Clinical Nurse Leader Certification Review Second Edition

  • Filename: clinical-nurse-leader-certification-review-second-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780826137630
  • Release Date: 2016-03-08
  • Number of pages: 472
  • Author: Cynthia R. King, PhD, MSN, NP, RN, CNL, FAAN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



" Drs. King and Gerard continue to provide an in-depth review that reinforces major skills and responsibilities of this advanced nursing practice role ... This revision provides excellent illustrations and examples of the Clinical Nurse Leader role throughout. Competencies and Curricular Expectations for Clinical Nurse Leader Education and Practice (2013) are integrated in the presentation of key areas of focus. I know that students and faculty will appreciate the authors' attention to detail.." -Linda Roussel, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNL Co-Author, Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role: A Practical Guide From the Foreword Now in its second edition, this book remains the only comprehensive resource for clinical nurse leaders preparing for certification. The guide stems directly from Dr. King' s acclaimed exam preparation course, which resulted in a 100% pass rate among students who took the course. The second edition reflects the new requirements of Competencies and Curricular Expectations for Clinical Nurse Leader Education and Practice (2013), featuring new and updated chapters with information about risk mitigation, lateral integration, interprofessional skills, care coordination, and evidence-based practice; an updated glossary of key terms; and new multiple choice questions and case studies. The resource mirrors the format of the AACN exam, and continues to cover all aspects of the current test, providing detailed information on taking the exam, how to analyze and interpret exam questions, basic test-taking skills, questions to stimulate critical thinking, a sample exam with answers and rationales, and content review of everything you need to know to succeed on the exam. The review not only helps individuals preparing for the exam, but also provides strategies to help groups make the best use of the book. It offers direction for faculty who are designing review courses and serves as a valuable resource during the CNL program itself. New to the Second Edition: Reflects new competencies Presents new and updated chapters Includes a new glossary of terms Provides new multiple choice questions and case studies Addresses risk mitigation, lateral integration, interprofessional skills, care coordination, and evidence-based practice Key Features: Delivers top-notch, comprehensive test preparation assistance Presents guidelines on question dissection and analysis Includes new competencies Facilitates critical thinking with unfolding case studies Presents multiple choice questions written by certified CNLs

Clinical Nurse Leader Certification Review Second Edition Elist w App

  • Filename: clinical-nurse-leader-certification-review-second-edition-elist-w-app.
  • ISBN: 9780826172242
  • Release Date: 2016-03-14
  • Number of pages: 472
  • Author: Cynthia R. King, PhD, MSN, NP, RN, CNL, FAAN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Now in its second edition, this book remains the only comprehensive resource for clinical nurse leaders preparing for certification. The guide stemsdirectly from Dr. King’ s acclaimed exam preparation course, which resulted in a 100% pass rate among students who took the course. The second editionreflects the new requirements of Competencies and Curricular Expectations for Clinical Nurse Leader Education and Practice (2013), featuring new andupdated chapters with information about risk mitigation, lateral integration, interprofessional skills, care coordination, and evidence-based practice; anupdated glossary of key terms; and new multiple-choice questions and case studies. The resource mirrors the format of the AACN exam, and continues to cover all aspects of the current test, providing detailed information on taking theexam, how to analyze and interpret exam questions, basic test-taking skills, questions to stimulate critical thinking, a sample exam with answers andrationales, and content review of everything you need to know to succeed on the exam. The review not only helps individuals preparing for the exam, butalso provides strategies to help groups of students make the best use of the book. It offers direction for faculty who are designing review courses andserves as a valuable resource during the clinical nurse leader program itself. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: Reflects new competencies Presents new and updated chapters Includes a new glossary of terms Provides new multiple-choice questions and case studies Addresses risk mitigation, lateral integration, interprofessional skills, care coordination, and evidence-based practice KEY FEATURES: Delivers top-notch, comprehensive test-preparation assistance Presents guidelines on question dissection and analysis Facilitates critical thinking with multiple-choice questions and case studies written by certified clinical nurse leaders

Clinical Nurse Leader Exam Secrets Study Guide

  • Filename: clinical-nurse-leader-exam-secrets-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1627337113
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 132
  • Author: Cnl Exam Secrets Test Prep
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Clinical Nurse Leader Exam Secrets helps you ace the Clinical Nurse Leader Certification Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Clinical Nurse Leader Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Clinical Nurse Leader Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CNL Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Clinical Nursing, Team Nursing, Total Patient Care, Hildegard E. Peplau's Theory of Interpersonal Relations, Restraining Forces, Driving Forces, Equilibrium, Evidence-Based Practice, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Model, Clinical Microsystem, Patient Care, Safe Harbor, Peer-Review Process, Observation, Feedback, Lateral Integrators, Patient-Care Objectives, Communication, Nursing Staff, Performance-Improvement Measures, Quality Improvement, Interdisciplinary Teams, Advocacy, Shared Decision-Making, Positive Therapeutic Alliance, Problem-Setting, Emotional Conflict, Qualitative Data, Dialogue, Intellectual Integrity, Language Barriers, Magico-Religious, Biomedical, and much more...

The Doctor of Nursing Practice and Clinical Nurse Leader

  • Filename: the-doctor-of-nursing-practice-and-clinical-nurse-leader.
  • ISBN: 0826138292
  • Release Date: 2008-09-22
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Designated a Doody's Core Title! "The construction of the doctor of nursing practice (DNP) and the clinical nurse leader (CNL) set in motion a sea change in graduate nursing education. In this book, Fitzpatrick and Wallace document the history, the driving forces, and the expectations for these new roles while providing a starting point for capacity building for the development of DNP and CNL educational programs." --Nursing Education Perspectives The Research Journal of the National League for Nursing "This [book] is essential reading for graduate nursing students who are considering pursuing an advanced degree in nursing." Score: 100, 5 stars - -Doody's This is the first book to document and analyze the development and integration of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) and Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs in graduate nursing institutions. Editors Fitzpatrick and Wallace, established authorities in nursing education, present this text as an introduction to these exciting new degrees. The contributors, ranging from architects of the programs to graduates from the programs, offer valuable information on the objectives, curricula, and expected outcomes of these two educational tracks. Ultimately, the book explores how the development of these new degrees has influenced health care delivery at large. Highlights of this book: Delineates core program requirements and outlines what is expected of students in both clinical and academic arenas Provides guidance to students making the transition from masters level nursing programs to doctoral level programs Includes two chapters written by the AACN Taskforce on the new degrees, with essential information on how to gain and sustain accreditation Identifies critical issues underpinning future DNP and CNL program development, and discusses the impact of the new degrees on nursing education, patient outcome, and health care Offering comprehensive coverage of the DNP and CNL development, this book is required reading for students considering doctorates in nursing, as well as nurse educators and administrators working within the programs.

Economics and Financial Management for Nurses and Nurse Leaders Third Edition

  • Filename: economics-and-financial-management-for-nurses-and-nurse-leaders-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780826160027
  • Release Date: 2016-08-28
  • Number of pages: 446
  • Author: Susan J. Penner, RN, MN, MPA, DrPH, CNL
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Written by and for nurses, this key foundational text helps to build the fundamental economics and financial management skills nurses and nurse leaders need for daily use. This third edition delivers several new features, adding to its value as the only timely and relevant text written for the full spectrum of RN-to-BSN, BSN, and MSN students. It has been significantly revised to simplify content, to address the vast changes in and increasing complexity of U.S. health care financing, and to be useful in both traditional in-class format and hybrid and online programs. Two new and refocused chapters address assessing financial health and nurse entrepreneurship and practice management, and new material illuminates recent research findings and statistics. Chapters feature worksheets such as business plan checklists and text boxes expanding on key chapter content. The book is distinguished by its provision of case examples based on nurse-run clinic and inpatient nursing unit financial issues. It provides multiple opportunities for experiential learning, such as writing business plans and health program grant proposals. It delivers cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses, discusses budget preparation, offers strategies for controlling budget costs, and updates relevant health policies and statistics. The text’s engaging format promotes the synthesis of economics and finance across the nursing curriculum through the use of end-of-chapter exercises, discussion questions, and games based on concepts within the text. Additionally, tips throughout the book alert students about the need to apply concepts from other aspects of their education to economic and financial situations. Also included are online supplemental materials for teachers and students, including Excel spreadsheets, grant proposals, a test bank, and PowerPoint slides. New to the Third Edition: Updates health reform, health care spending, and other relevant policies and statistics Includes two new and refocused chapters that address assessing the financial health of a business and nurse entrepreneurship and practice management Highlights recent research findings and key concepts in text boxes Provides blank and completed worksheets, such as business plan checklists, so nurses can apply financial concepts in their clinical settings Fosters understanding of key concepts with enhanced explanations and samples of business plans and other reports Key Features: Aligned with AACN and AONE guidelines, the CNL certification exam, and QSEN competencies Serves as a primary financial management text for multiple nursing academic programs Facilitates experiential learning through end-of-chapter exercises, games, tips for synthesizing knowledge, worksheets, and case examples Designed for use in traditional classrooms and in hybrid and online learning programs Includes a chapter on measuring nursing care with indicators for capacity, staffing, patient acuity, performance, and patient flow NEW! a FREE Q&A App is availabel (see inside front cover)

Foundations of Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice Second Edition

  • Filename: foundations-of-clinical-nurse-specialist-practice-second-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780826129666
  • Release Date: 2014-04-17
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Janet S. Fulton
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Now in its second edition, this highly acclaimed text remains the only cohesive, comprehensive textbook and professional reference for CNS education and practice. Supported by theory, research, and current literature, the text focuses on CNS roles and scope of practice, expanding opportunities in primary and home care settings, and on outcomes of CNS practice across the care continuum. This second edition reflects two emerging trends affecting CNS practice: an increased focus on transitional care (continuity across the care setting continuum) and new Centers for Medicare Services reimbursement rules related to pressure ulcers, fall and infection prevention, and pain management. Additionally, the second edition places increased emphasis on CNS practice outcomes and newly emerging roles in chronic illness management in primary and home care settings.

NCLEX RN EXCEL Second Edition

  • Filename: nclex-rn-excel-second-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780826128348
  • Release Date: 2016-11-15
  • Number of pages: 672
  • Author: Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Promotes mastery of the more challenging 2016 exam! This ultimate NCLEX-RN® review book that “helps you think like a nurse” has been fully updated to incorporate the 2016 test plan. Including more complex case studies to reflect the difficulty of the exam, this comprehensive review encourages active learning to master the content. Each evolving case study is broken down into realistic clinical problems that students can solve only by using the critical thinking skills necessary for the NCLEX-RN exam. Interspersed with over 700 interactive questions and rationales, audio-based questions, and electronic learning resources, the case studies mimic real-life nursing situations and provide models to help students problem-solve when taking the actual test. The review is presented in an enjoyable format without the drudgery of question after unrelated question or medical terminology flashcards. Multiple-choice questions, select all that apply, hot spots, matching, true and false, prioritizing, gaming, and calculations replicate the actual NCLEX-RN exam and keep students engaged throughout the review process. Each nursing specialty features a chapter on its specific pharmacology principles, culminating in a stand-alone chapter solely dedicated to reviewing pharmacological principles. Beyond its utility as an exam review, this resource is also a unique case study book designed to assist instructors in delivering content in an innovative format. New to the Second Edition: Fully updated to mirror the new 2016 test plan Reflects new changes in nursing, including prioritization, delegation, room assignment, The Joint Commission competencies, work-arounds, Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation (SBAR) reporting, and value-based care More in-depth case studies to reflect greater exam complexity New chapters on gerontology nursing, men’s health, and veterans’ health New question types, including audio-based New e-learning component New responses to questions are defined by test plan categories and difficulty level Adds many new interactive questions and answers Key Features: Uses unfolding case study approach, integrating all patient care content areas with practice and professional roles Mirrors NCLEX test blueprint Offers an enjoyable study option distinct from traditional Q & A Provides over 700 questions and answers using varied NCLEX question styles Includes references at the end of chapters for self-remediation

Leadership Challenge

  • Filename: leadership-challenge.
  • ISBN: 3527503749
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 382
  • Author: James M. Kouzes
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Das Lean Six Sigma Toolbook

  • Filename: das-lean-six-sigma-toolbook.
  • ISBN: 9783800648535
  • Release Date: 2016-08-12
  • Number of pages: 275
  • Author: Michael L. George
  • Publisher: Vahlen



Die Referenz zum Verständnis der Konzepte und Werkzeuge von Lean Six Sigma: Six Sigma ist ein statistisches Qualitätsziel und zugleich ein Instrument des Qualitätsmanagements. Ausgangspunkt dieser auf Effizienz und Qualität ausgerichteten Methode ist die Zieldefinition. Danach wird die Fehlerabweichung von diesem Idealziel ermittelt. Ihr Kernelement ist also die Beschreibung, Messung, Analyse, Verbesserung und Überwachung von Geschäftsprozessen unter anderem mit statistischen Mitteln. Dabei orientieren sich die Ziele an Prozesskennzahlen eines Unternehmens und an den Kundenbedürfnissen. In diesem Buch werden alle wichtigen Werkzeuge zur Anwendung von Lean Six Sigma vorgestellt und systematisch auf ihre Einsatzgebiete hin eingeordnet. Detaillierte Erläuterungen helfen zu verstehen, welches Werkzeug wann, wie und warum einzusetzen ist. Aus dem Inhalt: - Voice of the Customer - Wertstromanalyse und Prozessflussdiagramme - Datenerhebung und Abweichungsanalysen - Fehlerursachen identifizieren und verifizieren - Minderung der Durchlaufzeiten und der nicht-wertschöpfenden Kosten - Komplexität und Komplexitätsanalyse - Auswahl und Pilotierung von Lösungen Michael L. George ist Chairman der George Group, der weltweit führenden Six-Sigma-Beratung. David Rowlands ist Vice President für Six Sigma bei der North American Solution Group, einer Division von Xerox. Marc Pice und John Maxey sind Mitarbeiter der George Group. Die Übersetzung dieses Buchs wurde vom Six-Sigma-Experten Dirk Dose, Partner bei der PPI AG (www.sixsigma.de), und seinem Team vorgenommen. Er verfügt über umfangreiche Beratungspraxis mit Prozessoptimierungsprojekten, bei denen Six Sigma zur Verbesserung von Geschäftsprozessen eingesetzt wurde. Lean Six Sigma ist eine der führenden Techniken zur Maximierung der Prozesseffizienz und zur Steuerung jedes Schritts eines Geschäftsprozesses. Mit dem Lean Six Sigma Toolbook werden Sie entdecken, wie Sie Ihr Unternehmen auf ein neues Niveau der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit heben können.

Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

  • Filename: gerontological-nurse-practitioner-certification-review.
  • ISBN: 9780826106438
  • Release Date: 2011-01-19
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Meredith Kazer
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Nurse practitioners have long required a comprehensive certification review book for the ANCC Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (GNP) exam. This is the first book on the market to provide a thorough review of test content to effectively prepare nurses to successfully pass the GNP certification exam. With almost 200 practice questions culled from the real ANCC test outline, this is the only book nurse practitioners need to pass the ANCC exam. Key features: Includes guidelines on question dissection and analysis Discusses health promotion and disease prevention Covers assessment of acute and chronic illness Provides information on clinical management and pharmacological/non-pharmacological interventions Describes the nurse practitioner and patient relationship Discusses professional role and policy issues

Nursing Leadership

  • Filename: nursing-leadership.
  • ISBN: 9780826121776
  • Release Date: 2011-12-19
  • Number of pages: 580
  • Author: Harriet R. Feldman, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



A single comprehensive reference for nursing leaders, leadership organizations, nursing clinicians, and educators, Nursing Leadership is the only compendium of nursing terminology in existence. Written by eminent nursing professionals, it provides descriptions of prominent individuals in nursing, information regarding nine leadership-related topics, and current trends in nurse leadership. This second edition has been expanded to encompass 80 new entries and revisions or updates to all original entries. It provides an extensive overview of current leadership issues including theories, characteristics, and skills required of nurse leaders in today's complex health care system. Highly respected contributors include Claire Fagan, Beverly Malone (NLN CEO), Polly Bednash (AACN CEO), Patricia Benner, and many others. For ease of use this new edition contains both alphabetic and thematic indexes, extensive cross-referencing, and print and web references for each entry. The new edition features: Thematic list of entries in addition to alphabetic index An extensive overview on salient nursing leadership issues, themes, characteristics, and current and future developments A "legacies" section on nursing luminaries throughout history Over 80 new entries and updates and revisions of original entries Extensive cross-referencing and print and web resources for each entry

Wer pflegt muss sich pflegen

  • Filename: wer-pflegt-muss-sich-pflegen.
  • ISBN: 9783211996553
  • Release Date: 2010-02-13
  • Number of pages: 180
  • Author: Erich Schützendorf
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag



"Wo soll ich hin?" fragt Frau M. Statt bei ihr zu bleiben, bringt Anne die alte Dame in ihr Zimmer. Der Autor beschreibt den Pflegealltag, und deutet und erklärt ihn aus der Sicht der Pflegenden. Anschaulich und praxisnah, schildert er hilflose, oft verzweifelte Rettungsversuche von Pflegenden. Für sie eröffnet er mit seinem Bild vom Festland und dem Meer der Ver-rücktheit neue Sichtweisen und Handlungsalternativen. Für manchen eine ungewohnte Übung, eigene Bedürfnisse in den Vordergrund zu stellen und sich in Form von Rettungsbooten, Schleusen und Inseln Überlebenshilfen zu schaffen. Viele erprobte Beispiele zeigen: dieser Weg lohnt sich.

Certified Nurse Educator CNE Review Manual Third Edition

  • Filename: certified-nurse-educator-cne-review-manual-third-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780826161666
  • Release Date: 2016-12-28
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Second Edition was Third Place Winner of the AJN Book of the Year Award! Reviews for the Second Edition: “This is a treasure trove for those preparing for the CNE examination. For those adding certification to their goals, this book is a must have.”-Doody’s Medical Reviews "I truly believe that your book made it possible for me to successfully complete the CNE exam! It truly is the only book you need to pass the CNE exam - I'm living proof! Thanks so much! I learned a lot from your book and intend to keep it on my desk for future reference!"-Sue Carroll, MSN, RNSentara College of Health Sciences The third edition of this classic study guide for nurse educators taking the CNE exam continues to be the only concise review book to feature a systematic approach to exam preparation. Presented in both book and ebook format, it is updated throughout and includes a more in-depth focus on distance learning modes along with new content on global initiatives and interdisciplinary and interprofessional education. The majority of Q & As are revised to reflect a highter integrative and application focus, and 100 new questions have been added throughout the book for a total of 350 questions. Chapter references are updated to provide opportunity for further study. The third edition is also geared for use by nurse educators in Canada who intend to take the CNE exam. The CNE review, designed for use by both novice and expert nurse educators, incorporates all content areas designated by the National League for Nursing as essential knowledge in the field. It is formatted to closely reflect the test blueprint. Valuable features include case studies and critical thinking questions, Evidence-Based Teaching Practice boxes, Teaching Gems offering advice from practice experts, review questions at the end of each chapter, and a practice CNE exam with answers and rationales. New to the Third Edition: More in-depth focus on distance learning modes New content on global nitiatives Additional information on interdisciplinary and interprofessional educatio 100 additional review questions reflecting a higher integrative and application focus Designed for use by Canadian test-takers CNE App available as separate purchase with updated Q&As and rationales Key Features: Offers systematic approach to exam preparation Closely reflects the NLN test blueprint Highlights areas designated by NLN as essential knowledge Includes case studies, critical thinking questions, 350 practice questions with rationale, and practice test Provides Evidence-Based Teaching Practice Boxes and Teaching Gems from practice experts

Mentoring in Nursing

  • Filename: mentoring-in-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9780826107695
  • Release Date: 2012-09-05
  • Number of pages: 212
  • Author: Sheila C. Grossman, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



Transformative Learning Theory offers a uniquely inclusive methodology across all levels of nursing education for educators and students focused on common nursing arenas and situations. This is the only book to present practical, innovative strategies for novice and experienced nurse educators to apply Transformative Learning Theory in various curricula, courses, and learning situations. Geared for adult and returning students, the text addresses common learning issues from both learner and teacher perspectives, enabling educators and students to apply Transformative Learning to evaluate their own authentic transformation throughout their careers. Key Features: Offers a uniquely inclusive theory and methodology "Transformative Learning Theory" across degree levels for educators and students Includes practical learning strategies and activities for a broad nursing curriculum Addresses the needs of novice nurse educators with clinical, but limited pedagogical, expertise and experienced nurse educators seeking new frameworks and techniques Provides direct application for classroom, online, or hybrid learning environments Covers all aspects of simulation Designed for graduate nursing education courses

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