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Pediatric Emergent/Urgent and Ambulatory Care: The Pocket NP

Sheila Sanning Shea

AJN Book-of-the-Year Award Winner!

Now in its third edition, this quick reference for nurse practitioners and other health care providers continues to provide rapid access to key assessment and management information for pediatric patients. With its concise format, the resource provides current, evidence-based guidelines for the most-commonly encountered problems found in this population in urgent and emergent settings.

The pocket guide is arranged in a logical head-to-toe format, and includes the history, physical examination, and essential medical decision-making considerations needed to walk the clinician step-by-step through a typical patient encounter. A variety of templates for dictation/documentation can be mixed and matched as needed to assist the clinician with the development of patient records. The book also contains frequently used anatomical illustrations and templates to assist in identification of normal and abnormal presentations. Purchase includes online access via most mobile devices or computers.

New to the Third Edition:

  • Updates crucial evidence-based clinical guidelines
  • Delivers ultrasound figures and tables

Key Features:

  • Provides at-a-glance access to patient treatment information
  • Offers templates assisting in identification of normal and abnormal presentations
  • Contains a rapid review of systems
  • Unfolds content in a head-to-toe format
  • Includes figures and anatomic information assisting in management/diagnosis of conditions
  • Contains information about billing

Book Details

  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Publish Date: Aug 28th, 2024
  • Pages: 180
  • Language: English
  • Edition: - 0003
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780826151780
  • Categories: Nursing - EmergencyNursing - Pediatric & NeonatalPediatrics

About the Author

Sanning Shea, Sheila: -

Sheila Sanning Shea, MSN, RN, ANP, is an emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) with over 40 years of clinical experience. She works for Southern California Emergency Medicine Group in San Pedro, California. Ms. Shea established an emergency clinical fellowship for nurse practitioners and physician assistants that includes both didactic and clinical experiences. Ms. Shea is widely published and is an author and reviewer for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, and was a contributing author to the Emergency Nurses Core Curriculum and Certified Emergency Nurse Review. Ms. Shea has taught NPs locally and nationally on a variety of emergent and urgent care topics. She serves as a consultant and educator for her company EmergeED.

Hoyt, Karen Sue: -

Karen Sue Hoyt, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-C, FAEN, FAANP, FAAN, is an emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) with nearly 50 years of clinical experience and 20 years as an NP. She is also a professor in the ENP program at the University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science. In 2006, she established the first Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. Dr. Hoyt has several peer-reviewed books and publications on clinical practice, research, and management/leadership topics. She conceptualized and has implemented a 2-day course for training ENPs and a train-the-trainer course for NP faculty. She has taught minor procedures workshops for NPs/PAs across the country. As a consultant and educator, she has also written ENP continuing education programs. Dr. Hoyt spearheaded The Delphi Study on Competencies for NPs in Emergency Care and serves as an item writer for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB). She is the former Chair of the NP Validation Committee for the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners (AAENP) and a former founding board member. She is a contributing editor to the first Emergency Nurse Practitioner Core Curriculum. Dr. Hoyt is also a Past President of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) and was the lead editor for the Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum (6th) edition and a previous edition of the Trauma Nursing Core Course. She serves as a consultant and educator for her company EmergeED.

Jordan, Kathleen Sanders: -

Kathleen Sanders Jordan, DNP, MS, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-BC, SANE-P is a clinical assistant professor in the Graduate School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina.