AACN Scope and Standards of Acute and Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice



Editor: L. McNamara, L.Bell
(Book, 53 pages, 2010)
Product Code:128110

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AACN Scope and Standards of Acute and Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice

This book describes the scope and standards of practice for the acute and critical care clinical nurse specialist. Standards of practice include care and professional performance. Also included are competency criteria and suggestions for implementation of the standards in the acute and critical care environment.

 

Table of Contents:

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

    1. Definition and Role of Scope of Practice
    2. Definition and Role of Standards
    3. Advanced Practice Registered Nursing
    4. Conceptual Framework
    5. Integration of the Nursing Process
    6. Integration of the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care
    7. Assumptions

Scope of Practice for Acute and Critical Care CNS

    1. The Role of the CNS in Acute and Critical Care
    2. Environment
    3. Population
    4. Educational Preparation
    5. Clinical Experiences
    6. Regulation
    7. Ethics

Standards of Clinical Practice

    1. Introduction
    2. Standards of Care
    3. Assessment
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Outcome Identification
    6. Planning
    7. Implementation
    8. Evaluation

Standards of Professional Performance

    1. Introduction
    2. Quality of Professional Practice
    3. Individual Practice Evaluation
    4. Education
    5. Collegiality
    6. Ethics
    7. True Collaboration
    8. Research/Clinical Inquiry
    9. Resource Utilization
    10. Authentic Leadership

Strategies for Intergration of Standards of Clinical Practice

    1. Assessement
    2. Diagnosis
    3. Outcome Identification
    4. Planning
    5. Implementation
    6. Evaluation

Strategies for Integration of Standards of Professional Performance

    1. Quality of Care
    2. Individual Practice Evaluation
    3. Education
    4. Collegiality
    5. Ethics
    6. True Collaboration
    7. Research/Clinical Inquiry
    8. Resource Utilization
    9. Authentic Leadership

Professional Trends and Issues

Bibliography

Glossary

Appendices

 

Product Code: 128110

Editor: L. McNamara, L.Bell