Advanced practice nursing : essentials for role development /

Meet all the challenges of professional practice--whatever your specialty or environment. Noted nursing professionals and educators explore all of the non-clinical roles and responsibilities of an APN and chart a course that will enable you to meet them successfully. You'll follow the evolution...

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Other Authors: Joel, Lucille A. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Philadelphia, PA : F.A. Davis Company, [2018]
Edition:Fourth edition.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Unit 1: The evolution of advanced practice
  • Advanced practice nursing: doing what has to be done
  • Emerging roles of the advanced practice nurse
  • Role development: a theoretical perspective
  • Educational preparation of advanced practice nurses: looking to the future
  • Global perspectives on advanced nursing practice
  • Unit 2: The practice environment
  • Advanced practice nurses and prescriptive authority
  • Credentialing and clinical privileges for the advanced practice registered nurse
  • The kaleidoscope of collaborative practice
  • Participation of the advanced practice nurse in health plans and quality initiatives
  • Public policy and the advanced practice registered nurse
  • Resource management
  • Mediated roles: working with and through other people
  • Unit 3: Competency in advanced practice
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Advocacy and the advanced practice registered nurse
  • Case management and advanced practice nursing
  • The advanced practice nurse and research
  • The advanced practice nurse: holism and complementary and integrative health approaches
  • Basic skills for teaching and the advanced practice registered nurse
  • Culture as a variable in practice
  • Conflict resolution in advanced practice nursing
  • Leadership for APNs: if not now, when?
  • Information technology and the advanced practice nurse
  • Writing for publication
  • Unit 4: Ethical, legal, and business acumen
  • Measuring advanced practice nurse performance: outcome indicators, models of evaluation, and the issue of value
  • Advanced practice registered nurses: accomplishments, trends, and future development
  • Starting a practice and practice management
  • The advanced practice nurse as employee or independent contractor: legal and contractual considerations
  • The law, the courts, and the advanced practice registered nurse
  • Malpractice and the advanced practice nurse
  • Ethics and the advanced practice nurse.