Nursing and the Continuum of Care

Nursing and the Continuum of Care

by American Organization of Nurse Executives, American Organization of Nurse Executives Staff
     
 

Nursing care is shifting from a place-oriented to an outcome-oriented service that spans all care settings. Today's nurses must be capable of working with patients who are dealing with a variety of health problems over weeks, months, or years. Nursing and the Continuum of Care explores the variety of challenges nurses will face as they manage patients along the

Overview

Nursing care is shifting from a place-oriented to an outcome-oriented service that spans all care settings. Today's nurses must be capable of working with patients who are dealing with a variety of health problems over weeks, months, or years. Nursing and the Continuum of Care explores the variety of challenges nurses will face as they manage patients along the continuum of care. Topics include:

  • Historical and economic factors influencing the continuum-Nursing roles for the present and future
  • The challenge of primary nursing
  • The nurse/clinician's perspective on the continuum
  • The importance of education for nurse preparation

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Comprises seven contributions which explore the variety of challenges nurses face as they manage patients along the continuum of care. Topics include: the history, economics, and role of nursing in the continuum of care; nursing centers; case management; the role of education in preparing nurses for the continuum of care; and the nurse/clinician perspective. Intended for nurse executives and other patient care leaders. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556482359
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/29/1998
Series:
J-B AHA Press Series, #108
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
9.02(w) x 6.02(h) x 0.32(d)

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