Textbook for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Evidence-Based Standards of Practice

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Author: Valerie Fuller, PhD, DNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, Paula McCauley, DNP, ACNP-BC, CMC, CSC, FAANP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2023
ISBN 10: 0826152325
ISBN 13: 9780826152329
eISBN: 9780826152336
Edition: 1st
"Nearly 100 expert authors who discuss the evidence-based gold standards for diagnostics and tests for optimal detection of multisystem disorders, patient management, and transitions of care. In these chapters, learners will gain greater understanding of the etiology and pathophysiology of acute and critical illnesses, and the latest in advanced pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies' We congratulate the Editors and chapter authors for their efforts in developing a clearly outlined and accurate text for AGACNP use--truly the first of its kind." --April N. Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN Associate Dean for Clinical and Community Partnerships Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing 2021-2023 President, American Association of Nurse Practitioners --Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, MCCM Associate Dean for Clinical Scholarship, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing 2017 President, Society of Critical Care Medicine Encompassing all of the knowledge required to fulfill AACN and NONPF competencies and scope of practice, this comprehensive, evidence-based text is the first written specifically for Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP students and practitioners. With contributions from over 100 respected practitioners in the field, it encompasses the most current information on the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of common conditions, and integrates advanced nursing practice competencies including leadership skills, understanding of complex health care systems, and interprofessional team practice. The text is organized by body system for ease of reference. Each chapter includes a review of the current standard of care for a particular topic, including assessment, differential diagnostic modalities, interprofessional collaboration, evidence-based treatment, and goals for transitions of care. Also covered are specific challenges and professional considerations in acute care. Clinical pearls and key takeaway boxes are woven throughout to underscore essential information. Special topics on palliative care, pain, and pain management are also covered. Instructor resources include PowerPoints. Key Features: *A comprehensive acute care textbook written by NPs for NPs *Organized by body system for ease of reference *Integrates advanced nursing practice competencies *Promotes leadership skills, helps students to understand complex health care systems, and embodies core principles of interprofessional team practice *Includes clinical pearls, key takeaway boxes, evidence-based practice resources *Delivers robust teaching/learning package
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