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The Resource LPN to RN transitions : achieving success in your new role, Nicki Harrington, Cynthia Lee Terry

LPN to RN transitions : achieving success in your new role, Nicki Harrington, Cynthia Lee Terry

Label
LPN to RN transitions : achieving success in your new role
Title
LPN to RN transitions
Title remainder
achieving success in your new role
Statement of responsibility
Nicki Harrington, Cynthia Lee Terry
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reentering the rigors of academic life is a monumental decision for any LPN or LVN returning to school, involving both personal and financial investment. This book serves as a guide to assist readers in successfully balancing career, school, and personal life while pursuing educational and professional goals. --from publisher description
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Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Harrington, Nicki
Dewey number
610.7306/9076
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RT82
LC item number
.H37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Terry, Cynthia Lee
Series statement
Lippincott's practical nursing
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  • Nursing
  • Practical nurses
  • Nursing
  • Career Mobility
  • Nurse's Role
  • Nurses
Label
LPN to RN transitions : achieving success in your new role, Nicki Harrington, Cynthia Lee Terry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • unit I. The transition process -- 1. Lifelong learning : returning to school -- Lifelong learning in nursing -- The re-entry process : overcoming barriers and fears -- Returning to the student role : "returning to school syndrome" -- Diverse learning styles -- Student role : strategies for success -- 2. Role development and transition -- Definitions -- Types of roles -- Role development -- Personal and adult development -- Professional role development -- Role transition -- 3. Adapting to change -- Change defined -- Process of change -- Individual and organizational change -- Factors that motivate change -- Types of change -- Stages of planned change -- Effects of change -- Adjusting to change -- Positive outcomes of change -- 4. Transitions throughout nursing's history -- Development of nursing -- Professional nursing organizations -- Evolution of nursing as a profession -- Qualities of a professional -- Licensure -- American Nurses Association's Social Policy Statement -- American Nurses Association's Code of Ethics for Nurses -- North American Nursing Diagnosis Association International -- Standards of practice -- Evolution of Nursing Science -- Transitions in nursing education -- Career mobility options -- Factors that have influenced trends and transitions in nursing -- Nursing informatics and Hipaa -- Experiential wisdom and evidence-based practice -- Holistic and spiritual care -- Nursing entrepreneurism -- Health care advocacy and service learning -- Social policy and political advocacy -- 5. Learning at the ADN level -- Adult learning theory -- Practical/vocational and associate degree nursing education : a comparison -- Learning strategies for success -- Transition needs unique to the LPN/LVN-To-ADN student -- Differentiating ADN student and LPN/LVN practice roles -- 6. Individualizing a plan for role transition -- Assessing preparedness for the student role -- Assessing learning style -- The reflective process : assessing adult learner uniqueness -- Assessing prior learning : standardized and nonstandardized tests -- Instructor-student partnership -- 7. Test success for the LPN : challenge of NCLEX-RN questions -- Development of the NCLEX-RN -- Main categories of the NCLEX-RN blueprint -- Test lingo : key components to a test -- Bloom's taxonomy and level of difficulty -- How the NCLEX-RN differs from the NCLEX-PN -- Alternate item formats -- Preparation for a NCLEX-RN style exam -- Immediately before the exam -- After the exam
  • unit II. Core competencies for professional nursing practice -- 8. Practicing within regulatory frameworks -- Regulations, policies, and standards -- Nurse Practice Acts -- Directed, autonomous, and collaborative nursing practice -- Mechanisms for identifying differences in knowledge and roles -- National Council Licensure Examinations -- Practical/vocational nursing roles and competencies -- Associate degree nursing roles and competencies -- Licensed practical/vocational versus register nurse knowledge, skills and abilities -- 9. Critical thinking and clinical judgment in nursing -- The need for critical thinking -- Critical thinking in nursing -- Critical thinking defined -- Critical thinking versus feeling -- Critical thinking and creative thinking -- Modes of critical thinking -- Critical thinking and the teaching-learning process
  • unit III. Role concepts essential for RN practice -- pt. A. Provider of care -- 10. The nursing process : assessment and caring interventions -- From licensed practical nurse to professional nursing practice -- An historical overview of the nursing process -- The nursing process : overview and steps -- 11. The nurse as communicator -- Effective communication -- Basic communication revisited -- Two forms of communication : nonverbal and verbal -- Process recordings -- Therapeutic communication -- Competence in communication across the life span -- Communication as a team member in the health care setting -- 12. The nurse as teacher -- The challenge of client education -- Teaching and learning defined -- Teaching -learning process : principles of teaching -- Teaching interventions -- Steps in the teaching-learning process -- Documentations of client teaching -- Clinical applications of the teaching-learning process -- pt. B. Manager of care -- 13. Managing unique client care -- Understanding uniqueness -- Definitions -- Self-assessment -- The client as a member of a cultural group -- The client as a social being -- The client as a sexual being -- The client as a spiritual being -- Nursing care planning -- 14. Managing time, conflict, and the nursing environment -- Managing time -- Making decisions -- Managing resources -- pt. C. Member of the Discipline of Nursing -- 15. Professional responsibilities -- Modeling and valuing nursing -- Professional growth -- Standards of Nursing Practice -- Nursing research -- Professional stewardship and the advancement of nursing -- Client advocacy -- Legal and ethical practice -- 16. Legal accountability -- Legal considerations --Sources of law -- Classifications of law -- Accountability -- Liability, negligence, and malpractice -- Risk management -- Legally sensitive areas that affect nursing practice -- Confidentiality and the right to privacy -- Defamation -- 17. Ethical issues -- Ethics and history -- Ethical dilemmas -- Nursing ethics -- Ethical theories -- Factors that influence decision making -- Ethical decision making -- Appendix A. Answers to "NCLEX-RN might ask" questions -- Appendix B. NANDA-approved Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011
Control code
ocn728458281
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xix, 452 pages
Isbn
9781609136918
Lccn
2011022764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)728458281
Label
LPN to RN transitions : achieving success in your new role, Nicki Harrington, Cynthia Lee Terry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • unit I. The transition process -- 1. Lifelong learning : returning to school -- Lifelong learning in nursing -- The re-entry process : overcoming barriers and fears -- Returning to the student role : "returning to school syndrome" -- Diverse learning styles -- Student role : strategies for success -- 2. Role development and transition -- Definitions -- Types of roles -- Role development -- Personal and adult development -- Professional role development -- Role transition -- 3. Adapting to change -- Change defined -- Process of change -- Individual and organizational change -- Factors that motivate change -- Types of change -- Stages of planned change -- Effects of change -- Adjusting to change -- Positive outcomes of change -- 4. Transitions throughout nursing's history -- Development of nursing -- Professional nursing organizations -- Evolution of nursing as a profession -- Qualities of a professional -- Licensure -- American Nurses Association's Social Policy Statement -- American Nurses Association's Code of Ethics for Nurses -- North American Nursing Diagnosis Association International -- Standards of practice -- Evolution of Nursing Science -- Transitions in nursing education -- Career mobility options -- Factors that have influenced trends and transitions in nursing -- Nursing informatics and Hipaa -- Experiential wisdom and evidence-based practice -- Holistic and spiritual care -- Nursing entrepreneurism -- Health care advocacy and service learning -- Social policy and political advocacy -- 5. Learning at the ADN level -- Adult learning theory -- Practical/vocational and associate degree nursing education : a comparison -- Learning strategies for success -- Transition needs unique to the LPN/LVN-To-ADN student -- Differentiating ADN student and LPN/LVN practice roles -- 6. Individualizing a plan for role transition -- Assessing preparedness for the student role -- Assessing learning style -- The reflective process : assessing adult learner uniqueness -- Assessing prior learning : standardized and nonstandardized tests -- Instructor-student partnership -- 7. Test success for the LPN : challenge of NCLEX-RN questions -- Development of the NCLEX-RN -- Main categories of the NCLEX-RN blueprint -- Test lingo : key components to a test -- Bloom's taxonomy and level of difficulty -- How the NCLEX-RN differs from the NCLEX-PN -- Alternate item formats -- Preparation for a NCLEX-RN style exam -- Immediately before the exam -- After the exam
  • unit II. Core competencies for professional nursing practice -- 8. Practicing within regulatory frameworks -- Regulations, policies, and standards -- Nurse Practice Acts -- Directed, autonomous, and collaborative nursing practice -- Mechanisms for identifying differences in knowledge and roles -- National Council Licensure Examinations -- Practical/vocational nursing roles and competencies -- Associate degree nursing roles and competencies -- Licensed practical/vocational versus register nurse knowledge, skills and abilities -- 9. Critical thinking and clinical judgment in nursing -- The need for critical thinking -- Critical thinking in nursing -- Critical thinking defined -- Critical thinking versus feeling -- Critical thinking and creative thinking -- Modes of critical thinking -- Critical thinking and the teaching-learning process
  • unit III. Role concepts essential for RN practice -- pt. A. Provider of care -- 10. The nursing process : assessment and caring interventions -- From licensed practical nurse to professional nursing practice -- An historical overview of the nursing process -- The nursing process : overview and steps -- 11. The nurse as communicator -- Effective communication -- Basic communication revisited -- Two forms of communication : nonverbal and verbal -- Process recordings -- Therapeutic communication -- Competence in communication across the life span -- Communication as a team member in the health care setting -- 12. The nurse as teacher -- The challenge of client education -- Teaching and learning defined -- Teaching -learning process : principles of teaching -- Teaching interventions -- Steps in the teaching-learning process -- Documentations of client teaching -- Clinical applications of the teaching-learning process -- pt. B. Manager of care -- 13. Managing unique client care -- Understanding uniqueness -- Definitions -- Self-assessment -- The client as a member of a cultural group -- The client as a social being -- The client as a sexual being -- The client as a spiritual being -- Nursing care planning -- 14. Managing time, conflict, and the nursing environment -- Managing time -- Making decisions -- Managing resources -- pt. C. Member of the Discipline of Nursing -- 15. Professional responsibilities -- Modeling and valuing nursing -- Professional growth -- Standards of Nursing Practice -- Nursing research -- Professional stewardship and the advancement of nursing -- Client advocacy -- Legal and ethical practice -- 16. Legal accountability -- Legal considerations --Sources of law -- Classifications of law -- Accountability -- Liability, negligence, and malpractice -- Risk management -- Legally sensitive areas that affect nursing practice -- Confidentiality and the right to privacy -- Defamation -- 17. Ethical issues -- Ethics and history -- Ethical dilemmas -- Nursing ethics -- Ethical theories -- Factors that influence decision making -- Ethical decision making -- Appendix A. Answers to "NCLEX-RN might ask" questions -- Appendix B. NANDA-approved Nursing Diagnoses 2009-2011
Control code
ocn728458281
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xix, 452 pages
Isbn
9781609136918
Lccn
2011022764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)728458281

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