Advanced Practice Nursing
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This thoroughly updated edition provides comprehensive content to prepare students for all advanced practice roles. It includes content needed for graduate courses on the role of the advanced practice nurse and transition to professional practice. It also encompasses the essential information on the multifaceted role of the advanced practice nurse, placing the clinical content within the reality of the practice arena.
The text will be used by all graduate students enrolled in core courses on the role of the advanced practice nurse and transition to professional practice. It encompasses the four major advanced practice roles: nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nurse midwife, and nurse anesthetists. The text reflects competencies identified by the key organizations for advanced practice nursing, including the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, American College of Nurse Midwives, and American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
ContributorsPreface Unit I: Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Overview of Advanced Practice Nursing, Linda Lindeke, Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher, Melissa Avery, and Kathleen Fagerlund Advanced Practice Within a Nursing Paradigm, Michaelene P. Mirr Jansen Multifaceted Roles of the APN, Deborah R. Monicken and Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher Leadership Skills and Expertise: Keys to APN Success in Health Care Systems, Janet Krejci and Shelley Malin Unit II: Implementation of the APN Role Clinical Decision Making in Advanced Practice Nursing, Sheila K. Smith Professional Issues: Licensure, Certification, Prescriptive Privileges, Credentialing, and Legal Issues, Michaelene P. Mirr Jansen Reimbursement Realities for APNs, Linda Lindeke Ethical Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing, Karen S. Feldt Applying Research in Advanced Practice Nursing, Ruth Lindquist, Shigeaki Watanuki, and Mary Fran Tracy Unit III: Transitions to the Advanced Practice Role Publishing and Presenting: You, the Reader, and the Sunset, CeCelia R. Zorn Marketing and Negotiating Advanced Practice Roles, Jennifer Peters Launching Your Career as an Advanced Practice Nurse, Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher and Michaelene P. Mirr Jansen
Appendix: Useful Web Sites for Advanced Practice Nurses