Nursing Today - Revised Reprint, Transitions and Trends, 7th Edition

Nursing Today - Revised Reprint

7th Edition Transitions and Trends

By JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ and Ashley Zerwekh Garneau, MS, RN, Nursing Faculty GateWay Community College Phoenix, Arizona


Unit I: Professional Growth and Transition
1.  Role Transitions
2.  Personal Management: Time and Self-Care Strategies
3.  Mentorship, Preceptorship, and Nurse Residency Programs
Unit II: Career Development
4.  Employment Considerations: Opportunities, Resumes, and Interviewing
5.  NCLEX-RNŽ Examination and the New Graduate
Unit III: Nursing: A Developing Profession
6.  Historical Perspectives: Influences of the Past
7.  Nursing Education
8.  Nursing Theory
9.  Image of Nursing: Influences of the Present
Unit IV: Nursing Management
10.  Challenges of Nursing Management and Leadership
11.  Building Nursing Management Skills
12.  Effective Communication and Team Building
13.  Conflict Management
14.  Delegation in the Clinical Setting
Unit V: Current Issues in Health Care
15.  The Health Care Organization and Patterns of Nursing Care Delivery
16.  Economics of the Health Care Delivery System
17.  Political Action in Nursing
18.  Collective Bargaining: Traditional (Union) and Nontraditional Approaches
19.  Ethical Issues
20.  Legal Issues
Unit VI: Contemporary Nursing Practice
21.  Cultural and Spiritual Awareness
22.  Quality Patient Care
23.  Nursing Informatics
24.  Using Nursing Research in Practice
25.  Workplace Issues
26.  Emergency Preparedness