Success in practical/vocational nursing : from student to leader / Signe S. Hill, Helen Stephens Howlett.

By: Hill, Signe S
Contributor(s): Howlett, Helen A
Material type: TextTextPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2005Edition: 5th editionDescription: xx, 488 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780721603490; 0721603491Subject(s): Practical nursing -- Vocational guidance | Nursing, PracticalDDC classification: 610.730693
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Contents

UNIT ONE: LEARNING SKILLS FOR CRITICAL THINKING
1.The adult learner
2. Personal learning style preference
3. For the organizationally challenged
4. Learning and retaining information for critical thinking
5. Learning resources for student and graduate
6. Critical thinking for clinical competences

UNIT TWO: BUILIDING BLOCKS FOR YOUR CAREER
7. How practical/vocational nursing evolved
8. Nursing process: Your role
9. Straight forward communication
10. Personal health promotion

UNIT THREE: PATIENTS AND CO-WORKERS
11. Healthcare team
12. Cultural uniqueness, sensitivity and competence
13. Spiritual needs, spiritual caring and religious differences

UNIT FOUR: LEADING AND MANAGING OTHERS
14. Assertiveness: your responsibility
15. Leadership skills
16. LPN/LVN charge nurse skills: management, including assignment and delegation

UNIT FIVE: HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT: BASIC ELEMENTS
17. Health care settings
18. Health care system: financing, issues, and trends
19. Ethics applied to nursing
20. Nursing and the law

UNIT SIX: END AND THE NEW BEGINNING
21. Finding a new job
22. NCLEX-PN examination
23. How to make your career grow

Includes references and index

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