Summary: The expanded 3rd edition presents a comprehensive and scholarly presentation of the roles and issues related to advanced practice nursing. Specifically, it provides the practical strategies nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse midwives, and nurse anesthetists need in order to improve patient care and legitimize their roles in an ever-changing health care system. In fact, it's the only text available that provides conceptually consistent definitions ...show moreand complete exploration of advanced practice nursing. And with expanded coverage that further synthesizes concepts and explores new issues, this edition contains the comprehensive coverage necessary to guide advanced practice nurses. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details.
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Discusses all the major competencies of advanced practice nursing: direct clinical practice, consultation, coaching/guidance, research, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making
Offers the most wide-ranging discussion of the various roles in advanced practice nursing
All chapters on competencies include in-depth discussions on educational strategies to allow faculty and students to see how the competencies are developed as the nurse progresses in practice
Provides a particularly unique and pragmatic model for understanding the research utilization, interpretation, and conduct competency of the advanced practice nurse
Discussion of role development is thorough, current, and research-based, clearly explaining the career trajectory that advanced practice nurses can anticipate
Conceptual framework places competencies, roles, and challenges posed by the turbulent health care environment in clear relationship to each other
Provides strategies related to business management, contracting, and marketing
PART I. Historical and Developmental Aspects of Advanced Practice Nursing
1. History and Evolution of Advanced Practice Nursing 2. Conceptualizations of Advanced Practice Nursing 3. A Definition of Advanced Practice Nursing 4. Role Development of the Advanced Practice Nurse
PART II. Competencies of Advanced Practice Nursing
5. Direct Clinical Practice 6. Expert Coaching and Guidance 7. Consultation 8. Research 9. Clinical and Professional Leadership 10. Collaboration 11. Ethical Decision Making
PART III. Advanced Practice Roles: The Operational Definitions of Advanced Practice Nursing
12. The Clinical Nurse Specialist 13. The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 14. The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 15. The Blended Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist and the Nurse Practitioner 16. The Certified Nurse-Midwife 17. The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist 18. The Advanced Practice Nurse Case Manager 19. Evolving and Innovative Opportunities for Advanced Practice Nursing
PART IV. Critical Elements in Managing Advanced Nursing Practice Environments
20. Business Planning and Reimbursement Mechanisms 21. Marketing and Contracting Considerations 22. Understanding Regulatory, Legal, and Credentialing Requirements 23. Health Policy Issues in Changing Environments 24. Strengthening Advanced Nursing Practice in Organizational Structures and Cultures 25. Outcome Evaluation and Performance Improvement
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