DNP Education, Practice, and Policy, Second Edition

  • Springer Publishing Company
  • 2018
  • 296
  • eng
  • 2
  • 9780826140197

First edition named a 2013 Doody's Core Title-5 stars!The second edition of this distinguished text-designed for use across the entire DNP curriculum-defines practice scholarship for the DNP-prepared professional nurse and promotes the development of key leadership skills needed to effectively influence healthcare policy and improve outcomes. Weaving the eight AACN DNP competencies throughout, the second edition clarifies, updates, and demonstrates their application. The text incorporates updates to the AACN's 2015 position statement, The DNP: Current Issues and Clarifying Recommendations, and the Institute of Medicine's The Future of Nursing report, and delivers new content from nationally recognized nurse leaders.Focusing heavily on improving aggregate care, strengthening leadership roles, and influencing health policy, the second edition continues to address APRN and nurse executive roles, health information technology, outcomes measurement, and the relationship of the DNP graduate to ongoing scholarship. The text's challenging and thoughtprovoking content is of particular value not only to students, but also to professors who will welcome the clarity it offers to the highly complex DNP curriculum.New to the Second Edition:Reflects the most current thinking about the DNP degree and clarifies recommendations from the AACN task force on implementing the DNP curriculumIncorporates recommendations of the Institute of Medicine's The Future of Nursing reportDemonstrates the application of core competencies to practice and aggregate careOffers contemporary examples of DNP competencies and role integrationFocuses primarily on developing key leadership skills for influencing healthcare policy and improving outcomesDelivers new content from nationally recognized nurse leadersKey Features:Simplifies the highly complex DNP curriculum and integrates DNP core competenciesBroadly defines practice scholarship for the DNP-prepared nurse and promotes development of key leadership skillsProvides a versatile supplement to all courses across the DNP curriculumPrepares the DNP to analyze and influence health policyIncorporates policy statements from the ANA, AONE, NCSBN, AANP, AANA, and ACNMDemonstrates the integration of health policy with cross-sector collaboration to advance a &quote;culture of health&quote; agenda