ACUTE CRITICAL CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER CASES IN DIAGNOSTIC REASONING

Author: Suzanne M. Burns
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 0071849548
Release Date: 2016-03-24
Genre: Medical

The ultimate, case-based guide for learning and teaching the art of diagnostic reasoning for acute and critical care nurse practitioners A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Written by experienced nurse practitioners working in acute and critical care settings,and endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Acute & Critical Care Nurse Practitioner:Cases in Diagnostic Reasoning presents a wide range of acute and critical care patient cases focusing on diagnosis and management. This authoritative book is designed to help nurse practitioners and students learn how to proceed from a broad differential diagnosis to a specific management plan through expert analysis of patient data. While reconstructing the course of real-life clinical cases, the authors “think out loud” and reveal how they identify pertinent positives and significant negatives to support or refute items on their differential diagnoses list, and further incorporate laboratory and diagnostic testing results to establish a medical diagnosis. Each case includes a description of the management for the identified diagnosis. INCLUDES: · 71 cases based on real-life clinical scenarios · Analysis questions and case discussions to enable learners to actively participate ininductive and deductive reasoning · Cases that can be used to support course work, certification review, and job training The first of its kind, Acute & Critical Care Nurse Practitioner: Cases in Diagnostic Reasoning is an essential learning and teaching resource for students, clinicians, and clinical faculty to master the art of diagnostic reasoning.

Advanced Practice Nursing E Book

Author: Ann B. Hamric
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437720082
Release Date: 2008-07-02
Genre: Medical

Covering all advanced practice competencies and roles, this book offers strategies for enhancing patient care and legitimizing your role within today’s health care system. It covers the history of advanced practice nursing, the theory behind the practice, and emerging issues. Offering a comprehensive exploration of advanced practice nursing, this edition also adds a focus on topics including the APN scope of practice, certification, and the ethical and legal issues that occur in clinical practice. The development of all major competencies of advanced practice nursing is discussed: direct clinical practice, consultation, coaching/guidance, research, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making. Advanced practice competencies are discussed in relation to all advanced practice nursing and blended CNS-NP roles (case manager, acute care nurse practitioner), highlighting the shared aims and distinctions of each role. In-depth discussions on educational strategies explain how competencies develop as the nurses’ practice progresses. A chapter on research competencies demonstrates how to use evidence-based research in practice, and how to promote these research competencies to other APNs. A conceptual framework shows the clear relationship between the competencies, roles, and challenges in today’s health care environment. Practical strategies are provided for business management, contracting, and marketing. Comprehensive information covers the essential competencies of the new Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. More exemplars (case studies) provide real-life scenarios showing APN competencies in action. A new chapter shows how to provide reliable and valid data to substantiate your impact and justify equitable reimbursement for APN services, also enhancing your skills in quality improvement strategies, informatics, and systems thinking. Information on telehealth considerations covers the new sources of electronic healthcare information available to patients and describes how to counsel them on using reliable resources.

Handbook of Clinical Nursing Critical and Emergency Care Nursing

Author: Ronald Hickman, PhD, ACNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826130297
Release Date: 2018-02-28
Genre: Medical

Designed for recently graduated RNs and nurses transitioning to a new clinical area, this extensive clinical reference is the best resource to provide essential information on the critical care and emergency care specialty areas. Concise and practical entries provide fundamental coverage of the most common clinical problems and issues encountered in nursing practice today. Alphabetized for easy access, each entry includes a definition and description of the clinical problem; etiology; clinical aspects, such as assessment, nursing interventions, management, and implications; and outcomes. Each entry focuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment process, and discusses the role of other health care providers with a focus on multidisciplinary treatment. Handbook of Clinical Nursing: Critical and Emergency Care will be of value to nursing faculty, undergraduate and graduate-level nurses, and nursing students at all levels. Entries from this text have been selected from the larger resource, A Guide to Mastery in Clinical Nursing: The Comprehensive Reference. Key Features: Provides essential information on clinical topics pertinent to the critical care and emergency care specialties Offers key knowledge for nurses new to practice or working in an unfamiliar nursing area Presented in a consistent format for ease of use Includes an overview of each specialty area Focuses on the role of the nurse throughout the treatment process Written and edited by expert clinicians and educators

ACCCN s Critical Care Nursing

Author: Doug Elliott
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
ISBN: 9780729540681
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Genre: Medical

Provides detailed coverage of a number of specialty areas within critical care nursing including intensive care, emergency nursing, cardiac nursing, neuroscience nursing and acute care. It will encourage students to be reflective practitioners, ethical decision makers and providers of evidence based care. Australian authors.

ACCCN s Critical Care Nursing E Book

Author: Doug Elliott
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729580687
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Genre: Medical

A revised new edition of this comprehensive critical care nursing text, developed with the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN). This second edition of ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing has been fully revised and updated for critical care nurses and students in Australia and New Zealand. As well as featuring the most recent critical care research data, current clinical practice, policies, procedures and guidelines specific to Australia and New Zealand, this new edition offers new and expanded chapters and case studies. The ultimate guide for critical care nurses and nursing students alike, ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing 2e has been developed in conjunction with the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN). As with the first edition, the text in ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing 2e reflects the expertise of ACCCN's highly-qualified team of local and international critical care nursing academics and clinicians. This authoritative nursing resource takes a patient-centred approach, encouraging practising critical care nurses and students to develop effective, high-quality critical care nursing practice. ACCCN's Critical Care Nursing 2e outlines the scope of critical care nursing, before detailing the core components and specialty aspects of critical care nursing, such as intensive care, emergency nursing, cardiac nursing, neuroscience nursing and acute care. Specific clinical conditions such as emergency presentations, trauma, resuscitation, and organ donation are featured to explore some of the more complex or unique aspects of specialty critical care nursing practice. expanded chapters for cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological content new chapters on Quality and Safety; Recovery and Rehabilitation; Psychological care; and Obstetric emergencies new case studies elaborate on relevant care issues critiques of recent research publications explore related topics practice tips highlight areas of care particularly relevant to daily clinical practice learning activities support knowledge, reflective learning and understanding

Advanced nursing practice ANP

Author: Madrean Schober
Publisher:
ISBN: 3456845456
Release Date: 2008
Genre:

"Advanced Nursing Practice" (ANP) beleuchtet das Thema der fortgeschrittenen Pflegepraxis und Expertise international aus der Perspektive der Praxis, Ausbildung, Regulierung, Forschung und Rollen-/Praxisentwicklung in der Pflege. Die Expertinnen des ICN zeigen warum ANP wichtig ist und wie ANP entwickelt, eingeführt, erhalten und unterstützt werden kann.

Practice Issues for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Author: Ruth M. Kleinpell
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826112048
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical

Chapters provide detailed reports of role development in specialties. The editors have included new resources and information essential to advancing and maintaining the growth of expertise in ACNP practice.

Quality An Issue of Critical Nursing Clinics of North America

Author: Barbara Leeper
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323326452
Release Date: 2014-11-20
Genre: Medical

This issue contains a series of articles focused on various initiatives aimed at improving the quality of patient care delivery and promoting safe passage across the continuum of care. Exemplary, evidence-based nursing practice is the cornerstone of quality care, and this issue highlights many ways in which nurses have led changes to optimize patient outcomes. In addition, quality care enhances cost-effectiveness by reducing avoidable complications and diminishing avoidable hospital readmissions, a concept more important than ever due to value-based purchasing and the Affordable Care Act. Articles are specifically devoted to prevention of delirium in critical care patients, palliative care in the intensive care unit, prevention of pressure ulcers, fall prevention in high-risk patients, prevention readmissions, preventing sepsis mortality, and nursing interventions in the elderly critical care patient, to name a few.

Essential Decision Making and Clinical Judgement for Nurses E Book

Author: Carl Thompson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702042522
Release Date: 2009-07-17
Genre: Medical

This book provides the skills and knowledge to use information effectively when exercising professional judgement and clinical decisions. By integrating theory with practical examples, it provides an overview of the key issues facing nurses in decision making today. Review of up-to-date research into clinical professional judgement and decision making Focus on evidence and skills and knowledge relevant to nursing practice Combines current theory with analysis of applications in practice Learning exercises and self-assessment components in each chapter Comprehensive coverage of subject

The Effective Nurse

Author: Laura Mae Douglass
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0815127790
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Social Science

This practical text presents both the essentials of nursing management and leadership, and concrete applications of the principles introduced. Topics covered include: managed care and managed competition, case management and outcomes management; change, stress and burnout; team building; legal issues, such as delegating, staffing and nursing error; cultural diversity; the expanding role of nursing; and computers in nursing. Study aids are included, such as behavioural objectives, itemised chapter summaries, questions for study and discussion, and Test Your Knowledge questions. This edition has a peforated workbook section at the end of the text, entitled Critical Thinking Activities, and there is also expanded treatment of public health/community health and home health/visiting nurse services.

Educating Nurses

Author: Patricia Benner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470557150
Release Date: 2009-10-30
Genre: Education

Praise for Educating Nurses "This book represents a call to arms, a call for nursing educators and programs to step up in our preparation of nurses. This book will incite controversy, wonderful debate, and dialogue among nurses and others. It is a must-read for every nurse educator and for every nurse that yearns for nursing to acknowledge and reach for the real difference that nursing can make in safety and quality in health care." —Beverly Malone, chief executive officer, National League for Nursing "This book describes specific steps that will enable a new system to improve both nursing formation and patient care. It provides a timely and essential element to health care reform." —David C. Leach, former executive director, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education "The ideas about caregiving developed here make a profoundly philosophical and intellectually innovative contribution to medicine as well as all healing professions, and to anyone concerned with ethics. This groundbreaking work is both paradigm-shifting and delightful to read." —Jodi Halpern, author, From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice "This book is a landmark work in professional education! It is a must-read for all practicing and aspiring nurse educators, administrators, policy makers, and, yes, nursing students." —Christine A. Tanner, senior editor, Journal of Nursing Education "This work has profound implications for nurse executives and frontline managers." —Eloise Balasco Cathcart, coordinator, Graduate Program in Nursing Administration, New York University

Nursing Case Studies on Improving Health Related Quality of Life in Older Adults

Author: Meredith Wallace Kazer
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826127037
Release Date: 2015-04-13
Genre: Medical

Features evidence-based, practical and effective strategies for creating and maintaining optimal quality of life in older adults This globally focused resource integrates sound research evidence, real-life case scenarios, and effective, practical strategies to address a key health care initiative of the 21st century--optimal quality of life for older adults. Distinguished by its broad and global outlook, 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, and in acute and primary care, assisted living, nursing home and hospice environments and examines their needs for dealing with multiple, differentiated health, spiritual, and emotional considerations. The book addresses all four domains of quality of life as set forth by the World Health Organization. A detailed and multi-dimensional case study opens each chapter, followed by subjective and objective data focusing on the quality of life domain addressed. Articulation and definition of each quality of life issue is presented along with the incidence and prevalence of the problem. Several cases addressing issues older adults encounter in preventing and managing acute and chronic disease serve as a clinical resource guide, with their emphasis on clinical reasoning. Another outstanding feature of the book is its comprehensive, synthesized literature reviews with approximately 20 references for each issue. These reviews deliver the best evidence in the field and offer effective strategies. Generalist and advanced practice (AP) nursing roles in promoting quality of life as well as cultural considerations are also covered. Each chapter concludes with a bulleted summary of tips for promoting quality of life accompanied by clinical reasoning questions. Content is organized compatibly with the Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner Certification Test Plan. Key Features: Addresses key quality of life education and practice initiatives advanced by leading gerontology organizations worldwide Includes detailed, multi-faceted case studies reflecting extensive, current evidence-based literature Describes practical, cost-effective strategies aimed at maintaining health Disseminates the universally applicable perspectives of international scholars of global aging Provides content compatible with the Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner Certification Test Plan

Case Studies in Primary Care

Author: Joyce D. Cappiello
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323378185
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Medical

Real-world scenarios help you develop clinical reasoning skills for primary care! Case Studies in Primary Care: A Day in the Office, 2nd Edition includes 50 case studies on the most commonly encountered situations in primary care. Demonstrating the kinds of health problems that a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant might see during a typical clinical day, case studies cover patients from various cultures and all ages. You’re asked to analyze data and think critically in reaching accurate diagnoses and planning effective treatment; you can then submit your responses online for grading and instant feedback. Real-world scenarios offer the opportunity to analyze clinical situations likely to be encountered in today's primary care settings, providing practice in clinical reasoning skills. Day in the Office format presents cases hour by hour, in the way a typical clinical day might unfold. Emphasis on problem-based learning helps you to think critically and analyze clinical situations — such as ear infections, diarrhea, and coughing and fever — in order to provide appropriate primary care. Six NEW cases are included (for a total of 50), with three focusing on older clients with more complex health challenges, one addressing unplanned pregnancy, and two addressing practice management issues. NEW! Emphasis on follow-up care addresses patients coming to the primary care setting from retail clinics, rehabilitation settings, or acute-care settings, and underscores the importance of interprofessional collaboration. NEW! Enhanced patient diversity includes cases for all age groups, and reflects a more contemporary appreciation of cultural diversity and gender/gender identity. NEW! Updates to all cases ensure that case studies and feedback are consistent with the latest research evidence, clinical practice guidelines, and national and international treatment standards. NEW! Online answer submission allows you to write Assessment and Plan answers in the printed book, then submit answers online for grading and feedback. NEW! Grading rubrics are provided on the companion Evolve website to help you develop your answers. NEW! Introduction explains how to get the most out of the book.

Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: Ann B. Hamric
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 072168632X
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Medical

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.