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Professional Nursing Concepts Competencies for Quality Leadership

ISBN-10: 1449649025
ISBN-13: 9781449649029
Edition: 2nd 2013
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List price: $110.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 1/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 524
Size: 9.00" wide x 0.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership, Second Edition takes a patient-centered, traditional approach to the topic of nursing education and professional development. This dynamic text engages students in recognizing the critical role that nurses play in health care delivery, and focuses on the five core competencies for health professions as determined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). The book is divided into four sections:*The Profession of Nursing*The Healthcare Context*Core Healthcare Professional Competencies*The Practice of Nursing TodayTwo new chapters are included in this edition:*Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Illness: A Community Perspective*The Future: Transformation of Nursing Practice Through Leadership

Carole A. Kenner, PhD, RNC-NIC, NNP, FAAN, is nationally and internationally known for her policy-setting work to establish rights of the neonate, standards for the care of the neonate and the reduction of infant mortality worldwide. Dr. Kenner holds many titles, including Dean/Professor, School of Nursing, and Associate Dean, Bouve College of Health Sciences, at Northeastern University, Boston, and Adjunct Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland. She also serves as President, Consultants with Confidence, Inc., West Roxbury, MA; Consultant, Excelsior University Online Program, Albany, NY; and Trainer, End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium in Pediatric Palliative Care (ELNEC), Washington, DC. She has published 75 peer-reviewed journal articles, 30 books, and at least 80 book chapters. Dr. Kenner has participated as PI, Co-PI or Consultant on nearly 60 research grants. She is a member of four honorary organizations, including the AAN (elected 1994) and is a member of numerous review panels, editorial boards, and consultant groups.

Acknowledgments
Preface
The Profession of Nursing
The Development of Professional Nursing: History, the Profession, and the Nursing Education Experience
Introduction
From Past to Present: Nursing History
Professionalism: Critical Professional Concepts
Your Pursuit of a Profession: Making the Most of Your Educational Experience to Reach Graduation and Licensure
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
The Essence of Nursing: Knowledge and Caring
Introduction
Nursing: How Do We Define It?
Knowledge and Caring: A Total Concept
Scholarship in Nursing
Multiple Nursing Roles and Leadership
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
The Image of Nursing: What It Is and How It Needs to Change
Introduction
Visibility: Good or Bad?
Assessing linage and Increasing Visibility
Initiatives Thai Impact Image
Strategies That Impact Image
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
Nursing Education, Accreditation, and Regulation
Introduction
Nursing Education
Types of Nursing Programs
Nursing Education Associations
Quality and Excellence in Nursing Education
Critical Problems: Faculty Shortage and Access to Clinical Experiences
Lifelong Learning for the Professional
Certification and Credentialing
Transforming Nursing Education
Accreditation of Nursing Education Programs
Regulation
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
The Healthcare Context
Health Policy and Political Action: Critical Actions for Nurses
Introduction
Importance of Health Policy and Political Action
Examples of Critical Healthcare Policy Issues
The Policy-Making Process
The Political Process
Healthcare Reform
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
Ethics and Legal Issues
Introduction
Ethics and Ethical Principles
Current Ethical Issues
Legal Issues: An Overview
Critical Ethical and Legal Patient-Oriented Issues
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Illness: A Community Perspective
Introduction
National Initiative to Improve the Nation's Health: Healthy People 2020
Public/Community Healthcare Delivery System
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Important Concepts
Multiple Perspectives of Public/Community Health Services
Genetics: Rapid Change with Major Impact on Community Health
Global Healthcare Concerns and International Nursing
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
The Healthcare Delivery System: Focus on Acute Care
Introduction
Corporatization of Health Care: How Did We Get Here?
The Healthcare Organization
Healthcare Providers: Who Is on the Team?
Healthcare Financial Issues
Organizational Culture
Changes in Healthcare Delivery
The Nursing Organization Within the Hospital
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
Core Healthcare Professional Competencies
Provide Patient-Centered Care
Introduction
The IOM Competency: Provide Patient-Centered Care
Related Nursing Theories
Consumerism: How Does It Impact Health Care and Nursing?
Culture, Diversity, and Disparities in Health Care
Patient Advocacy
Care Coordination: A Plan of Care
Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment
Self-Management of Care
Therapeutic Use of Self in the Nurse-Patient Relationship
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
Work in Interprofessional Teams
Introduction
The IOM Competency: Work in Interprofessional Teams
Teamwork and Types of Teams
Communication
Collaboration
Coordination
Delegation
Conflict and Conflict Resolution
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
Employ Evidence-Based Practice
Introduction
The IOM Competency: Employ Evidence-Based Practice
Nursing Research
Evidence-Based Practice
Evidence-Based Management
Importance of EBP to the Nursing Profession
Confusion: Difference in Research, EBP, and Quality Improvement
Applying EBP as a Student
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
Apply Quality Improvement
Introduction
The IOM Competency: Apply Quality Improvement
Safety in Health Care
Quality Health Care
Quality Improvement
Tools and Methods to Monitor and to Improve Healthcare Delivery
Patient Outcomes and Nursing Care: We Do Make a Difference
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
IOM Core Competency: Utilize Informatics
Introduction
The IOM Competency: Utilize Informatics
Informatics
Documentation
A Need: Standardized Terminology
Systems and Terminologies: Informatics Complexity
Informatics: Types and Methods
The Future of Informatics and Medical Technology
HIPAA: Ensuring Confidentiality
Telehealth: A Grooving Intervention
Internet
High-Touch Care Versus High-Tech Care
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
The Practice of Nursing Today and in the Future
Critical Healthcare Issue: Why Don't We Have Enough Nurses?
Introduction
Workforce Profile: Current and Entering Nurses
The Nursing Shortage
Staffing: Impact on Care and the Nursing Shortage
Staffing: What a New Nurse Needs to Know
Recruitment
Retention
Strategies to Resolve the Shortage
Creating a Healthy Work Environment: Retaining Nurses
Career Development-First Step: First Nursing Position
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
The Future: Transformation of Nursing Practice Through Leadership
Introduction
Leadership in Nursing
Scope of Practice: A Profession of Multiple Settings, Positions, and Specialties
Advanced Nurse Practitioners: Changing Scope of Practice
Professional Practice Models
Impact of Legislation/Regulation/Policy on Nursing Leadership and Practice
Economic Value and the Nursing Profession
The Nursing Work Environment
Quality Improvement and Nursing Leadership
Moving the Profession Forward: Students Are the Future of Nursing
Conclusion
Chapter Highlights
References
Glossary
Index

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