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: SAGE
ISBN: 1844457222
Release Date: 2010-06-16
Genre: Medical

Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession and it is vital that they have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas they will face in the course of their professional career. This book is an essential resource for student nurses as they begin to develop their knowledge and understanding of the requirements for safe practice in healthcare. This new edition includes increased coverage of protection of vulnerable adults and ethics and principled decision making.

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.

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.

Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: Carol Jorgensen Huston
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781748755
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Using a thought-provoking 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. Chapters are grouped into five categories—furthering the profession, workforce issues, workplace issues, legal and ethical issues, and professional power. Each chapter presents multiple perspectives on a topic and ends with thought-provoking discussion questions. Comprehensive lists of electronic, news/media, and print resources help students find supplemental information.

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

Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: Carol Huston
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496398192
Release Date: 2018-12-19
Genre: Medical

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities, 5th Edition Carol J. Huston, RN, MSN, MPA, DPA, FAAN Prepare for the realities of today’s nursing practice. Gain a professional edge in the nursing workplace with expert insight across a variety of contemporary and enduring issues you’ll encounter on the job. Comprehensively updated and reflecting the latest evidence-based perspectives, Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities, 5th Edition, prepares you to confidently manage timely workplace considerations, workforce issues, legal and ethical concerns, nursing education challenges, and issues related to professional power and furthering the nursing profession. New! Chapters on healthcare reform and the ethical issues associated with emerging technologies equip you for today’s ever-changing nursing practice. Updated! Workplace Violence chapter helps you ensure civility and a healthy workplace environment. Updated! Cutting-edge content throughout the text familiarizes you with emerging trends in healthcare and nursing education. New! Full-color design makes challenging content approachable and engaging. Discussion Points encourage critical reflection for individual study or group discussions. Consider This features challenge you to form your own assessments of important practice considerations. Research Fuels the Controversy profiles reinforce your analytical capabilities with current, evidence-based research. Conclusions focus your retention on the most important chapter content. For Additional Discussion topics facilitate valuable group review opportunities.

Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing

Author: Win Tadd
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: 0333749936
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Nursing

This third volume, in a series of three on European nursing, focuses on various issues that impact directly on professional nursing practice. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert and offers nurses the opportunity to increase their understanding of the similarities and differences in national approaches to a range of issues. Each of the authors has considerable experience of European health care and their contributions offer a multinational view to stimulate discussion and debate. They explore a range of topics of importance to professional nursing practice with perspectives drawn from the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, Denmark and Ireland.

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 toadapt to the constant on-going change demanded by both the publicand the government paymasters they will face ever-growing selfquestioning about their role responsibilities and their need toremain competent, knowledgeable and safe practitioners. From the foreword by Professor Dame Betty Kershaw, DBE, FRCN,Education Advisor, The Royal College of Nursing, President of theScholarship Society for Nurses and Midwives This book enables nurses to get to grips with the professionalissues that affect their practice in primary care. It isstructured around the RCN domains of practice and considers a widevariety of issues including health promotion, reflective practiceand leadership. Part One sets the scene for the domains of practicewhich follow and considers the unique aspects of practice andwalk-in centre nursing. Part Two considers practical aspects ofeach of the RCN domains of practice in turn and is centred aroundnurse–patient relationships. Provides greater understanding of issues that affect the natureof practice Addresses the considerable changes in practice nursing andwalk-in centres Evidence-based but also contains personal experiences Suitable for nurses undertaking community specialistpractitioner degree courses, qualified practice nurses and walk-incentre staff

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.

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.

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 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.