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Success in practical/vocational nursing : from student to leader / Patricia (Patty) Knecht, PhD, RN, ANEF, Chair, Division of Nursing, Immaculata University, Immaculata, Pennsylvania, Formerly, Director of Practical Nursing, Chester County Intermediate Unit, Practical Nursing Program, Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

Knecht, Patricia (Patricia A.). (Author). Hill, Signe S. Success in practical/vocational nursing. Preceded by (work): (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library RT 62 .K54 2017 30775305519929 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780323356312 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0323356311 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 364 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 8th edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Preceded by Success in practical/vocational nursing : from student to leader / Signe S. Hill, Helen Stephens Howlett. 7th ed. c2013.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Personal resources of an adult learner -- Academic resources (study skills and test strategies) -- Community resources -- How practical/ vocational nursing evolved : 1836 to present -- Critical thinking : a lifelong journey -- Ethics applied to nursing : personal versus professional ethics -- Nursing and the law : what are the rules? -- Effective communication : health care team, patients, faculty, and peers -- Assertiveness : your responsibility -- Cultural uniqueness, sensitivity, and competence -- Spiritual needs, spiritual caring, and religious differences -- Nursing process : your role -- Nursing theory, research, and evidence-based practice -- The interdisciplinary health care team : the role of the practical/vocational nurse -- Health care settings : continuum of care -- The health care system : financing, issues, and trends -- Collaboration : leading and managing -- Work force trends : how to find a first job you will love -- Licensure and regulation : becoming licensed and understanding your state nurse practice act.
Subject: Practical nursing > Vocational guidance.
Nursing, Practical.
Nurse's Role.
Nursing Theory.
Vocational Guidance.

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