Doctor of Nursing Practice

ISBN-10: 1449645607

ISBN-13: 9781449645601

Edition: 2nd 2013

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Description: This book is written specifically for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate students by a DNP graduate. This book explores the roles and professional issues DNP students will encounter in their studies and their career. The book covers:*A description of the DNP degree, including discussion of the evolution of doctoral education in nursing and the development of the DNP.*Rationale for the development of the DNP degree, including relevant discussion of the American Association of Colleges of Nurse’s (AACN) Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Practice Nursing, the AACN’s Position Paper on the DNP, and the Institute of Medicine’s Report calling for higher education among health care professionals*Discussion of the various roles of the DNP prepared advanced practice nurse, including role transition issues. *Other professional issues that DNP graduate students/new graduates are encountering, such as the use of the title “doctor” and educating others about the DNP degree

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List price: $97.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 2/16/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 356
Size: 7.75" wide x 5.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Role Transition
Overview of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
The Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Defined
The Research-Focused Doctorate and the Practice-Focused Doctorate Defined
The Evolution of Doctoral Education in Nursing
Why a Practice Doctorate in Nursing Now?
What Is a DNP Degree Made Of? The Recipe for Curriculum Standards
Role Transition Introduced
Interview with a DNP Co-Founder: Then and Now
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
Leadership, Collaboration, and the DNP Graduate
Curriculum Standards for Leadership and Collaboration
What's a DNP-Prepared Leader Made Of? The Recipe for Success
Collaboration: DNP Graduates Working with Others
A Discussion About Change
The Reluctant Leader: Unexpected Leadership
Role Modeling: DNP Graduates Setting the Example
Case Scenarios Related to the DNP Degree in Leadership and Collaboration
Interview with a DNP Nurse Leader: Then and Now
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
The DNP Graduate as Expert Clinician
Curriculum Standards Related to Clinical Practice
Advanced Nursing Practice and Advanced Practice Nursing-Let's Clear This Up
The APRN Consensus Model
Evidence-Based Practice
Information Technology
Interprofessional Collaboration in the Clinical Setting: More Than Just Getting Along
Mentoring: DNP Graduates Shaping the Future of Clinician Roles
Conclusion
Interviews with DNP Clinicians: Then and Now
A DNP Graduate's Personal Journey: Who Me?
Why a DNP for Clinicians?
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
The DNP: Expectations for Theory, Research, and Scholarship
The DNP and Theory
The DNP and Research
The DNP and Scholarship
Scholarship and Research Beyond Graduation
Building a Network for Research and Scholarship
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
DNP Involvement in Healthcare Policy and Advocacy
Curriculum Standards
Historical Perspective
Tips for Becoming Informed and Involved
Interviews with Nurse Policy Makers and Advocates
Case Scenario: DNP Involvement in Healthcare Policy and Advocacy
Summary
Reflection Questions
Editor's Note
References
The DNP Graduate as Educator
Curriculum Standards
The Nursing Faculty Shortage
DNP Graduates Can Fill the Nursing Faculty Gap
Promotion and Tenure
Conclusion
Case Scenarios: The DNP Graduate as Nurse Educator
Summary
Reflection Questions
Author's Note
References
The DNP Graduate as Ethical Consultant
First a Story
Back to the Basics
Bioethics: Expanding the Basics
Nursing Ethics
Ethical Leadership Tools for the Ethical Leader
Telehealth Ethics: Ethical Concerns in the 21st Century
Ethical Decision-Making Model
Putting It All Together: Ethical Scenarios with Discussion
Interviews with Nurse Ethicists: Wisdom from the Field
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
Professional Issues Related to the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
So You Want to Go Back to School? Exploring How to Make the Big Decision
To Be a DNP or Not to Be: Relevant Facts
Decision-Making Research
Practical Tools for Decision Making
Spiritual Approaches to Decision Making
Living with the Decision
Conclusion
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
The Dr. Nurse: Overcoming Title Issues
History of Docere: The First Teachers
Parity Among Healthcare Professionals: One of the DNP Drivers Revisited
Review of "The Pearson Report" Regarding Title Protection
The Debate
Case Scenario: A Dr. Nurse's Story
Interview with a "Doctor Nurse" Champion: Then and Now
Interview with a "Doctor Nurse" Advocate and DNP Program Director: Then and Now
Tips for Using the Title "Doctor"
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
Why Didn't You Just Become a Doctor? Educating Others About the DNP Degree
Definitions Revisited: Know Who You Are
Current DNP Trends: A DNP, LLC/DNPPD Outcome Study
Go Forth and Teach
Speaking Publicly About the DNP Degree
Interview with a Co-Founder of DNP, LLC: Then and Now
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
Shaping Your Brand: Marketing Yourself as a DNP Graduate
Marketing vs. Branding
DNP Graduates as "Marketpreneurs"
Mission Statement
Vision Statement
Marketing Strategies
Unique Strategies for DNP Graduates
Interview with Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald, Owner, Fitzgerald Health Associates
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
Sample Marketing Pamphlet Describing the DNP-Prepared Nurse Practitioner
Where Do We Go From Here? The Future of the DNP Degree
Nursing's Debate Regarding the DNP Degree
The Future of the DNP Degree
A Word About Nurse Residencies
An Update from the AACN
The DNP Degree and Societal Needs
Interview with an Innovative DNP Program Director: Then and Now
Summary
Reflection Questions
References
The Certification Question: Where Are We?
Introduction
ANCC DNP Survey Results
American Board of Comprehensive Care
Conclusion
References
Relevant Doctor of Nursing Practice Websites
Index
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