Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: Carol J. Huston
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451128338
Release Date: 2013-01-15
Genre: Medical

Using an approach that fosters critical thinking and values clarification, this textbook examines the full range of professional issues facing contemporary nursing. Coverage includes critical issues such as the nursing shortage, mandatory staffing ratios, violence in nursing, legal and ethical issues, plus the latest HIPAA regulations, career advancement and evaluations, and best practices for today and the future. This edition includes two NEW chapters: 1) a NEW chapter on developing effective leaders to meet 21st century healthcare challenges, and 2) a NEW chapter on the use of residencies for new graduate nurses as a transition to practice. In addition to these exciting additions, content has been updated throughout the book to reflect cutting-edge trends in healthcare including the impact of healthcare reform, and recommendations from the Institute of Medicine (IOM). This edition promises to be an integral tool to providing effective nursing care in an increasingly global, rapidly changing, technology driven world.

Law and Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: Richard Griffith
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 9781473984967
Release Date: 2017-02-13
Genre: Medical

This book provides nurses of all levels with a crash course in law written in clear and straightforward language. It is filled with insightful case studies and thought-provoking activities that demonstrate the relevance of law and how it underpins safe and effective practice. Written explicitly for nurses, the book is an ideal starting point for nurses seeking to better understand the legal obligations they face leaving them better prepared for safe and effective practice. New to this edition Fully updated in light of the revised NMC Code (2015) Expanded analysis and discussion of the law relating to end of life care, withdrawing treatment, DNR and assisted dying Updated to take account of the provisions of the care Act 2014 Discusses the revised fundamental standards in England

Fundamental Aspects of Legal Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing 2nd Edition

Author: Sally Carvalho
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 9781856424462
Release Date: 2012-07-06
Genre: Law

This popular title from the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series has been revised and updated to reflect the advances in the field. Vital reading for all student nurses to help them develop an understanding of the myriad of dilemmas in professional practice and ensure they meet professional standards. This book will outline the implications and application of the relevant recent legislation that relates to nursing practice. Professionally, this book will look at the demands and requirements of nursing, as it moves to an all graduate profession, and the subsequent legal and ethical implications. It will also be helpful for qualified nurses as a refresher text & for those undertaking Overseas Nurses' Programmes. With the new Nursing and Midwifery Council's proposals, there is a greater emphasis on nurses' awareness and ability to use, and be assessed in, legal, ethical and professional issues in their clinical practice.

Law Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing

Author: Herman Wheeler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136504037
Release Date: 2013-06-17
Genre: Medical

This comprehensive new textbook covers core ethical and legal content for pre-registration nursing students. It provides readers with a sound understanding of the interrelationships between the NMC's code of conduct, standards and competencies, ethics and relevant sections of the English legal system. The only truly integrated text in the field, it opens with overviews of law and nursing, and ethical theories and nursing. It goes on to explore key areas of contention – such as negligence, confidentiality and consent – from legal and ethical perspectives, mapping the discussion onto the NMC code of conduct. The chapters include objectives, patient-focused case scenarios, key points, activities, questions, areas for reflection, further reading and a summary. Case law and statutes and ethical theories are presented where appropriate. Written by an experienced nurse-lecturer with a law and ethics teaching background, Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for Nursing is essential reading for all pre-registration nursing students, as well as students of other healthcare professions.

Professional Issues in Primary Care Nursing

Author: Carol Cox
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444323679
Release Date: 2010-01-05
Genre: Medical

As both [practice and walk-in centre] nurses continue to adapt to the constant on-going change demanded by both the public and the government paymasters they will face ever-growing self questioning about their role responsibilities and their need to remain competent, knowledgeable and safe practitioners. From the foreword by Professor Dame Betty Kershaw, DBE, FRCN, Education Advisor, The Royal College of Nursing, President of the Scholarship Society for Nurses and Midwives This book enables nurses to get to grips with the professional issues that affect their practice in primary care. It is structured around the RCN domains of practice and considers a wide variety of issues including health promotion, reflective practice and leadership. Part One sets the scene for the domains of practice which follow and considers the unique aspects of practice and walk-in centre nursing. Part Two considers practical aspects of each of the RCN domains of practice in turn and is centred around nurse–patient relationships. Provides greater understanding of issues that affect the nature of practice Addresses the considerable changes in practice nursing and walk-in centres Evidence-based but also contains personal experiences Suitable for nurses undertaking community specialist practitioner degree courses, qualified practice nurses and walk-in centre staff

Professional Nursing

Author: John Daly
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826125549
Release Date: 2005-02-18
Genre: Medical

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Current Issues In Nursing E Book

Author: Perle Slavik Cowen
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293198
Release Date: 2014-04-14
Genre: Medical

Current Issues in Nursing provides a forum for knowledgeable debate on the important issues that nurses face today. This resource provides the opportunity to analyze conflicting viewpoints and develop your own thoughts on demands being made for the nursing profession and the difficult issues affecting today's health care delivery. Continually praised for its in-depth discussion of critical issues, solid organization of material, and encouragement of independent thinking, you’ll find this text a valuable resource in the modern world of nursing. Offers comprehensive and timely coverage of the issues affecting nursing education and practice. UNIQUE! Over 100 well-known contributors offer their expert insights and analysis. UNIQUE! Viewpoint chapters present controversial issues to showcase pressing issues facing nursing today. New content covering the following topics: The Challenges of Nursing on an International Level Health Care Systems and Practice Ethics, Legal, and Social Issues The Changing Practice Professional Challenges, Collaboration, & Conflict Violence Prevention and Care: Nursing’s Role Definitions of Nursing Changing Education

Ethical Issues in Nursing

Author: Geoffrey Hunt
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415081459
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Medical

This is the first book to take nursing ethics beyond stock 'moral concepts' to a critical examination of the fundamental assumptions underlying the very nature of nursing. It takes as its point of departure the difficulties nurses experience practising within the confines of a bioethical model of health and illness and a hierarchical, technocratic health care system. The contributors go on to deal openly and honestly with controversial issues faced by nurses, such as euthanasia and HIV.

Evidence based Nursing Guide to Legal Professional Issues

Author:
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: UCSD:31822037146594
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

Covering the key legal, ethical, and political issues arising in nursing practice, including documentation concerns, this solidly evidence-based and comprehensive book includes case studies that illustrate political and ethical issues.

Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781467250818
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Professional Issues in Nursing. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Fundamental Aspects of Legal Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: Sally Carvalho
Publisher: Quay Books
ISBN: 1856424235
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Electronic books

This popular title from the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series has been revised and updated to reflect the advances in the field. Vital reading for all student nurses to help them develop an understanding of the myriad of dilemmas in professional practice and ensure they meet professional standards. This book will outline the implications and application of the relevant recent legislation that relates to nursing practice. Professionally, this book will look at the demands and requirements of nursing, as it moves to an all graduate profession, and the subsequent legal and ethical implications. It will also be helpful for qualified nurses as a refresher text & for those undertaking Overseas Nurses' Programmes. With the new Nursing and Midwifery Council's proposals, there is a greater emphasis on nurses' awareness and ability to use, and be assessed in, legal, ethical and professional issues in their clinical practice.

Nurses With Disabilities

Author: Leslie Neal-Boylan, PhD, RN, CRRN, APRN, FNP-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826110121
Release Date: 2012-10-12
Genre: Medical

Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Professional Issues category "This book is a must for all healthcare managers, recruitment, occupational health, human resources and for all nurses working within the healthcare setting to gain a full understanding and dispel the myths and misconceptions surrounding disability. It should be on all student nurses reading lists."--Nursing Times ìThis book will provide nurses with the information to make objective and fact based assessments...Moreover, it will arm nursing professionals with an understanding of how the issue of disability is affecting workforce supply in nursing, how accommodations can provide assistance to individuals with disabilities, and how a balanced and thoughtful approach can allow nursing professionals to function to their fullest.î Geraldine Polly Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director American Association of Colleges of Nursing ì[This book] has brought together information and real-life experiences of nurses who have disabilities. It will serve as an invaluable source of information on the impact of disability on the employment and retention of registered nurses.î Suzanne C. Smeltzer, EdD, RN, FAAN Professor and Director, Center for Nursing Research Villanova University College of Nursing This is the first research-based book to confront workplace issues facing nurses who have disabilities. It not only examines in-depth their experiences, roadblocks to successful employment, and misperceptions surrounding these nurses, but also provides viable solutions for creating positive attitudes towards them and a welcoming work environment that fosters hiring and retention. From the perspectives and actual voices of nurses with disabilities, nurse leaders, nurse administrators, and patients, the book identifies nurses with disabilities (including sensory, musculoskeletal, emotional, and mental health issues), discusses why they choose to leave nursing or hide their disabilities, and analyzes how their disabilities may influence career choices. Written by the foremost researcher on nurses with disabilities, the book addresses patient safety, environmental factors, and retention strategies. It discusses why many nurses feel the need to conceal their disability even though it does not affect their ability to carry out their duties. It addresses interactions with colleagues, administrators, and patients and explores the common misperception that nurses with disabilities jeopardize patient safety. The text discusses potential solutions such as changing nursing education, altering nurse job description, and enhancing workplace accommodations. It seeks to influence nurse leaders and administrators, who have the power to institute change and retain nurses with disabilities, and will be a valuable asset to nursing classes in policy and leadership. Key Features: Provides solutions regarding professional issues faced by nurses with disabilities Helps nurse recruiters and administrators clarify and strengthen retention strategies Features the voices of nurses with disabilities, nurse leaders, recruitment specialists, and patients Buttressed by four research studies and written by the leading researcher in the field

Professional Issues in Midwifery

Author: Lynette A. Ament
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763728366
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Health & Fitness

This book focuses on the unique characteristics of the profession of midwifery in the United States, discussing both current issues and future directions. The framework for the book is based upon the Institute of Medicine’s competencies for health professions education — patient-centered care, interdisciplinary teams, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics — which are identified as essential aspects of patient safety and quality care.

Transitions in Nursing

Author: Esther Chang
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729542111
Release Date: 2015-07-31
Genre: Nursing

This text recognises the issues and challenges faced by senior students making the transition to nursing practice. This book offers motivating discussion and insight to facilitate the shift from university to the workplace.This edition is restructured into three sections: From Student to Graduate; Skills for Dealing with the World of Work; and Organisational Environments. All chapters have been fully revised and updated with consistent pedagogical features. Themes addressed in the text include: learning to work in teams; understanding organisational structure; stress management for nurses; communication with patients and families; and professional development strategies. This book brings together a team of academics and clinical practitioners of the highest calibre. The text stimulates students' and nurses' interest in theory and concepts while providing strategies that can be tested and applied in nursing practice.