Issues and Trends Online for Contemporary Nursing (User Guide and Access Code), Issues, Trends and Management, 4th Edition

Issues and Trends Online for Contemporary Nursing (User Guide and Access Code)

4th Edition Issues, Trends and Management

By Barbara Cherry, MSN, MBA, RN, Director of Interdisciplinary Programs in Aging, Texas Tech University Health Sciences, Office of Program Planning & Policy Analysis, Lubbock, TX; Susan R. Jacob, PhD, RN, BSN, MSN, Executive Associate Dean and Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN; Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, APRN, BC; and Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN


1 The Evolution of Professional Nursing

2 The Contemporary Image of Professional Nursing

3 The Influence of Contemporary Trends and Issues on Nursing Education

4 Nursing Licensure and Certification

5 Theories of Nursing Practice

6 Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice

7 Paying for Health Care Services in America: Rising Costs and Challenges

8 Legal Issues in Nursing and Health Care

9 Ethical and Bioethical Issues in Nursing and Health Care

10 Cultural Competency and Social Issues in Nursing and Health Care

11 Complementary and Alternative Healing

12 Workforce Advocacy and the Nursing Shortage (includes Collective Bargaining)

13 Information Technology in the Clinical Setting

14 Emergency Preparedness and Response for Today?s World

15 Nursing Leadership and Management

16 Budgeting Basics for Nurses (NEW!)

17 Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution

18 Effective Delegation and Supervision

19 Staffing and Nursing Care Delivery Models

20 Quality Improvement & Patient Safety

21 Health Policy and Politics: Getting Involved!

22 Making the Transition from Student to Professional Nurse

23 Managing Time: The Path to High Self-Performance

24 Contemporary Nursing Roles and Career Opportunities

25 Job Search: Finding Your Match

26 NCLEX-RN Examination