This is a unique and needed addition to the nursing literature. Historically, the role of the nurse practitioner was focused on primary care, but as the healthcare environment has changed, so has the need for nurse practitioners in the hospital setting....This valuable resource is a wonderful guide for nurse practitioners and administrators working to successfully create this transition in their organizations." Score: 98, 5 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews
Transitioning into Hospital Based Practice: A Guide for Nurse Practitioners & Administrators is the first text to address the mutual issues of both NPs and administrators in successfully implementing NP practice in hospitals. This book addresses the planning, implementation, and evaluation process as well as the key factors that are critical to the success of the individual NP, and incorporates practical guidance from national NP experts. The NP recruitment, orientation, mentoring, and professional development are key to the individual and collective success of both the NP and the organization's outcomes. It is the commitment to this mutual success that sets this book apart from any other texts on this subject and makes it indispensible for students, practicing NPs, and administrators alike.
- Provides concrete strategies for the NP and Administrator that support the transition from clinic to hospital-based APN practice
- Addresses a growing need for role identification and integration of the NP role into the hospital setting
- Covers the planning, implementation, and evaluation process of the hospital-based NP
- Focuses on the improvement of patient outcomes and cost reduction
- Written by national NP experts
|Publisher:||Springer Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Kay Blum, PhD, CRNP is a Heart Failure NP and Coordinator for the Cardiac Risk Reduction Center at Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD. She was one of the first few NPs at the University of Maryland Medical System. She has been a researcher, CNS, clinician, continuing educator and consultant. Dr Blum has held faculty appointments at the University of Maryland, the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the MGH Institute of Health Professions and Clemson University. She is actively involved in NP, quality, research and advocacy issues in the American College of Cardiology.
Shari Simone, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC, APRN-BC, FCCM is the lead NP for Women's & Children's services at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She has practiced as a pediatric critical care NP for 15 years and was instrumental in developing the NP role in the pediatric ICU at the University of Maryland. She also holds a faculty appointment at the University of Maryland School of Nursing in the Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Dr Simone has published and lectured extensively on multiple pediatric topics as well as the role of the NP in pediatric critical care and the NP orientation process.
Table of Contents
Part I - Embracing Transition: A Guide for Nurse Practitioners –
Chapter 1) Transitioning into Hospital-based practice for the NP
Chapter 2) Transitioning the NP into the Organization
Chapter 3) Measuring Progress of NP Practice within the Hospital Setting
PART II Framing the Innovation: Developing the NP role in the hospital – Part Introduction
Chapter 4) Integrating NP Role Using the Diffusion of Innovation Model
Chapter 5) Shaping the NP Role: Societal, political & economic forces
Chapter 6) Assessing NP Role impact on the Organization
PART III –Implementing Hospital-based NP Practice: A Guide for Administrators – Part Introduction
Chapter 7) Developing a Strategic Business Plan for NP Role Integration: Congruency with Mission & Objectives
Chapter 8) Identifying Key Components of the NP Role Integration into Organizations
Chapter 9) Integrating the NP Role into Organizations
Chapter 10) What Does Successful Integration Look Like?
Part IV – Reinforcing, Measuring & Sustaining Success: Integrating the Models –
Chapter 11) Measuring Organizational Success
Chapter 12) Measuring Practitioner Success
Chapter 13) Re-evaluating and Identifying Opportunities for Refinement
Chapter 14) Sustaining Success