Chapter 7. Establishing A Nurse-Led Program of Chronic Cardiac Care

  1. Simon Stewart BA, BN, Grad Dip Ad Ed, PhD1,
  2. Sally Inglis BN, BHSc (Hons)2 and
  3. Anna Hawkes BSc (Hons), MPH, PhD3

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750599.ch7

Chronic Cardiac Care: A Practical Guide to Specialist Nurse Management

Chronic Cardiac Care: A Practical Guide to Specialist Nurse Management

How to Cite

Stewart, S., Inglis, S. and Hawkes, A. (eds) (2006) Establishing A Nurse-Led Program of Chronic Cardiac Care, in Chronic Cardiac Care: A Practical Guide to Specialist Nurse Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750599.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, South Australia, and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Queensland, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727918352

Online ISBN: 9780470750599

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Keywords:

  • treatment;
  • strategic blueprint;
  • cardiac nurse;
  • recruitment;
  • inclusion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Creating a strategic blueprint

  • A key role for the specialist cardiac nurse

  • Screening and recruitment

  • Principles of effective chronic cardiac care

  • Promoting quality end-of-life

  • Maintaining high standards: generating and analyzing audit data

  • Creating a harmonious health care team

  • Successfully implementing well-made plans

  • Summary

  • References