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Advanced Practice Nursing: Essentials for Role Development Essentials for Role Development

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2022-02-01
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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The 5th Edition of an AJN Book of the Year Award Winner!

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.

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  • Updated, Revised & Expanded!Thoroughly reviewed to reflect advanced practice today
  • New!Learning exercises to engage students and promote active learning
  • New & Expanded Coverage!
    • Difference between a PhD dissertation and the DNP Scholarly Project as the terminal requirement for the DNP degree
    • Availability/requirements for internships, externships, and residencies and the differences among them
    • The status of nurses and nursing education across the globe, especially in countries where the APN role is expanding
    • Recent gains/changes in securing prescriptive authority, and the influence of the consensus model and the multi-state compact
    • The impact of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), “Medical Homes,” and similar organizations on multidisciplinary practice.
    • The role of the APN as patient advocate and the role of the patient as decision-maker
    • “Cultivated intuition” as the backbone of case management and the role of case management in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and “Medical Homes”
    • The role of the nurse as coach
    • Update to interventions, including aromatherapy, guided imagery, acupressure, acupuncture, yoga, Taiichi, reiki, and therapeutic touch, and their relationship to regulated nursing practice and the consensus model
  • Covers all APN specialties, including nurse educator and nurse administrator.
  • Provides the foundational content for all advanced practice nursing students in a course on professional role development.
  • Presents practical information balanced with theory.
  • Addresses important topics, including evidence-based practice, the mechanics of teaching, applying the concepts of role theory, serving culturally diverse clients, and effective business practices.
  • Links content to the AACN/NONPF core curriculum recommendations.Features figures, tables, and boxes to make reference easier.

Table of Contents

I. The Evolution of Advanced Practice
1. Advanced Practice Nursing: Doing What Has to Be Done (Lynne M. Dunphy)
2. Emerging Roles of the Advanced Practice Nurse (Patricia A. Tabloski)
3. Role Development: A Theoretical Perspective (Lucille A. Joel)
4. Educational Preparation of Advanced Practice Nurses: Looking to the Future (Phyllis Shanley Hansell)
5. Global Perspectives on Advanced Practice Nursing (Madrean Schober)

II. The Practice Environment
6. Advanced Practice Nurses and Prescriptive Authority (Jan Towers)
7. Credentialing and Clinical Privileges for the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Ann H. Cary and Mary C. Smolenski)
8. The Kaleidoscope of Collaborative Practice (Alice F. Kuehn and Patricia Murphy)
9. Participation of the Advanced Practice Nurse in Health Plans and Quality Initiatives (Rita Munley Gallagher)
10. Public Policy and the Advanced Practice Nurse (Marie-Eileen Onieal)
11. Resource Management (Cindy Aiena, Eileen Flaherty, and Antigone Grasso)
12. Mediated Roles: Working with and Through Other People (Thomas D. Smith, Maria L. Vezina, Mary E. Samost, and Kelly Reilly)

III. Competency in Advanced Practice
13. Evidence-Based Practice (Christine A. Tanner, Deborah C. Messecar and Basia Delawska-Elliott)
14. Advocacy and the Advanced Practice Nurse (Andrea Brassard)
15. Case Management and Advanced Practice Nursing (Denise Fessler and Mary Ann Christopher)
16. The Advanced Practice Nurse and Research (Beth Quatrara and Dale Shaw)
17. Holism and Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches for the Advanced Practice Nurse (Carole Ann Drick)
18. Basic Skills for Teaching and the Advanced Practice Nurse (Valerie Sabol, Christina Leonard, and Marilyn H. Oermann)
19. Culture as a Variable in Practice (Mary Masterson Germain)
20. Conflict Resolution in Advanced Practice Nursing (David M. Price)
21. Leadership for APNs: If Not Now, When? (Edna Cadmus)
22. Information Technology and the Advanced Practice Nurse (Robert Scoloveno)
23. Writing for Publication (Shirley A. Smoyak)

IV. Ethical, Legal, and Business Acumen
24. Measuring Advanced Practice Nurse Performance: Outcome Indicators, Models of Evaluation, and the Issue of Value (Shirley Girouard, Patricia DiFusco, and Joseph Jennas)
25. Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: Accomplishments, Trends, and Future Directions (Allyssa L. Harris, Jane M. Flanagan, and Dorothy A. Jones)
26. Starting a Practice and Practice Management (Judith Barberio)
27. The Advanced Practice Nurse as Employee or Independent Contractor: Legal and Contractual Considerations (Kathleen M. Gialanella)
28. The Law, the Courts, and the Advanced Practice Nurse (David M. Keepnews)
29. It can Happen to You: Malpractice and the Advanced Practice Nurse (Carolyn T. Torre)
30. Ethics and the Advanced Practice Nurse (Carrie Scotto)

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