This text covers an overview of nursing history, professional roles, nursing education, legal and ethical areas related to nursing care, evidence-based practice, the culture of nursing, patient care, technology and informatics, and nursing theories. Study aids offer the potential for learners to assess their knowledge related to specific areas of nursing. Illustrations are pleasing and engage the reader. The systematic and orderly presentation of content supports ease of use.
This LibGuides-based open textbook was created through a Round 13 Textbook Transformation Grant. The text covers an overview of nursing history, professional roles, professional education, legal and ethical considerations, evidence-based practice, caring, the culture of nursing, technology and informatics, and nursing theories. A backup PDF of the entire text and a .zip file of individual PDF chapters is also available for download.