Table of contents for Nursing in today's world : trends, issues, & management / Janice Rider Ellis, Celia Love Hartley ; illustrations by Tomm Scalera.

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Unit I: ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH CARE DELIVERY Chapter 1: Understanding the Health Care Environment and Its Financing Chapter 2: The Political Process in Society and in Nursing Organizations Chapter 3: The Nursing Profession and the Community

Unit II: APPRECIATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF NURSING AS A PROFESSION Chapter 4: Exploring the Growth of Nursing as a Profession Chapter 5: Educational Preparation for Nursing Chapter 6: Nursing for the Future

Unit III: LEGAL AND ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR PRACTICE Chapter 7: Credentials for Health Care Providers Chapter 8: Legal Responsibilities for Practice Chapter 9: Ethical Concerns in Nursing Practice Chapter 10: Bioethical Issues in Health Care

Unit IV: INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT ROLES Chapter 11: Understanding the World of Healthcare Employment Chapter 12: Initiating the Leadership and Management Role Chapter 13: Working with Others for Patient Care Chapter 14: Leading Change and Managing Conflict

Unit V: CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND PROFESSIONAL GROWTH Chapter 15: Making Professional Goals A Reality Chapter 16: Facing the Challenges of Today's Workplace

Appendix A: Commonly Used Acronyms

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Nursing -- Practice.
Nursing -- United States.
Nursing -- trends.
Ethics, Nursing.
Legislation, Nursing.
Nursing Care -- organization & administration.
Nursing Care -- trends.