Chapter 16: Healthcare Delivery Continuum and Quality of Care: Economics of
Trends contributing to the rising costs of health care
o Characteristics of the population
o Demands for health care
o Employer-paid health insurance
Ethical and Legal Influences
Scope of Practice
Articulates the who, what, when, and how of practice for nursing
organization, policy markers, and the nurses accountability to the public.
Scope and Standard of Practice
Describe the level of nurs
Chapter 13: The Role of the Professional Nurse in Patient Education
The American Nurses Association defined patient education as a component
of the practice of the registered nurse.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations included
My own outline: Chapter 1
A History of Health Care and Nursing
Egyptians physicians and nurses used an abundant pharmacological
repertoire to cure the ill and injured.
Healing appeared in the Egyptian culture as the successful result of a c
Social Context of Professional Nursing
Public Image of Nursing
Nurses are educated at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels and
work in areas of education, research, and independent clinical practice.
To be a nurse:
o Become familiar wi