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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.

Book Book ([2017])
Description: xvii, 364 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2017]
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Bunker Hill Community College. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Bunker Hill Community College Stacks RT62 .H45 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780323356312
  • ISBN: 0323356311
  • Edition: 8th edition.
General Note: Preceded by Success in practical/vocational nursing : from student to leader / Signe S. Hill, Helen Stephens Howlett. 7th ed. c2013.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 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.
Authors: Hill, Signe S. (Added Author).
Citation: Knecht, Patricia. "Success in practical/vocational nursing : from student to leader." St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, 2017.

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