cover image - Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care- Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323064064
Page Count: 528
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $66.95

Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care- Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,

by Kathleen Motacki, RN, MSN and Kathleen Burke, RN, PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care- Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323064064
Page Count: 528
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $66.95
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Help your students prepare for practice with this complete guide to nursing management of patient care. This book goes beyond the standard coverage of staff management. Its unique format emphasizes the five key responsibilities of the nurse in a typical health care environment.

  1. Patient care management
  2. Leadership
  3. Information management
  4. Organizational planning
  5. Human resources

Students will understand how hospitals function, and use that knowledge to provide safe and effective nursing care.

    • Organized around the five major functional groups within health care organizations that nurses handle or frequently interact with — patient care management, leadership, information management, organizational planning, and human resources.
    • Important content on the environment of care examines hospital safety and security issues including emergency codes, Safe Patient Handling and Movement and Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
    • Evidence-Based boxes summarize current research and best practices for topics throughout the textbook.
    • Clinical Corner boxes discuss practice process improvements made by nurses, including safe, effective practices used at their institutions and how they improve patient care.
    • NCLEX® examination-style review questions at the end of each chapter offer valuable review and exam preparation.
  • Section I: Patient Care Management

    1. Introduction to Patient Care Management
    2. Communication in the Work Environment for the Management and Coordination of Care
    3. Assigning and Delegating Patient Care Activities
    4. Evidence-Based Practice
    5. Management of the Environment of Care
    6. Section II: Leadership

    7. Healthcare
    8. Healthcare Regulatory and Certifying Agencies
    9. Ethical Issues in Patient Care
    10. Developing Management Skills
    11. Section III: Information Management

    12. Improving Organizational Performance
    13. Information Systems
    14. Use of Data for Improvement
    15. Section IV: Organizational Planning

    16. Strategic Planning
    17. Financial Planning
    18. Section V: Human Resources

    19. Management of Human Resources
    20. Providing Competent Staff
    21. Workplace Safety
    22. Legal Issues in the Workplace
    23. Staffing and Scheduling
    24. Supervising and Evaluating the Work of Others
    25. Section VI: Congratulations

    26. Your Immediate Future
  • Kathleen Motacki, RN, MSN, Nursing Faculty, Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, USA and Kathleen Burke, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Nursing, School of Nursing, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ, USA
An Access Code
This is a Faculty Product!
Any student who attempts to request a review copy will be reported to the school's faculty and administration.
Please note
All review copy requests, upon verification of instructor status, will be fulfilled as a digital version of the product, if available.