Advanced Practice Nursing E Book

Advanced Practice Nursing E Book
Author: Ann B. Hamric,Judith A. Spross,Charlene M. Hanson
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 848
Release: 2008-07-02
ISBN: 1437720080
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Practice Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Covering all advanced practice competencies and roles, this book offers strategies for enhancing patient care and legitimizing your role within today’s health care system. It covers the history of advanced practice nursing, the theory behind the practice, and emerging issues. Offering a comprehensive exploration of advanced practice nursing, this edition also adds a focus on topics including the APN scope of practice, certification, and the ethical and legal issues that occur in clinical practice. The development of all major competencies of advanced practice nursing is discussed: direct clinical practice, consultation, coaching/guidance, research, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making. Advanced practice competencies are discussed in relation to all advanced practice nursing and blended CNS-NP roles (case manager, acute care nurse practitioner), highlighting the shared aims and distinctions of each role. In-depth discussions on educational strategies explain how competencies develop as the nurses’ practice progresses. A chapter on research competencies demonstrates how to use evidence-based research in practice, and how to promote these research competencies to other APNs. A conceptual framework shows the clear relationship between the competencies, roles, and challenges in today’s health care environment. Practical strategies are provided for business management, contracting, and marketing. Comprehensive information covers the essential competencies of the new Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. More exemplars (case studies) provide real-life scenarios showing APN competencies in action. A new chapter shows how to provide reliable and valid data to substantiate your impact and justify equitable reimbursement for APN services, also enhancing your skills in quality improvement strategies, informatics, and systems thinking. Information on telehealth considerations covers the new sources of electronic healthcare information available to patients and describes how to counsel them on using reliable resources.

Theoretical Basis for Advanced Practice Nursing eBook

Theoretical Basis for Advanced Practice Nursing   eBook
Author: Jyothi Dr Chakrabarty
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2021-07-10
ISBN: 8131256480
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Theoretical Basis for Advanced Practice Nursing eBook Book Excerpt:

This book provides the various concepts of advanced practice nursing and factors related to it as examined by the author for graduate and postgraduate nursing students. The book is divided into three sections: the first section describes India’s health system, healthcare challenges, and trends. The challenges and trends are discussed in comparison with other countries worldwide. The second section focuses on the description of advanced practice nursing in general and the nurse practitioner in particular. This section also discusses the training requirements for nurse practitioner in critical care (NPCC) in India and the future challenges likely to be faced by them. The third section provides details about clinical competencies, leadership qualities, and the importance of research and evidence-based practice (EBP) for NPCC. Learning activities are provided in a few chapters to encourage students for further reading. Sample health assessment format is given for the students to follow in their day-to-day practice as well as a few clinical scenarios are provided for discussion. Different EBP resources for nurse practitioners are also offered which will be beneficial for nursing students as well as students from other healthcare disciplines. This book is a complete guide to all aspects of Advanced Practice Nursing. written and presented as per the requirements of NPCC Course in India. Book has exhaustive coverage to help students to clear concepts. Version as per the National Nursing Education Practice

Hamric Hanson s Advanced Practice Nursing E Book

Hamric   Hanson s Advanced Practice Nursing   E Book
Author: Mary Fran Tracy,Eileen T. O'Grady
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 696
Release: 2018-01-03
ISBN: 0323447708
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hamric Hanson s Advanced Practice Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Edited and written by a Who’s Who of internationally known advanced practice nursing experts, Hamric and Hanson's Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach, 6th Edition helps you develop an understanding of the various advanced practice registered nursing (APRN) roles. This bestselling textbook provides a clear, comprehensive, and contemporary introduction to advanced practice nursing today, addressing all major APRN competencies, roles, and issues. It covers topics ranging from the evolution of advanced practice nursing to evidence-based practice, leadership, ethical decision-making, and health policy. New to this edition is expanded coverage of interprofessional collaborative practice, updated coverage of APRN roles related to implementation of healthcare reform in the U.S., updated and expanded coverage of IOM and QSEN, a global focus on international advanced practice nursing, and much more! Coverage of all APN core competencies defines and describes all competencies, including direct clinical practice, guidance and coaching, consultation, evidence-based practice, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making. Operationalizes and applies the APN core competencies to the major APN specialties including the Clinical Nurse Specialist, the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, the Certified Nurse-Midwife, and the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Content on managing APN environments addresses such factors as business planning and reimbursement; marketing, negotiating, and contracting; regulatory, legal, and credentialing requirements; health policy; and nursing outcomes and performance improvement research. UNIQUE! Exemplar boxes (case studies), including Day in the Life vignettes of each APN specialty, emphasize innovative practices and coverage of advanced practice roles. In-depth discussions of educational strategies for APN competency development show how nurses develop competencies as they progress into advanced practice. NEW and UNIQUE! Expanded coverage of interprofessional collaborative practice includes the latest Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. NEW! Updated coverage of APRN roles related to implementation of healthcare in the U.S. reflects current and anticipated changes in APRN roles related to healthcare reform. NEW! Coverage of IOM and QSEN has been updated and expanded. NEW! Refocused International Development of Advanced Practice Nursing chapter has been rewritten to be more global and inclusive in focus, to reflect the state of advanced practice nursing practice throughout all major regions of the world. NEW! Expanded content on the role of advanced practice nurses in teaching/education/mentoring and health policy related to the APRN role is featured in the 6th edition.

Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse

Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse
Author: Kathleen Wheeler
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2012-05-25
ISBN: 0323086004
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Book Excerpt:

Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse provides the nurse psychotherapist with a useful “how-to primer that contains practical techniques and interventions without a lot of theoretical jargon. Topics include the basics of psychotherapy, from how to respond to a patient’s initial call to termination of care. Selected approaches, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic psychotherapy are highlighted with discussion of evidence-base research. Specific techniques for working with commonly seen patient populations that require special consideration: those who have experienced trauma, children, and older adults are included. In addition, how to integrate psychopharmacology and psychotherapy is discussed in detail. A straightforward approach to psychotherapy using a holistic nursing framework. Latest findings on the neurophysiology of psychotherapy including research on attachment, therapeutic relationships, and trauma. Evidence-based research for all approaches and populations discussed. Provides treatment hierarchy for decision making in selecting strategies for treatment from the initial contact and assessment to termination. Step-by-step guide to building the nurse-patient relationship in order to achieve quality outcomes. Includes detailed instructions on therapeutic communication techniques. Detailed instructions teach you how to use the latest therapeutic communication techniques. Includes all patient populations from children to the older adult with special emphasis on working with traumatized patients. Comprehensive appendices provide quick access to helpful forms and diagnostic tools specific to psychotherapy nursing practice.

Lehne s Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants E Book

Lehne   s Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants   E Book
Author: Laura Rosenthal,Jacqueline Burchum
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 944
Release: 2020-02-28
ISBN: 0323598129
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lehne s Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants E Book Book Excerpt:

Lehne's Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants, 2nd Edition builds on the same foundation of clearly explained, up-to-date, and clinically current content as the trusted Lehne undergraduate text, while focusing on the information that advanced practice nurses and Physician Assistants specifically need for safe and effective prescribing. Three introductory chapters provide foundational content for new prescribers in the areas of prescriptive authority, rational drug selection, prescription writing, and promoting positive outcomes of drug therapy. Core drug chapters are focused on the drugs that prescribers will most commonly see in clinical practice. A sharp focus is also placed on pharmacotherapeutic decision-making, with Black Box Warnings and new bulleted Key Prescribing Considerations features. The second edition features completely new chapters on Genetic and Genomic Considerations, Muscarinic Antagonists and Immunomodulators, and updated content throughout. It’s everything advanced practice nursing and Physician Assistant students need to be safe and effective prescribers! Introductory chapters tailored to the specific needs of prescribers cover topics such as prescriptive authority, rational drug selection and prescription writing, and promoting positive outcomes of drug therapy. Carefully focused pharmacotherapeutic content reflects the drugs most commonly seen and used by prescribers, with emphasis not on the first drug discovered or developed in each class but on the agents most often used today. Primary care drugs are addressed first in each chapter as appropriate, followed by acute care drugs. UNIQUE! Prescriber-focused pedagogical aids further reinforce the most important information for prescribers. Integrated coverage of Canadian trade names appears throughout the text and is highlighted with a familiar maple-leaf icon. Integrated coverage of interprofessional collaboration addresses the growing global interest in interprofessional collaboration and incorporates opportunities for interprofessional collaborative practice throughout.

Contemporary Nursing E Book

Contemporary Nursing   E Book
Author: Barbara Cherry,Susan R. Jacob
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2013-08-07
ISBN: 0323266223
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contemporary Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Contemporary Nursing, Issues, Trends, & Management, 6th Edition prepares you for the rapidly evolving world of health care with a comprehensive yet focused survey of nursing topics affecting practice, as well as the issues facing today’s nurse managers and tomorrow’s nurse leaders. Newly revised and updated, Barbara Cherry and Susan Jacob provide the most practical and balanced preparation for the issues, trends, and management topics you will encounter in practice. Content mapped to the AACN BSN Essentials emphasizes intraprofessional teams, cultural humility and sensitivity, cultural competence, and the CLAS standards. Vignettes at the beginning of each chapter put nursing history and practice into perspective, followed by Questions to Consider While Reading This Chapter that help you reflect on the Vignettes and prepare you for the material to follow. Case studies throughout the text challenge you to apply key concepts to real-world practice. Coverage of leadership and management in nursing prepares you to function effectively in management roles. Career management strategies include advice for making the transition from student to practitioner and tips on how to pass the NCLEX-RN ® examination. Key terms, learning outcomes, and chapter overviews help you study more efficiently and effectively. Helpful websites and online resources provide ways to further explore each chapter topic. Coverage of nursing education brings you up to date on a wide range of topics, from the emergence of interactive learning strategies and e-learning technology, to the effects of the nursing shortage and our aging nursing population. Updated information on paying for health care in America, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and statistics on health insurance coverage in the United States helps you understand the history and reasons behind healthcare financing reform, the costs of healthcare, and current types of managed care plans. A new section on health information technology familiarizes you with how Electronic Health Records (EHRs), point-of-care technologies, and consumer health information could potentially impact the future of health care. Updated chapter on health policy and politics explores the effect of governmental roles, structures, and actions on health care policy and how you can get involved in political advocacy at the local, state, and federal level to help shape the U.S. health care system. The latest emergency preparedness and response guidelines from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO) prepare you for responding to natural and man-made disasters.

Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Practice Nursing
Author: Lucille A. Joel, EdD, APN, FAAN
Publsiher: F.A. Davis
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2022-02-01
ISBN: 1719647119
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Practice Nursing Book Excerpt:

Survive and thrive as an APN! Meet all the challenges of professional practice—whatever your specialty or environment. Noted nursing professionals and educators explore all of the non-clinical roles and responsibilities of an Advanced Practice Nurse and chart a course that enables you to meet them successfully. You’ll follow the evolution of the APN’s role from a historical perspective to the present and examine the issues and challenges you’ll encounter in the future.

Project Management for the Advanced Practice Nurse Second Edition

Project Management for the Advanced Practice Nurse Second Edition
Author: Carolyn Sipes, PhD, CNS, APRN, PMP, RN-BC, NEA-BC, FAAN
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2019-07-28
ISBN: 0826161960
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Project Management for the Advanced Practice Nurse Second Edition Book Excerpt:

Provides a unique framework for effective project management skills in nursing This is the only resource designed to teach graduate-level nursing students the skills they need to be effective project managers. Using practical case examples and proven tips, the text presents step-by-step strategies for applying project management skills in varied settings and describes how to identify key concepts critical to project success. The second edition delivers new content to reflect the changing roles and responsibilities of today’s APRN and is consistent with project management concepts defined by the American Organization of Nurse Leaders (AONL) and the American Nurses Association (ANA). Case scenarios are included in each chapter to reinforce practical applications, along with critical thinking questions and activities. The text addresses all phases of basic project management so that nursing professionals of all levels can easily apply proven processes to clinical practice. Examples and explanations of each step in the project management process are included with the added benefit of differentiating terminology used in the business operations of nursing professionals. New to the Second Edition: Delivers new content to reflect roles and responsibilities of today’s APRN, nurse executive (NE), and other specialty roles that benefit from the organizing framework project management provides Reflects management concepts designated by the AONL and ANA Standards of Practice Includes case scenarios in each chapter to reinforce understanding of practical applications Provides critical thinking questions and activities in each chapter Covers quality improvement projects as they relate to the DNP project Key Features: Serves as a primary text for nursing informatics programs and project management courses and as a resource for MSN Capstones and DNP projects Presents the foundations of project management, with specific examples from a variety of roles to guide the novice project manager Underscores the similarities and differences between the project management and nursing processes Promotes the transition from bedside nurse to APRNs in leadership roles Supplemental instructor’s manual and PowerPoints included

Health Policy and Advanced Practice Nursing Third Edition

Health Policy and Advanced Practice Nursing  Third Edition
Author: Kelly A. Goudreau, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FCNS, FAAN,Mary C. Smolenski, EdD, MS, FNP, FAANP
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2022-01-18
ISBN: 0826154646
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Health Policy and Advanced Practice Nursing Third Edition Book Excerpt:

Second Edition rewarded First Place AJN Award! The only policy text written specifically for APRN students, this preeminent resource delivers a sweeping examination of policy impact on the full implementation of the APRN role across all environments, including its effectiveness on specific patient populations. The expanded third edition—containing six new chapters—includes expanded information on policy analysis, nursing roles, and the impact of technology. It provides practical knowledge on developing policy to advocate for vulnerable populations—bolstered by case examples—and discusses how interprofessional education has changed and will continue to alter health policy in the United States and internationally. Additionally, the text discusses the evolving influence of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the implications of current and future health policy changes as they affect APRN practice. New doctoral-level content adds to the book's relevance for DNP students. The text addresses the initiative within nursing for Full Practice Authority for all APRNs, which enables them to practice to the full extent of their educational preparation. Edited by experienced APRN leaders who have been closely involved with health policy development, the text meets the requirements of the IOM report on The Future of Nursing and the DNP criteria V for the inclusion of health policy and advocacy in the curriculum. This "call to action" for APRNs is specifically designed for courses serving a variety of APRN trajectories and includes content from all APRN role perspectives in every section. New to the Third Edition: Encompasses six completely new chapters covering Health Policy Effects on Health Systems, Telehealth, Pediatrics, Quality Initiatives, Patient Protection, and more! Expanded to include developing roles, environments, and populations pertinent to APRNs and DNP students Includes new information on policy development advocating for vulnerable populations Updated to reflect the latest national nursing policy initiatives Incorporates 2020 revised AACN Essentials and Future of Nursing Report 2030 Includes new case studies and more practical application of content Key Features: Chapters include Discussion Questions; Analysis, Synthesis, and Clinical Application; Exercises/Considerations; and Ethical Considerations Explains how and why APRNs can and should influence policy development Discusses implications of not participating in health policy decisions

Varcarolis Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book

Varcarolis  Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   E Book
Author: Margaret Jordan Halter
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 696
Release: 2017-07-11
ISBN: 0323417310
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Varcarolis Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 8th Edition is the most comprehensive RN psychiatric nursing text on the market! Awarded second place in the 2018 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing category. User-friendly by design, it simplifies the often-intimidating subject of psychiatric-mental health nursing with a practical, clinical perspective. This edition was revised in conjunction with a readability expert to support clarity and ease of understanding. Chapters follow the nursing process framework and progress from theory to application, preparing your students for clinical practice with real-world examples. New to this edition are full-page illustrated explanations about the neurobiology of disorders and associated medications, criteria from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) for major disorders, completely revised Evidence-Based Practice boxes, and a fully rewritten chapter on Dying, Death, and Grieving to provide students with essential information about difficult topics. Mentor-like writing style reinforces important information and helps in applying textbook content to the clinical setting. Coverage of key topics and emerging nursing trends keep you current with best practices in the field. Considering Culture boxes discuss the importance of person-centered care in providing competent care to diverse populations in various clinical situations. Vignettes with vivid mini-stories prepare you for real-world practice with personal, descriptive characterizations of patients with specific psychiatric disorders. Health Policy Boxes introduce the role you can play in advocating for patients and the profession. Clinical chapters follow the six-step nursing process, providing consistent guidelines for comprehensive assessment and intervention. NEW! Full-page illustrated explanations about the neurobiology of disorders and associated medications. NEW! DSM-5 guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders are fully incorporated in the text, and include updated NANDA content. NEW! Completely revised Evidence-Based Practice boxes. NEW! Revised chapter on Dying, Death and Grieving gives you all the vital information you need. NEW! Ten NCLEX-style questions and answers at the end of each chapter.

Comprehensive Systematic Review for Advanced Practice Nursing Third Edition

Comprehensive Systematic Review for Advanced Practice Nursing  Third Edition
Author: Cheryl Holly, EdD, RN, ANEF, FNAP,Susan Salmond, EdD, RN, FAAN,Maria Saimbert, PhD, PharmD, MSN, MLIS, RN
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2021-07-15
ISBN: 0826152260
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Comprehensive Systematic Review for Advanced Practice Nursing Third Edition Book Excerpt:

A two-time AJN Book of the Year Award winner and a 2013 Doody Core Title! This distinguished text provides top-tier guidance for advanced practice nurses on how to perform a comprehensive systematic review of available research to inform scholarly work, particularly in DNP and PhD programs. With a strategic focus on the search process and assessing the quality of the evidence, this text presents, clearly and comprehensively, all of the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a foundational CSR in eight concrete steps. This text examines how to write a CSR proposal, final report, and a policy brief based on systematic review findings. Two finished proposals and two completed systematic reviews demonstrate each step of the process from start to finish. Additionally, the text covers software used in research queries and provides helpful strategies for effectively using the search function when seeking information. The Third Edition offers four new chapters with incisive recommendations for performing a CSR and addressing new ways CSR is being implemented in today’s healthcare environment. It describes the latest methodological advances, including living systematic reviews and dominance scores for economic review. Two complete CSRs along with new and updated examples throughout the book further aid readers in their pursuit of excellence in scholarly work. New to the Third Edition: New Chapters: How to choose the right critical appraisal tool Writing the final report and disseminating the results of systematic reviews Disseminating results with how to write a policy brief and/or press release on CSR results Example of a meta-analysis using GRADE Offers increased focus on dissemination Includes new and updated examples reflecting latest trends in nursing scholarly work Key Features: Provides the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a CSR from start to finish Teaches readers how to conduct high-quality systematic reviews Instructs readers on pertinent resources and methods for optimal library-related systematic review research efforts Describes how to best search research databases to facilitate scholarly work Includes objectives, summary points, end-of-chapter exercises, discussion questions, suggested reading, and references to enhance understanding

Neonatal Advanced Practice Nursing

Neonatal Advanced Practice Nursing
Author: Dr. Michele Beaulieu, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC,Dr. Sandra Bellini, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, CNE
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2016-11-25
ISBN: 0826194168
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neonatal Advanced Practice Nursing Book Excerpt:

A strikingly effective, one-of-a-kind learning resource This one-of-a-kind learning resource for neonatal nurse practitioner/clinical nurse specialist students in both academic and clinical settings uses complex case studies to reinforce the best practices in treating vulnerable neonatal patients. Based on applications and outcomes, the case study approach develops critical thinking and clinical decision making and fosters effective role transition in practice-based disciplines. Authored by leading neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) educators nationwide, these multifaceted, unfolding case studies address and synthesize the most important content covered throughout the NNP curriculum. Additional audiences for this book include interprofessional staff working in Level II and Level III nursery settings. Beginning with case studies for identifying maternal risk factors, and culminating in case studies for communicating with parents, this text shows a holistic view of caring for neonatal patients. Chapters organized by body system address diseases and disorders and prompt the reader for diagnosis and treatment. Progressing from basic to complex, case studies include objectives, clinical pearls, and critical thinking questions. A robust instructor tool kit contains pedagogical strategies for facilitating online discussion, chapter conclusion quizzes, a variety of simulation experiences, and more. Key Features: Uses a complex case-based learning approach for neonatal advanced practice nursing-the first book to do so Authored by leading NNP educators nationwide Provides case studies synthesizing key content areas Helps prepare students for effective role transition Includes a robust instructor toolkit and can be used in online courses

ACCCN s Critical Care Nursing E Book

ACCCN s Critical Care Nursing   E Book
Author: Leanne Aitken,Andrea Marshall,Wendy Chaboyer
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 1048
Release: 2015-11-16
ISBN: 0729583368
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

ACCCN s Critical Care Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

With each edition, ACCCN’s Critical Care Nursing has built on its highly respected reputation. Its contributors aim to encourage and challenge practising critical care nurses and students to develop world-class critical care nursing skills in order to ensure delivery of the highest quality care. Endorsed by the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN), this 3rd edition presents the expertise of foremost critical care leaders and features the most recent evidence-based research and up-to-date advances in clinical practice, technology, procedures and standards. Expanded to reflect the universal core elements of critical care nursing practice authors, Aitken, Marshall and Chaboyer, have retained the specific information that captures the unique elements of contemporary critical care nursing in Australia, New Zealand and other similar practice environments. Structured in three sections, ACCCN’s Critical Care Nursing, 3e addresses all aspects of critical care nursing, including patient care and organisational issues, while highlighting some of the unique and complex aspects of specialty critical care nursing practice, such as paediatric considerations, trauma management and organ donation. Presented in three sections: - Scope of Critical Care - Principles and Practice of Critical Care - Speciality Practice Focus on concepts that underpin practice - essential physical, psychological, social and cultural care New case studies elaborate on relevant care issues Practice tips highlight areas of care particularly relevant to daily clinical practice Learning activities support knowledge, reflective learning and understanding Additional case studies with answers available on evolve NEW chapter on postanaesthesia recovery Revised coverage on metabolic and nutritional considerations for the critically ill patient Alignment with the NEW ACCCN Standards for Practice

Handbook of Geropsychiatry for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Handbook of Geropsychiatry for the Advanced Practice Nurse
Author: Dr. Leigh Powers, DNP, MSN, BS, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 325
Release: 2021-01-15
ISBN: 0826157513
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Geropsychiatry for the Advanced Practice Nurse Book Excerpt:

Offers a wealth of information and insight geared specifically for APRNs providing holistic mental health care to older adults Addressing the most commonly-encountered mental health disorders, this practical, evidence-based resource for advanced practice nurses, nurse educators, and graduate nursing students delivers the knowledge and tools needed to effectively assess, examine, diagnose, treat, and promote optimal mental health in the geriatric patient. Written by recognized experts in the field of geropsychiatry, this handbook encompasses updated DSM-5 diagnoses and criteria, psychopharmacology, the psychiatric exam, and systems-level approaches to care. It also considers the relationships of the geriatric patient to family, community, and health care providers as they contribute to successful treatment. This handbook examines the biological changes associated with aging and addresses common mental health disorders of older adults. It presents clear clinical guidelines and demonstrates the use of relevant clinical tools and scales with illustrative examples. Additionally, the text delves into cultural differences that impact treatment and addresses the distinct needs of patients during a pandemic such as COVID-19. Key Features: Written specifically for APNs and students who work in the geropsychiatry field Presents evidence-based content within a holistic nursing framework Links psychopharmacological content with psychotherapy Describes cultural considerations in assessment and treatment during a pandemic such as COVID-19—in assessment and treatment Delivers key information on interprofessional approaches to patient care Includes Case studies with discussion questions Interprofessional Boxes contain key information on partnerships that can enhance care Evidence-Based Practice Boxes focus on proven strategies and resources Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers.

Care of the Obese in Advanced Practice Nursing

Care of the Obese in Advanced Practice Nursing
Author: Lisa L.M. Maher, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 469
Release: 2015-12-02
ISBN: 0826123589
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Care of the Obese in Advanced Practice Nursing Book Excerpt:

The first book to provide APNs with the tools to effectively treat obese patients This book is the first resource to give the APN the practical tools with which to communicate, assess, and treat obese patients. Designed to help APNs to easily broach an uncomfortable topic, the book walks practitioners through the exam, providing tips on effective communication, understanding lifestyle constraints, and working with the patient to improve their condition without shame. Emphasizing multidisciplinary approaches and evidence-based treatment, the book addresses prevention, provider recognition, and treatment of adult and pediatric obesity with the goal of improving overall quality of life. The resource offers practical information on diet and exercise that foster healthy weight loss along with psychological, pharmacological, and surgical recommendations. Effective tips on all facets of working with obese patients, bolstered with real-life examples that provide the patient’s perspective, help APNs understand and provide a better quality of care to these vulnerable patients. Additionally, the book includes substantial information on comorbidities, which add to the complexity of obesity treatment. Chapters address current trends and causes of obesity; communication "dos" and "don'ts;" the technical aspects of obesity including genetics and pathophysiology, obesity as an addiction; eating disorders; assessment from the APN point of view; disease management; pharmacological, surgical, and medical management; and costs and insurance coverage. Several tools that can be used to enhance clinical practice are featured in the Appendix. Key Features: Written specifically for the Advanced Practice Nurse Covers all facets of communication with, assessment of, and treatment of obese patients Includes case studies and treatment plans from a nursing perspective Highlights a multidisciplinary approach Includes effective tips, photographs, and real-life examples that illustrate the patient’s perspective

Comprehensive Systematic Review for Advanced Practice Nursing Second Edition

Comprehensive Systematic Review for Advanced Practice Nursing  Second Edition
Author: Cheryl Holly, EdD, RN,Susan Salmond, EdD, RN, FAAN,Maria Saimbert, PharmD, MLIS, MSN, RN
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2016-07-14
ISBN: 0826131867
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Comprehensive Systematic Review for Advanced Practice Nursing Second Edition Book Excerpt:

First Edition a 2013 Doody’s Core Title and AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! This text provides top-tier guidance for DNP students, graduate faculty, APRNs and other healthcare providers on how to use available research for improving patient outcomes and reducing costs. It is the only resource written expressly to meet the objectives of DNP courses. This second edition is completely updated and features three new approaches—umbrella reviews, mixed method reviews, and other types of reviews--for seeking, synthesizing, and interpreting available evidence to improve the delivery of patient care. The text also includes two new examples of completed systematic reviews and two completed proposals. The book presents, clearly and comprehensively, the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a foundational comprehensive systematic review (CSR). It encompasses the complexities of the entire process, from asking clinical questions to getting the evidence into practice. The text includes question-specific methods and analysis and compares CSR methods, literature reviews, integrated reviews, and meta-studies. It describes how to find and appraise relevant studies, including the non-published “grey” literature and criteria for selecting or excluding studies, and describes how to use the results in practice. Also examined are ways to disemminate findings to benefit clinical practice and support best practices, and how to write a CSR proposal, final report and a policy brief based on systematic review findings. Plentiful examples, including two completed proposals and two completed systematic reviews, demonstrate every step of the process. An expanded resource chapter that can serve as a toolkit for conducting a systematic review is also provided. The text also covers useful software and includes objectives, summary points, end-of-chapter exercises, suggested readings and references. New to the Second Edition: • Three new chapters presenting new systematic review approaches: umbrella reviews, mixed method reviews, and other types of reviews including rapid and scoping reviews and reviews of text and opinoin • Two new examples of completed systematic reviews • Completely updated content throughout • Detailed information to foster systematic review research question development, efficient literature searches, and management of references Key Features: • Delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a CSR from start to finish • Serves as the only CSR resource written expressly for the advanced practice nurse • Describes useful software for conducting a systematic review • Provides rich examples including two completed CSRs • Includes objectives, summary points, end-of-chapter exercises, suggested readings and references • Provides a comprehensive toolkit of resources to complete a systematic review

Professional Nursing E Book

Professional Nursing   E Book
Author: Beth Black
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2013-08-07
ISBN: 0323266290
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Professional Nursing E Book Book Excerpt:

Now in full-color, this best-selling, easy-to-read text introduces you to the issues and trends you're likely to encounter in any nursing practice setting. Each stand-alone chapter explores a specific topic and gives insightful discussions of issues such as the health care delivery system, professionalization in nursing, standards and scope of practice, socialization and nursing theories surrounding the profession, and political action facing nurses. Case studies help you empathize with real patients. Critical thinking questions and challenges enable you to apply chapter-relevant information to scenarios and envision a personal philosophy of nursing. Evidence-based Practice boxes offer insight and highlight research that affects patient care. News Notes tie information from the text to real-life nursing situations. Cultural Consideration Challenges help you develop cultural sensitivity and familiarize you with cultural influences. Interview boxes explore the issues of culture and faith from the perspectives of practicing nurses. NEW! Full-color design improves the appearance of the many halftones in the text. NEW! The most up-to-date information on responding to several critical and recent initiatives includes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; the Carnegie Study — Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation; the IOM report on the Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health; QSEN; and the ANA’s Health System Reform Agenda. NEW! Expanded content on social media’s impact on nursing offers insight into the legal issues, ethics, boundaries, and image of nursing involved in social media. NEW! Increase use of nurses’ narratives and real-life work examples helps paint an even clearer picture of the realities of nursing practice. NEW! Reframing of Chapter 16 Nursing’s Challenge: The Call for Transformation increases your knowledge of care of self, care of the profession, and care of the environment.

Advanced Practice Nursing Fifth Edition

Advanced Practice Nursing  Fifth Edition
Author: Dr. Michalene Jansen, PhD, RN,C, GNP-BC, NP-C
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2015-04-10
ISBN: 0826172520
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Practice Nursing Fifth Edition Book Excerpt:

The fifth edition of this topflight text on nurse practitioner role development is completely updated and expanded to encompass the full sphere of current practice roles. These include interprofessional, global health, and leadership roles and such practice issues as credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities. The book encompasses the diverse expertise of contributors from a wide variety of practice settings and reflects the competencies identified by key stakeholder organizations such as the ANA, NONPF, NACNS, AANA, ACNM, and AACN. With a focus on everyday realities of APRN practice in a rapidly changing health care environment, it delivers essential information on the multifaceted role of APRNs as they transition into practice and professional arenas. The fifth edition reflects the expanding roles of the DNP and CNL and provides more detail on the transition of APRN master’s and doctoral students–particularly NPs, CNSs, CNMs, and CRNAs–into practice. It discusses the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on health care delivery and emphasizes the APRN role in influencing health policy. New chapters address global health and differentiated roles for the APRN and APRN leadership in interprofessional teams. The text provides new information on practice issues such as credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities, along with updated web resources. Additionally, the fifth edition includes an enhanced discussion of educational requirements and differentiation from certification and expanded coverage of professional issues and research-based practice (including quantitative and qualitative methodologies). The book continues to provide essential information on advanced clinical decision making, reimbursement, ethical issues, technology, and employment strategies for the APRN. New to the Fifth Edition: A chapter on global health and differentiated roles for APRNs A chapter on APRN leadership in interprofessional teams Current information on practice issues including credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities Updated web resources Enhanced discussion of educational requirements and differentiation from certification Added content about DNP and CNL roles and leadership functions Expanded coverage of professional issues and evidence-based practice Information on influencing health policy Content on integrating informatics in practice Online teaching tools that include PowerPoint slides and an instructor’s manual

Project Management for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Project Management for the Advanced Practice Nurse
Author: Carolyn Sipes, PhD, CNS, APRN, RN-BC, PMP, NEA-BC, FAAN
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2015-09-23
ISBN: 0826128181
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Project Management for the Advanced Practice Nurse Book Excerpt:

DESCRIBES THE FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR NURSES While many books exist on project management in health care, most are written from the perspective of a hospital’s upper leadership. This is the first resource to encompass the specific knowledge base and skills required for graduate-level nurses and students to effectively perform the duties of a project manager. Based on proven project management principles, the text defines concepts specifically for APNs and APNs with a DNP degree, and enables them to apply processes used in the business operations side of a health care organization. The book describes the fundamentals of project design step by step, from needs assessment through project closing. It provides detailed examples of tools used by project managers, describes how to apply these tools in the management of a complex health care work environment, and identifies key concepts critical to project success. The text demonstrates how APNs can harness the skills and organizational frameworks they already use to manage patient care and outcomes to improve systems care and implement change in complex medical systems. It describes in depth the five basic concepts of project management, including the basics of monitoring timelines, design and planning, implementation, monitoring and control, and project closing. The book also discusses a variety of roles available to APNs, including sample job descriptions requiring project management skills. Written in a clear and accessible format, the text is replete with practical examples demonstrating how current APNs and DNPs can utilize and apply project management skills as they implement a project at work or prepare a practicum assignment for graduation. KEY FEATURES: Encompasses the knowledge base and skills required specifically for APN project management Describes fundamentals of project design from start to finish Based on proven project management concepts in terminology familiar to APNs Includes practical examples from a variety of nursing roles to guide the novice project manager Provides key information to help the transition from bedside nurse to APN leader

Foundations of Nursing in the Community E Book

Foundations of Nursing in the Community   E Book
Author: Marcia Stanhope,Jeanette Lancaster
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 696
Release: 2014-04-11
ISBN: 0323100961
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foundations of Nursing in the Community E Book Book Excerpt:

With concise, focused coverage of community health nursing, Foundations of Nursing in the Community: Community-Oriented Practice, 4th Edition provides essential information for community practice — from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. The book uses a practical, community-oriented approach and places an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Practical application of concepts is highlighted throughout the text in case studies, critical thinking activities, QSEN competencies, and Healthy People 2020 objectives. Evidence-Based Practice boxes highlight current research findings, their application to practice, and how community/public health nurses can apply the study results. Levels of Prevention boxes identify specific nursing interventions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, to reinforce the concept of prevention as it pertains to community and public health care. Focus on health promotion throughout the text emphasizes initiatives, strategies, and interventions that promote the health of the community. Clinical Application scenarios offer realistic situations with questions and answers to help you apply chapter concepts to practice in the community. Case Studies provide client scenarios within the community/public health setting to help you develop assessment and critical thinking skills. What Would You Do? boxes present problem-solving challenges that encourage both independent and collaborative thinking required in community settings. How To boxes offer specific instructions on nursing interventions. NEW! QSEN boxes illustrate how quality and safety goals, competencies, objectives, knowledge, skills, and attitudes can be applied in nursing practice in the community. NEW! Feature box on Linking Content to Practice highlights how chapter content is applied in the role of public/community health nursing. NEW! Healthy People 2020 objectives in every chapter address the health priorities and emerging health issues expected in the next decade.