Nursing Today: Transition and Trends

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Whether it's passing the NCLEX or surviving practice, the real world can leave even the best students scared and unprepared. That's why it's important that students learn the most up-to-date, relevant information on the challenges and opportunities they will face upon graduation. With new chapters, a new full-color design, and content covering the hottest topics in nursing today, students will discover that the 5th edition of this market-leading issues and trends text is an easy-to-use source for understanding the professional skills needed for practice.

  • The NCLEX-RN and the New Graduate chapter is dedicated to success on the NCLEX-RN exam, including valuable tips on how to prepare for and pass the exam.
  • The Employment Considerations: Opportunities, Resumes and Interviewing chapter combines in-depth coverage on seeking employment, resume writing, and interviewing techniques and prepares students to find and get the job they want.
  • Updated content on effective communication and team building, conflict management, collective bargaining, and nursing informatics.
  • Other outstanding features include lively cartoons, chapter objectives and exercises, boxed information, and critical thinking questions to keep students focused on pertinent information.
  • Full-color design highlights important information and enhances visual appeal.
  • Updated Table of Contents and streamlined organization improves the flow of material covered.
  • New chapter on Mentoring and Preceptorship provides an in-depth look at strategies useful when assuming these roles in practice.
  • New chapter on Nursing Theories includes discussion on nursing theorists, how nursing theory is used in practice, and the future of nursing theory.
  • New chapter on Work Place Issues includes timely information on workplace advocacy, the nursing shortage, mandatory overtime, workplace safety, and bioterrorism.
  • New chapter on Quality Patient Care focuses on quality management principles and their subsequent effect on both external and internal forces, and the role of the nurse in quality process improvement.
  • New chapter on Cultural & Spiritual Awareness describes cultural competence and the principles of culturally competent care and how end-of-life issues impact nursing practice.

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Prepare students to enter the real world tomorrow...with Nursing Today

About the Author:

JoAnn Zerwekh, EdD, RN, FNP, APRN, BC, Executive Director, Nursing Education Consultants, Ingram, TX; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ; and Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, CNS, Executive Director, Nursing Education Consultants, Ingram, TX

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