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Advancing Your Career by Rose Kearney NunneryAdvance your career to the next level of professional practice! Build on your prior nursing experiences. Here are all the theories and concepts you need to progress from RN to BSN and beyond. From timely topics, such as JCAHO's safety initiatives, to healthcare reform and global issues, this popular text helps you continue your education and reach the next level of professional practice. Explore the challenges and issues that are changing the field of nursing. Then apply them to the situations you encounter in practice today . . . and to the challenges you'll encounter tomorrow. Perfect for both classroom-based and online courses! Access more online. Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to access a wealth of resources online at DavisPlus, including the Davis Digital Version, your complete text online, and learning activities.
Publication Date: 2015-09-29
Spirituality in Nursing by Mary Elizabeth O'BrienSpirituality in Nursing: Standing On Holy Ground, Sixth Edition explores the relationship between spirituality and the practice of nursing. The text focuses on relevant topics in contemporary nursing such as the spiritual history of nursing, assessment of patient's spiritual needs as well as the nurse's role in spiritual care.The Sixth Edition also features three author developed theoretical models for nursing practice and an instrument to measure spiritual well-being, the "Spiritual Assessment Scale."
Community/Public Health Nursing by Mary A. Nies; Melanie McEwenCovering the nurse's role in promoting community health, Community/Public Health Nursing, 6th Edition provides a unique 'upstream' preventive focus and a strong social justice approach in a concise, easy-to-read text. It shows how you, as a nurse, can take an active role in social action and health policy - especially in caring for diverse and vulnerable population groups. Written by community health nursing experts Mary A. Nies and Melanie McEwen, this book offers clinical examples and photo novellas showing how concepts apply to the real world, and describes the issues and responsibilities of today's community and public health nursing. UNIQUE! 'Upstream' preventive focus addresses factors that are the precursors to poor health in the community, addressing potential health problems before they occur. UNIQUE! Emphasis on community aspects in all steps of the nursing process highlights the community perspective in all health situations. UNIQUE! A 'social justice' approach promotes health for all people, including vulnerable populations. UNIQUE! Photo novellas use photographs to tell stories showing real-life clinical scenarios and applications of important community health nursing roles. Research Highlights boxes show the application of research studies to the practice of community nursing. Clinical examples offer snippets of real-life client situations. Case Study: Application of the Nursing Process feature presents practical and manageable examples for the theory, concepts, and application of the nursing process. Ethical Insights boxes highlight ethical issues and concerns that the community/public health nurse may encounter. Objectives, key terms, and chapter outlines at the beginning of every chapter introduce important concepts and terminology. NEW and UNIQUE! Veterans' Health boxes present situations and considerations related to the care of veterans. UPDATED Economics of Health Care chapter addresses the latest changes related to health care reform. UPDATED Healthy People 2020 boxes include the most current national health care objectives. UPDATED Communicable Disease chapter covers current public health surveillance and outbreaks of emerging health threats, including emerging infections (e.g., H1N1, SARS, West Nile virus).
Nursing Leadership and Management for Patient Safety and Quality Care by Elizabeth MurrayTake an evidence-based approach to leadership. Learn the skills you need to lead and succeed in the dynamic healthcare environments in which you will practice. From leadership and management theories through their application, you'll develop the core competences you need to provide and manage care of the highest quality to your patients. You'll also be prepared for the initiatives that are transforming the delivery and cost effectiveness of health care today.
Publication Date: 2017-02-16
Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice by Deborah Dang; Sandra Dearholt; Sigma Theta Tau International Staff (Contribution by); Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing Staff (Contribution by)The goal of evidence-based practice (EBP) in nursing is to promote improved interventions, care, and patient outcomes. Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines has proven to be one of the most foundational books on EBP in nursing. This fully revised third edition builds on the strength of the first two editions with updated content based on more than a decade of the model's use and refinement in real-life settings. Authors Deborah Dang and Sandra L. Dearholt also incorporated feedback from nurses around the world. Key features of the Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP model include: NEW: Tips for using the newly updated Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP model and guidelines, NEW: Tips on seeking funding for the advancement of interprofessional collaboration and teamwork, NEW: Tools to guide the EBP process, such as Stakeholder Analysis, Action Planning, and Dissemination, Explanation of the Practice question, Evidence, and Translation (PET) approach to EBP projects, Overview of the Patient, Intervention, Comparison, and Outcome (PICO) approach to EBP question development, Creation of a supportive infrastructure for building an EBP nursing environment, Exemplars detailing real-world EBP experiences, CNOs, nurse managers, bedside nurses, and students alike have successfully transformed their practices and improved patient care using Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines. Book jacket.
Reading, Understanding, and Applying Nursing Research by James A. FainAwarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Award in the Research category What is the evidence? How do you find it? How do you evaluate it? Put the evidence to work in your practice! The 5th Edition of this AJN Book of the Year shows you how to integrate today's best scientific knowledge into your clinical decision-making. Step by step, you'll learn to effectively evaluate and apply nursing research and to understand its potential impact on the quality of your patient care. Look for the Plus Code inside new, printed texts--your key to unlocking your Davis Digital eBook online at DavisPlus.
Publication Date: 2017-02-20
The New Leadership Challenge by Sheila C. Grossman; Theresa M. ValigaWhat is leadership? How do you develop your leadership abilities? How is leadership different from management? How does leadership contribute to professional and personal success...improve patient care...and affect the future of nursing? Whatever your role, practice or educational environment, here are the tools and techniques you can use to realize your leadership potential, advance your career, and contribute to the future of nursing. This 2009 AJN Book of the Year Winner, by two noted educators in the field of leadership development, guides you through the process. An easy-to-read, interactive approach helps you identify the characteristics of leaders and followers and illustrates not only how, but also when to use the qualities associated with each to achieve professional and personal success.