Guidelines for Nursing Excellence in the Care of Children, Youth, and Families, 2E

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Guidelines for Nursing Excellence in the Care of Children, Youth, and Families, 2E

SKU# 9780826169617

Author: Cecily Betz PhD, RN, FAAN, Marilyn Krajicek PhD, RN, FAAN


  • Martha Craft-Rosenberg PhD, RN, FAAN


First Edition Designated a Doody's Core Title and Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

This distinguished title, written by nationally recognized nursing experts in health care and pediatrics, delivers the most current evidence-based practice standards and their application. These guidelines, developed through systematic consensus-building led by the AAN’s Child, Adolescent, and Family Expert Panel, incorporates the wisdom of 17 professional nursing and healthcare organizations regarding the core elements of pediatric nursing excellence. This second edition contains substantial updates to all guidelines based on the most current research evidence and demonstrates examples of how to best apply the guidelines to nursing practice.

Disseminating the gold standard of care for infants, children, adolescents, and families, this text addresses access to health care, genetic assessment and counseling, culturally responsive care, care for children and youth with disabilities, and others. Every chapter breaks down a guideline into its definition, history, and implications for clinical, education, policy, and research in nursing practice. A case study based around the analyzed guideline illustrates how the guideline should be employed in nursing practice culminates every chapter. Replete with supplemental online files full of resources to apply these guidelines to nursing practice, Guidelines for Nursing Excellence in the Care of Children, Youth, and Families represents an invaluable resource for pediatric nurses, nursing students, nursing educators, nursing administrators, pediatric and family nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, nursing clinicians in public health, school nurses, and nurse researchers.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Significant updates to all 17 guidelines based on latest research evidence
  • Contributions by five new nursing and health care organizations
  • A new chapter organizational framework incorporating useful pedagogical elements
  • Examples of applications to education, research, policy, and clinical practice
  • A new faculty toolkit

Key Features:

  • Provides current pediatric practice standards formatted and endorsed by 17 leading professional nursing and health care organizations
  • Includes content applicable to advanced practice nurses, educators, researchers, and consultants
  • Includes learning objectives, description of guidelines, applications to practice, exemplars, references, and websites for additional resources
  • Product Details 

    • Publication Date October 28, 2017
    • Page Count 330
    • Product Form Paperback / softback
    • ISBN 13 9780826169617