Nurse Practitioner

Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care

Featuring analysis of cutting-edge healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 7th Edition is the leader in helping students develop skills in influencing policy in today’s changing health care environment. Approximately 150 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in this classic text, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change. With these…

Read More
Nursing News

Nurses as Leaders

Integrates the perspectives of contemporary nurse leaders to foster an innovative, collaborative future Encompassing the wisdom of both established and emerging nurse leaders, this expansive book demonstrates proof of theory in action and the influence of our great nursing legacy on today’s luminaries as they carve out new terrain to benefit current and future health care needs. With a far-reaching, ambitious perspective, it is the first text to link the ideas of nurse leaders from very diverse specialty areas including holism, advanced practice, education, policy, global health, journalism, and spiritual…

Read More
Nurse Practitioner

Advanced Nursing Practice

ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE presents a comprehensive and scholarly presentation of the roles and issues related to advanced practice nursing. This unique text synthesizes concepts, practical strategies, and knowledge of current environmental forces with the goal of helping advanced practice nurses improve patient care and legitimize their roles in a changing health care system. The authors both define and describe all the competencies that make up advanced nursing practice including direct clinical practice, consultation, coaching, guidance, research, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making.http://books.google.com/books/previewlib.js GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer("UzNtAAAAMAAJ", 500,400);

Read More
Nurse Practitioner

Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner, Second Edition

What type of degree do I need to become a nurse practitioner? How do I choose the right clinical preceptor? How can I best prepare for my first year of practice? Written for those considering NP practice, current NP students, and newly certified NPs alike, this quick, easy-to-use manual covers everything there is to know about transitioning into the NP role, its rewards, and its challenges. This second edition includes several new chapters, covering electronic health records, the impact of health care reform, promoting the NP role, and choosing a…

Read More
Nurse Practitioner

Advanced Practice Nursing, Fifth Edition

The fifth edition of this topflight text on nurse practitioner role development is completely updated and expanded to encompass the full sphere of current practice roles. These include interprofessional, global health, and leadership roles and such practice issues as credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities. The book encompasses the diverse expertise of contributors from a wide variety of practice settings and reflects the competencies identified by key stakeholder organizations such as the ANA, NONPF, NACNS, AANA, ACNM, and AACN. With a focus on everyday realities of APRN practice in a rapidly…

Read More
Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care

This text examines the potential of nurses to provide a first-point-of-contact consultation service as an alternative to going to see the doctor. It analyzes the different nurse practitioners models around the world and presents a proposal for the UK. Using research material to describe the impact of this kind of nurse practitioners on patients, doctors and other nurses, the book proposes practical steps through which this model can be implemented and considers the professional implications for doctors and nurses.http://books.google.com/books/previewlib.js GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer("yciwAAAACAAJ", 500,400);

Read More
Nurse Practitioner

Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician

In his acclaimed memoir Intern, Sandeep Jauhar chronicled the formative years of his residency at a prestigious New York City hospital. Doctored, his harrowing follow-up, observes the crisis of American medicine through the eyes of an attending cardiologist. Hoping for the stability he needs to start a family, Jauhar accepts a position at a massive teaching hospital on the outskirts of Queens. With a decade's worth of elite medical training behind him, he is eager to settle down and reap the rewards of countless sleepless nights. Instead, he is confronted…

Read More

Nurses Winning 2018