Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities (Nursing Issues & Trends)
- Publish Date: 2005-08-26
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Carol Jorgensen Huston RN CNAA MSN
Using a thought-provoking approach that fosters critical thinking and values clarification, this textbook examines the full range of professional issues facing contemporary nursing. Coverage includes critical issues such as the nursing shortage, mandatory staffing ratios, violence in nursing, legal and ethical issues, plus the latest HIPAA regulations, career advancement and evaluations, and best practices for today and the future.
Chapters are grouped into five categoriesfurthering the profession, workforce issues, workplace issues, legal and ethical issues, and professional power. Each chapter presents multiple perspectives on a topic and ends with thought-provoking discussion questions. Comprehensive lists of electronic, news/media, and print resources help students find supplemental information.