This resource provides scope and practice guidance specific to the ambulatory subspecialty of Telehealth. The standards promote effective clinical and administrative management of the increasingly complex telehealth nursing roles and responsibilities. Sixteen standards are included along with competencies for telehealth registered nurses, nurse executives, administrators, and managers. Use the publication as a tool to advance professional nursing practice, patient health, and the performance outcomes of telehealth institutions. This resource is ideal for writing policies, procedures, job descriptions; orienting staff; planning for Joint Commission surveys; and increasing the quality and safety of patient care..
This is the first comprehensive guide to setting up, operating, and practicing in a convenient care clinic. The book addresses all key medical and operational considerations pertaining to running these local retail health clinics that are rapidly proliferating in pharmacies, supermarkets, airports, and other locations throughout the U.S. The text describes the philosophy underlying retail care, its history and growth, and the parameters of its services. Pros and cons of different operational models are discussed. The book addresses the top 20 medical conditions likely to be seen in a retail clinic along with signs and symptoms, Written to educate healthcare providers and professionals entering the retail clinic market, it also serves as a text for nursing schools and programs for physicianís assistants that wish to add preparation for retail clinics and urgent care facilities to their curriculum.Key Features:Provides the essential information needed to establish, operate, and practice in a convenient care clinic or urgent care clinicDesigned for courses at the NP-DNP level, PAs, clinic managers, CNOs, graduate nurse/PA educators and studentsIdentifies 20 top conditions seen in retail health clinics and provides workup and treatment regimensIncludes metrics associated with retail medicineDiscusses philosophy of retail care and parameters of primary services.
Here is an easy-to-use, quick-reference guide for nurse practitioners and other health care providers in emergency, medical, screening, fast track, and/or primary care settings with family patients. In a concise, optimally organized format that includes current, evidence-based guidelines, the resource delivers a wealth of information for assessment and management of the most commonly encountered problems in these settings.
Features evidence-based, practical, and effective strategies for creating and maintaining optimal quality of life for older adults. The book includes contributions from an international cadre of widely published scholars and is designed for easy integration into traditional nursing education curricula. The book explores the experiences of older adults at home, in assisted living, and in nursing home environments, examining their complex and wide-ranging health, spiritual, and emotional needs.
ReviewsThe only comprehensive source of current, evidence-based guidelines for nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, clinical nurse specialists, and other health professionals who provide prenatal and postpartum care in outpatient settings, this clinical reference covers the latest health care guidelines in an easy-to-read, outline format.