Advanced practice nursing : an integrative approach /

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Bibliographic Details
Format: Book
Published: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier/Saunders, [2014]
Edition:5th edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I Historical and developmental aspects of advanced practice nursing
  • A brief history of advanced practice nursing in the United States
  • Conceptualizations of advanced practice nursing
  • A definition of advanced practice nursing
  • Role development of the advanced practice nurse
  • Evolving and innovative opportunities for advanced practice nursing
  • International development of advanced practice nursing
  • Part II Competencies of advanced practice nursing
  • Direct clinical practice
  • Guidance and coaching
  • Consultation
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Ethical decision making
  • Part III Advanced practice roles: the operational definitions of advanced practice nursing
  • The clinical nurse specialist
  • The primary care nurse practitionner
  • The acute care nurse practitioner
  • The certified nurse-midwife
  • The certified registered nurse anesthetist
  • Part IV Critical elements in managing advanced practice nursing environments
  • Business planning and reimbursement mechanisms
  • Marketing and negotiations
  • Understanding regulatory, legal and credentialing requirements
  • Health policy issues in changing environments
  • Integrative review of outcomes and performance improvement research on advanced practice nursing
  • Using health care information technology to evaluate and improve performance and patient outcomes.