Advanced Practice Nursing: Changing Roles and Clinical Applications

Advanced Practice Nursing: Changing Roles and Clinical Applications

by Joanne V. Hickey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0397551800

ISBN-13: 9780397551804

Pub. Date: 03/28/1996

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Advanced Practice Nursing, Second Edition addresses issues confronting advanced practice nurses. This comprehensive text is organized into four sections: Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing; Changing Environments and Patient Diversity; Practice and Economic Imperatives; and Roles and Innovative Models for Caring. New and creative models of care are

Overview

Advanced Practice Nursing, Second Edition addresses issues confronting advanced practice nurses. This comprehensive text is organized into four sections: Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing; Changing Environments and Patient Diversity; Practice and Economic Imperatives; and Roles and Innovative Models for Caring. New and creative models of care are included in this text, and the Second Edition has been expanded to cover the range of advanced practice roles. Includes new chapters on informatics and complementary therapies, plus many new exemplars, found throughout the text, offering applicable information for students and practitioners alike.


New to this edition:

  • New Chapter on Informatics helps readers manage information to improve patient care and decision making.
  • New Chapter on Complementary Therapies highlights prescribing guidelines, blending therapies with Western medicine, and future implications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397551804
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
377

Table of Contents

SECTION I
THE FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING
 
 
Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
 
Chapter 1 Advanced Practice Nursing at the Dawn of the 21st Century: Practice, Education, and Research
Chapter 2 Education for Advanced Practice Nursing
Chapter 3 Professional Development: Socialization in Advanced Practice Nursing
Chapter 4 Practice Credentials: Licensure, Approval to Practice, Certification, and Privileging
Chapter 5 Clinical Reasoning
 
 
SECTION II
CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS AND PATIENT DIVERSITY IN HEALTHCARE DELIVERY
 
Chapter 6 Healthcare Delivery Systems and Environments of Care
Chapter 7 The Renaissance of Primary Care: An Opportunity for Nursing
Chapter 8 The Advanced Practice Nurse in a Managed Care Environment
Chapter 9 Advanced Practice Nursing in the Postacute Continuum for the Older Person
Chapter 10 Nursing Informatics
Chapter 11 Diversity: A Call for Culturally Competent Practitioners
Chapter 12 Alternative and Complementary Therapies
 
 
SECTION III
PRACTICE AND ECONOMIC IMPERATIVES IN ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING 
 
Chapter 13 Accountability: The Covenant Between Patient and Advanced Practice Nurse
Chapter 14 Political Activism: Moving the Profession Forward
Chapter 15 The Research Basis for Practice: The Foundation of Evidence-based Practice
Chapter 16 Economics and Healthcare Financing
 
 
SECTION IV
THE ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE: ROLES AND INNOVATIVE MODELS FOR CARING 
 
Chapter 17 Primary Care: Improving Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Chapter 18 Management of High-risk and Vulnerable Populations
Chapter 19 Pushing the Boundaries of Advanced Practice Nursing
 
Index

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