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The Doctor of Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition
A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues

Author(s): Lisa Astalos Chism, DNP, APRN, NCMP, FAANP, Clinical Director, Women’s Wellness Clinic, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Certified Menopause Practitioner, North American Menopause Society, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284141856
  • Paperback    500 pages      © 2019
  • Will Publish: 12/15/2017
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The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive guidebook for role development of the DNP student. This text covers potential roles of the DNP graduate, including leader, clinician, educator, ethical consultant, and health policy advocate. Conversational in tone, the Fourth Edition covers potential roles of the DNP graduate, including leader, clinician, educator, ethical consultant, and health policy advocate.

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • New chapters on role modeling via storytelling
  • Interviews with DNP-prepared nurses in various fields
  • New content focused on writing as a DNP

Applicable Courses

Courses on policy, ethics, and role development in DNP programs
DNP Role Transition
Research-related DNP coursework
Capstone projects for DNP students
Clinical Practicum

Part  I  Role Transition
  Chapter  1  Overview of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
  Chapter  2  Leadership, Collaboration, and the DNP Graduate
  Chapter  3  The DNP Graduate as Expert Clinician
  Chapter  4  The DNP: Expectations for Theory, Research, and Scholarship
  Chapter  5  DNP Involvement in Healthcare Policy and Advocacy
  Chapter  6  The DNP Graduate as Educator
  Chapter  7  The DNP Graduate as Ethical Consultant
  Chapter  8  The DNP Graduate as Information Specialist
Part  II  Professional Issues Related to the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
  Chapter  9  The BSN-to-DNP Path: Opportunities and Challenges for DNP Students and Graduates
  Chapter  10  The Doctor Nurse: Overcoming Title Issues
  Chapter  11  Why Didn't You Just Become a Doctor? Educating Others About the DNP Degree
  Chapter  12  Shaping Your Brand: Marketing Yourself as a DNP Graduate
  Chapter  13  Writing for Professional Publication
  Chapter  14  The Certification Question: Where Are We?
  Chapter  15  Storytelling: The Art of Translating the Essentials into Practice
  Chapter  16  The DNP Degree: Past, Current and Future Trends

Lisa Astalos Chism, DNP, APRN, NCMP, FAANP-Clinical Director, Women’s Wellness Clinic, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan, Certified Nurse Practitioner, Certified Menopause Practitioner, North American Menopause Society, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan

Dr. Lisa Chism is clinical director of the Women’s Wellness Clinic at Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan. She has been a registered nurse for over 22 years and a certified nurse practitioner for 20 years. Dr. Chism is also a Certified Menopause Practitioner through the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and recently completed a certificate in sexual health as a sexual health counselor and educator at the University of Michigan. Dr. Chism completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in December, 2007 at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan. She is also serves as adjunct assistant professor at Madonna University, Her interests include spiritual care and nursing practice, development and promotion of the DNP degree, and caring for women experiencing menopause, sexual health and related health concerns. Dr. Chism’s  middle-range nursing theory entitled “Chism’s Middle-Range Spiritual Empathy Theory” is referenced nationally and internationally. She has presented many poster and podium presentations regarding the DNP degree locally and nationally, as well as guest lectured at various universities. In June, 2011, Dr. Chism was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She was also selected as Menopause Practitioner of the Year by the North American Menopause Society, September, 2011. Dr. Chism and her daughter, Isabel (Reserve National Champion Arabian Ladies Side Saddle, 2014), are active equestrians and enjoy showing their Arabian Grey Gelding, GSF Lord of the Ring.  She resides in Woodhaven, Michigan with her husband Bruce, daughter Isabel and their poodle, Lucy.

 

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