Content mapped to the AACN BSN Essentials emphasizes intraprofessional teams, cultural humility and sensitivity, cultural competence, and the CLAS standards.
Vignettesat the beginning of each chapter put nursing history and practice into perspective, followed by Questions to Consider While Reading This Chapter that help you reflect on the Vignettes and prepare you for the material to follow.
Case studies throughout the text challenge you to apply key concepts to real-world practice.
Coverage of leadership and management in nursing prepares you to function effectively in management roles.
Career management strategies include advice for making the transition from student to practitioner and tips on how to pass the NCLEX-RN ® examination.
Key terms, learning outcomes, and chapter overviews help you study more efficiently and effectively.
Helpful websites and online resources provide ways to further explore each chapter topic.
By Barbara Cherry, DNSc, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, Barbara Cherry, DNSc, MBA, RN, NEA-BC
Department Chair for Leadership Studies;
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center,
School of Nursing;
and Susan R. Jacob, PhD, MSN, RN, Susan R. Jacob, PhD, RN;
Executive Associate Dean and Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center,
College of Nursing; Memphis, Tennessee
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