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Contemporary nursing : issues, trends, & management / [edited by] Barbara Cherry, Susan R. Jacob.

Ed. 5.
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2011.
xxvi, 612 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Medical subjects:
Nursing -- United States.
Nursing Care -- United States.
Unit I: The development of nursing
The evolution of professional nursing / Susan R. Jacob
The contemporary image of professional nursing / L. Antoinette (Toni) Bargagliotti
The influence of contemporary trends and issues on nursing education / Carrie B. Lenburg
Nursing licensure and certification / Susan R. Jacob
Theories of nursing practice / Susan R. Jacob
Nursing research and evidence-based practice / Jill J. Webb

Unit II: Current issues in health care
Paying for health care in America: rising costs and challenges / Marylane Wade Koch
Legal issues in nursing and health care / Laura R. Mahlmeister
Ethical and bioethical issues in nursing and health care / Carla D. Sanderson
Cultural competency and social issues in nursing and health care / Susan R. Jacob
Complementary and alternative healing / Charlotte Eliopoulos
Workforce advocacy and the nursing shortage / Debra D. Hatmaker
Collective bargaining and unions in today's workplace / Carolyn Roe and Barbara Cherry
Information technology in the clinical setting / Cynthia K. Russell
Emergency preparedness and response for today's world / Linda D. Norman and Elizabeth E. Weiner

Unit III: Leadership and management in nursing
Nursing leadership and management / Barbara Cherry
Budgeting basics for nurses / Barbara Cherry
Effective communication and conflict resolution / Anna Marie Sallee
Effective delegation and supervision / Barbara Cherry and Margaret Elizabeth Strong
Staffing and nursing care delivery models / Barbara Cherry
Quality improvement and patient safety / Kathleen M. Werner
Quality and safety education in nursing / Gwen Sherwood and Rodney (Rod) W. Hicks
Health policy and politics: get involved! / Barbara Cherry and Virginia Trotter Betts

Unit IV: Career management
Making the transition from student to professional nurse / Tommie L. Norris
Managing time: the path to high self-performance / Patricia Reid Ponte and Genevieve J. Conlin
Contemporary nursing roles and career opportunities / Robert W. Koch
Job search: finding your match / Susan R. Jacob
NCLEX-RN examination / Tommie L. Norris.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund.
Cherry, Barbara, MSN.
Jacob, Susan R.
Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund.
9780323069533 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0323069533 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Web link:
The Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund Home Page
The Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund Home Page  Bookplate