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ISBN-13: 9780826133830
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/17/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, is Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was dean from 1982 through 1997. She holds an adjunct position as professor, Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York. She earned a BSN (Georgetown University), an MS in psychiatric-mental health nursing (the Ohio State University, Columbus), a PhD in nursing (New York University), and an MBA from CWRU. Dr. Fitzpatrick has received numerous honors and awards; she was elected a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 1981 and a fellow in the National Academies of Practice in 1996. She received the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award 18 times. Dr. Fitzpatrick is widely published in nursing and health care literature. She served as co-editor of the Annual Review of Nursing Research series, volumes 1–26; she edits the journals Applied Nursing Research, Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, and Nursing Education Perspectives, the official journal of the National League for Nursing. She has published several books with Springer Publishing Company, including three editions of the classic Encyclopedia of Nursing Research (ENR).

Table of Contents



Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Addictions Counselor
Administrator/ Manager
Photo and profile of Lorna Green
Adult Day Care Director
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Photo and profile of Marianne Tarraza
Allergy/Immunology Nurse
Ambulatory Care Nurse
Anticoagulation Nurse
Photo and profile of Eleanor Sullivan
Bariatric Nurse
Bariatric Nurse Practitioner
Biofeedback Nurse
Breast Care Nurse
Burn Nurse
Burn Nurse Practitioner
Camp Nurse
Cardiac Catheterization Nurse
Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Nurse
Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Nurse Practitioner
Cardiothoracic Nurse Anesthetist
Cardiovascular Nurse
Case Manager
Chemotherapy Nurse
Child Adolescent Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
Child Psychiatric Nurse
Childbirth Educator
Circulating Nurse
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical Research Nurse
Community Health Nurse
Compliance Specialist Nurse
Continence Nurse
Coronary Care Nurse
Correctional Facility Nurse
Critical Care Nurse
Photo and profile of May Ling Luc
Critical Care Transport Nurse
Cruise Ship/ Resort Nurse
Dean of Nursing
Dermatology Nurse Practitioner
Dermatology Nurse
Developmental Disabilities Nurse Practitioner
Diabetes Educator
Dialysis/Apheresis Nurse
Disaster/Bioterrorism Nurse
Domestic Violence Nurse Examiner
Ear, Nose and Throat Nurse
Ear, Nose and Throat Nurse Practitioner
Photo and profile of Erin Ross
Electrophysiology Nurse
Emergency Room Nurse
Emergency Room Nurse Practitioner
Endocrinology Nurse
Endoscopy Nurse
Endoscopy Nurse Practitioner
Photo and profile of Jean Aertker
Epidemiology Nurse
Family Nurse Practitioner
Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
First Assist Nurse
Flight Nurse/ Critical Care Transport
Photo and profile of Christopher Manacci
Forensic Nurse
Fraud and Abuse Investigator
Gastroenterology Nurse
General Practice Nurse Anesthetist
Photo and profile of Christopher Rinehart
Genetics Counselor
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
Geropsychiatric Nurse
Health Care Surveyor
Health and Safety Manager
Health Center Nurse
Health Coach
Health Policy Analyst
Healthcare Dispute Analyst
HIV/AIDS Specialist
Holistic Health Nurse
Home Health Care Nurse Practitioner
Home Health Nurse
Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse
Photo and profile of Maeve Davis
In Vitro Fertilization Nurse
Infection Control Nurse
Infectious Disease Nurse Practitioner
Informatics Specialist
Infusion Therapy Nurse
Intake Nurse
International Health Nurse
Interventional Radiology Nurse Practitioner
Labor and Delivery Nurse
Labor and Delivery Nurse Anesthetist
Lactation Counselor
Learning Disabilities Nurse
Legal Consultant
Long Term Care Administrator
Long Term Care Nurse
Massage Therapy Nurse
Media Consultant
Medical Records Auditor
Medical-Surgical Nurse
Military Nurse
Minimum Data Set Nurse
Missionary Nurse
Mother/Baby Nurse (PostPartum)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Nurse
Neonatal Nurse
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Nephrology Nurse
Nephrology Nurse Practitioner
Neuroscience Nurse
Nurse Executive
Nurse Manager
Nurse Midwife
Nurse Psychotherapist
Nursing Supervisor
Nutrition Support Nurse
Occupational/Industrial Nurse
Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner
Office Nurse
Oncology Nurse
Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Photo and profile of Jill San Juan
Ophthalmic Nurse
Operating Room Nurse
Organ Donation Counselor
Orthopedic Nurse
Pain Management Nurse
Pain Management Nurse Practitioner
Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
Parish Nurse
Patient Education Coordinator
Patient Review Instrument Nurse Assessor
Peace Corps Volunteer
Pediatric Cardiac Nurse Anesthetist
Pediatric Nurse
Pediatric Nurse Anesthetist
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Oncology Nurse
Performance Improvement Director
Photo and profile of Jason Tan
Perianesthesia Nurse
Perioperative Nurse Practitioner
Perinatal Nurse
Pharmaceutical Representative
Pharmaceutical Research Nurse
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Nurse
Poison Information Nurse
Private Duty Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse
Public and Community Health Nurse
Public Policy Advisor
Pulmonary/Respiratory Nurse
Quality Assurance Nurse
Radiology Nurse
Rapid Response Nurse
Recovery Room Nurse
Rehabilitation Nurse
Reproductive Nurse
Research Coordinator
Photo and profile Mary Kerr
Respiratory Nurse Practitioner
Rheumatology Nurse
Risk-Management Nurse
Rural Health Nurse
School Nurse
Scrub Nurse
Simulation Laboratory Director
Photo and profile of Kelli Bryant
Space Nurse/Astronaut
Spinal Cord Injury Nurse
Staff Development Educator
Staff Nurse
Subacute/Transition Care Nurse
Telehealth Nurse
Telemetry Nurse
Telephonic Triage Nurse
Transcultural Nurse
Transplant Nurse
Trauma Nurse
Travel Nurse
Triage Nurse
Underwriter Nurse
University Provost/President
Urology Nurse
Utilization Review Nurse
Vaccination Nurse
Vascular Nurse
Veterinarian Nurse
Women's Health Nurse
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Wound Care/Ostomy Nurse
Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Practitioner

Appendix A Certification guides
Appendix B Tables Regarding Salaries, Employment and Other Data


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