Transition from student to professional with confidence.
Stepping out of the classroom and into professional nursing practice can be stressful. This handy guide will build your confidence and prepare you to meet the challenges you'll face as a new staff nurse in today's dynamic health-care environment. You'll explore your future responsibilities as a leader and a manager and the workplace issues and trends that you'll encounter in practice.
Unit I: Professionalism Chapter 1 Nursing Profession *NEW* Chapter 2 Evolution of Professional Nursing Chapter 3 Professional Ethics and Values Chapter 4 Nursing Practice and the Law Unit II: Leading and Managing Chapter 5 Leadership and Followership Chapter 6 The Nurse as a Manager of Care Chapter 7 Delegation and Prioritization of Client Care Staffing Chapter 8 Interprofessional Teams Chapter 9 Resolving Problems and Conflicts Unit III: Healthcare Organizations Chapter 10 Organizations, Power and Professional Empowerment Chapter 11 Organizations, People and Change Chapter 12 Quality and Safety Chapter 13 Healthy Work Environments Unit IV: Your Nursing Career Chapter 14 Launching your Career Chapter 15 Advancing your Career *NEW* Unit V: Looking to the Future Chapter 16 What the Future Holds Appendix A Codes of Ethics for Nurses Appendix B Standards Published by the American Nurses Association Appendix C Guidelines for the Registered Nurse in Giving, Accepting, or Rejecting a Work Assignment Appendix D Answers to NCLEX Review Questions Index