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Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Practice Nursing - 3rd edition

Advanced Practice Nursing - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780721603308

ISBN10: 0721603300

Advanced Practice Nursing by Ann B. Hamric, Judith A. Spross and Charlene M. Hanson - ISBN 9780721603308
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 3RD 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
International: No
Advanced Practice Nursing by Ann B. Hamric, Judith A. Spross and Charlene M. Hanson - ISBN 9780721603308

ISBN13: 9780721603308

ISBN10: 0721603300

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 3RD 05
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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 and 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

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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