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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Advanced Nursing Practice

Changing Healthcare in a Changing World

ISBN 9780230378124
Publication Date October 2015
Formats Ebook Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave

Written by members of the Association of Advanced Nursing Practice Educators, this authorative text offers a comprehensive review of the current clinical, strategic, educational and research developments in advanced practice.

Dave Barton is Academic Lead and Head of the Department of Nursing at the College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, UK.

Douglas Allen was formerly subject lead for Nursing, Midwifery and Community Health at the School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK.

1. The Evolution of Advanced Nursing Practice; David Barton
2. The Theoretical Context and Evidence Base; Helen Rushforth
3. Education for Competence; Lynne Gaskell, Susan Beaton and Lillian Neville
4. The Strategic, Cultural and Organisational challenges; Fiona Paul, Mark Cooper, Mike Sabin and Margaret Smith
5. Regulation, Governance and Professionalism; Sue First and Lucy Tomlins
6. Advanced Assessment and Clinical Decision Making; Wendy Mashlin
7. Non-Medical Prescribing; Amanda Armstrong
8. Public Health and Health Promotion; Michelle Anderson
9. Ethics and the role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner; Rachel Duncan and Linda Nelson
10. Careers and career development for advanced practice; Hilary Walsgrove and Heather Griffith
11. The impact of new information and communication technologies on the development of advanced practice; Anne Cooper, Dawn Dowding and David Barrett.


This book convinces us that key advanced practice developments are critical for achieving excellence and fostering the mantra that the patient is at the centre of care. The interactive features within the book make it a clear and engaging guide'. – Ruth pearce, Chair of the Association of Advanced Practice Educators (AAPE), UK
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