Author: Dr. Wanda Bonnel, PhD, RN,Dr. Katharine Smith, PhD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826144438

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 535

Amazon, 11 reviews for 5-star average: "Excellent, very helpful, to the point, concise without leaving out important details." "Really helps and is easy to understand." This practical, concise, and accessible guide for graduate students and advanced clinicians delivers step-by-step guidelines for integrating research and best evidence to produce concise, well-written project proposals. Health care professionals in advanced practice are increasingly being asked to be able to deliver clinical project proposals using best evidence for advancing quality patient care. With the same “must know” clinical scholarship tools of the first edition, this revision provides practical guidelines of common project models for developing and writing a tight proposal from start to finish while leaving room for the unique nature of most clinical project topics. The second edition includes a completely new chapter on quality improvement concepts, new project proposal abstracts, and new information specific to the DNP project from the AACN. Using the same three-part organization to walk through the intricacies of planning, writing, and completing scholarly project proposals, this new edition also adds new key features to keep readers engaged with the text and their own ongoing or forthcoming proposal. Chapters have been updated to include websites for additional learning, as well as advice from DNP students who have themselves successfully completed project proposals. Reflective questions, tips for completing proposals, exemplars, and reader activities throughout the book facilitate readers’ greater understanding of projects and subsequent proposals. New to the Second Edition: A new chapter on quality improvement concepts Advice from DNP students who have themselves completed proposals Chapter updates and edits for enhanced clarity Websites for additional learning New information specific to the DNP project based on guidance from the AACN Increased emphasis on the Project Triangle, an important foundational structure Key Features: Provides topflight guidance in proposal writing for DNP and other nursing clinical projects Details parameters for integrating scholarship with clearly communicated professional objectives Contains numerous writing prompts and questions that guide students in reflective scholarly writing Offers examples of good writing, reflective questions, and tools for self-assessment Offers helpful tips for making proposals concise yet complete
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Author: Wanda Bonnel,Wanda E. Bonnel,Katharine Vogel Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780826144423

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 9625

Preceded by: Proposal writing for nursing capstones and clinical projects / Wanda Bonnel, Katharine V. Smith. 2014.
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A Practical Guide

Author: Mary Bemker,Barb Schreiner

Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc

ISBN: 1605952591

Category: Medical

Page: 198

View: 2354

Practical guide to understanding the DNP degree and to completing a successful capstone projectClinical, education, and policy exemplars of successful DNP Capstone projects illustrate the necessary components and approach. Provides guidance on publicizing results and conducting projects as a DNP This textbook focuses on enhancing understanding, and characterizing the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, and its place in the current healthcare environment. The book offers guidelines for planning and conducting all phases of a DNP capstone project. Examples of successful projects from varied areas of nursing practice are included along with practical tips for publicizing capstone project results to the wider medical community.
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The Experienced Nurse’s Guide to Returning to School

Author: Debra A. Wolff, DNS, PCNP, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826132871

Category: Medical

Page: 338

View: 7905

Focuses on careful preparation as the key to academic success Brimming with practical ideas and useful resources, this book aims to prepare nurses at all levels to advance and attain their educational goals. Each chapter details how to prepare and stay motivated for the journey ahead, including how to stop contemplating the decision and move forward. The book addresses common barriers and fears about a return to school, such as how to handle multiple responsibilities, refresh writing skills, finance a college education, and deal with the fear of technology or being too old. Through real life examples from nurses who have faced the challenges of re-entering college, Advancing Your Nursing Degree: The Experienced Nurse’s Guide to Returning to School, details the process of selecting a program, completing an application, and orienting to college life. In a friendly and personal voice, this book describes the current academic environment and the expectations facing students today. Included are checklists on what to look for when deciding on a school and program, how to identify gaps in computer skills, and what resources may help promote ultimate success. Each chapter builds on the previous one and contains resources and examples on preparing mentally for the rigors of school, getting family and other support systems onboard, balancing job responsibilities and schedules, sharpening academic and computer skills, setting up a study area that is conducive to success, and celebrating achievements along the way. The book also details ideas on how to finance a college education, including particular resources available to nurses. While written for nurses at all educational levels, each chapter includes specific information for graduate nurses. Key Features: Written by a nurse for nurses at all levels of education and experience Focuses on thoughtful preparation, an often overlooked strategy for success when re-entering the academic environment Addresses the fears frequently expressed by nurses when returning to school Provides practical ideas and real life examples from nursing students and faculty Includes a checklist of items to consider when exploring program choices Presents strategies and resources to fund nursing education
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Author: Dr. Sandra Funk, PhD, FAAN,Sandra G. Funk,Elizabeth M. Tornquist,Elizabeth Tornquist, MA, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826122728

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 3013

With an in-depth focus on writing with substance, clarity, and conviction, this comprehensive resource takes the reader step-by-step through the entire process of writing and submitting a successful proposal. Written by preeminent authors and educators with extensive experience in teaching proposal and grant writing to nurses and other health care professionals, the book covers the creation of proposals for dissertations, capstone projects, research funding, fellowships and career development awards, as well as for education, translation, evidence-based practice, and demonstration projects. Using a clear, commonsense approach, it delineates the foundations and underlying structure of a well-written proposal and then focuses on the specific elements required for each different type of proposal.
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Wie Veränderung zum Erfolg führt

Author: John Kotter,Holger Rathgeber

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 342641239X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 2403

Wer sich Veränderungen stellt und sie erfolgreich meistert, kann Großes erreichen. Der Eisberg schmilzt. Die Pinguinkolonie ist in Gefahr. Doch zunächst will keiner die schlimme Botschaft hören. Diese Parabel aus dem Tierreich hat die Kraft, uns die Augen zu öffnen. Und nicht nur dies: Das Pinguin-Prinzip vermittelt Strategien für Erfolg im Berufs- und Alltagsleben. Die Pinguine machen uns vor, wie wir in prekärer Lage Mut zu Neuem fassen, schwierige Situationen meistern und auf unkonventionellen Wegen unsere Ziele erreichen können. Nie taute das Eis so schnell wie heute. Aber keine Bange: Wer nicht fliegen kann, kann schwimmen lernen! »Egal ob Sie Ihr eigenes Leben managen, Firmenchef oder Schüler sind – jeder kann von dieser Geschichte etwas lernen!« Spencer Johnson, Autor des Bestsellers »Die Mäuse-Strategie für Manager«
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Grundlagen qualitativer Sozialforschung

Author: Anselm L. Strauss,Juliet M. Corbin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783621272650

Category: Grounded theory

Page: 227

View: 3829

Studierende und Forscher verschiedener Disziplinen, die am Entwickeln einer Theorie interessiert sind, stellen sich nach der Datenerhebung oft die Frage: Wie komme ich zu einer Theorie, die sich auf die empirische Realität gründet? Die Autoren beantworten diese und andere Fragen, die sich bei der qualitativen Interpretation von Daten ergeben. Auf klare und einfache Art geschrieben vermittelt das Buch Schritt für Schritt die grundlegenden Kenntnisse und Verfahrensweisen der "grounded theory" (datenbasierte Theorie), so daß es besonders für Personen interessant ist, die sich zum ersten Mal mit der Theorienbildung anhand qualitativer Datenanalyse beschäftigen. Das Buch gliedert sich in drei Teile. Teil I bietet einen Überblick über die Denkweise, die der "grounded theory" zugrunde liegt. Teil II stellt die speziellen Techniken und Verfahrensweisen genau dar, wie z.B. verschiedene Kodierungsarten. In Teil III werden zusätzliche Verfahrensweisen erklärt und Evaluationskriterien genannt.
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Mehr als 100 Werkzeuge zur Verbesserung der Prozessgeschwindigkeit und -qualität

Author: Michael L. George,David Rowlands,Marc Price,John Maxey

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800648539

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 275

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Die Referenz zum Verständnis der Konzepte und Werkzeuge von Lean Six Sigma: Six Sigma ist ein statistisches Qualitätsziel und zugleich ein Instrument des Qualitätsmanagements. Ausgangspunkt dieser auf Effizienz und Qualität ausgerichteten Methode ist die Zieldefinition. Danach wird die Fehlerabweichung von diesem Idealziel ermittelt. Ihr Kernelement ist also die Beschreibung, Messung, Analyse, Verbesserung und Überwachung von Geschäftsprozessen unter anderem mit statistischen Mitteln. Dabei orientieren sich die Ziele an Prozesskennzahlen eines Unternehmens und an den Kundenbedürfnissen. In diesem Buch werden alle wichtigen Werkzeuge zur Anwendung von Lean Six Sigma vorgestellt und systematisch auf ihre Einsatzgebiete hin eingeordnet. Detaillierte Erläuterungen helfen zu verstehen, welches Werkzeug wann, wie und warum einzusetzen ist. Aus dem Inhalt: - Voice of the Customer - Wertstromanalyse und Prozessflussdiagramme - Datenerhebung und Abweichungsanalysen - Fehlerursachen identifizieren und verifizieren - Minderung der Durchlaufzeiten und der nicht-wertschöpfenden Kosten - Komplexität und Komplexitätsanalyse - Auswahl und Pilotierung von Lösungen Michael L. George ist Chairman der George Group, der weltweit führenden Six-Sigma-Beratung. David Rowlands ist Vice President für Six Sigma bei der North American Solution Group, einer Division von Xerox. Marc Pice und John Maxey sind Mitarbeiter der George Group. Die Übersetzung dieses Buchs wurde vom Six-Sigma-Experten Dirk Dose, Partner bei der PPI AG (www.sixsigma.de), und seinem Team vorgenommen. Er verfügt über umfangreiche Beratungspraxis mit Prozessoptimierungsprojekten, bei denen Six Sigma zur Verbesserung von Geschäftsprozessen eingesetzt wurde. Lean Six Sigma ist eine der führenden Techniken zur Maximierung der Prozesseffizienz und zur Steuerung jedes Schritts eines Geschäftsprozesses. Mit dem Lean Six Sigma Toolbook werden Sie entdecken, wie Sie Ihr Unternehmen auf ein neues Niveau der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit heben können.
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ohne Wandel kein Wachstum - wer abbaut, verliert

Author: Thomas J. Peters

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783430174572

Category:

Page: 519

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Author: Dorothy Dunnett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783608937442

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 764

View: 1105

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Strategien qualitativer Forschung

Author: Barney G. Glaser,Anselm L. Strauss,Axel T. Paul

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783456849065

Category:

Page: 278

View: 3881

Der Klassiker über den qualitativen Forschungsansatz der "Grounded Theory", geschrieben von den Entwicklern dieser Methode "Obwohl unser Buch sich in erster Linie an Soziologen richtet, glauben wir, dass es jedem nutzen kann, der daran interessiert ist, soziale Phänomene zu untersuchen politischer, pädagogischer, wirtschaftlicher, industrieller oder welcher Art auch immer." In der Tat ist "Grounded Theory" quer durch die wissenschaftlichen Disziplinen zum Standardbegriff der qualitativen Sozialforschung ge - worden. Die inzwischen zum Klassiker avancierte Arbeit von Glaser und Strauss eröffnet eine lehrbare und auch lernbare Forschungsstrategie. Das Konzept bietet eine Antwort auf das Problem, die oft schmerzlich empfundene Lücke zwischen empirischer Forschung und Theorie zu schliessen.
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Krimi

Author: Joe R. Lansdale

Publisher: Tropen

ISBN: 3608103589

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 2473

Sue Ellen findet, dass ihre tote Freundin May Lynn etwas Besseres verdient hat. Wenn schon kein Filmstar aus ihr wird, wie sie sich immer erträumte, soll wenigstens ihre Asche in Hollywood verstreut werden. Beim Durchsuchen von May Lynns Habseligkeiten stößt sie mit ihren Freunden Terry und Jinx auf einen Hinweis, der sie zur Beute eines Banküberfalls führt. Zusammen mit Sue Ellens labiler Mutter flüchten die drei Freunde Hals über Kopf mit dem Floß in Richtung Süden. Habgierige Verwandte und der wenig gesetzestreue Constable hängen sich sofort an ihre Fersen. In Panik geraten die Flüchtenden jedoch erst, als sie merken, dass der sagenumwobene Killer Skunk ebenfalls hinter ihnen her ist. Dem wahnsinnigen Fährtenleser ist angeblich noch nie jemand entkommen.
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Author: Cheryl Holly, EdD, RN,Susan Salmond, EdD, RN, FAAN,Maria Saimbert

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826131850

Category: Medical

Page: 500

View: 4745

First Edition a 2013 Doody’s Core Title and AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! This text provides top-tier guidance for DNP students, graduate faculty, APRNs and other healthcare providers on how to use available research for improving patient outcomes and reducing costs. It is the only resource written expressly to meet the objectives of DNP courses. This second edition is completely updated and features three new approaches—umbrella reviews, mixed method reviews, and other types of reviews--for seeking, synthesizing, and interpreting available evidence to improve the delivery of patient care. The text also includes two new examples of completed systematic reviews and two completed proposals. The book presents, clearly and comprehensively, the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a foundational comprehensive systematic review (CSR). It encompasses the complexities of the entire process, from asking clinical questions to getting the evidence into practice. The text includes question-specific methods and analysis and compares CSR methods, literature reviews, integrated reviews, and meta-studies. It describes how to find and appraise relevant studies, including the non-published “grey” literature and criteria for selecting or excluding studies, and describes how to use the results in practice. Also examined are ways to disemminate findings to benefit clinical practice and support best practices, and how to write a CSR proposal, final report and a policy brief based on systematic review findings. Plentiful examples, including two completed proposals and two completed systematic reviews, demonstrate every step of the process. An expanded resource chapter that can serve as a toolkit for conducting a systematic review is also provided. The text also covers useful software and includes objectives, summary points, end-of-chapter exercises, suggested readings and references. New to the Second Edition: • Three new chapters presenting new systematic review approaches: umbrella reviews, mixed method reviews, and other types of reviews including rapid and scoping reviews and reviews of text and opinoin • Two new examples of completed systematic reviews • Completely updated content throughout • Detailed information to foster systematic review research question development, efficient literature searches, and management of references Key Features: • Delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a CSR from start to finish • Serves as the only CSR resource written expressly for the advanced practice nurse • Describes useful software for conducting a systematic review • Provides rich examples including two completed CSRs • Includes objectives, summary points, end-of-chapter exercises, suggested readings and references • Provides a comprehensive toolkit of resources to complete a systematic review
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Author: Lucille Joel

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071458269

Category: Medical

Page: 763

View: 8451

One of the Most Widely Used Texts in Nursing Education! Praise for the Fourth Edition:--"The purpose, according to the authors, is to endow students with an insatiable intellectual curiosity that goes beyond the book. Their hope is that nursing students will be both well informed and motivated to search for additional answers beyond the pages of the book. The objectives are worthy and well met....This is an excellent introduction to the nursing experience. As a reference for nurses or as a motivator for high school, pre-nursing, or nursing students, it is exemplary. The author's current and previous professional roles add to the in-depth information. It has numerous features not found in other books, including the history of many nursing milestones. Much effort has gone into providing a succinct overview of nursing as a profession....I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in the history, trends, and transitions of the nursing profession. 5 STARS!"--Doody's Review Service This outstanding introduction to the nursing experience covers trends, issues, and nursing history all in one book and is enriched by the experience and expertise of the authors. Readers will find essential coverage of the changing roles of nurses in managed care and institutional settings, the options within nursing, special help with finding the right fit, and growth opportunities within the profession.
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