Cover the Issues that Affect the Practice of Today’s Nurse!
Issues and Trends in Nursing synthesizes the essential contextual, technical, ethical, and organizational issues for new nurses to understand entering today’s ever-evolving healthcare arena. Arranged into four major units comprehensively examining issues impacting the nursing metaparadigm—person, environment, health, and nursing—this relevant, timely text motivates students to further engage in contemporary issues by exploring topics via internet resources and practice highlights. Issues and Trends in Nursing covers the most vital issues pertinent to everyday practice including safety, confidentiality, informatics, emergency preparedness, and global health issues.
Complete Companion Website for both Students and Instructors!
For students: critical thinking questions, Weblinks, reflective case studies, interactive glossary, interactive crosswords, and flashcards, and NCLEX review questions
For instructors: PowerPoint Slides, instructor's manual, and testbank.
Features & Benefits
- A student friendly text –written to appeal to the undergraduate student. Motivates the student to engage in the topic and encourages further student discovery via internet resources and practice highlights.
Strong visual appeal in each chapter with tables, callouts, and practice highlights.
The chapters emphasize the context of today’s healthcare environment including technology, challenges of the healthcare system in regards to regulatory compliance issues, and the increasing numbers of uninsured patients.
Chapter authors are experts on the current trends in nursing issues. The text has a representation of authors from a wide-range of universities and clinical agencies across the U.S.
- Undergraduate Nursing Issues Courses
- Undergraduate Nursing Professional Role Courses
- Issues in Urban and Rural Health
- Intoduction to the Nursing Profession
Gayle Roux, PhD, NP-C, FAAN-Dean and Professor, College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Dr. Gayle Roux received her master’s and doctorate in nursing from Texas Woman’s University. She is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner and maintains a part-time clinical practice. Dr. Roux’s program of research is focused on women’s health and improving quality of life in women with chronic health conditions.
Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN-Professor, Executive Director, Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, Indiana University School of Nursing, National League for Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana
Judith A. Halstead received her BSN and MSN from the University of Evansville, and her Doctorate in Nursing Science from Indiana University. She is currently Professor of Nursing and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Indiana University School of Nursing in Indianapolis, a position she has held since 2004. She is known for her expertise in curriculum development and online education. Dr. Halstead was inducted as a fellow in the NLN Academy of Nursing Education in 2007.