Nursing's Social Policy Statement: The Essence of the Profession

Publication Year: 2010

Edition: 3rd

Authors/Editor: American Nurses Association

Publisher: American Nurses Association, Inc

ISBN: 978-1-55-810270-5

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This in-depth new edition of an enduring ANA classic defines nursing’s value and accountability to society.

The book’s singular contribution is its description of the nursing profession and its essential elements:
* Social context and contract
* Nursing’s knowledge base
* Definition of nursing
* Scope and standards of practice
* Authority for practice
* Regulation of practice

These elements have been revised in recognition of the ongoing-advances in nursing practice and knowledge, delineating and reaffirming the deep societal commitments of the profession.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: American Nurses Association, Inc
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: American Nurses Association
ISBN: 978-1-55-810270-5
Specialty:
Management & Administration
Language: English
Edition: 3rd
Pages: 178
Year: 2010

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