Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit: A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist

Editor: Duffy, Melanie
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $64.99
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $97.48
ISBN: 978-0-82-617191-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
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This is a one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive reference guide for new Clinical Nurse Specialists entering the field as well as seasoned practitioners looking to update their knowledge. Disseminating a wealth of current professional practice guidance and practical information on reimbursement and certification, the second edition has been fully updated to reflect changes resulting from the Affordable Care Act and the APRN Consensus Model.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Part I Getting Started
  • 1. Negotiating a Job - Christine Schulman
  • 2. Creating a Job Description - Kathleen M. Vollman, Denise O'Brien, and Cathy C. Lewis
  • 3. Finding a Place in the Organization - Jan Powers
  • 4. Working With “The Boss - Ann M. Herbage Busch
  • Part II Moving Forward
  • 5. Learning the Ropes: Orientation - Ruthann B. Zafian
  • 6. Establishing Credibility - Ruth Van Gerpen
  • 7. Prioritizing: Avoiding Overcommitment and Underachievement - Katie Brush
  • 8. Finding a Mentor - Vivian Donahue
  • 9. Using the Internet: Guide to Internet-Based Resources - Barbara Manz Friesth and Susan K. B. Jones
  • Part III Gaining Momentum
  • 10. Leading Groups - Melissa A. Lowder
  • 11. Mentoring Staff - Patricia A. Foster
  • 12. Precepting Students - Ginger S. Pierson
  • 13. Championing Evidence-Based Practice - Deborah J. Schafer
  • Part IV Evaluation
  • 14. Documenting Clinical Outcomes - Deborah G. Klein
  • 15. Reporting Out: Communicating to Multiple Audiences - Melanie Duffy and Janet S. Fulton
  • Part V Reaching Out
  • 16. Becoming Involved With Professional Organizations - Mary Fran Tracy and Patrick Schultz
  • 17. Working With Community Agencies - Sharon D. Horner, Cara C. Young, and Karen E. Johnson
  • 18. Networking - Mary A. Stahl
  • 19. Facilitating Transitions of Care - Paula A. O'Hearn Ulch and Mary M. Schmidt
  • 20. Participating in Interprofessional Education - Jennifer L. Embree and Janet S. Fulton
  • Part VI Professional Recognition
  • 21. Obtaining Certification: Considering the Options - Melanie Duffy
  • 22. Navigating the Privileging and Credentialing Process - Susan Sendelbach
  • 23. Qualifying for Reimbursement - Susan Dresser
  • 24. Starting Collaborative Practice With Physicians or Clinics: What You Should Know - Carol L. Delville, Sheri Innerarity, and Glenda Joiner-Rogers
  • 25. Secrets for a Joyful Life as a Clinical Nurse Specialist - Janet S. Fulton