TRANSITIONING FROM LPN/VN TO RN: MOVING AHEAD IN YOUR CAREER, 2E provides coverage of key RN roles, including client care, management, delegation, and leadership. This book clearly explains how an RN's role differs from that of an LPN/VN's; providing appropriate theoretical knowledge and fully explains the relationship of theory to practice.
Table of Contents
PART I. ROLE TRANSITION.
Part I. Role Transition.
1. Returning to School.
2. Role Transition.
3. Enhancing Assessment Skills.
4. LPN and RN Knowledge and Roles.
Part II. The Nurse as Caregiver.
6. Provider of Care.
7. Clinical Decision Making and the Nursing Process.
8. Client Teaching.
Part III. The Nurse as Manager.
9. The Nurse as Leader.
10. Managing Client Care.
Part IV. Professional Considerations.
11. Nursing Theory as a Basis to Practice Nursing.
12. Ethical and Legal Considerations.
Appendix A. Deja Vu. Nursing Exams Today and Licensure Exam Tomorrow.
Appendix B. IV Therapy Skills.
Appendix C. Medication Preparation and Administration Competency for Registered Nurses.
Appendix D. American Nurses Association Code of Ethics.
Appendix E. The International Council of Nurses Code of Ethics.
Appendix F. National Student Nurses' Association, Inc. Code of Professional Conduct.
Appendix G. National Student Nurses' Association, Inc. Code of Academic and Clinical Conduct.