Strategies for the Future of Nursing

Strategies for the Future of Nursing

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Adapting to the Changing Medical System This timely resource answers your most urgent questions about the nursing profession today. The field of nursing has drastically changed as a result of hospital reorganizations under managed care systems. This is clearly evidenced in the substantial decrease in the total number of jobs available for registered nurses. The book offers insights into the most recent trends in RN employment and outlines key strategies for strengthening nursing services. You'll learn tactics for adapting the profession of nursing to an outpatient-based medical system. You'll also discover ways in which individual nurses can successfully prepare for these changes. This book should be read by anyone concerned about the future of health care in this country. Ed O'Neill and his colleagues provide important advice about how nursing can address the national dilemma of providing cost-effective health care to everyone. --Marla Salmon, Sc.D., RN, FAAN, associate dean and director of graduate studies, University of PennsylvaniaWong currently holds the position of Graduate Students Association president at UCSF. As head of student government, she is addressing interdisciplinary education, diversity, student participation in campus governance, and support servicesanbsp;...

Title:Strategies for the Future of Nursing
Author:Edward O'Neil, Janet Coffman
Publisher:Jossey-Bass - 1998-05-01


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