Practice Standards of Developmental Disability Nursing


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Provides direction for professional nursing practice and a general framework for the evaluation of the practice

An essential tool for developmental disability (DD) nursing practice within any clinical or community-based setting. It provides practical guidelines to advance a relationship-based and lifespan approach to care that will meaningfully engage and support people with developmental disabilities toward optimal health and wellness.

This 3rd edition of the guide includes 11 updated standards and introduces a 12th standard, “Role of the DD Nurse in Social and Community Inclusion.” In addition, you will find the:

  • Developmental Disability Nursing Professional Practice Model (newly designed by certified, practicing DD nurses)
  • Alignment of Practice Standards with the Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education’s Core Competencies on Disability in Health Care Education
  • Updated DDNA Position Statement on Nursing Delegation.

Enhance your understanding of what it takes to help people with a developmental disability achieve the highest possible level of positive control of their physical, mental, and social health.

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Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6.25 × 0.25 in
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1 review for Practice Standards of Developmental Disability Nursing

  1. Sharon Cyrus-Savary

    Great Resource for all members of the clinical team

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