Home > Books > Scope & Standards of Practice for Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing
Scope & Standards of Practice for Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing
View PDF

Scope & Standards of Practice for Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 9th Ed.
Authors/Editor: American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
Publisher: American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
ISBN: 978-1-940-32536-1
  • Description
  • Details
  • Also Recommended

The Scope and Standards of Practice for Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing promotes effective
clinical and administrative management of increasingly complex ambulatory care RN roles and responsibilities in a changing health care environment.

The 9th Edition contains significant revisions from previous versions, including an updated Scope of Practice statement, as well as updates for the 16 standards of professional ambulatory care nursing practice.

The scope of practice statement addresses the definition and unique characteristics of ambulatory care nursing, the conceptual framework, its history over the past 30 years, the diverse types of ambulatory care settings, the roles of ambulatory care RNs, the trends and issues in ambulatory care and future directions. The standards specify the competencies needed for professional clinical and administrative practice.

The first six standards address the six phases of the nursing process; the last ten standards address Professional Performance. Each standard contains three sections:
1. A statement of the standard addressed.
2. Measurement criteria that may be used for demonstrating competency for meeting the standard.
3. Additional standard statements and measurement criteria for nurseexecutives, administrators, and managers.

These changes offer clarification and specificity for the distinct domains of clinical and administrative nursing practice in ambulatory care settings.

Use this resource to guide ambulatory care nursing role descriptions and competencies; improve or create policies, procedures, and standards; train and orient staff; create clinical, telehealth, and administrative job descriptions; stimulate participation in research and evidence-based practice; guide ethical practice and patient advocacy; and guide performance improvement initiatives in clinical and organizational environments. The Standards will also assist registered nurses in preparing for the ambulatory care nursing certification exam.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
    Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
  • ISBN: 978-1-940-32536-1
  • Specialty:
    Fundamentals of Nursing
    Management & Administration
    Nursing Education
    Skills & Procedures
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 9th Ed.
  • Pages: 48
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2017

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Biomedical Research Grants—UberResearch NEW! UberResearch is a searchable database of awarded research funding that includes more than 600,000 indexed records. And now it's available on the Ovid® platform!
JOTM
The Philosopher's Index The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940.
JOTM
Evidence-Based Practice Evidence-Based Practice is a quarterly journal focused on topics relevant to the daily practice of family medicine and includes content addressing timely and pertinent questions related to patient care.
JOTM
Stroke An official journal of the American Heart Association, Stroke publishes reports of clinical and basic investigation of any aspect of the cerebral circulation and its diseases from many disciplines.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Shields' General Thoracic Surgery, 8th Edition
Your #1 resource for comprehensive coverage of both open and endoscopic surgical techniques, with commentary from more than 150 global experts in the field.

The Washington Manual of Echocardiography, 2nd Edition
Essential information you need to successfully perform and read echocardiograms, as well as to identify valvular heart disease, cardiac myopathies, and congenital anomalies.