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Advanced Practice Nursing : Integrative Approach

Advanced Practice Nursing : Integrative Approach - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1416043928

Cover of Advanced Practice Nursing : Integrative Approach 4TH 09 (ISBN 978-1416043928)
ISBN13: 978-1416043928
ISBN10: 1416043926
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Advanced Practice Nursing : Integrative Approach - 4TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-1416043928

Ann B. Hamric, Judith A. Spross and Charlene M. Hanson

ISBN13: 978-1416043928
ISBN10: 1416043926
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Covering all advanced practice competencies and roles, this book offers strategies for enhancing patient care and legitimizing your role within todays health care system. It covers the history of advanced practice nursing, the theory behind the practice, and emerging issues. Offering a comprehensive exploration of advanced practice nursing, this edition also adds a focus on topics including the APN scope of practice, certification, and the ethical and legal issues that occur in clinical practice.

Table of Contents

Part I. Historical and Developmental Aspects of Advanced Practice Nursing

1. A Brief History of Advanced Practice Nursing in the United States
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, Professional, and Systems 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. Evolving and Innovative Opportunities for Advanced Practice Nursing

Part IV. Critical Elements in Managing Advanced Nursing Practice Environments

19. Business Planning and Reimbursement Mechanisms
20. Marketing and Contracting Considerations
21. Understanding Regulatory, Legal, and Credentialing Requirements
22. Health Policy Issues in Changing Environments
23. Strengthening Advanced Nursing Practice in Organizational Structures. Administrative Considerations
24. Outcome Evaluation and Performance Improvement. An Integrative Review of Research on Advanced Practice Nursing