Advanced Practice Nursing - E-Book

Author: Ann B. Hamric

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781455739790

Category: Medical

Page: 752

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Addressing all major advanced practice nursing competencies, roles, and issues, Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach, 5th Edition provides a clear, comprehensive, and current introduction to APN today. It applies APN core competencies to the major APN roles — including the burgeoning Nurse Practitioner role — and covers topics ranging from the evolution of APN to evidence-based practice, leadership, ethical decision-making, and health policy. This edition includes a new chapter on the international development of APN, new and enhanced illustrations, and a colorful new reader-friendly format for improved readability. From internationally known APN experts Ann Hamric, Charlene Hanson, Mary Fran Tracy, and Eileen O'Grady, along with a host of internationally recognized APN contributors, Advanced Practice Nursing introduces you to APN and helps you identify an APN role, develop key competencies for that role, and succeed as an APN. Coverage of APN core competencies defines and describes all competencies, including direct clinical practice, guidance and coaching, consultation, evidence-based practice (EBP), leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making. Operationalizes and applies APN core competencies to the major APN specialties including the Clinical Nurse Specialist, the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, the Certified Nurse-Midwife, and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Content on managing APN environments addresses such factors as business planning and reimbursement; marketing, negotiating, and contracting; regulatory, legal, and credentialing requirements; health policy issues; and nursing outcomes and performance improvement research. Unique Exemplar boxes provide real-life scenarios, showing APN competencies in action. In-depth discussions of educational strategies show how nurses develop competencies as they progress into advanced practice. Discussions of APN role development clearly explain the career trajectory that you can anticipate as you transition to advanced practice.
Hamric & Hanson's Advanced Practice Nursing - E-Book

Author: Mary Fran Tracy

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323777124

Category: Medical

Page: 834

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Edited and written by a "Who's Who" of internationally known thought leaders in advanced practice nursing, Hamric and Hanson's Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach, 7th Edition provides a clear, comprehensive, and contemporary introduction to advanced practice nursing today, addressing all major APRN competencies, roles, and issues. Thoroughly revised and updated, the 7th edition of this bestselling text covers topics ranging from the evolution of advanced practice nursing to evidence-based practice, leadership, ethical decision-making, and health policy. Coverage of the full breadth of APRN core competencies defines and describes all competencies, including direct clinical practice, guidance and coaching, evidence-based practice, leadership, collaboration, and ethical practice. Operationalizes and applies the APRN core competencies to the major APRN roles: the Clinical Nurse Specialist, the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (both adult-gerontology and pediatric), the Certified Nurse-Midwife, and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Content on managing APRN environments addresses factors such as business planning and reimbursement; marketing, negotiating, and contracting; regulatory, legal, and credentialing requirements; health policy; and nursing outcomes and performance improvement research.
Theoretical Basis for Advanced Practice Nursing - eBook

Author: Jyothi Dr Chakrabarty

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9788131256480

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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This book provides the various concepts of advanced practice nursing and factors related to it as examined by the author for graduate and postgraduate nursing students. The book is divided into three sections: the first section describes India’s health system, healthcare challenges, and trends. The challenges and trends are discussed in comparison with other countries worldwide. The second section focuses on the description of advanced practice nursing in general and the nurse practitioner in particular. This section also discusses the training requirements for nurse practitioner in critical care (NPCC) in India and the future challenges likely to be faced by them. The third section provides details about clinical competencies, leadership qualities, and the importance of research and evidence-based practice (EBP) for NPCC. Learning activities are provided in a few chapters to encourage students for further reading. Sample health assessment format is given for the students to follow in their day-to-day practice as well as a few clinical scenarios are provided for discussion. Different EBP resources for nurse practitioners are also offered which will be beneficial for nursing students as well as students from other healthcare disciplines. This book is a complete guide to all aspects of Advanced Practice Nursing. written and presented as per the requirements of NPCC Course in India. Book has exhaustive coverage to help students to clear concepts. Version as per the National Nursing Education Practice
Advanced Practice Nursing

Author: Susan M. DeNisco

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9781284072570

Category: Medical

Page: 840

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Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession, Third Edition is a core advanced practice text used in both Master's Level and DNP programs. The Third Edition is a unique compilation of existing chapters from a variety of high-level Jones & Bartlett Learning works creating a comprehensive and well-rounded resource for the advanced practice nursing student. Similar to the previous edition, The Third Edition features updated content around the AACN's Master's Essentials as well as the Essentials for Doctoral Education. Throughout this text the authors address the rapid changes in the health care environment with a special focus on health care finance, electronic health records, quality and safety as well as emerging roles for the advanced practice nurse. Patient care in the context of advanced nursing roles is also covered
Contemporary Nursing - E-Book

Author: Barbara Cherry

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323266222

Category: Medical

Page: 546

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Contemporary Nursing, Issues, Trends, & Management, 6th Edition prepares you for the rapidly evolving world of health care with a comprehensive yet focused survey of nursing topics affecting practice, as well as the issues facing today’s nurse managers and tomorrow’s nurse leaders. Newly revised and updated, Barbara Cherry and Susan Jacob provide the most practical and balanced preparation for the issues, trends, and management topics you will encounter in practice. Content mapped to the AACN BSN Essentials emphasizes intraprofessional teams, cultural humility and sensitivity, cultural competence, and the CLAS standards. Vignettes at the beginning of each chapter put nursing history and practice into perspective, followed by Questions to Consider While Reading This Chapter that help you reflect on the Vignettes and prepare you for the material to follow. Case studies throughout the text challenge you to apply key concepts to real-world practice. Coverage of leadership and management in nursing prepares you to function effectively in management roles. Career management strategies include advice for making the transition from student to practitioner and tips on how to pass the NCLEX-RN ® examination. Key terms, learning outcomes, and chapter overviews help you study more efficiently and effectively. Helpful websites and online resources provide ways to further explore each chapter topic. Coverage of nursing education brings you up to date on a wide range of topics, from the emergence of interactive learning strategies and e-learning technology, to the effects of the nursing shortage and our aging nursing population. Updated information on paying for health care in America, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and statistics on health insurance coverage in the United States helps you understand the history and reasons behind healthcare financing reform, the costs of healthcare, and current types of managed care plans. A new section on health information technology familiarizes you with how Electronic Health Records (EHRs), point-of-care technologies, and consumer health information could potentially impact the future of health care. Updated chapter on health policy and politics explores the effect of governmental roles, structures, and actions on health care policy and how you can get involved in political advocacy at the local, state, and federal level to help shape the U.S. health care system. The latest emergency preparedness and response guidelines from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO) prepare you for responding to natural and man-made disasters.
Project Management for the Advanced Practice Nurse Second Edition

Author: Carolyn Sipes, PhD, CNS, APRN, PMP, RN-BC, NEA-BC, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826161963

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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Provides a unique framework for effective project management skills in nursing This is the only resource designed to teach graduate-level nursing students the skills they need to be effective project managers. Using practical case examples and proven tips, the text presents step-by-step strategies for applying project management skills in varied settings and describes how to identify key concepts critical to project success. The second edition delivers new content to reflect the changing roles and responsibilities of today’s APRN and is consistent with project management concepts defined by the American Organization of Nurse Leaders (AONL) and the American Nurses Association (ANA). Case scenarios are included in each chapter to reinforce practical applications, along with critical thinking questions and activities. The text addresses all phases of basic project management so that nursing professionals of all levels can easily apply proven processes to clinical practice. Examples and explanations of each step in the project management process are included with the added benefit of differentiating terminology used in the business operations of nursing professionals. New to the Second Edition: Delivers new content to reflect roles and responsibilities of today’s APRN, nurse executive (NE), and other specialty roles that benefit from the organizing framework project management provides Reflects management concepts designated by the AONL and ANA Standards of Practice Includes case scenarios in each chapter to reinforce understanding of practical applications Provides critical thinking questions and activities in each chapter Covers quality improvement projects as they relate to the DNP project Key Features: Serves as a primary text for nursing informatics programs and project management courses and as a resource for MSN Capstones and DNP projects Presents the foundations of project management, with specific examples from a variety of roles to guide the novice project manager Underscores the similarities and differences between the project management and nursing processes Promotes the transition from bedside nurse to APRNs in leadership roles Supplemental instructor’s manual and PowerPoints included
Health Policy and Advanced Practice Nursing, Third Edition

Author: Kelly A. Goudreau, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FCNS, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826154644

Category: Medical

Page: 664

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Second Edition rewarded First Place AJN Award! The only policy text written specifically for APRN students, this preeminent resource delivers a sweeping examination of policy impact on the full implementation of the APRN role across all environments, including its effectiveness on specific patient populations. The expanded third edition—containing six new chapters—includes expanded information on policy analysis, nursing roles, and the impact of technology. It provides practical knowledge on developing policy to advocate for vulnerable populations—bolstered by case examples—and discusses how interprofessional education has changed and will continue to alter health policy in the United States and internationally. Additionally, the text discusses the evolving influence of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the implications of current and future health policy changes as they affect APRN practice. New doctoral-level content adds to the book's relevance for DNP students. The text addresses the initiative within nursing for Full Practice Authority for all APRNs, which enables them to practice to the full extent of their educational preparation. Edited by experienced APRN leaders who have been closely involved with health policy development, the text meets the requirements of the IOM report on The Future of Nursing and the DNP criteria V for the inclusion of health policy and advocacy in the curriculum. This "call to action" for APRNs is specifically designed for courses serving a variety of APRN trajectories and includes content from all APRN role perspectives in every section. New to the Third Edition: Encompasses six completely new chapters covering Health Policy Effects on Health Systems, Telehealth, Pediatrics, Quality Initiatives, Patient Protection, and more! Expanded to include developing roles, environments, and populations pertinent to APRNs and DNP students Includes new information on policy development advocating for vulnerable populations Updated to reflect the latest national nursing policy initiatives Incorporates 2020 revised AACN Essentials and Future of Nursing Report 2030 Includes new case studies and more practical application of content Key Features: Chapters include Discussion Questions; Analysis, Synthesis, and Clinical Application; Exercises/Considerations; and Ethical Considerations Explains how and why APRNs can and should influence policy development Discusses implications of not participating in health policy decisions
Neonatal Advanced Practice Nursing

Author: Dr. Michele Beaulieu, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826194169

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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A strikingly effective, one-of-a-kind learning resource This one-of-a-kind learning resource for neonatal nurse practitioner/clinical nurse specialist students in both academic and clinical settings uses complex case studies to reinforce the best practices in treating vulnerable neonatal patients. Based on applications and outcomes, the case study approach develops critical thinking and clinical decision making and fosters effective role transition in practice-based disciplines. Authored by leading neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) educators nationwide, these multifaceted, unfolding case studies address and synthesize the most important content covered throughout the NNP curriculum. Additional audiences for this book include interprofessional staff working in Level II and Level III nursery settings. Beginning with case studies for identifying maternal risk factors, and culminating in case studies for communicating with parents, this text shows a holistic view of caring for neonatal patients. Chapters organized by body system address diseases and disorders and prompt the reader for diagnosis and treatment. Progressing from basic to complex, case studies include objectives, clinical pearls, and critical thinking questions. A robust instructor tool kit contains pedagogical strategies for facilitating online discussion, chapter conclusion quizzes, a variety of simulation experiences, and more. Key Features: Uses a complex case-based learning approach for neonatal advanced practice nursing-the first book to do so Authored by leading NNP educators nationwide Provides case studies synthesizing key content areas Helps prepare students for effective role transition Includes a robust instructor toolkit and can be used in online courses
Care of the Obese in Advanced Practice Nursing

Author: Lisa L.M. Maher, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826123589

Category: Medical

Page: 469

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The first book to provide APNs with the tools to effectively treat obese patients This book is the first resource to give the APN the practical tools with which to communicate, assess, and treat obese patients. Designed to help APNs to easily broach an uncomfortable topic, the book walks practitioners through the exam, providing tips on effective communication, understanding lifestyle constraints, and working with the patient to improve their condition without shame. Emphasizing multidisciplinary approaches and evidence-based treatment, the book addresses prevention, provider recognition, and treatment of adult and pediatric obesity with the goal of improving overall quality of life. The resource offers practical information on diet and exercise that foster healthy weight loss along with psychological, pharmacological, and surgical recommendations. Effective tips on all facets of working with obese patients, bolstered with real-life examples that provide the patient’s perspective, help APNs understand and provide a better quality of care to these vulnerable patients. Additionally, the book includes substantial information on comorbidities, which add to the complexity of obesity treatment. Chapters address current trends and causes of obesity; communication "dos" and "don'ts;" the technical aspects of obesity including genetics and pathophysiology, obesity as an addiction; eating disorders; assessment from the APN point of view; disease management; pharmacological, surgical, and medical management; and costs and insurance coverage. Several tools that can be used to enhance clinical practice are featured in the Appendix. Key Features: Written specifically for the Advanced Practice Nurse Covers all facets of communication with, assessment of, and treatment of obese patients Includes case studies and treatment plans from a nursing perspective Highlights a multidisciplinary approach Includes effective tips, photographs, and real-life examples that illustrate the patient’s perspective
Handbook of Geropsychiatry for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Author: Dr. Leigh Powers, DNP, MSN, BS, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826157515

Category: Medical

Page: 325

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Offers a wealth of information and insight geared specifically for APRNs providing holistic mental health care to older adults Addressing the most commonly-encountered mental health disorders, this practical, evidence-based resource for advanced practice nurses, nurse educators, and graduate nursing students delivers the knowledge and tools needed to effectively assess, examine, diagnose, treat, and promote optimal mental health in the geriatric patient. Written by recognized experts in the field of geropsychiatry, this handbook encompasses updated DSM-5 diagnoses and criteria, psychopharmacology, the psychiatric exam, and systems-level approaches to care. It also considers the relationships of the geriatric patient to family, community, and health care providers as they contribute to successful treatment. This handbook examines the biological changes associated with aging and addresses common mental health disorders of older adults. It presents clear clinical guidelines and demonstrates the use of relevant clinical tools and scales with illustrative examples. Additionally, the text delves into cultural differences that impact treatment and addresses the distinct needs of patients during a pandemic such as COVID-19. Key Features: Written specifically for APNs and students who work in the geropsychiatry field Presents evidence-based content within a holistic nursing framework Links psychopharmacological content with psychotherapy Describes cultural considerations in assessment and treatment during a pandemic such as COVID-19—in assessment and treatment Delivers key information on interprofessional approaches to patient care Includes Case studies with discussion questions Interprofessional Boxes contain key information on partnerships that can enhance care Evidence-Based Practice Boxes focus on proven strategies and resources Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers.
Project Management for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Author: Carolyn Sipes, PhD, CNS, APRN, RN-BC, PMP, NEA-BC, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826128188

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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DESCRIBES THE FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR NURSES While many books exist on project management in health care, most are written from the perspective of a hospital’s upper leadership. This is the first resource to encompass the specific knowledge base and skills required for graduate-level nurses and students to effectively perform the duties of a project manager. Based on proven project management principles, the text defines concepts specifically for APNs and APNs with a DNP degree, and enables them to apply processes used in the business operations side of a health care organization. The book describes the fundamentals of project design step by step, from needs assessment through project closing. It provides detailed examples of tools used by project managers, describes how to apply these tools in the management of a complex health care work environment, and identifies key concepts critical to project success. The text demonstrates how APNs can harness the skills and organizational frameworks they already use to manage patient care and outcomes to improve systems care and implement change in complex medical systems. It describes in depth the five basic concepts of project management, including the basics of monitoring timelines, design and planning, implementation, monitoring and control, and project closing. The book also discusses a variety of roles available to APNs, including sample job descriptions requiring project management skills. Written in a clear and accessible format, the text is replete with practical examples demonstrating how current APNs and DNPs can utilize and apply project management skills as they implement a project at work or prepare a practicum assignment for graduation. KEY FEATURES: Encompasses the knowledge base and skills required specifically for APN project management Describes fundamentals of project design from start to finish Based on proven project management concepts in terminology familiar to APNs Includes practical examples from a variety of nursing roles to guide the novice project manager Provides key information to help the transition from bedside nurse to APN leader
The Advanced Practice Nurse Cardiovascular Clinician

Author: Kelley M. Anderson, PhD, FNP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826138583

Category: Medical

Page: 891

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Focusing on the interdisciplinary team, this cardiovascular resource provides evidence-based knowledge and guidance for advanced practice nurses in a variety of care settings. Its clinically relevant and directly applicable information is presented in an accessible and well-organized format. The book encompasses clinical findings, diagnostic testing, state-of-the-art procedures, and therapeutic interventions commonly utilized in inpatient and outpatient clinical cardiology. It is specifically designed to meet the informational needs of advanced practice registered nurse providers and students including family nurse practitioners, adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, and clinical nurse specialists. The resource covers the range of cardiovascular conditions, both chronic and acute. It discusses the interdisciplinary cardiovascular care team; explains the cardiovascular history and clinical examination in nearly step-by-step detail; analyzes clinical findings; details common stable and urgent conditions; describes the preoperative cardiovascular evaluation; advises on the selection and appropriateness of laboratory evaluations and cardiovascular diagnostic studies; provides an overview of state-of-the-art procedures, including electrophysiology; and assesses therapeutic interventions, including lifestyle, pharmacotherapeutics, and invasive techniques. It supports the development of clinical judgment skills and therapeutic decision-making by considering the challenges presented through advances in technology and the increasing complexity of diagnostic procedures. An appendix features tables of relevant and essential cardiovascular guidelines for quick reference. Key Features: Details current and cutting-edge practices and contemporary issues in cardiovascular care Applies evidenced-based research findings to clinical practice Compares diagnostic testing options and therapeutic interventions Clarifies complex topics through use of tables, algorithms, images, and lists Identifies pertinent studies and resources for cardiovascular care Describes common cardiac procedures and screening methods Supports the development of clinical judgment skills and therapeutic decision-making