Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing: From Student to Leader, 7th Edition

Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing: From Student to Leader, 7th Edition

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Signe S. Hill;Helen Stephens Howlett
  • Publish Date: 2012-09-18


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Part of the LPN Threads series, Success in Practical/Vocational Nursing: From Student to Leader, 7th Edition helps you develop the practical knowledge and problem-solving skills you need for a successful career as an LPN/LVN. This edition features up-to-date content that is logically organized with concepts that build on each other as you progress through the material.

  • 1-2-3-approach
  • walks you through the steps of what you need to do and how to do it.
  • A separate chapter on critical thinking and plentiful critical thinking exercises encourage you to apply your knowledge to solve problems in both academic and personal situations.
  • Coverage of Medicare helps you understand the costs of managed care, especially in long-term settings for older adults, and how it affects LPN/LVN practice and patients.
  • Keep In Mind boxes prompt you to consider the underlying theme as you read the chapter.
  • New Research and Evidence Based Practice chapter
  • addresses topics commonly encountered in LPN/LVN practice.
  • New technology content helps you understand the role of simulation in nursing education and the proper etiquette for using electronic devices.
  • Content reflects the concepts contained in the most current NCLEX-PN test plan.
  • Professional Pointers throughout the text offer valuable advice on expectations in the professional arena during and after nursing school.
  • Revised chapter on Health Care Systems reflects the implementation of dramatic changes.
  • Updated nutrition and dietary information includes new MyPlate information.
  • The latest protocols from the NAPNES, including student confidentiality, keeps you updated on your national association's practice standards.
  • Revised, updated, and expanded culture content allows you to provide culturally sensitive care.

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