This book seeks to define nursing at a management or administrative level. Using the widely regarded Orem self-care deficit model to provide a nursing focus, the authors explore the nursing needs of populations, the roles and functions of advanced practice nursing administration, and the administrative structures, processes and outcomes that facilitate nursing practice.

Appendix 7C: Materials from Acute Care Settings

Appendix 7C: Materials from acute care settings

This appendix contains sample materials extracted from the clinical information systems of an acute care setting. In acute care, identifying the specific information at a particular point in time is important. Staff in these settings cannot deal with the whole scope of variables that have been identified as of interest to nursing but must decide which self-care requisites, conditioning factors, or particular features of self-care agency are the most significant features in a situation at the time.

Excerpt from the Data Collection System in an Acute Care Setting

The following items have been excerpted from the data collection system in an acute care setting. Note that along with identifying data items, the purpose for ...

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