In today's health care environment, consultation services have become increasingly integral to nursing. This engaging, reader-friendly book presents a five-phase process—a variation of the traditional nursing process—for working with individuals or groups to help them resolve actual or potential health care problems.
Examines key issues in nursing today, including entrepreneurial opportunities for nurses and nurses empowering individuals/groups in problem solving and assessing wellness responsibility. Provides updated examples that focus more on today's integral, community perspective versus providing consultation primarily in organizational settings. Features key search engine terms at the beginning of each chapter. Offers real-life examples of nursing consultation. Provides application activities after each chapter.
An up-to-date, pragmatically organized reference for case managers and nursing supervisors.