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Core Skills for Nurse Practitioners: A Handbook for Nurse Practitioners

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Core Skills for Nurse Practitioners: A Handbook for Nurse Practitioners

Diane Palmer (Editor), Surrinder Kaur (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-861-56275-3 April 2008 236 Pages

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In addition to clinical knowledge every senior nurse should be comfortable with the professional issues that are part of the senior nurse' s role. This handbook addresses these issues in a clear and concise manner. It discusses leadership, change management and risk assessment and looks at evidence-based care.

The book also considers the legal and ethical implications of advanced practice and examines clinical supervision, psychological support and portfolio development.

Contributors.

Series Foreword.

Preface.

Chapter 1 Practice Development, Surrinder Kaur.

Chapter 2 Leadership, Angela Turner.

Chapter 3 Change Management, Tracey Heath and Kate Jagger.

Chapter 4 Breaking the Boundaries, Julie D'Silva.

Chapter 5 Evidence-based Care, Research and Audit, Maggie Griffiths.

Chapter 6 Risk Management and Assessment, Pauline Hutson.

Chapter 7 The Legal Position of Nurses in Clinical Practice, Marian Pearson.

Chapter 8 Health-promoting Practice, Julie Dickinson and Stella Jones-Devitt.

Chapter 9 Ethics, James M. Mercer.

Chapter 10 Professional Judgement and Clinical Decision-making, Diane Palmer.

Chapter 11 Clinical Supervision, Surrinder Kaur.

Chapter 12 Reflecting on Practice and Portfolio Development, Auldeen Alsop.

Chapter 13 Psychological Support and Counselling, Diane Palmer and Sue Baker.

Chapter 14 Lifelong Learning, Lynda Buckingham and Diane Palmer.

Index.