The first book to encompass adult-gerontology practice guidelines for primary care, this comprehensive resource is designed as a text and reference for health care practitioners specializing as adult gerontology nurse practitioners (A-GNP). It provides current national practice guidelines for delivering high-quality primary health care to adult, older adult, and pregnant patients in the outpatient setting.
Hospitals and healthcare systems around the world have attempted to build and sustain evidence-based practice (EBP) cultures and environments, yet they have struggled to clearly understand what EBP competency means. Implementing the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Competencies in Healthcare clears up that confusion and serves as a guide for clinicians, leaders, faculty, EBP mentors, and students in achieving EBP competency, facilitating evidence-based decision making in daily practice, and accelerating the speed at which research knowledge is translated into real-world settings to improve health outcomes and decrease healthcare costs..
This book describes an innovative model for helping APRN students develop the clinical reasoning skills required to navigate complex patient care needs and coordination in advanced nursing practice. This model, the Outcome-Present-State-Test (OPT), encompasses a clear, step-by-step process that students can use to learn the skills of differential diagnosis and hone clinical reasoning strategies. This method facilitates understanding of the relationship among patient problems, outcomes, and interventions that focus on promoting patient safety and care coordination.
This is a unique, innovative professional nursing ethics textbook designed specifically for all practicing nurses and to meet the educational needs of all nursing students, including RN to BSN and RN to MSN students. Written by experts in the field, it discusses ethical concepts relevant to the registered nurse who has practiced for several years but is learning higher level concepts and applications. This text addresses different areas of professional practice and is rich with case studies illustrating the need for ethical competence and decision making.
Do you have a work culture that fosters collaboration, stimulates innovation, and empowers nurses to achieve success in exceptional ways? In Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model: Strategies to Advance Nursing Excellence, [the] authors present a model proven to inspire professional nurses to deliver exceptional care delivery and outcomes. Whether you're a bedside nurse or an executive, you'll learn how to adapt the Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model to your work setting...With a focus on achievement, caring, empowerment, and influence, Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model can help reshape the future of nursing..
This pithy reference guide for nurses in the preceptor role is brimming with information about how to successfully educate, protect, socialize, and evaluate nurses transitioning into a new environment. In an easy-access, bulleted format, this resource helps preceptors to establish clinical objectives, execute evaluation and feedback techniques, identify role responsibilities, develop positive communication skills, and develop effective teaching/learning strategies. The guide addresses the qualities of a good preceptor, communication and delegation skills, and the importance of evidence-based practice for the preceptor role. It discusses how to prepare new nurses for the reality shock of entering a new arena, and how to recognize and help the preceptee who is struggling.
From assessing and evaluating competency, to developing creative learning activities, to revising large educational programs, Staff Educator's Guide to Nursing Competences book explores the nuts and bolts of nursing professional development practice (along with some theory) related to promoting competency. Whether you're new to leading assessment and development programs or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help you: design, develop, and analyze professional development activities, implement professional development activities, evaluate and individual's growth, evaluate an education program's performance, understand ethical and legal consideration, use technology to enhance learning activities.