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Advanced practice nursing : an integrative approach

Author: Ann B Hamric; Judith A Spross; Charlene M Hanson
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Presents a comprehensive presentation of the roles and issues related to advanced practice nursing. This text provides the practical strategies to improve patient care, and conceptually consistent definitions and exploration of advanced practice nursing. It contains the comprehensive coverage to guide advanced practice nurses.
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Genre/Form: Nurses' Instruction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann B Hamric; Judith A Spross; Charlene M Hanson
ISBN: 9781416043928 1416043926
OCLC Number: 227268888
Notes: Revised edition of: Advanced practice nursing : an integrative approach / Ann B. Hamric, Judith A. Spross, and Charlene M. Hanson. 3rd ed. c2005.
Description: xxvi, 822 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A brief history of advanced practice nursing in the United States / Arlene W. Keeling --
Conceptualizations of advanced practice nursing / Judith A. Spross and Marjorie Thomas Lawson --
A definition of advanced practice nursing / Ann B. Hamric --
Role development of the advanced practice nurse / Karen A. Brykczynski --
Direct clinical practice / Mary Fran Tracy --
Expert coaching and guidance / Judith A. Spross --
Consultation / Anne-Marie Barron and Patricia A. White --
Research / Judith A. DePalma --
Clinical, professional, and systems leadership / Judith A. Spross and Charlene M. Hanson --
Collaboration / Charlene M. Hanson and Judith A. Spross --
Ethical decision making / Ann B. Hamric and Sarah A. Delgado --
The clinical nurse specialist / Patricia S.A. Sparacino and Cathy C. Cartwright --
The primary care nurse practitioner / Ann Reid Anderson and Eileen T. O'Grady --
The acute care nurse practitioner / Marilyn Hravnak [and others] --
The blended role of the clinical nurse specialist and the nurse pracitioner / Patricia M. Hentz and Ann B. Hamric --
The certified nurse-midwife / Cheryl A. Sarton and Maureen A. Kelley --
The certified registered nurse anesthetist / Margaret Faut-Callahan and Michael J. Kremer --
Evolving and innovative opportunities for advanced practice nursing / Jeanne Salyer and Ann B. Hamric --
Business planning and reimbursement mechanisms / Charlene M. Hanson and Sally D. Bennett --
Marketing and contracting considerations / Donna R. Hodnicki --
Understanding regulatory, legal, and credentialing requirements / Charlene M. Hanson --
Health policy issues in changing environments / Eileen T. O'Grady and Jean E. Johnson --
Strengthening advanced practice nursing in organizational structures : administrative considerations / Brenda M. Nevidjon and Cynthia J. Simonson --
Outcomes evaluation and performance improvement : an integrative review of research on advanced practice nursing / Gail L. Ingersoll --
Outcomes evaluation and performance improvement : using data and information technology to improve practice / Vicky A. Mahn-DiNicola.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ann B. Hamric, Judith A. Spross, Charlene M. Hanson.


Covering various advanced practice competencies and roles, this book offers strategies for enhancing patient care and legitimizing your role within the health care system. It covers the history of  Read more...
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"This comprehensive textbook is therefore highly relevant to those aspiring to be advanced nurse or midwifery practitioners.This is a must for any credible nursing library." Nursing Standard, July Read more...

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