The American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) includes nurses in clinical practice, education, and research roles as well as those in management and administration. Their mission is to advance the art and science of ambulatory care nursing. In addition to being a trusted knowledge source for certification preparation for the ambulatory care nurse, the AAACN provides cutting edge publications for ambulatory care nursing including telehealth and care coordination and transition management.
STAT!Ref is pleased to announce that we have three of their publications now available on the STAT!Ref platform. Please see below to learn more about these invaluable resources for ambulatory care nurses or click here to add these titles to your subscription today.
The Ambulatory Care Nursing Orientation and Competency Assessment Guide helps you develop a customized orientation process for new employees based on specific competencies. The guide has been extremely popular because ambulatory care managers know a strong orientation results in improved outcomes and enhances patient care. The guide was developed by the AAACN Staff Education Special Interest Group, whose members are among the country’s leading ambulatory care nursing experts. It was reviewed by a prestigious panel of specialists whose knowledge areas include education, ambulatory patient care, and administration. The competencies are designed for registered nurses, and can easily be adapted for licensed vocational/practical nurses and other staff. This resource should be bundled with Ambulatory Care Procedures for the Nurse Practitioner, Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practice
and Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing: A Guide for Academic and Clinical Settings.
The Scope and Standards of Practice for Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing promotes effective clinical and administrative management of increasingly complex ambulatory care RN roles and responsibilities in a changing health care environment. Use this resource to guide ambulatory care nursing role descriptions and competencies; improve or create policies, procedures, and standards; train and orient staff; create clinical, telehealth, and administrative job descriptions; stimulate participation in research and evidence-based practice; guide ethical practice and patient advocacy; and guide performance improvement initiatives in clinical and organizational environments. The Standards will also assist registered nurses in preparing for the ambulatory care nursing certification exam. This resource should be bundled with Ambulatory Care Procedures for the Nurse Practitioner, Foundations in Patient Safety for Health Professionals and Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention.
Telehealth Nursing Practice Essentials is a comprehensive resource that details the necessary information for safe, competent practice of telehealth nursing. This text book is ideal for understanding practice issues related to telehealth nursing and developing the skills necessary for successful telehealth practice. You can also use the Telehealth Nursing Practice Essentials to prepare for the ambulatory care nursing certification exam, which has been enhanced with telehealth content. This resource should be bundled with Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals, The Medical Interview: Mastering Skills for Clinical Practice and Lippincott’s Nursing Procedures.