Advanced Nursing Practice

Advanced Nursing Practice : An Integrative Approach

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Advanced Nursing Practice presents a comprehensive and scholarly presentation of the roles and issues related to advanced practice nursing. This unique text synthesizes concepts, practical strategies, and knowledge of current environmental forces with the goal of helping advanced practice nurses improve patient care and legitimize their roles in a changing health care system. The authors both define and describe all the competencies that make up advanced nursing practice including direct clinical practice, consultation, coaching, guidance, research, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 880 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 38.1mm | 1,720g
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 072168632X
  • 9780721686325

Table of contents

PART I: HISTORICAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL ASPECTS OF ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE * History and Evolution of Advanced Nursing Practice * Conceptualizations of Advanced Nursing Practice * A Definition of Advanced Nursing Practice * Education for Advanced Nursing Practice * Role Development of the Advanced Practice Nurse * PART II: COMPETENCIES OF ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE * Direct Clinical Practice * Expert Coaching and Guidance * Consultation * Research * Leadership: Empowerment, Change Agency, and Activism * Collaboration * Ethical Decision-Making Skills * PART III: Advanced Practice Roles: The Operational Definitions of Advanced Nursing Practice * The Clinical Nurse Specialist * The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner * The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner * The Blended Role of Clinical Nurse Specialist and the Nurse Practitioner * The Certified Nurse-Midwife * The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist * The Advanced Practice Nurse Case Manager * PART IV: CRITICAL ELEMENTS IN MANAGING ADVANCE NURSING PRACTICE ENVIRONMENTS * Managing Advanced Nursing Practice: Business Planning and Reimbursement Mechanisms * Marketing and Contracting Considerations * Understanding the Regulatory and Credentialing Requirements for Advanced Practice Nursing * Health Policy Issues in a Changing Environment: An Interdisciplinary Perspective * Strengthening Advanced Nursing Practice in Organizational Structures and Cultures: Administrative Considerations * New Directions for the Advanced Practice Nurse in Health Care Quality: Performance and Outcome Improvement * Innovative Practice Models: Uniting Advanced Nursing Practice and Education
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