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Cardiovascular Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice

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Cardiovascular nurses are key contributors when it comes to meeting the challenges of cardiovascular disease and enhancing cardiovascular health. Their evidence-based practice focuses on optimizing cardiovascular health across the life span in all practice settings, improving patient outcomes and quality of life, and enhancing the heart health of communities. Staying up to date on the current scope and standards of practice of this specialty is an essential criteria needed to help save lives.
The fully revised edition of Cardiovascular Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition is the most comprehensive present-day resource available on this specialty practice.
The publication’s scope of practice addresses what is expected of all cardiovascular nurses, specifying the who, what, where, when, why and how of cardiovascular nursing. The 16 standards provide a framework for evaluating cardiovascular nursing outcomes and goals for which all cardiovascular nurses are held accountable in their practice.
Developed by cardiovascular nurse experts from across the profession who are dedicated to cardiovascular health, Cardiovascular Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition details and discusses all aspects of the competent level of practice and professional performance common to and expected from cardiovascular registered nurses in all practice settings and levels, including the APRN and graduate-prepared RN.

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