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Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession, 4th Edition

  • Susan M. DeNisco
  • ISBN-10: 1284176126
  • ISBN-13: 9781284176124
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2021 Published
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Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession, Fourth Edition is a core advanced practice text used in both Master's Level and DNP programs. This text is centered around a compilation of existing chapters from a variety of high-level Jones & Bartlett Learning works creating a comprehensive and well-rounded resource for the advanced practice nursing student. Similar to the previous edition, the Fourth Edition is framed around the AACN's Master's Essentials as well as the Essentials for Doctoral Education featuring the most up-to-date content on each set of Essentials. This text is unique in that to aligns the Common APRN Doctoral Level Competencies with the DNP Essentials. Throughout the Fourth Edition the authors address the rapid changes in the health care environment with a special focus on health care finance, electronic health records, quality and safety as well as emerging roles for the advanced practice nurse. Patient care in the context of the advanced nursing role is also discussed.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Professional Roles for Advanced Practice
Chapter 1: Introduction to the Role of Advanced Practice Nursing
Chapter 2: Historical Perspectives: The Art and Science of Nurse Practitionering
Chapter 3: Overview of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
Chapter 4: Emerging Roles for the DNP
Chapter 5: Influencing and Leading Change in the Complex Health Care Environment: The Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse
Chapter 6: Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient and Population Health

Part 2: Health Care Delivery and Health Policy for Advanced Practice: Core Knowledge
Chapter 7: An Overview of U.S. Health Care Delivery
Chapter 8: Government Response: Regulation
Chapter 9: Healthcare Policy for Advocacy in Health Care
Chapter 10: Healthcare Business Essentials: A Primer for Advanced Nurses
Chapter 11: Microeconomics in the Hospital Firm: Competition, Regulation, the Profit Motive, and Patient Care

Part 3: Quality, Safety and Information Systems for Advanced Practice Nurses
Chapter 12: Influencing Outcomes: Improving the Quality of Care Delivery
Chapter 13: Providing Patient Value While Achieving Quality, Safety, and Cost-Effectiveness
Chapter 14: Health Information Technology
Chapter 15: The Electronic Health Record and Clinical Informatics
Chapter 16: The Impact of EHRs, Big Data, and Evidence-Informed Practice
Chapter 17: Utilize Informatics

Part 4: Theoretical Foundations, Research, and Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter 18: The Evolution of Nursing Science
Chapter 19: Research: How Health Care Advances
Chapter 20: Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter 21: Clinical Scholarship and Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter 22: Writing for Professional Publication

Part 5: The Role of Race, Culture, Ethics, and Advocacy in Advanced Practice Nursing
Chapter 23: Beliefs, Values, and Health
Chapter 24: Cultural Sensitivity and Global Health
Chapter 25: Health Services for Special Populations
Chapter 26: Advanced Practice Nursing: The Nurse-Patient Relationship and General Ethical Concerns
Chapter 27: Ethical Leadership by Advanced Practice Nurses

Part 6: Leadership and Role Transition for the Advanced Practice Nurse
Chapter 28: Strategic Career Planning: Professional and Personal Development
Chapter 29: Developing Leadership Skills for the Advance Practice Nurse through Mentorship
Chapter 30: Managing Personal Resources: Time and Stress Management
Chapter 31: Entering the Job Market and Promoting your Future Success