With this book, readers will gain essential knowledge on delivering client care-to the individual patient, the family, and the community. The text includes major sections on designing and evaluating client care interventions, promoting innovation, change, and diffusion in practice, client care delivery, and a wealth of information on the business aspects of CNS practice.
Includes bibilographical references and index.
Purchased with Kelowna General Hospital Foundation funds.
Underpinnings of evaluation -- Evaluation in advanced practice nursing -- Nature of evidence as a basis for evaluation -- Conceptual models for evaluation in advanced nursing practice -- Economic evaluation -- Evaluation of organizations, systems, and standards for practice -- Evaluating organizations and systems -- Evaluating health care information systems and patients care technology -- Evaluation of patient care standards, guidelines, and protocols -- Evaluation of populations and health care teams -- Evaluating populations and population health -- Evaluating health care teams -- Evaluation of health policy and the future of health care -- Translating outcomes from evaluations to health policies -- Future trends and challenges in evaluation.