Core Concepts in Advanced Practice Nursing

ISBN-10: 0323008976

ISBN-13: 9780323008976

Edition: 2001

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Addressing the core topics of the AACN's Essentials for Masters Education in Nursing, each chapter of this text includes an overview of the topic, review of the literature, future directions, implications for nursing, and critical issues.
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List price: $61.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 3/13/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 710
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.092
Language: English

Health Care Policy
The evolution of health care policy in the United States
The study of policy issues
Influencing health policy
Organization of the Health Care Delivery System
Health care delivery in the United States
Institutions providing health care delivery
The role of managed care in health care delivery
Total quality management: implications for nursing
Redesign and re-engineering of the health care organization
Leadership in the health care delivery system
Health Care Financing
Health care markets
Principles of health care economics
Health care insurance and other payors
Institutional budget concepts
Reimbursement for advanced practice
Ethical Issues in Health Care
Ethical decision-making
Ethical dilemmas
Ethical practice
Health care ethics and law
Professional Role Development
Role development: educator, researcher, leader, and care provider
Role acquisition and standards of practice Mentoring
Role evaluation: interpreting and marketing roles
Role preparation: negotiating a contract
Role preparation: developing a business plan
Role attainment: novice to expert
Evaluating advanced practice role
Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
Nursing theory
Nursing's utilization of theory
Nursing theories
Related health theories
Relationship between theory, practice, and research
Evaluation of theory for application to practice
Human Diversity and Social Issues
Cultural diversity: an issue for graduate nursing education
Basic concepts in cultural diversity
Theories and models of transcultural nursing
Culture and diversity in education and the nursing profession
Culture and diversity in organizations
Race issues in health care
Gender issues in health care
Age issues in health care
Violence and abuse in society
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Theoretical background of health promotion and disease prevention
Promoting the health of individuals, families, and groups
The healthy lifestyle
Relaxation and stress management
Risk reduction: preventative services
Disease management: maximizing the quality of life
Complimentary and alternative therapies
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