LPN to RN Transitions

Achieving Success in your New Role
Author: Nicki Harrington,Cynthia Lee Terry
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496382749
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. LPN to RN Transitions, 5th Edition, eases the return to academic life and helps licensed practical and vocational nurses effectively balance career, school, and personal pursuits on the journey to success in registered nursing programs. Case studies and interactive exercises guide readers in building a Personal Education Plan optimized for their unique skills, learning needs, and goals, giving aspiring registered nurses everything they need to confidently prepare for the rigors of RN programs.

LPN to RN Transitions

Achieving Success in Your New Role
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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781496340290
Category: Medical
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LPN to RN Transitions, Achieving Success in Your New Role

Nursing, Nursing
Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1490283544
Category: Education
Page: 33
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Facts101 is your complete guide to LPN to RN Transitions, Achieving Success in Your New Role. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The British National Bibliography


Author: Arthur James Wells
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: English literature
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Bibliographic Guide to Education


Author: GK Hall
Publisher: G K Hall
ISBN: 9780783805016
Category: Reference
Page: 512
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The "Bibliographic Guide to Education" lists recent publications cataloged during the past year by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by publications in the field of education cataloged by The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library, selected on the basis of subject headings. Non-book materials, including theses, are included in this "Guide," with the exception of serials. All aspects and levels of education are represented in this "Guide," including such areas as: American elementary and secondary education, higher and adult education, early childhood education, history and philosophy of education, applied pedagogy, international and comparative education, educational administration, education of the culturally disadvantaged and physically handicapped, nursing education and education of minorities and women. Also well covered are the administrative reports of departments of education for various countries and for U.S. states and large cities. The Teachers College collection covers over 200 distinct educational systems. Works in all languages are included. The" Bibliographic Guide to Education" serves in part as an annual supplement to the "Dictionary Catalog of the Teachers College Library, Columbia University" (G.K. Hall & Co., 1970) and Supplements ("First Supplement," 1971; "Second Supplement," 1973; "Third Supplement," 1977).

Essential Management Skills for Pharmacy and Business Managers


Author: Titus De Silva
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781466582583
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 464
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As a manager you will be expected to resolve a range of legal, ethical, operational, human resource, and financial issues that affect your organization. Essential Management Skills for Pharmacy and Business Managers supplies the understanding you will need to manage the day-to-day challenges in this increasingly competitive environment. Presenting a wealth of information on how to resolve common issues across all sectors of the pharmacy environment, it uses case studies to illustrate the methods required to create a patient-focused business where teamwork flourishes and continuous improvement becomes a reality. The book describes the kinds of things that will most often go wrong in organizations of all types and sizes and provides proven methods for resolving these issues. It explains how to develop and implement an effective quality management system in the pharmacy or a retail operation that complies with external standards. Outlining an efficient performance appraisal system, it describes how to manage diversity and details time-tested problem solving, conflict management, and stress management techniques. With coverage that includes employee management, quality management, and quality assurance, the book describes how to create a harmonious work environment that promotes effective communication between pharmacy staff, medical professionals, care givers, patients, and customers. Complete with links to further information in each chapter, it arms you with the tools to empower and motivate your employees to provide world-class patient and customer care.

American Book Publishing Record


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: American literature
Page: N.A
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Transitioning From LPN/LVN to BSN


Author: Nancy Duphily, DNP, RN-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826121829
Category: Medical
Page: 204
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"This book addresses competence in leadership and management, critical thinking, cultural intelligence, information technology, and professional writing, as well as legal and ethical concerns. It focuses on the role of the RN within an inter-professional team, describes the experience of returning to an academic setting, and the challenges of and strategies for accomplishing a successful role transition. Numerous reflective exercises, case vignettes, and online case studies reinforce the content." -- The Lamp Programs that address the transition from practical/vocational nursing to Baccalaureate nursing were virtually nonexistent two years ago; today there are 155 such programs, a number that continues to increase. This is the first text to address the specific educational needs of students transitioning from LPN/LVN to BSN and professional practice. Comprehensive and user-friendly, the text covers every aspect of role transition in the LPN/LVN to BSN course. It is based on the recommendations of the Institute of Medicineís ìFuture of Nursingî and the ìBSN in 10î initiative. The book provides an overview of professional practice at the BSN level and examines the core, role, and skill competencies required for the Baccalaureate-prepared nurse. The text addresses competence in leadership and management, critical thinking, cultural intelligence, information technology, and professional writing, as well as legal and ethical concerns. It focuses on the role of the RN within an interdisciplinary team, describes the experience of returning to an academic setting, and the challenges of and strategies for accomplishing a successful role transition. Numerous reflective exercises, case vignettes and online case studies reinforce content. Important practice concepts like QSEN and the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice are woven throughout the text. A robust ancillary package includes PowerPoints, online quizzes, reflective questions, and case studies. Key Features: Comprises the first text to address the specific needs of rapidly growing LPN/LVN to BSN programs Covers every aspect of role transition and defines the higher-level skills required for BSNs Based on recommendations of the Institute of Medicineís ìFuture of Nursingî and the ìBSN in 10î initiative Designed for use in classroom, online, and hybrid courses Incorporates reflective exercises, case studies, PowerPoints, and online quizzes to reinforce content

Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing


Author: Ginny Wacker Guido
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131717626
Category: Medical
Page: 532
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The fourth edition of Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing is the essential book that combines legal and ethical knowledge for students and practicing nurses under one cover. It reflects the continuing influence that the law, legal issues, and the field of ethics have on the professional practice of nursing. Readers familiar with earlier editions will recognize that much of the content in this text is new or updated to mirror changes in the practice of professional nursing. This edition also combines the field of ethics with legal issues, as these two aspects of professional nursing practice cannot truly be separated.

Books in Print


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: American literature
Page: N.A
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Contemporary Nursing

Issues, Trends, & Management
Author: N.A
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323016315
Category: Medical
Page: 630
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The second edition of CONTEMPORARY NURSING continues to acclimate students to the nursing profession by offering invaluable self-improvement and career-building advice. Content provides a comprehensive overview of historic and current trends shaping nursing education, the health care delivery system, and nursing practice. The new second edition offers three new chapters in Theories of Nursing Practice; Workplace Advocacy & Workplace Issues; and Alternative Healing; New content on Health Policy and Evidence-Based Practice is also included. A new MERLIN website also offers new content from the authors with weblinks and other updates. Also available, a new online Instructor's Resource including an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides, an image collection of cartoons and line drawings from the text, and a completely revised test bank with over 350 questions in NCLEX-RN format. TOC: (Includes a FREE MERLIN website with ccontent updates and weblinks.)

Professional Nursing

Concepts & Challenges
Author: Kay Kittrell Chitty
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9780721687117
Category: Medical
Page: 622
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A complete introduction to the concept of nursing as a profession. Includes discussions of the nursing process, professional roles in nursing, legal, ethical and political issues.

Nursing in Today's World

Challenges, Issues, and Trends
Author: Janice Rider Ellis,Celia Love Hartley
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780397546961
Category: Nursing
Page: 449
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Nursing in Today's World

Challenges, Issues, and Trends
Author: Janice Rider Ellis,Celia Love Hartley
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781724555
Category: Collective bargaining
Page: 572
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This text presents basic concepts underlying professional nursing along with contemporary issues affecting the profession. Content is supported using pedagogical tools and features including cartoons that aim to enliven the text discussion. Additional content on the role of consumer in health care, more content on alternative health care, evidence-based practice, virtual university, multi-state licensure, reporting requirements on abuse and neglect, NFLPN code of ethics, developing a study plan for NCLEX exam and conducting job searches on line.

From LPN to RN

Role Transitions
Author: Kathy Ham
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 242
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Engaging and practical, this new text clearly covers the topics that students need to know to bridge the gap between LP/VN and RN practice. Readers will find clear guidance on the nursing process, role transition, legal/ethical aspects, and adult teaching/learning principles. A user-friendly style builds on existing knowledge to make even complex concepts easy to understand. Chapters focus on a single topic so that they may be used in the order in which they work best for each individual nursing program's curriculum plan.

Contemporary Nursing

Issues, Trends, & Management
Author: Barbara Cherry (MSN.),Susan R. Jacob
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323029681
Category: Medical
Page: 632
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Now in full color, this 3rd edition prepares nursing students to meet today's top challenges, including information technology, disaster management, cultural awareness, and the changing health care delivery system. It provides a comprehensive overview of historic and current trends and issues, all of which help to define new nurses' roles and responsibilities. Integrating human behavior with mastery of concepts and technical skills, this is an ideal resource for students moving into the nursing profession. Instructor resources available. Contributing authors are nationally recognized scholars and experts in their fields. Real-life vignettes open each chapter, depicting the chapter content and piquing student interest. These case studies are followed by key terms and learning objectives. Expanded chapter on Complementary and Alternative Healing focuses on including these increasingly popular therapies into traditional patient care. Current issues are examined, such as the nursing shortage, ethical and bioethical issues, legal issues, workplace advocacy, and cultural competency. Leadership and Management in Nursing unit expands coverage of essential skills including how to communicate effectively, how to resolve conflicts, how to supervise, and how to delegate. Career Management unit offers information about career opportunities, job hunting, time management, and preparing for the NCLEX® exam. Evidence-based research is stressed throughout. Critical Thinking questions provoke thought and help your students apply what they've learned. A full-color design. Emergency Preparedness and Response to Today's World chapter equips students with the competencies needed to research, prepare, and react to disasters. Nursing in the Evolving Health Care Delivery System chapter has been carefully revised to reflect factors that are forcing significant changes, such as the innovations in technology.

Professional Nursing

Concepts & Challenges
Author: N.A
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 654
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A thorough introduction to nursing as a profession, this 4th edition updates an always-popular text. The book starts with the history of nursing and its coming of age, and goes on to discuss professional socialization. Written by Kay Chitty along with other expert contributors, it examines the theories surrounding the profession - including role definition, major concepts in the field, finance, culture, the health care delivery system, and the challenges facing nurses in the future. Interviews with established and respected professional nurses examine today's issues. News Notes use press clippings to show perceptions of nurses and the nursing profession. Research Notes offer insights gained from evidence-based practice as well as nursing research. Real-life case studies accompany the professional behaviors mentioned in the text. Critical Thinking questions and self-development activities help students apply their knowledge, begin their own professional socialization, and develop a personal philosophy of nursing. Learning aids include key terms and learning objectives to begin each chapter, and a summary of key points at the end. Historical notes and vignettes supplement and emphasize the content. The book is updated throughout, with topics including Medicare, the nursing shortage, recruitment and retention, managed care and health reform, plus national health insurance. Adds new content on educational patterns in nursing, group communication, nursing informatics, and nursing roles within the community.

Leadership Challenge


Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527503742
Category: Executive ability
Page: 382
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Law & Ethics for Medical Careers


Author: Karen Judson,Sharon Hicks
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering
ISBN: 9780078289408
Category: Medical
Page: 332
View: 344
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4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "Anyone with a stake in healthcare, be it those delivering it or receiving it, would enjoy reading this book. It is informative and easy to read. The three authors bring years of experience and teaching in writing this textbook and are experts in their fields."--"Doody's Review Service"

Making the Transition from LPN to RN


Author: Rose Kearney-Nunnery
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 235
View: 7156
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Ensure that you understand your new roles as caregiver, decision maker, patient teacher, leader, and manager. Making the Transition from LPN to RN will help you master these responsibilities and begin your successful career as an RN. Uses an informal, conversational writing style. Features case studies that make the information come alive. Presents a clear balance of theory, clinical application of knowledge, and clinical decision making. Builds on your nursing skills to address the practice issues that differentiate LPN from RN practice. Emphasizes the importance of scope of practice, nursin