Advanced Practice Nursing Fifth Edition

Author: Kathryn A. Blair
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826172512
Size: 71.59 MB
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The fifth edition of this topflight text on nurse practitioner role development is completely updated and expanded to encompass the full sphere of current practice roles. These include interprofessional, global health, and leadership roles and such practice issues as credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities. The book encompasses the diverse expertise of contributors from a wide variety of practice settings and reflects the competencies identified by key stakeholder organizations such as the ANA, NONPF, NACNS, AANA, ACNM, and AACN. With a focus on everyday realities of APRN practice in a rapidly changing health care environment, it delivers essential information on the multifaceted role of APRNs as they transition into practice and professional arenas. The fifth edition reflects the expanding roles of the DNP and CNL and provides more detail on the transition of APRN master’s and doctoral students–particularly NPs, CNSs, CNMs, and CRNAs–into practice. It discusses the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on health care delivery and emphasizes the APRN role in influencing health policy. New chapters address global health and differentiated roles for the APRN and APRN leadership in interprofessional teams. The text provides new information on practice issues such as credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities, along with updated web resources. Additionally, the fifth edition includes an enhanced discussion of educational requirements and differentiation from certification and expanded coverage of professional issues and research-based practice (including quantitative and qualitative methodologies). The book continues to provide essential information on advanced clinical decision making, reimbursement, ethical issues, technology, and employment strategies for the APRN. New to the Fifth Edition: A chapter on global health and differentiated roles for APRNs A chapter on APRN leadership in interprofessional teams Current information on practice issues including credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities Updated web resources Enhanced discussion of educational requirements and differentiation from certification Added content about DNP and CNL roles and leadership functions Expanded coverage of professional issues and evidence-based practice Information on influencing health policy Content on integrating informatics in practice Online teaching tools that include PowerPoint slides and an instructor’s manual

Advanced Practice Nursing Fifth Edition

Author: Dr. Michalene Jansen, PhD, RN,C, GNP-BC, NP-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826172520
Size: 16.38 MB
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The fifth edition of this topflight text on nurse practitioner role development is completely updated and expanded to encompass the full sphere of current practice roles. These include interprofessional, global health, and leadership roles and such practice issues as credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities. The book encompasses the diverse expertise of contributors from a wide variety of practice settings and reflects the competencies identified by key stakeholder organizations such as the ANA, NONPF, NACNS, AANA, ACNM, and AACN. With a focus on everyday realities of APRN practice in a rapidly changing health care environment, it delivers essential information on the multifaceted role of APRNs as they transition into practice and professional arenas. The fifth edition reflects the expanding roles of the DNP and CNL and provides more detail on the transition of APRN master’s and doctoral students–particularly NPs, CNSs, CNMs, and CRNAs–into practice. It discusses the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on health care delivery and emphasizes the APRN role in influencing health policy. New chapters address global health and differentiated roles for the APRN and APRN leadership in interprofessional teams. The text provides new information on practice issues such as credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities, along with updated web resources. Additionally, the fifth edition includes an enhanced discussion of educational requirements and differentiation from certification and expanded coverage of professional issues and research-based practice (including quantitative and qualitative methodologies). The book continues to provide essential information on advanced clinical decision making, reimbursement, ethical issues, technology, and employment strategies for the APRN. New to the Fifth Edition: A chapter on global health and differentiated roles for APRNs A chapter on APRN leadership in interprofessional teams Current information on practice issues including credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities Updated web resources Enhanced discussion of educational requirements and differentiation from certification Added content about DNP and CNL roles and leadership functions Expanded coverage of professional issues and evidence-based practice Information on influencing health policy Content on integrating informatics in practice Online teaching tools that include PowerPoint slides and an instructor’s manual

Advanced Practice Nursing

Author: Dr. Michalene Jansen PhD, RN,C, GNP-BC, NP-C
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826130457
Size: 69.50 MB
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is a valuable resource to help prepare advanced practice nurses with the skills necessary to navigate the healthcare arena. The editors and contributors are experienced advanced practice nurses with valuable information to share with novice practitioners." Score: 100, 5 stars.-Doody's Medical Reviews Now in its fourth edition, this highly acclaimed book remains the key title serving graduate-level advanced practice nurses (APNs) and recent graduates about to launch their careers. The book outlines what is required of the APN, with guidelines for professional practice for each of the four APN roles: the nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, certified nurse midwife, and certified registered nurse anesthetist. Advanced Practice Nursing focuses not only on the care and management of patients, but also on how to meet the many challenges of the rapidly changing health care arena. Obtaining certification, navigating reimbursement, and translating research into practice are just a few of the challenges discussed. Key Features: Essential information on educational requirements and certification Advice on how to make the transition into professional practice Guidelines for ethical and clinical decision making Discussions on the DNP and CNL roles in AP nursing Updated and revised content on leadership development, regulation, informatics, health care organization, and health care policy

Starting Your Practice

Author: Jean M. Nagelkerk
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323024882
Size: 46.39 MB
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This unique resource is an ideal career-planning guide for advanced practice students, recent graduates, and practicing nurse practitioners who want to expand their careers. It's filled with helpful guidelines and proven strategies for success in every aspect of NP practice, including certification and licensure, finding and negotiating a practice opportunity, and developing community and professional partnerships. Guidelines for completing the necessary requirements for certification and licensure Tips for finding and negotiating a practice opportunity Strategies for using available technology and tools, such as the internet and PDAs, to create a successful clinical practice environment Ideas for developing a community partnership by creating successful professional and clinical contacts in the community Practical advice on how best to market oneself and interview with potential employers Key information on establishing systems in practice, using tools to enhance clinical judgment, and other important responsibilities related to clinical practice A wealth of real-world examples, including resumes, collaborative agreements, contracts, business plans, billing and coding, and productivity flowcharts, provide essential resources for a successful practice

Nursing Leadership And Management

Author: Denise M. Korniewicz
Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc
ISBN: 1605951587
Size: 42.59 MB
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Provides a practical approach to leadership and management principles specific to clinical settingsCoverage includes clinical decision-making, technology to improve patient outcomes, and leadership and management practice in inter-professional healthcare deliveryMultiple case studies This textbook is intended for students preparing as advanced practice nurses, doctoral physical therapists, doctoral pharmacists, and other advanced practice professionals. The book provides practical approaches to the application of leadership and management principles while systematically presenting the content needed for skilled leadership in varied clinical settings. Chapters are devoted to leadership change, understanding health organizations and systems, technology to improve population-based care, using critical thinking principles to improve patient outcomes, clinical decision-making using evidence-based practice, and inter-professional healthcare delivery. Telehealth and the impacts of the Affordable Care Act are also discussed. A case study is presented at the beginning of each chapter and incorporated into the theoretical material as a continuing illustration.

Educating Nurses For Leadership

Author: Harriet R. Feldman, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826197574
Size: 32.49 MB
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Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award! Nurses are presented with the challenge of leading a variety of groups in our healthcare environment , ranging from patients and families to communities and organizations. While there appears to be little time for leadership development, leadership skills are in great demand. This first book of its kind fills the leadership development void not perviously addressed in nursing education.

Measurement In Nursing And Health Research Fifth Edition

Author: Dr. Carolyn F. Waltz, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826170625
Size: 78.67 MB
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Praise for the previous Edition: "This is a valuable resource for readers seeking basic to advanced information on measurement. It should be on the bookshelf of all researchers, and a requirement for graduate nursing students." Score: 100, 5 stars -- Doody's Medical Reviews "...this book is a wonderful shelf reference for nurse researcher mentors and investigators who may need to explore content or use content to design, test, select, and evaluate instruments and methods used in measuring nurse concepts and outcomes." --Clinical Nurse Specialist “Presents clearly the methodological principles for research planning in nursing with examples that facilitate the understanding of them. Excellent.” 5.0 out of 5 stars --Nursing Research This highly popular resource—written in an easy-to-read style and format-- delivers everything nurses and other health researchers need to know about designing, testing, selecting, and evaluating instruments and methods for measurement in nursing. The Fifth Edition features the most current content, strategies, and procedures available with direct applicability to nurses and health researchers engaging in interprofessional research, collaboration, education, and evidence-based practice. Five new chapters focus on challenges to using big data, evaluation and measurement in interprofessional practice and education, metrics and benchmarking in health professions education and practice, and measurement issues in translational science. The book gives particular attention to measurement issues resulting from changes in nursing, health research, and the increased emphasis on and undertaking of interprofessional research and evaluation. Presenting the material in step-by-step format, the book is designed for readers with little or no experience in measurement, statistics, or interprofessional issues. It focuses on increasing the reader’s ability to use measures that are operationalized within the context of theories and conceptual frameworks, derived from sound measurement principles and practices and adequately tested for reliability and validity. Additionally, the text provides a pragmatic account of the processes involved in all aspects of measurement. Studies conducted by nurses and researchers in varied settings illustrate the measurement processes. New to the Fifth Edition: Thoroughly updated and revised Delivers new and emerging strategies Reflects recent changes to nursing, health research, and emphasis on interprofessional research Includes five completely new chapters addressing challenges to using big data, evaluation and measurement in interprofessional practice and education, metrics and benchmarking in health professions education and practice, and measurement issues in translational science Key Features: Easy-to-read content and format Assumes no prior knowledge of measurement, statistics, or interprofessional issues Provides studies conducted by nurses and researchers in varied settings Offers a pragmatic account of the processes involved inn all aspects of measurement

Bioethical Decision Making In Nursing Fifth Edition

Author: Gladys L. Husted
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826171435
Size: 11.78 MB
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Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "This book provides a systematic approach to bioethical decision making, a process that can help clarify situations where right and wrong are not clearly defined. This [is] a valuable book for ethics and theory courses." Score: 100, 5 stars --Doody's More relevant today than ever, Husted and Husted's classic nursing ethics text provides a practical framework to help nurses engage with patients to make difficult ethical decisions. It delivers a systematic approach to bioethical decision-making that can help clarify situations where "right" and "wrong" are not clearly defined. An abundance of case studies provide practice in bioethical decision-making, with nearly 60 bioethical dilemmas analyzed in detail. The fifth edition has been reorganized and rewritten to facilitate increased readability and to engage readers more fully in learning. It includes two new chapters, Moral Distress and Bioethical Decision Making in Nursing, additional case studies, and abundant tables, diagrams and graphics that reinforce the text discussion. The book is grounded in the concept of "Symphonia" which, within the health care arena, is the study of agreements between health care professionals and patients and the ethical implications of these agreements. It is intended promote the welfare of both patient and health care provider. The new chapter on Moral Distress offers coping techniques for situations in which a nurse has an ethical issue with a standard of care but is powerless to change that care; the new chapter on Intersections Between Legal and Bioethical Decision Making in Nursing focuses on situations that an be interpreted as either moral and illegal or immoral and legal. The fifth edition also features a new section on ethical colleagueship, providing support to relieve common dilemmas among health care professionals. An updated digital teacher's manual provides chapter summaries, major focus areas, a wealth of classroom activities, PowerPoint slides, resolution for cases that are unresolved in the text, and a test bank. New to the Fifth Edition: Reorganized and rewritten for ease of comprehension and increased reader engagement Includes new chapters on Moral Distress and Bioethical Decision Making in Nursing Provides more tables, diagrams, and graphics to clarify text discussion Delivers new case studies that are analyzed in depth Addresses ethical colleagueship

Role Development In Professional Nursing Practice

Author: Kathleen Masters
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284112098
Size: 15.59 MB
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Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition continues to leverage the Nurse of the Future competency model and maintains a focus on the socialization of the professional role.