Transitioning Into Hospital Based Practice: A Guide For Nurse Practitioners And Administrators

  • Publish Date: 2012-11-20
  • Binding: Paperback
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This is a unique and needed addition to the nursing literature. Historically, the role of the nurse practitioner was focused on primary care, but as the healthcare environment has changed, so has the need for nurse practitioners in the hospital setting....This valuable resource is a wonderful guide for nurse practitioners and administrators working to successfully create this transition in their organizations." Score: 98, 5 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews

Transitioning into Hospital Based Practice: A Guide for Nurse Practitioners & Administrators is the first text to address the mutual issues of both NPs and administrators in successfully implementing NP practice in hospitals. This book addresses the planning, implementation, and evaluation process as well as the key factors that are critical to the success of the individual NP, and incorporates practical guidance from national NP experts. The NP recruitment, orientation, mentoring, and professional development are key to the individual and collective success of both the NP and the organization's outcomes. It is the commitment to this mutual success that sets this book apart from any other texts on this subject and makes it indispensible for students, practicing NPs, and administrators alike.

Key Features:

  • Provides concrete strategies for the NP and Administrator that support the transition from clinic to hospital-based APN practice
  • Addresses a growing need for role identification and integration of the NP role into the hospital setting
  • Covers the planning, implementation, and evaluation process of the hospital-based NP
  • Focuses on the improvement of patient outcomes and cost reduction
  • Written by national NP experts

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