage of key topics includes nursing theories and evidence-based practice, social and ethical issues, the rising cost of health care, quality improvement and patient safety, palliative care, effective decision-making, collective bargaining and unions, managing time, and career opportunities. Written by noted nursing educators Barbara Cherry and Susan R. Jacob, this text not only prepares you for the NCLEX-RN® examination, but for effective leadership and management in the workplace.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN9780323776875 (paperback)
ISBN0323776876 (paperback)

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