Nurses

Nursing Professional Development Review Manual, 3rd Edition

Author: Beth Hawkes,Ellen Gorbunoff,Laura Hendricks-Jackson,Patricia Kummeth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781935213406

Category: Nurses

Page: 226

View: 1023

Medical

Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual

Author: Dr. Maryann Godshall, PhD, RN, CCRN, CPN, CNE

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826105066

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 4543

"Nurse Educators can no longer be just experts in their specific fields; they need to be able to teach a variety of students in a variety of settings. This book encompasses all topics necessary to assist nurses to become educators. I am not aware any other books that address this area so thoroughly." Score: 98, 5 stars --Doody's ìI 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!î óSue Carroll, MSN, RN Sentara College of Health Sciences This is the only Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) examination prep book that addresses each of the key topics outlined in the actual NLN test blueprint. The review manual serves as an indespensible resource for novice and expert nurse educators seeking to master the content needed for CNE Certification. Each chapter contains only the most important information needed for the test, breaking each topic down into its parts to facilitate quick access to core content. No other review manual offers comprehensive coverage of everything nurse educators need to know for the CNE exam, including guidelines for classroom management, practal teaching strategies, and much more. Why you need this book: Chapter content presents nurse educator core competencies as outlined in the NLN test blueprint Features practice questions in each chapter and an answer key in the back of the book with full explanations of correct answers Includes comprehensive practice test at the end of the book, also with explanations of correct answers Contains essential information on practical teaching strategies, developing lesson plans, culturally diverse students, student evaluation, and much more This guide contains the essential knowledge that all nurse educators need to pass the test and excel in teaching, thus serving as an invaluable resource for systematic review of content before taking the NLN CNE examination.
Medical

Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Third Edition

Author: Cynthia Saver

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau

ISBN: 1945157216

Category: Medical

Page: 488

View: 8171

Highly anticipated and fully updated, Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Third Edition, is a practical and useful guide for nurses who need to bridge the gap from incomplete sentences to a published manuscript. Lead Author and Editor Cynthia Saver removes the fear and confusion most nurses have about the writing and publishing process. Along the way, 25 of nursing’s top writing experts and decision makers share important insights to help you increase the likelihood that your manuscript gets accepted for publication.
Medical

Nursing Professional Development Competencies

Tools to Evaluate and Enhance Educational Practice

Author: Barbara A. Brunt

Publisher: Hcpro Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556450792

Category: Medical

Page: 140

View: 8244

Nursing Professional Development Competencies: Tools to Evaluate and Enhance Educational Practice Barbara A. Brunt, MA, MN, RN-BC, NE-BC, FABC Contributing author: Julia W. Aucoin, DNS, RN-BC, CNE "Nursing Professional Development Competencies: Tools to Evaluate and Enhance Educational Practice" is the only resource of its kind that provides nursing professional development specialists with a framework for career development and competence. Barbara A. Brunt's research has developed more than 70 evidence-based competencies, aligned with the "Scope and Standards of Practice" and Benner's novice to expert continuum. Staff educators can use this book in numerous ways--from personal development, such as measuring and demonstrating proficiency, to training new educators. With more than 70 evidence-based competencies, educators can immediately download the tools and incorporate them into practice. "Nursing Professional Development Competencies" provides nursing professional development specialists with tools to move through the nursing professional development role and develop expertise. Table of Contents Section I - Competency Assessment and ValidationChapter 1: Overview of the Competency Movement Chapter 2: Developing Educator Competencies Chapter 3: Additional Competencies Based on Revised Standards Chapter 4: Benner's Novice to Expert Continuum Chapter 5: Creating a Framework for Educator Competencies Chapter 6: Methods to Validate Competencies Section II - Applications of the Competencies to PracticeChapter 7: Self-Assessment Tool Chapter 8: Developing Criterion-Based Position Descriptions Chapter 9: Orientations for New Educators Chapter 10: Performance Appraisals, Peer Review, and Professional Development Plans Chapter 11: Creating a Professional Portfolio Chapter 12: Developing Cultural Competence Chapter 13: Understanding Generational Differences Section III - Future TrendsChapter 14: Applications of the Competencies Chapter 15: Educational Implications of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report Appendix: Nursing Professional Development Competency Tool After reading this book, you should be able to: Discuss the evolvement of nursing professional development competencies Describe the use of Benner's novice to expert theory as applied to nursing professional development competencies Recognize the role of ANA's "Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing Professional Development in" creating nursing professional development competencies Apply the nursing professional development competencies in professional practice Nursing Contact Hours: HCPro is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 2.7 nursing contact hours is provided by HCPro. Nursing contact hours for this activity are valid from August 2014 until August 2016. HCPro is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide 3.2 nursing contact hours. California BRN Provider #CEP 14494. Disclosure statement The planners, presenters/authors, and contributors of this CNE activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.
Medical

Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice

Author: Kathleen Masters

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284078329

Category: Medical

Page: 450

View: 1216

Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition continues to leverage the Nurse of the Future competency model and maintains a focus on the socialization of the professional role.
Medical

Certified Nurse Educator Exam Secrets Study Guide

CNE Test Review for the Certified Nurse Educator Examination

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781610723268

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 9623

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Certified Nurse Educator Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Nurse Educator Examination without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Certified Nurse Educator 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. Certified Nurse Educator Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CNE 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: Socioeconomic Status, Literacy Level, Activity-Based Teaching Strategies, Positive Learning Environment, Friedman and Alley, Clinical Agency Personnel, Role-Modeling, Ethnocentrism, Audiovisual Tools, E-Learning, Three Domains of Learning, Illiterate, Information Age, Visually-Impaired Students, 12 Cultural Domains, Health Belief Model, Social Cognitive Theory, Extrinsic Feedback, Nonregulatory Stimuli, Psychomotor Skill, Bloom's Taxonomy, Concept Mapping, Evaluation Data, Impact Evaluation, Institute of Medicine, Goal-Free Evaluation, Computer Literacy, Competency Statements, Metaphysics, Tyler Model, Tenure, Faculty Mentoring, Reflective Practice Groups, Teacher Evaluation, and much more...
Medical

Gerontological Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide

Gerontological Nurse Test Review for the Gerontological Nurse Exam

Author: Gerontological Nurse Exam Secrets Test P

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781609718480

Category: Medical

Page: 252

View: 7798

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Gerontological Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Gerontological Nurse Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Gerontological Nurse 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. Gerontological Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Gerontological Nurse 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: Biological Theories of Aging, Havighurst's Theory, Hypertension, Cognitive Changes, Loop Diuretics, Thiazide Diuretics, Systolic Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Vasodilators, Aldosterone Agonist, Venous Insufficiency, Atrial Dysrhythmias, Chronic Bronchitis, Malnutrition, Fluid Balance, Hyposalivation, Dysphagia, Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Hepatic Cirrhosis, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, Urinary Tract Infections, Pyelonephritis, Chronic Renal Failure, Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cardiac Dysrhythmias, Musculoskeletal Deformities, Hyperglycemia, Ketoacidosis, Thermoregulation, Thyrotoxic Storm, Electrolyte Imbalances, Respiratory Acidosis, Jung Theory of Individualism, Post-Menopausal Changes, Sociological Theories of Aging, and much more...
Medical

Developing Online Learning Environments in Nursing Education, Third Edition

Author: Dr. Angela Carmella Smith, PhD,Jeffrey M. Warren, PhD,Dr. Siu-Man Raymond Ting, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826199143

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 7911

This third edition of the best-selling nurse educator’s handbook on using online teaching tools and assessing their results keeps pace with the rapid-fire progression in digital learning that has occurred since the second edition was published in 2008. Completely revised and updated, this edition presents several new interactive digital tools and current guidelines in translating courses from the classroom to the online environment. It provides new content on Web-based learning theories and how to optimally teach students using the latest technology. Additionally, this edition offers new information on staff development and a new chapter on the role of staff development educator, guides instructors on how to build an on-line community, and includes practical, proven measures for student assessment and evaluation in online education. Using a step-by-step approach, the book discusses the basics of online learning, its infrastructure, and its technical support needs. Current evidenced-based research examines teacher-student interactions, course management, web-based resources, and best-practices. The text also includes an overview of free and for-purchase technologies and describes how to choose those technologies that meet the needs of a particular teaching situation. The book is completely interactive, containing web-based tools to enhance methods and concepts. Chapters also include interactive case studies, tutorials, and exercises to enhance learning and test learning styles. This text will not only provide optimal guidance for using the Web to teach students and professional nurses skills they need to embrace best practices and achieve optimal outcomes, it will also instill in them the habits of lifelong learning. New to the third edition: Includes new web-based interactive features to promote online learning and skills Features new chapter on the nurse in staff development Provides current guidelines on translating courses from the classroom to the online environment Presents new content on Web-based learning theories and teaching with technology Includes practical measures for student assessment and evaluation in online education backed by research and consensus
Medical

Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Review and Resource Manual

Author: Elizabeth Blunt

Publisher: Amer Nurses Assn

ISBN: 9780979381157

Category: Medical

Page: 1023

View: 9203

Medical

Ambulatory Care Nursing Exam Secrets Study Guide

Ambulatory Care Nurse Test Review for the Ambulatory Care Nursing Exam

Author: Mometrix Media LLC.

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781609711528

Category: Medical

Page: 156

View: 6215

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Ambulatory Care Nursing Exam Secrets helps you ace the Ambulatory Care Nursing Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Ambulatory Care Nursing 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. Ambulatory Care Nursing Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Ambulatory Care Nurse 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: Ambulatory Care Nursing, Health Screening, Domestic Abuse, Anorexia Nervosa, Pediatric Issues, Asthma, Sickle Cell Disease, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Hypertension, Chronic Diabetic, Congestive Heart Failure, Oncology, Addison's Disease, Bulimia Nervosa, Alopecia, Alzheimer's Disease, Anticoagulant Therapy, Cardiac Arrhythmia, Oral Contraceptive Pills, Telehealth Nursing, Managed Care Plans, Coding, Diverticulosis, Tonsillectomy, Alopecia, Theory of Reasoned Actions, Social Cognitive Theory, Anticoagulation Therapy, Acne Vulgaris, Home Environment, Nursing Home, Adenoidectomy, Good Nutrition, and much more...
Medical

Population-Based Public Health Nursing Clinical Manual: The Henry Street Model for Nurses,Second Edition, 2014 AJN Award Recipient

Author: Carolyn Garcia,Marjorie Schaffer,Patricia Schoon

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau

ISBN: 1938835344

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 4620

Focused on developing a competent public health nursing practice in diverse settings, this core text builds on the Henry Street Consortium’s framework of 11 competences for population-based, entry-level public health nursing. This second edition has fully revised and updated coverage, including implementation of Healthy People 2020, intensive, evidence-based home visiting models and cultural identity assessment tools, virtual tools and resources for e-collaboration strategies and health promotion, pathways to become a public health nurse.
Biography & Autobiography

The Scope of Practice for Academic Nurse Educators

Author: National League for Nursing

Publisher: National League for Nursing Press

ISBN: 9781934758175

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 28

View: 6235

The National League for Nursing Certification Commission Certification Test Development Committee is comprised of expert researchers, educators, and professionals who collaboratively design standards and national certification exams for professional nurses.
Business & Economics

Professional Server

A Training Manual , The

Author: Edward E. Sanders,Marcella Giannasio

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134554779

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 4261

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Complete coverage of all aspects of dining room service, with real-life examples and updated information on technology in the industry. In The Professional Server, students get an introduction to the many aspects of being a professional server, and experienced servers get an excellent reference to consult for various techniques and service situations they face in their day-to-day work. This popular resource features easy-to-read, self-contained chapters, which flow in a logical sequence and allow flexibility in teaching and learning. Coverage includes areas such as professional appearance, guest communication, table settings, food, wine, and beverage service, and current technologies. Restaurant Reality stories and step-by-step photographs give students an insider’s look into what makes an effective server.
Medical

Leadership and Management for Nurses

Core Competencies for Quality Care

Author: Anita Finkelman

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134057007

Category: Medical

Page: 600

View: 1795

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Leadership and Management for Nurses: Core Competencies for Quality Care is designed for all courses in leadership or management in nursing. It also serves as a refresher for topics and issues previously covered in nursing school, while also addressing issues that nurses will face in their new professional practice. This book is an excellent resource for professionals in the nursing field and is also a perfect fit for an RN-to-BSN Leadership and Management course. Leadership and Management for Nurses offers a current perspective on leadership and management in nursing, and gives nurses a thorough understanding of what it takes to lead in delivering quality health care. Reflecting the Institute of Medicine’s influential framework, the book emphasizes five core competencies: providing patient-centered care; working in interdisciplinary teams; employing evidence-based practice; applying quality improvement; and utilizing informatics. Two entirely new chapters examine critical issues in healthcare delivery today. Expanded end-of-chapter Applying Leadership and Management features encourage students to think like nurses as they hone their clinical-reasoning skills, apply competencies, and engage with the content.