Catalano, Joseph T.

Nursing now : today's issues, tomorrow's trends / Joseph T. Catalano. - 3rd edition. - Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., c2003. - xiv, 506 p. ; 24 cm.

Contents;

1. The growth of nursing
1. The development of a profession
2. Historical perspectives
3. The evolution of licensure, certification, and nursing organizations
4. Theories and models of nursing
5. The process of educating nurses
6. Critical thinking

2. Making the transition to professional
7. Ethics in nursing
8. Bioethical issues
9. Nursing law and liability
10. NCLEX: What you need to know
11. Reality shock in the work place

3. Leading and managing
12. Principles of leadership and management
13. Communicating successfully
14. Delegation and supervision in nursing
15. Collective bargaining and governance
16. The health-care delivery system
17. Nursing informatics

4. Issues in delivering care
18. The politically active nurse
19. Spirituality and health care
20. Cultural diversity
21. Forensic nursing: A speciality for the twenty-first century
22. Alternative and complementary healing practices




Includes bibliographical references and index.

9780803610408 0803610408 (pbk.)

2002031371


Nursing--Vocational guidance.
Nursing--Practice.
Nursing--Social aspects.
Nursing--Philosophy.
Nursing--trends.

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