Advancing Nursing Practice

Advancing Nursing Practice

Exploring Roles and Opportunities for Clinicians, Educators, and Leaders, First edition, International Edition

by Carolyn Hart and Pegge Bell

Imprint: LWW

528 Pages, 177.80 x 228.60 mm

528 pages, 177.80 x 228.60 mm

  • Trade Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781975172800
  • March 2021


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Make sure your students get a good grasp of how to apply what they learn in the classroom to the real world of advanced practice nursing. Advancing Nursing Practice: Exploring Roles and Opportunities for Clinicians, Educators, and Leaders eases them into the world of professional practice, discussing what it means to be successful in clinical roles such as a CRNA, CNM, CNS, or NP/DNP. But it doesn’t just cover clinical roles—students will discover how they can use their practice in nursing education and administration. This practical guide helps you focus students’ attention on the topics that matter most: core competencies aligned to AACN essential competencies, best practices, reimbursement, and what it means to be a leader.

In addition to a clear and conversational writing style—well-suited to the quick absorption of material—this brand-new textbook features videos, numerous illustrations, and, more importantly, interviews with real-life advanced practice nurses. Readers will get a clearer picture of what it’s like day to day interacting with patients and their families, physicians and other healthcare practitioners, and management. 
  • Easy-to-understand descriptions of a variety of roles: clinical—CRNAs, CNMs, CNSs, and NPs/DNPs—as well as educational and administrative positions
  • Compresses a range of material into a practical, no-nonsense compendium for instructors pressed for time
  • Interviews with real-life APNs—on video and or in the text—tell students what it’s really like
  • Succinct, conversational writing style is designed to appeal to students juggling multiple courses
  • Comprehensive coverage of professional competencies, best practices, leadership, and other core elements of each role
  • Numerous illustrations bring concepts and principles to life for all students
  • Alignment with AACN core competencies underscores the book’s adherence to the highest industry standards