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 th
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. ...show less
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
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