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Clinical nurse specialist toolkit : a guide for the new clinical nurse specialist

Author: Melanie Duffy; Susan Dresser; Janet S Fulton; National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This toolkit is a concise and handy reference guide designed for those new graduates and novice Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) just getting started in this exciting new career. Containing all the essential information a new CNS needs to know, this tool-kit serves as a one-stop, all-inclusive guide for the CNS. Organized in an easy-to-use, bullet-point format, this book contains 6 sections, each filled with key  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clinical nurse specialist toolkit.
New York : Springer, ©2009
(DLC) 2008050931
(OCoLC)276515032
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Duffy; Susan Dresser; Janet S Fulton; National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.
ISBN: 9780826118363 0826118364 1282025260 9781282025264
OCLC Number: 319180659
Notes: "NACNS, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists."
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 178 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Negotiating a job / Christine Schulman --
Creating a job description / Kathleen M. Vollman, Denise O'Brien, and Cathy Lewis --
Finding a place in the organization / Jan Powers --
Working with "the boss" / Ann M. Herbage Busch --
Learning the ropes : orientation / Ruthann B. Zafian --
Establishing credibility / Ruth Van Gerpen --
Prioritizing : avoiding overcommitment and underachievement / Katie Brush --
Finding a mentor / Vivian Donahue --
Using the web : guide to web-based resources / Susan K.B. Jones --
Leading groups / Melissa A. Lowder --
Mentoring staff / Patricia A. Foster --
Precepting students / Ginger S. Pierson --
Documenting clinical outcomes / Deborah G. Klein --
Communicating results : who needs to know what / Kathleen Wright --
Becoming involved with professional organizations / Mary Fran Tracy and Patrick Schultz --
Reaching out to community agencies / Sharon D. Horner --
Networking / Mary A. Stahl --
Obtaining certification : considering the options / Melanie Duffy --
Navigating the privileging and credentialing process / Susan Sendelbach --
Qualifying for reimbursement / Susan Dresser --
Secrets for a joyful life as a CNS / Jan Fulton.
Responsibility: Melanie Duffy, Susan Dresser, Janet S. Fulton, editors.

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A toolkit suitable for the new graduate and novice Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). It includes clinical examples, case scenarios, and personal anecdotes from the authors' professional experiences.  Read more...
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