Contemporary_Nursing_Issues_Trends all chapters-Copy Chapter 01: The Evolution of Professional Nursing Cherry & Jacob: Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, and Management, 8th Unit 1. The Development of Nursing 1. The evolution of professional nursing Professional/ethical issue Vignette Chapter overview Prehistoric period Early civilization The middle ages The renaissance and the reformation period The Colonial American period Florence nightingale Nursing in the United States Summary References 2. The contemporary image of professional nursing Professional/ethical issue Vignette Chapter overview Images of nursing Why image is important Registered nurse supply Nursing in art and literature The enduring public concern with nursing The reality of the contemporary staff nurse Facts about today's registered nurse Creating the image of twenty-first century nursing The basics The look of nursing Creating a new image Summary References 3. The influence of contemporary trends and issues on nursing education Professional/ethical issue Vignette Chapter overview Introduction Trends and issues in contemporary nursing education Diversity in nursing education programs Flexible education, mobility, and distance-learning programs Summary References 4. Nursing licensure and certification Professional/ethical issue Vignette Chapter overview The history of nursing licensure Components of nurse practice acts Role of regulatory boards to ensure safe practice Special cases of licensure Revision of nurse practice acts Delegation of authority to others Current licensure activities Certification Summary References 5. Theories of nursing practice Professional/ethical issue Vignette Chapter overview Science and theory Florence nightingale: The first nursing theorist Survey of selected nursing theories Future of nursing theories and theorists Summary Referencesread more
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