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.
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.
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 pediatric 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. Concise yet packed with crucial knowledge, The Pocket NP is arranged in a logical head-to-toe format that includes the history and physical examination and essential medical decision-making considerations.
Professional ambulatory care nursing practice -- Ambulatory care nursing practice arena -- Ambulatory care operations -- Health care fiscal management -- Informatics -- Legal aspects of ambulatory care nursing -- Patient safety and regulatory standards in ambulatory care -- Patient advocacy and use of community resources -- Telehealth nursing -- Leadership -- Evidence-based practice and performance improvement -- Ethics -- Professional development -- Application of the nursing process in ambulatory care -- Transcultural nursing care -- Patient education and counseling -- Care of the well client: screening and preventive care -- Care of the acutely ill patient -- Care of the perioperative patient in ambulatory care -- Ambulatory nursing role in chronic illness care -- Care of the chronically ill patient -- Care of the terminally ill patient
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..
Copyright date is 2017. Ebsco book entry indicates 2016.
The core text covers 13 dimensions, competencies, and activities. One chapter is dedicated to the transition from acute care to ambulatory care and the critical nature of hand-offs in ensuring patient safety and quality of care. Two chapters are devoted to technologies that provide decision support and information systems for all dimensions of care coordination and transition management: one focused on informatics and one focused on telehealth nursing practice. The text is evidence based and is organized to include definitions, learning outcomes and objectives, a table of knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs), and nationally recognized core competencies for quality and safety education for nurses (QSEN), inter-professional collaborative practice, and public health nursing competencies. The text is written for nurses in all settings; from ambulatory care to hospitals, extended care facilities to student nurses..
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.