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Author Aktan, Nadine M.,
Title Fast facts for the new nurse practitioner : what you really need to know in a nutshell / Nadine M. Aktan.
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, [2015]
Edition Second edition.

Author Aktan, Nadine M.,
Series Fast Facts
Fast facts.
Subject Nurse practitioners -- Vocational guidance.
Nurse practitioners -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nurse Practitioners.
Career Choice.
Practice Management.
Vocational Guidance.
Psychology, Educational.
Psychology, Industrial.
Professional Practice.
Organization and Administration.
Health Personnel.
Psychology, Applied.
Decision Making.
Psychological Phenomena and Processes
Health Services Administration.
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Occupational Groups.
Geographic Locations
Mental Processes.
Psychiatry and Psychology
Delivery of Health Care.
Named Groups
Choice Behavior.
United States.
North America.
Description 1 online resource
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Share Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner: What You Really Need to Know in a Nutshell, Second Edition""; ""Part I: Making the Decision""; ""Chapter 1: Why Become a Nurse Practitioner?""; ""The Role of the Nurse Practitioner""; ""Reasons to Become a Nurse Practitioner""; ""The First Step""; ""Chapter 2: How to Begin""; ""Nursing Practitioner Specialties""; ""What is Right for You?""; ""Part II: Selecting an Educational Program""; ""Chapter 3: Types of Programs""
""Which Type of Program is Right for You?""""Steps for Success""; ""Evaluating a Program""; ""Selecting the Right Program for You""; ""Chapter 4: Scholarships, Resources, and More""; ""How Much Will It All Cost?""; ""How to Pay for It All""; ""What to Apply for""; ""Part III: Finding the Right Clinical Preceptor""; ""Chapter 5: Important Things to Consider""; ""How, What, and Where""; ""Variationa?The Way to Go""; ""What to Look Out for""; ""Getting Started""; ""Test Yourself""; ""Chapter 6: Balancing It All""; ""What Will You Do During the Clinical Experience?""
""Tips for Time Management""""Immersion""; ""Who Will Guide You?""; ""Part IV: Searching for a Mentor""; ""Chapter 7: What to Look For""; ""What a Mentor Will Do for You""; ""Quality, but Also Quantity""; ""The Benefits""; ""Chapter 8: You as a Mentor""; ""Mea?A Mentor?""; ""Why Should I be a Mentor?""; ""Part V: Attaining Your Certification and Licensure""; ""Chapter 9: Who? What? Where?""; ""Types of Nurse Practitioner Certifications Available""; ""Criteria for Eligibility and Registration""; ""Chapter 10: Passing""; ""How to Passa?The First Time""; ""Review Courses""
""Developing a Study Plan""""Test Yourself""; ""Chapter 11: What Comes Next?""; ""The Types of Licenses a Nurse Practitioner Will Need""; ""The Process of Licensure""; ""Maintaining and Protecting Your Nurse Practitioner License""; ""Part VI: Surviving and Thriving: Your First Year in Practice""; ""Chapter 12: First Job""; ""How to Become Employed as a Nurse Practitioner""; ""Potential Pitfalls""; ""Chapter 13: Role Transition""; ""Defining the NP Role""; ""How Will You Begin to Define Your New Role?""; ""Your Own Unique Identity and Philosophy""; ""Become an Effective Delegatora?Again!""
""Be Creative""""Chapter 14: Friends and Enemies""; ""Finding Friends and Avoiding Enemies""; ""Example: Dr. Smith""; ""Part VII: Administrative Issues""; ""Chapter 15: Bureaucracy""; ""Avoiding Bureaucratic Traps""; ""Avoiding Role Conflicts""; ""Independent Practice""; ""Chapter 16: Discrimination""; ""Workplace Discrimination and the Nurse Practitioner""; ""Avoiding or Eliminating Workplace Discrimination""; ""Chapter 17: Institutional Violence""; ""Protecting Yourself""; ""Nurse Practitioner Leadership""; ""Situations of Increased Risk""; ""Part VIII: Understanding Legal Issues""
Summary What type of schooling do I need to become a nurse practitioner? How do I choose the right clinical preceptor? How can I best prepare for my first year of practice? Written for those considering NP practice, current NP students, and newly certified NPs alike, this quick, easy-to-use manual covers everything there is to know about transitioning into the NP role and its rewards and challenges. Completely updated, this second edition provides several new chapters covering electronic health records, the impact of health care reform, promoting the NP role, and how to choose a doctoral program. All.
Note English.
ISBN 9780826130433 (electronic bk.)
0826130437 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 904598165
Additional Format Print version: Aktan, Nadine M. Fast facts for the new nurse practitioner. Second edition 9780826130426 (DLC) 2014047654 (OCoLC)898053521

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