ISBN-10:
0826108474
ISBN-13:
9780826108470
Pub. Date:
04/09/2012
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Nursing of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Integrated Care across the Lifespan

Nursing of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Integrated Care across the Lifespan

by Ellen Giarelli, Marcia Gardner

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ISBN-13: 9780826108470
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/09/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ellen Giarell, EdD, RN, CRNP.is an Associate Professor in the Doctoral Nursing Program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University, Philadelphia. She is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Biobehavioral Research Center of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing. Dr Giarelli received a BS in Nursing and a BS in Biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, a Masters Degree in Nursing from New York University, a Doctorate in Education from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and Post-Doctoral education in Psychosocial Oncology and HIV/AIDS from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Before joining the faculty at Drexel University, Dr. Giarelli was Co-I of the CDC funded Study of Epidemiology of Early Development (SEED) and PI of an initiative funded by the Philadelphia Health Care Trust to integrate nursing into the care of people with ASD. She was Research Project Director of the UPENN School of Nursing CDC funded Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDRE) and the Director of the Pennsylvania Autism and Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (PADDSP). In addition to the awards from the CDC, her funded projects included an R21 from NIH/NINR to study self-management of genetic disorders. She is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner in Pennsylvania and Investigator for several externally funded studies of autism spectrum disorders.

Marcia Gardner, PhD, RN, CRNP, CPN, is Associate Professor at Seton Hall University College of Nursing. She was a clinical fellow in the Leadership in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a fellow in the AACN Academic Leadership Program. With an extensive background in high-risk neonatal care , general pediatrics and care of families of developmentally vulnerable infants and children, she teaches pediatric and developmental concepts, and continues to investigate family-related issues in the care of individuals with developmental risks and concerns. She is certified in pediatric nursing and as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner by the National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREFACE

SECTION I: INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND: CORE FEATURES, ASD PREVALENCE AND THE ROLE OF NURSING

CH 1. AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER: CORE FEATURES AND MEDICAL CO-MORBIDITIES

CH 2. PREVALENCE, ETIOLOGY AND GENETICS

CH 3. INTRODUCTION TO THE INTEGRATED, COMPREHENSIVE NURSING CARE OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

SECTION I DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

SECTION II. INTRODUCTION: NURSING CARE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE

CH 4. CARING FOR THE PREGNANT WOMAN WITH A FAMILY HISTORY OF COGNITIVE/DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

CH 5. FINDING WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR: EVIDENCE-BASED EARLY IDENTIFICATION AND NURSING CARE OF YOUNG CHILDREN AT RISK FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

CH 6 COMPLEX AUTISM: IS IT RARE OR A FAMILY AFFAIR?

CH 7. NURSING CARE OF THE CHILD WITH ASD SCHEDULED FOR A TONSILLECTOMY

CH 8. "KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON": THE SCHOOL NURSE AND STUDENTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

CH 9ADOLESCENT HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT: THE UNIQUE EXPERIENCE OF THE ADOLESCENT WITH ASPERGER SYNDROME

SECTION II DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

SECTION III. INTRODUCTION: ADULTHOOD AND MID-LIFE

CH 10.TRANSITION TO COMMUNITY: ADOLESCENCE, EMPLOYMENT AND COMPANIONSHIP

CH 11. CARING FOR WOMEN WITH ASPERGER SYNDROME DURING THE CHILDBEARING CYCLE

CH 12. EMERGENCY NURSING CARE OF PATIENTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

CH 13 CANCER CARE FOR ADULTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER: THE CASE OF PROSTATE CANCER

SECTION III. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

SECTION IV. INTRODUCTION: OLDER YEARS AND END OF LIFE

CH 14. EVIDENCE-BASED CARE OF THE OLDER CLIENT WITH AUTISM

CH 15.THE NURSE'S ROLE IN MANAGING TRANSITIONS AND FUTURE PLANNING FOR AGING ADULTS WITH AUTISM AND THEIR FAMILIES

CH 16. ETHICAL ISSUES IN THE CARE OF INDIVIDUALS WITH ASD IN THE FAMILY AND THE COMMUNITY: HEARING THE VOICE OF THE PERSON WITH AUTISM AT THE END OF LIFE

SECTION IV DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

SECTION V. PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER- INTEGRATED CARE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ASD

CH 17. PROFESSIONAL NURSING PARTNERSHIPS AND THE FUTURE OF NURSING CARE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

CH 18. LEGAL ISSUES & IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING CARE OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN THE UNITED STATES

SECTION V DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

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