Nursing in today's world : challenges, issues, and trends


Nursing in today's world : challenges, issues, and trends

Janice Rider Ellis, Celia Love Hartley ; illustrations by Kari Berger

Lippincott, c2001

7th ed

  • :alk.paper

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Includes bibliographical references and index



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".


  • Understanding the health care environment
  • health care finance and control
  • the political and the nursing profession
  • exploring nursing's origins
  • the development of nursing as a profession
  • educational preparation for nursing
  • credentials for health care providers
  • legal responsibilities for practice
  • ethical concerns in nursing practice
  • bioethical issues in health care
  • beginning your career as a nurse
  • preparing for workplace participation. Appendix A: nursing licensing authorities (boards of nursing) United States and US Territories. Appendix B: nursing related organizations. Appendix C: commonly used acronyms.

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