Outcome Assessment in Advanced Practice Nursing, 4th Edition

ISBN: 9780826138620
ISBN-10: 0826138624
Copyright: 2017
Edition: 4th
Editor: Kleinpell, Ruth M.
Doody's Expert Review    Score: 100
Reviewer: Kathleen Woodruff,  DNP, RN, ANP-BC  (USC School of Social Work)
This book provides in-depth explanations of the foundations of outcome assessment. Originally published in 2001 and now in its fourth edition, the book has been updated and expanded, while including specialty areas of practice. The ebook version is easily accessible through the accompanying website. The platform is user friendly and intuitive.
The purpose is to provide advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with a clear understanding of outcome assessment in healthcare. It is essential that nursing professionals of all specialties be able to demonstrate their value through outcomes assessment. The tools necessary to accomplish this important objective are delivered in this important resource.
The book provides an overview of APRN outcomes and outcomes measurements for all specialty areas, including clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and certified nurse-midwives. It is a wonderful resource for professionals, students, and faculty. The author and the contributors are experts in outcome assessment.
This well-organized book provides a foundation in measuring outcomes. Economic outcomes and practice-specific outcomes are discussed in depth. It describes how to identify and implement the correct measurement tool. Specific sections of the book focus on each of the advanced practice roles.
This is an essential resource for advanced practice nurses. It continues to be the only book exclusively focused on outcome assessment. This updated edition ensures that the material is current, which is necessary in the ever-changing healthcare environment.
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