Title

Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2009

Abstract

This text provides nurses in advanced practice roles with the required core knowledge they need to build upon as they proceed into their unique specialty.

Table of 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.

Comments

Book citation: Barker, Anne M. Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession. Sudbury MA.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2009. ISBN 9780763748999 (pbk.)