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Title Advanced practice nursing : essential knowledge for the profession / edited by Anne M. Barker
Published Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, [2009]


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Description xxii, 588 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents The slow march to professional practice -- Advanced practice nursing: moving beyond the basics -- The evolution of doctoral education in nursing -- Leadership development through mentorship and professional development planning -- Managing personal resources: time and stress management -- A distinctive system of health care delivery -- Beliefs, values, and health -- The evolution of health services in the United States -- Financing health care -- Managing financial resources -- Managed care -- The future of health services delivery -- Advanced practice nurses and public policy, naturally -- Making the political process work -- Health care quality -- Contributions of the professinal, public, and private sectors in promoting patient safety -- Information technology for advanced nursing practice -- Theory-based advanced nursing practice -- Values-based practice and evidence-based care: pursuing fundamental questions in nursing philosophy and theory -- Fundamental patterns of knowing in nursing -- Patterns of knowing: review, critique, and update -- Multiple paradigms of nursing science -- Research: how health care advances -- Knowledge development in nursing: our historical roots and future opportunities -- Moving toward a culturally competent profession -- Race, race relations, and the emergence of professional nursing, 1870-2004 -- Introduction to ethics -- The role of codes of ethics in nursing's disciplinary knowledge
Summary "The ultimate resource for all advanced practice nurses, this book was conceived by a need to present graduate core curriculum content based on the American Association of Colleges of Nurse's The Essentials of Master' Education for Advanced Practice Nursing in a comprehensive, introductory format. This timely text provides nurses in advanced practice roles with the required core knowledge they need to build upon as they proceed into their unique specialty. Key topics in this text include: Professional roles for advanced nursing practice -- Healthcare policy Quality improvement -- Patient safety and information technology -- Theory and research -- Ethics and diversity." -- BOOK JACKET
Notes Published 2008
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nurse administrators.
Nurse practitioners.
Nursing students -- Education.
Nursing -- Forecasting.
Nursing -- Management.
Nursing -- Study and teaching.
Nursing -- trends.
Education, Nursing, Graduate -- trends.
Nurse Administrators -- trends.
Nurse Clinicians -- trends.
Author Barker, Anne M.
LC no. 2007034621
ISBN 0763748994 (paperback)
9780763748999 (paperback)