From the Back Cover
This book provides up-to-date resources and examples of outcome measures, tools and methods that can be used by APNs in their quest to keep pace with new developments in the rapidly expanding field of outcome measurement. The chapter authors, recognized expert practitioners, offer invaluable insight into the process of conducting outcomes assessments in all APN practice, including the clinical nurse, nurse practitioner, certified registered nurse anesthetist and certified nurse midwife practice specialties. Detailed figures, tables, and examples of outcome studies from actual research in APN practice make this an essential resource for evaluating the true impact the advanced practice nurse has on the delivery and fulfillment of care."
About the Author
Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, ACNP, CCRN, received her diploma in nursing from Luthern Medical Center School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio, and her baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees in nursing from the University of Illinois College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Kleinpell received her Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certification at Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Kleinpell is a Teacher-Practitioner at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center; an Associate Professor at Rush University College of Nursing; and a Nurse Practitioner at Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Kleinpell is known for her work on outcomes research, and has presented and published in the areas of assessing outcomes of APN practice, outcomes research, and other areas of critical care nursing and advanced practice nursing.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.