Middle Range Theory for Nursing Second Edition

Middle Range Theory for Nursing  Second Edition Author Mary Jane Smith, PhD, RN
ISBN-10 0826119174
Release 2008-09-17
Pages 344
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2009 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! Designated a Doody's Core Title! Middle Range Theory for Nursing is a textbook designed for theory and research courses in master's and doctoral programs. As described in the 2d edition of the Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, middle range theory "is a basic, usable structure of ideas, less abstract than grand theory and more abstract than empirical generalizations or micro-range theoryÖ. Middle-range theories are developed and grown at the intersection of practice and research to provide guidance for everyday practice and scholarly research rooted in the discipline of nursing." In this revised and updated second edition, the authors will revise the eight theories that were examined in the first edition with published research and practice updates along with any changes in the basic concepts and models. Seven new theories will be added. Each theory is presented by the theorist in a consistent format: purpose of the theory; basic concepts; relationships among the concepts, the model; use of the theory in nursing research and/or practice; conclusions; references. Theories new to the second edition Symptom Management (Dodd et al.) Caring (Swanson) Embodied Language (Liehr et al.) Cultural Self-reliance (Lowe) Caregiver Stress (Tsai) Clinical Decision Making (Chase) Moral Reckoning (Nathaniel)



Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing Third Edition

Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing  Third Edition Author Sarah B. Keating
ISBN-10 9780826130273
Release 2014-09-16
Pages 504
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Written for graduate students and faculty, this new edition responds to the many changes that have occurred in nursing and education since the second edition was published.



Writing for Publication in Nursing Third Edition

Writing for Publication in Nursing  Third Edition Author Dr. Marilyn H. Oermann
ISBN-10 9780826119919
Release 2015-02-28
Pages 432
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The ability to communicate in writing is an essential skill, particularly for nurses at the graduate level. This is a bestselling, comprehensive, and widely used resource on writing for nurse clinicians, graduate students, researchers, and faculty. It covers all types of writing that beginning and experienced nurse-authors may be required or choose to do: E-B research papers, journal articles, book chapters, clinical project findings and innovations, and preparing manuscripts for courses and all types of publication, including open access journals. Brimming with helpful examples, the book takes the reader step-by-step through the entire process of writing, from the generation of an idea through searching the nursing literature, preparing an outline, writing and revising a draft, and onward toward disseminating the finished product. This third edition includes an entirely new chapter on writing articles regarding quality improvement studies, and new information about writing for open access publications. It is also replete with practical examples of the type of writing required for successful DNP capstone projects.



Healing Presence

Healing Presence Author JoEllen Goertz Koerner
ISBN-10 9780826107541
Release 2011-03-23
Pages 321
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This revised, updated, and refocused edition presents the latest perspectives on the nature and character of the art of healing in nursing. It offers readers a blueprint for how to artistically weave authentic presence into daily clinical nursing practice patterns. It includes firsthand reflections and observations by holistic healing leaders that expands on traditional viewpoints of the healer's presence in facilitating health and wholeness. It is an in ideal resource for nurse educators, students, and practitioners. Key Features: Examines the Nursing Triad of Compassionate Caring Presents a contemporary view of nursing's "Ways of Knowing" Integrates nursing with cutting-edge integrative medicine Provides a Web-based Values Assessment Tool that is co-created with the American Association of Critical Care Nursing and Home Healthcare Nurses Association



Teaching Evidence Based Practice in Nursing

Teaching Evidence Based Practice in Nursing Author Rona F. Levin
ISBN-10 9780826148124
Release 2012-11-16
Pages 412
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Distance Education in Nursing Second Edition

Distance Education in Nursing  Second Edition Author Jeanne Novotny
ISBN-10 0826146945
Release 2006
Pages 242
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AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing Second Edition

AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing  Second Edition Author Marianne Chulay
ISBN-10 9780071702720
Release 2010-05-24
Pages 569
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The authoritative, evidence-based coverage you need to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families – or prepare for the critical care nursing certification exam Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and written by top clinical experts in acute care nursing, this textbook thoroughly covers all the need-to-know details on the care of adult, critically ill patients and their families. Supported by helpful tables and algorithms, the book’s practical, building-block organization starts with the basics before proceeding to more complex concepts, paralleling the blueprint for the critical care nursing CCRN certification examination. AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is divided into four logical sections, which, taken as a whole, will give you complete understanding of this challenging area of nursing practice: The Essentials – provides fundamental information that new clinicians must understand to provide safe, competent nursing care to all critically ill patients, regardless of their underlying medical diagnosis. Pathological Conditions – covers pathologic conditions and management strategies commonly encountered in all adult critical care units. Advanced Concepts in Caring for the Critically Ill Patient – presents advanced critical care concepts or pathologic conditions that are less common or more specialized than those generally found in adult critical care units. Key Reference Information – includes reference information that you will find helpful in a clinical environment, such as normal laboratory and diagnostic values, algorithms for advanced cardiac life support, and summary tables of critical care drugs and cardiac rhythms Each chapter begins with Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge your progress. This edition is compatible with ECCO (Essentials of Critical Care Orientation), the online program offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.



Outcome Assessment in Advanced Practice Nursing Second Edition

Outcome Assessment in Advanced Practice Nursing  Second Edition Author Dr. Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN-CS, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM
ISBN-10 9780826125835
Release 2009-02-26
Pages 328
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Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award for 2009! Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is an excellent and timely tool for advanced practice nurses." Score: 100, 5 stars --Doody's "This book serves as an ideal tool for assisting APNs in gaining an understanding of the process of outcomes assessment....[A] useful resource for APN students, researchers, educators, and administrators...." --Gail L. Ingersoll, EdD, RN, FAAN Director, Center for Outcomes Measurement and Practice Innovation Loretta Ford Professor of Nursing University of Rochester Medical Center (From the Foreword) Measuring patient outcomes is arguably the most important job of the advanced practice nurse (APN)-yet conducting outcome assessment and selecting the appropriate instruments for measuring outcome continue to be a challenge, even to the best in the field. This newly revised edition provides APNs with up-to-date resources and examples of outcome measures, tools, and methods that can be used to expand the APN's understanding of outcome assessment. The chapters outline numerous examples of practice-based outcome assessments, with detailed descriptions of how an assessment is conducted, as well as guidelines for identifying the proper instruments for measuring outcome. New to this edition: An extensively updated literature review on outcome measurement A new chapter on outcomes assessment in primary care and ambulatory settings Guidelines for locating instruments and measures for assessment Information on an ongoing international initiative focusing on the development of an APN research data collection toolkit Written for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, certified nurse midwives, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and graduate level APNs, this newly updated edition serves as an invaluable resource for APNs, regardless of specialty area of practice or practice setting.



Middle Range Theory for Nursing Second Edition

Middle Range Theory for Nursing  Second Edition Author Patricia R. Liehr PhD, ARNP
ISBN-10 0826119158
Release 2008-09-17
Pages 344
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2009 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! Designated a Doody's Core Title! Middle Range Theory for Nursing is a textbook designed for theory and research courses in master's and doctoral programs. As described in the 2d edition of the Encyclopedia of Nursing Research, middle range theory "is a basic, usable structure of ideas, less abstract than grand theory and more abstract than empirical generalizations or micro-range theory . Middle-range theories are developed and grown at the intersection of practice and research to provide guidance for everyday practice and scholarly research rooted in the discipline of nursing." In this revised and updated second edition, the authors will revise the eight theories that were examined in the first edition with published research and practice updates along with any changes in the basic concepts and models. Seven new theories will be added. Each theory is presented by the theorist in a consistent format: purpose of the theory; basic concepts; relationships among the concepts, the model; use of the theory in nursing research and/or practice; conclusions; references. Theories new to the second edition Symptom Management (Dodd et al.) Caring (Swanson) Embodied Language (Liehr et al.) Cultural Self-reliance (Lowe) Caregiver Stress (Tsai) Clinical Decision Making (Chase) Moral Reckoning (Nathaniel)



Disaster Nursing

Disaster Nursing Author Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, CPNP, FAAN
ISBN-10 0826121489
Release 2007-06-18
Pages 680
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Read a fascinating interview with editor Tener Goodwin Veenema! Tener Veenema Interview Disaster planning and emergency preparedness have never been more critical to the nurses who serve as our front-line response. Today's pandemic threats of global terrorism, disease, and natural disasters make this comprehensive handbook of best practices a necessity--meeting the need for a nursing workforce that is adequately prepared to respond to any disaster or public health emergency. In addition to a thorough update based on the most recent recommendations, this second edition contains six new chapters: Emergency Health Services (EMS and other first responders) Burn Assessment and Management Explosive & Traumatic Terrorism Caring for High-Risk, High-Vulnerability Patients Emerging Infectious Disease (avian and other flu pandemics) Chemical Decontamination All content reflects the guidelines provided in the Federal Disaster Response Plan and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and therapeutic recommendations from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Disaster Nursing will prepare any nurse or EMS team to provide health care under a variety of disaster conditions.



NURSING Second Edition

NURSING  Second Edition Author Nadia R. Singh, BSN, RN
ISBN-10 9780826130235
Release 2015-07-20
Pages 320
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The key to success in nursing school is effective studying! Why not have a concise study guide that conveys all the essential, tested material for each course? Tired of buying study guides for each nursing course? This is the ultimate, all-in-one study guide to the core information nursing students need for success in all of their foundational courses. This is a small study guide that packs a big punch. This guide is also a great tool for new nurse graduates. Presented in a well-organized and easy-to-read style, it contains everything a nursing student needs to know from the first nursing course through the last. The second edition is updated with critical new information about medications, lab values, assessments, emerging disorders, and nursing interventions. It includes three new chapters: “What to Expect in Nursing School,” “Decreasing Test Anxiety,” and “Emergency Nursing.” The guide closely follows the standard nursing curriculum and is designed as a reference for every core nursing course. To facilitate successful exam preparation, the text highlights important material most likely to appear on class exams. Also included are tips on what to expect on the NCLEX-RN®. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: New and updated information on medications, lab values, emerging conditions, and nursing interventions A new chapter on emergency nursing A new chapter on anxiety-reducing test-taking strategies A new chapter on what to expect in nursing school



Ophthalmic Nursing Second Edition

Ophthalmic Nursing Second Edition Author Rosalind Stollery
ISBN-10 0632039965
Release 1996-12-16
Pages 278
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The 2nd edition of Ophthalmic Nursing incorporates recent changes and developments within opthalmic nursing practice. Now that there seems to be less time in which to assess patients pre-operatively, it is even more important to have and use the succinct assessment skills illustrated in this thoroughly revised text. Reflecting progress not only within the ophthalmic setting but also in the context of nursing practice, this book provides the nurse with a sound knowledge base from which to practice high-quality care. Trauma is highlighted in a new key chapter, and nursing procedures are expanded to include contemporary skills needed for professional practice. This book will be an essential reference for research, reflective practice and standard-setting for students, graduates and practising nurses.



Your First Year As a Nurse Second Edition

Your First Year As a Nurse  Second Edition Author Donna Cardillo, R.N.
ISBN-10 9780307591753
Release 2010-11-09
Pages 304
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Survive and Thrive as a Nurse in Today's New Health-Services Landscape Welcome to the compassionate and caring world of nursing! You are entering a profession that offers great rewards and endless opportunities. But you must prepare for the challenges ahead and do everything you can to ensure that you experience the best that nursing has to offer. Get off to the right start in your new profession by learning how to: • Find the job that's perfect for you • Create your own patient-centered style of nursing • Develop positive relationships with doctors, patients, and other nurses • Stay positive, deal with conflict and adversity, and avoid burnout • Network, enhance your education and career, and become a leader And NEW! to this revised edition: • Invaluable information about nursing licensure, including an extensive FAQ section • Discussion of professional issues related to standards of care, nursing ethics, and health-care reimbursement • Job-hunting challenges and solutions • Solutions for handling quandaries such as delayed career start, nontraditional practice, and more • Trends and opportunities for the future of nursing • A special section for second-career nurses



Transformational Leadership in Nursing Second Edition

Transformational Leadership in Nursing  Second Edition Author Elaine Sorensen Marshall, PhD, RN, FAAN
ISBN-10 9780826193995
Release 2016-09-28
Pages 407
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This award-winning text guides nursing graduate students in developing the key skills they need to fulfill emerging leadership roles as our health care system experiences profound change and increasing complexity. The book provides a wealth of critical information, practical tools, creative vision, and inspiration that will help to facilitate leadership at the highest level of clinical practice. This second edition is expanded and updated to incorporate leadership challenges resulting from health care reform, changes in the current vision of health care, and innovations that foster leadership development. Two completely new chapters address transformational leadership regarding changing health care perspectives and emerging contexts for health care. The text helps graduate students to master the skills they need to work effectively with interdisciplinary colleagues, address challenges within the confines of budget constraints, and resolve health care disparities and improve outcomes in all settings. With contributions from expert scholars and clinicians in the humanities, natural and social sciences, organizational studies, business, nursing, and other health care sciences, this inspirational text fulfills the DNP core competencies as described in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of DNP Education. New to the Second Edition: Updated and expanded to incorporate new leadership challenges resulting from health care reform Expands the scope of leadership to encompass emerging health care contexts, transformation of vision, and practice innovations Includes a new chapter addressing transformative leadership vis-à-vis changing health care perspectives Presents a new chapter describing emerging contexts for health care and how to build a respectful culture in which emerging leaders can thrive Includes updated tools, health care paradigms, and leadership inspiration Presents cases and reflective questions that help students apply the theoretical content to their own situations and generate discussion across cohorts of students Key Features: Written expressly for APRNs transitioning into leadership roles Grounded in competencies and essentials of doctorate education for advanced nursing practice Traces the trajectory from expert clinician to role of leader of complex organizations and patient populations Draws from experts in the humanities, natural and social sciences, business, nursing, and health care



Health Policy and Advanced Practice Nursing Second Edition

Health Policy and Advanced Practice Nursing  Second Edition Author Kelly A. Goudreau, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
ISBN-10 9780826169457
Release 2017-12-15
Pages 570
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Praise for the First Edition: "There are many policy books, but none are written by APRNs or focus just on APRN practice...APRNs are at the core, or can be, if they use their practice knowledge and education to shape policy...[The] editors eloquently make the case that policy formation is a critical nursing skill." --Doody's Medical Reviews The only book of its kind, this text offers a wealth of information about the role of all types of APRNs (NPs, CNSs, CNMs, and CRNAs) in influencing the development and application of health care policy in a wide range of specialties. Featuring nine completely new chapters, the second edition delivers an invigorated focus on developing policy that advocates for vulnerable populations and discusses how the incorporation of interprofessional education has changed and will continue to alter health policy in the U.S. and internationally. The text also discusses the evolving influence of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the implications of current and future health policy changes that will be impacting the practice of various APRN roles. Authored by APRN luminaries who have been closely involved with health policy development, the text meets the requirements of the IOM report on The Future of Nursing and the DNP criteria V for the inclusion of health policy and advocacy in the curriculum. This "call to action" for APRNs is specifically designed for courses enrolling students from a variety of APRN trajectories, and includes content from all APRN role perspectives in every section. New to the Second Edition: Emphasizes policy development advocating for vulnerable populations Discusses the current and future influence of interprofessional educaton on health policy in the U.S. and worldwide Addresses how health policy changes will impact the various APRN roles Includes nine new chapters on: Health Policy and its Effect on Large Systems, Value-Based Purchasing, Health Care Reform and Independent Practice, Health Policy Implications Regarding Substance Abuse/PTSD Treatment, Genetics, Competency Issues, and The International Council of Nurses Key Features: Addresses role-specific policy needs of all four APRN roles and DNPs Encompasses all requisite information about health care policy and reform in the U.S. and worldwide and its impact on advanced practice nursing Meets the requirements of IOM’s The Future of Nursing and DNP criteria V Explains how and why APRNs can and should influence policy development Discusses implications of not participating in health policy decisions



Population Based Nursing Second Edition

Population Based Nursing  Second Edition Author Ann L. Curley, PhD, RN
ISBN-10 9780826130495
Release 2015-09-15
Pages 332
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Now in its second edition, this continues to be the only advanced practice nursing text to focus on core competencies in both epidemiology and population health. The new edition delivers essential content for Doctoral Nursing Programs (DNP) as outlined by the AACN, and encompasses the many changes in healthcare that affect population-based nursing, including the latest requirements set forth by the enactment of the ACA. All chapters include updated information, new content, and relevant case examples that exemplify successful strategies nurses have used to improve population outcomes. Featuring the contributions of several esteemed new authors, the second edition includes a timely new chapter on global health in population-based nursing and vital information about how new technology and social media can be used to improve population outcomes and to develop innovative solutions. The text describes the role of the APRN in identifying and mitigating healthcare disparities at the national and global level, and provides guidance on how to conduct community assessments. New topics include pay for performance implemented by the S, the overconsumption of salt and increasing use of electronic cigarettes, toxic stress, and more. High-level discussion questions and exercises help to reinforce core concepts. New online materials for faculty include answers to problem sets and supplemental discussion questions. In addition to its value as a primary course textbook in a DNP program, the text also serves as a supplementary text for graduate community health nursing programs. New to the Second Edition: Delivers essential content for Doctoral Nursing Practice (DNP) programs as outlined by the AACN Explains how new technology and social media can be used to improve population outcomes and develop innovative interventions Offers high-level exercises and questions for discussion Presents a timely new chapter on global health in population-based nursing Covers ACA-related requirements such as conducting community health needs assessmentsProvides updated information in all chapters with relevant examples, case studies, discussion questions, and references Offers guidelines on the APRNís role in policy-making Presents expanded information on causality, confounding, and describes a comprehensive approach to measuring and interpreting survival data including prognosis Updates program design and development Key Features: Focuses on both epidemiology and population-based nursing competencies Describes the APRN role in identifying and mitigating healthcare disparities at local, national, and global levels Provides guidance in conducting community assessments Includes examples of successful strategies used to improve population outcomes Explains how new technology and social media can be used for the improvement of population outcomes and the development of new and creative interventions. Provides a strong foundation in epidemiologic methodology including mortality measures, the validity and reliability of testing, study designs, sample size, assessing risk and causality, and data analysis and interpretation Offers high-level exercises and questions for discussion to help students synthesize, integrate, and apply information



Fast Facts for the School Nurse Second Edition

Fast Facts for the School Nurse  Second Edition Author Janice Loschiavo, MA, RN, NJ-CSN
ISBN-10 9780826128768
Release 2015-03-09
Pages 294
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This is a concise reference providing quick access to information busy school nurses use every day to perform their duties competently and efficiently. It is written for nurses who are transitioning to a school setting, yet has much to offer more experienced school nurses. The second edition has been substantially revised to address the relevancy of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Healthy People Initiatives 2020 to school age children and their families, and incorporate information about the push towards formal evaluation of school nurses. It discusses new technology and the effects of head trauma and other sports-related injuries on academic performance. New information also includes the move towards standardized immunization, completely computerized health records, self-administered student medications, and prioritization of tasks for novice and substitute school nurses.