Academic Nursing Practice

Author: Lois K. Evans, DNSc, FAAN, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826120458
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Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award! Academic Nursing Practice can be a living laboratory that integrates the education, practice, and research mission of a school of nursing. Where better to demonstrate the efficacy of new practice models and interventions, identify questions for further study, teach students, and keep faculty skills fresh? This book describes how to develop and implement these nurse-managed practices, based on the extensive experience of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, along with case examples from other programs. Practical strategies described include securing university support, outside funding, and academic-community partnerships. Academic Nursing Practice offers an opportunity for nursing to exert leadership on the pressing issues facing today's health care system --access, quality, and cost. This book is an excellent resource to begin planning for one.

Research In Nursing And Health

Author: Carol Noll Hoskins, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826197252
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This book offers the reader a synopsis of research, appreciating both the science and art of inquiry. It is designed to present the basic elements of conducting and understanding nursing research using an expeditious and useful reference format. This updated new edition offers the reader a step-by-step guide to conducting research and to understanding the research studies done by others. It describes both quantitative and qualitative investigations. The book is written in outline format, for quick reference. An important feature of the new edition is an extensive listing of online databases and knowledge resources. Graduate students and nurse researchers will find this an easily accessible source of valuable information.

A Nuts And Bolts Approach To Teaching Nursing

Author: Jeanne M. Novotny
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826166036
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! This book encompasses all of the basic activities you must accomplish before, during, and after standing in front of or sitting with your students. -Judith A. Balcerski, RN, PhD, Dean and Professor, Barry University School of Nursing This is the latest revised and updated edition of the down-to-earth survival manual for those who are new to teaching, and for those who need a quick refresher course. Brimming with practical pointers and dozens of timesaving tables and checklists, the volume includes strategies you will need to make clinical assignments, select the right textbooks, construct and analyze student tests, facilitate the learning of technology, prepare and present lectures, and much more. "Springer Series on the Teaching of Nursing"

Using Nursing Research To Shape Health Policy

Author: Patricia A. Grady, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826170110
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Examining the crucial interrelationship between nursing research and health policy, this book presents examples of specific health care policy that has been influenced, implemented, or changed as a result of nursing research. It builds on the discussion of this relationship as described in the editors' earlier book, Shaping Health Policy through Nursing Research, named a Doody's Core Title in 2013 and an AJN Book of the Year in 2011. This current edition updates earlier information with new nursing research by esteemed scholars. It encompasses research related to major policy statements of the decade, including the IOM Future of Nursing report, the Affordable Care Act, and the Blueprint for Genomics in Nursing, and highlights how they have influenced, and will continue to influence, health policy. Written for multiple audiences including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and nursing professionals, the book presents information on how science shapes health policy in general, models and strategies for linking research and health policy, and multiple examples of how major nursing research has influenced health policy. The text provides both a conceptual orientation and an operational approach to strategies linking research to policy and influencing policy makers at the organizational, community, state, national, and international levels. Key Features: Offers examples of cutting edge nursing research that provides a foundation for practice and policy Incorporates major policy directives of this decade and highlights how nursing research has influenced health policy Demonstrates to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and nursing professionals how nursing research can shape health policy decisions Includes perspectives, models and strategies for using nursing research to influence health policy Addresses how nursing research shapes policy at organizational, community, state, national, and international levels

Teaching With Technologies In Nursing And The Health Professions Second Edition

Author: Wanda Bonnel, PhD, GNP-BC, ANEF
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826142923
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Praise for the First Edition: “This is an excellent resource, highly recommended for new and seasoned educators at every level.” --Nursing Education Perspectives Written for new and aspiring nursing faculty, this unique book delivers broad teaching principles alongside strategies for selecting the best technology. New generations of students are increasingly familiar with technology, and require educators who can add to their skills and shape them with a specific health care focus. Faculty have a responsibility to help their students prepare for the workforce, one that increasingly relies on high technology to operate. The teaching principles discussed in this text illuminate the changing technologies used in education and practice, and provide strategies for selecting the best technology to obtain a specific learning objectives, assignments, and outcomes. Teaching with Technologies in Nursing and the Health Professions, Second Edition has been substantially revised to reflect changes within our health care system and includes two completely new chapters. Founded upon the Integrated Learning Triangle for Teaching with Technologies, a central organizing tool for lesson planning and decision-making, concepts throughout the text link to key quality and safety issues, population and public health exigencies, and systems approaches to care. Each chapter contains case examples, self-assessment tools, quick teaching tips, evidence-based review abstracts, Q&As answered by noted practice experts, and online resources for further learning. New to the Second Edition: New Chapter: Discusses the technology leader’s role in mentoring, promoting curriculum changes, and partnering with colleagues in diverse contexts, including staff development New Chapter: Addresses engaging patient and population needs in health promotion and using in-home technologies such as telehealth Increased focus on Quality and Safety Education in Nursing (QSEN) competencies Addresses students’ needs in the Nurse Educator MSN course Instructor’s Guide and PowerPoint slides Key Features: Provides strategies for teaching both with technology and about technology Uses the Integrated Learning Triangle to guide decision-making Discusses applications specific to online, classroom, and clinical teaching technologies Includes teaching and leadership tips Aligned with AACN’s Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing

Nurse As Educator Principles Of Teaching And Learning For Nursing Practice

Author: Bastable
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284127206
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urse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice, Fifth Edition prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners for their ever-increasing role in patient teaching, health education, health promotion, and nursing education.

Transformational Leadership In Nursing

Author: Elaine Marshall, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826105295
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2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in Leadership and Management! The ultimate goal for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) leaders is to develop skills that will support their ability to lead effectively through complex challenges-such as working within the constraints of tight budgets, initiating health care policy change to eliminate health disparities, and improving health care outcomes at all levels of care. This text is an invaluable instructional guide for nursing graduate students who are developing the skills needed to fulfill this new and emerging role of clinical leadership. With this book, nurses can develop leadership skills that will ultimately transform health care practice by incorporating innovative professional models of care. It provides critical information and practical tools to enhance leadership, drawing from the works of experts in business and health care leadership. This book is an important resource for DNP students, nurse practitioners, and current clinical leaders dealing with the challenges of health care for the next generation. Key topics: Cultivating the characteristics of a transformational leader: charisma, innovation, inspiration, intellect, and more Developing the role of the DNP within complex organizational systems Incorporating new care delivery, practice, and management models through leadership Navigating power, politics, and policy: building the team, understanding economics and finance, and more