Current Issues In Nursing, 8th Edition

Author :
By Perle Slavik Cowen, PhD, RN and Sue Moorhead, RN, PhD, FAAN
Current Issues in Nursing provides a forum for knowledgeable debate on the important issues that nurses face today. This resource provides the opportunity to analyze conflicting viewpoints and develop your own thoughts on demands being made for the n ...view more

Current Issues in Nursing provides a forum for knowledgeable debate on the important issues that nurses face today. This resource provides the opportunity to analyze conflicting viewpoints and develop your own thoughts on demands being made for the nursing profession and the difficult issues affecting today's health care delivery. Continually praised for its in-depth discussion of critical issues, solid organization of material, and encouragement of independent thinking, you’ll find this text a valuable resource in the modern world of nursing.

ISBN :
9780323065719
Publication Date :
08-02-2010
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Current Issues in Nursing provides a forum for knowledgeable debate on the important issues that nurses face today. This resource provides the opportunity to analyze conflicting viewpoints and develop your own thoughts on demands being made for the nursing profession and the difficult issues affecting today's health care delivery. Continually praised for its in-depth discussion of critical issues, solid organization of material, and encouragement of independent thinking, you’ll find this text a valuable resource in the modern world of nursing.


New to this edition
  • New content covering the following topics:
    • The Challenges of Nursing on an International Level
    • Health Care Systems and Practice
    • Ethics, Legal, and Social Issues
    • The Changing Practice
    • Professional Challenges, Collaboration, & Conflict
    • Violence Prevention and Care: Nursing’s Role
    • Definitions of Nursing
    • Changing Education

Key Features
  • Offers comprehensive and timely coverage of the issues affecting nursing education and practice.

  • UNIQUE! Over 100 well-known contributors offer their expert insights and analysis.
  • UNIQUE! Viewpoint chapters present controversial issues to showcase pressing issues facing nursing today.

Author Information
By Perle Slavik Cowen, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA and Sue Moorhead, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor Emerita, The University of Iowa, College of Nursing, Iowa City, Iowa