Nursing in today's world : Trends, issues, & management / Janice Rider Ellis, Celia Love Hartley ; illustrations by Tomm Scalera.Material type: TextPublication details: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008Edition: 9th edDescription: xii, 644 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cmISBN: 9780781765251; 0781765250Subject(s): Nursing | Nursing -- Practice | Nursing -- trends | Ethics, Nursing | Legislation, Nursing | Nursing Care -- organization & administration | Nursing Care -- trends | Nursing -- United StatesDDC classification: 610.73 LOC classification: RT82 | .E45 2008NLM classification: 2007 L-719 | WY 16Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Understanding the health care environment and its financing -- The political process in society and in nursing organizations -- The nursing profession and the community -- Exploring the growth of nursing as a profession -- Educational preparation for nursing -- Nursing for the future -- Credentials for health care providers -- Legal responsibilities for practice -- Ethical concerns in nursing practice -- Bioethical issues in health care -- Understanding the world of health care employment -- Initiating the leadership and management role -- Working with others for patient care -- Leading change and managing conflict -- Making professional goals a reality -- Facing the challenges of today's workplace.