A Core Curriculum for Nurse Life Care Planning

by American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners


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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/1/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 494
ISBN : 9781491706565
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 494
ISBN : 9781491706572

About the Book

A Core Curriculum for Nurse Life Care Planning helps registered nurse life care planners prepare to take the CNLCP credentialing exam and serves as a foundation for a successful nurse life care planning practice. This textbook is based on the nursing process of assessment, critical thinking, and nursing diagnoses, and it also covers applying nursing research, evidenced-based practice, case management skills, and legal nursing practices.

Written by practicing nurse life care planners and peer-reviewed by AANLCP member nurse life care planners, this core curriculum includes basic nurse life care planning knowledge on

• The history of nurse life care planning
• The use of critical thinking in the life care planning process
• How to critique a life care plan
• How to address spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, chronic pain, amputations, burns, cerebral palsy, and considerations with aging
• How to understand disability rights laws
• The legal aspects of nurse life care planning
• Litigation processes

Providing a foundation to encourage nurse life care planners to research and learn, A Core Curriculum for Nurse Life Care Planning offers a valuable resource for nurses practicing in this field.


About the Author

Edited by Dorajane Apuna-Grummer, BSN, MA, DHA, RN, CCM CNLCP and Wendie A. Howland, MN, RN-BC, CRRN, CCM, CNLCP, LNCC, this volume by the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners is the collaborative work of more than thirty nurse experts in the field of nurse life care planning.