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The Rural Nurse: Transition to Practice

The Rural Nurse: Transition to Practice

by Deana Molinari, Angeline Bushy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826157560
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/18/2011
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 953,220
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Deana Molinari, PhD, Rn, CNE, is Associate Professor, Education Masters Program, Idaho State University and President, Rural Nursing Organization, where she founded their Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care. She also currently reviews for the Journal of Nursing Research, Journal of Rural and Remote Health, Journal of Affective Disorders, American Journal of Distance Education, Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health, and HRSA publications. She was Founder/Director of Rural Health Communications, a non-profit to facilitate information sharing, and has served as a general practicing nurse, consultant, supervisor, hospice nurse, school nurse, and in orthopedics, ER and pediatrics. She has received 20 grants (including 3 with six figures in rural nursing issues), has published 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and other non-refereed articles, has chapters in 10 books, has produced 6 digital products (in telemedicine, hospice, education, pharmacology, careers), and has presented at numerous local, regional, national and international meetings.

Angeline Bushy, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor, Bert Fish Endowed Chair, School of Nursing, University of Central Florida, and a major presence in rural health nursing. Clinical appointments have included 345 Combat Support Hospital, Jacksonville, FL, with rank of Colonel; 328th General Army Hospital, Salt Lake City, with rank of Major; Active Duty, Desert Shield/Desert Storm with 328th Station Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany; Director of Nursing Services, McLaughlin Community Hospital, McLaughlin, SD; and more. She has 60+ peer-reviewed journal articles to her credit, has contributed to numerous textbooks from major competitors, has guest edited two journals: Family and Community Health and Journal of Rural Health, and is currently on the editorial review board for Nursing Outlook with previous similar appointments to ResourceNurse.Com, International Journal of Rural & Remote Health, Home Healthcare Nurse, International Journal of Nursing Studies, Nurse Educator, and so on. Dr. Bushy wrote the Foreword to Springer's Rural Nursing: Concepts, Theory, and Practice, 3rd edition by Winters & Lee.

Table of Contents

Contributors xi

Foreword Charlene A. Winters xvii

Foreword Jeri Dunkin xix

Preface xxi

Acknowledgments xxv

I Foundations of Rural Nursing Transition to Practice

1 The Rural Context and Nursing Practice Angeline Bushy 3

2 Rural Nurse Transition-to-Practice Programs Deana L. Molinari 23

3 Quality of Care and Patient Safety: The Evidence for Transition-to-Practice Programs Nancy Spector Josephine H. Silvestre 35

4 Dual Relationships and Rural Nurse's Transition to Practice: A Canadian Ethnographic Study Kathryn H. Crooks 47

5 Rural Nurse Perceptions of Organizational Culture and the Intent to Move Deana L. Molinari Ashvin R. Jaiswal Teri Peterson 61

6 Women's Health and Nursing Practice in Rural Canada Beverly D. Leipert 71

II Transition To Practice: Exemplar Models

7 Place-Based Practice: A New Zealand Nursing Education Model Jean Ross 85

8 Rural Nursing in the Australian Context Karen Louise Francis Elisabeth R. Jacob 95

9 University HealthSystem Consortium and American Association of Colleges of Nursing Nurse Residency Program Debra A. McElroy Kathy McGuinn 109

10 National Council of State Boards of Nursing's Transition-to-Practice Regulatory Model Josephine H. Silvestre Nancy Spector 123

11 Northwest Rural Nurse Residency Deana L. Molinari Tamara Hollinger-Forrest 135

12 Vermont Nurses in Partnership Model Susan A. Boyer 147

13 North Carolina: Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses and Evidence-Based Transition-to-Practice Program Mary P. "Polly" Johnson Vincent P. Hall Joyce W. Roth 159

14 Washington State: Rural Outreach Nursing Education Program Helen Hing Kuebel Karen L. Joiner 169

15 Alaska Frontier: Statewide Competency Development Initiative Cynthia J. Roleff Julie McNulty Jill Montague 177

16 New Mexico: Nurse Residence Collaborative Model Anna von Dielingen 189

17 The Oregon N2K Initiative: From Incumbent Worker to Nurse Gary W. Wappes 197

18 Rural Preceptors' Concerns With Nursing Student Evaluation Olive June Yonge Florence Myrick Linda Ferguson Quinn Grundy 207

III Program Development, Management, and Evaluation

19 Appreciative Inquiry: A Model for Positive Change and Innovation Kristen Crusoe 227

20 The Business Case for Rural Transition to Practice Linda A. Tieman 235

21 Conversation With a Rural Director of Nurses Nancy Asay Deana L. Molinari 247

22 Professional Clinical Education Model: An Instructional Design Deana L. Molinari 257

23 To Be or to Do? Deana L. Molinari 273

24 Rural Distance Education Delivery and Design Jayne Josephsen 293

25 Simulation in Nursing Continuing Education: The Wherefore's and When-to's Angelina Bushy Beverly J. Hewett 305

26 Program Evaluation and Outcome Measurement Deana L. Molinari Angeline Bushy 323

27 Specialty Topics: Genetics, Genomics, and Informatics in Rural Nursing Christine F. Mladenka Deana L. Molinari 335

Appendix A The Perceptive, Affective, Cognitive Critical Thinking Model 341

Appendix B Rural Nurse Role Competencies 345

Index 365

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