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    New Edition of Finkelman’s Professional Nursing Concepts

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 12, 2017 11:29:22 AM

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    Given the impending nursing shortage, teaching students how to transition from the classroom to practice is crucial to the future of health care. The just published Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership, Fourth Edition by Anita Finkelman focuses on how nursing leadership can improve patient care across the healthcare delivery system.

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    The text also outlines the five core competencies for health professionals as set forth by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM): patient-centered care, interprofessional teamwork, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics. Completely updated and revised, the new edition addresses current topics in health care, such as the opioid crisis, today’s health policy issues, and expanded nursing roles and scope of practice.

    Professional Nursing Concepts, Fourth EditionNew to the Fourth Edition:

    • Expanded content on leadership, the work environment, and professionalism
    • Focus on the role of nursing in addressing the opioid crisis
    • A progress assessment of the goals outlined in the IOM’s 2010 Future of Nursing Report
    • Coverage of the Triple Aim framework for optimizing health system performance
    • Discussion of public and private partnerships in health systems
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