Rheumatology Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice

Publication Year: 2013

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: American Nursing Association

Publisher: American Nurses Association, Inc

ISBN: 978-1-55-810515-7

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Co-published with the Rheumatology Nursing Society, this is a must have resource for new nurses entering the specialty and the lifelong education of rheumatology nurse practitioners.

Rheumatology nurses are an integral member of the healthcare team who treat patients with rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, vasculitis, the spondyloarthropathies, systemic lupus, and other autoimmune diseases. Their specialized knowledge and skills help both patients and rheumatologists to create an interlocking network of patients and medical professionals. As such, rheumatology nurses manage healthcare teams that integrate patient care and patient education with professional expertise and research.

ANA’s new guide to contemporary rheumatology nursing practice contains up-to-date information for RNs and APRNs practicing in this nursing specialty and defines the level of nursing practice and professional performance for rheumatology nurses at all practice levels and in all settings.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: American Nurses Association, Inc
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: American Nursing Association
ISBN: 978-1-55-810515-7
Medical/Surgical Nursing
Advanced Practice
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 103
Year: 2013


Rheumatology Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice