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

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Advanced Practice Nursing: Essentials for Role Development Essentials for Role Development by Joel, Lucille A., 9781719642774
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  • ISBN: 9781719642774 | 171964277X
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2022

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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.
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