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The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Second Edition by Lisa Astalos Chism was awarded a 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award.

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice, Second Edition awarded a 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award

The Doctor of Nursing Practice, Second Edition

The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Second Edition by Lisa Astalos Chism was awarded a 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award. The text won first place in the Advanced Practice Nursing category.

Burlington, MA (PRWEB) February 05, 2013

Jones & Bartlett Learning announced today that The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Second Edition by Lisa Astalos Chism was awarded a 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award. The text won first place in the Advanced Practice Nursing category.

Written specifically for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate students, The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Second Edition contains two new chapters and includes:

  •     A description of the DNP degree, including discussion of the evolution of doctoral education in nursing and the development of the DNP
  •     The rationale for the development of the DNP degree, including relevant discussion of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Practice Nursing, the AACN’s Position Paper on the DNP, and the Institute of Medicine’s Report calling for higher education among health care professionals
  •     A discussion of the various roles of the DNP prepared advanced practice nurse, including role transition issues
  •     Other professional issues that DNP graduate students/new graduates are encountering, such as the use of the title “doctor” and educating others about the DNP degree

Table of Contents:
Part I: Role Development of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Graduate
Chapter 1: Overview of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
Chapter 2: Leadership, Collaboration and the DNP Graduate
Chapter 3: The DNP Graduate as Expert Clinician
Chapter 4: The DNP: Expectations for Theory, Research, and Scholarship
Chapter 5: DNP Graduate Involvement in Health Care Policy and Advocacy
Chapter 6: The DNP Graduate as Educator
Chapter 7: The DNP Graduate as Ethical Consultant
Part II: Professional Issues
Chapter 8: So You Want to go Back to School? Exploring How to Make the Big Decision
Chapter 9: The Dr. Nurse: Overcoming Title Issues
Chapter 10: Why Didn’t You Just Become A Doctor? Educating Others about the DNP Degree
Chapter 11: Shaping Your brand: Marketing Yourself as a DNP Graduate
Chapter 12: Where Do We Go From Here? Shaping The Future of the DNP Degree
Appendix The Certification Question: Where Are We?

For more information on The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Second Edition, visit http://go.jblearning.com/CHIDNP.

About The American Journal of Nursing (AJN)
The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) is the world’s oldest and most prestigious peer-reviewed and evidence-based nursing journal. AJN's mission is to promote excellence in nursing and health care through the dissemination of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information and original research, discussion of relevant and controversial professional issues, adherence to the standards of journalistic integrity and excellence, and promotion of nursing perspectives to the health care community and the public. For more information, visit http://journals.lww.com/ajnonline.    

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