cover image - Leadership and Nursing Care Management,4th Edition
ISBN: 9781416059844
Page Count: 928
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $69.95

Leadership and Nursing Care Management,4th Edition

by Diane Huber, PhD, RN, FAAN, NEA-BC
cover image - Leadership and Nursing Care Management,4th Edition
ISBN: 9781416059844
Page Count: 928
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $69.95
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Comprehensive and easy to read, this authoritative resource features the most up-to-date, research-based blend of practice and theory related to the issues that impact nursing management and leadership today. Key topics include the nursing professional’s role in law and ethics, staffing and scheduling, delegation, cultural considerations, care management, human resources, outcomes management, safe work environments, preventing employee injury, and time and stress management.

    • Research Notes in each chapter summarize relevant nursing leadership and management studies and show how research findings can be applied in practice.
    • Leadership and Management Behavior boxes in each chapter highlight the performance and conduct expected of nurse leaders, managers, and executives.
    • Leading and Managing Defined boxes in each chapter list key terminology related to leadership and management, and their definitions.
    • Case Studies at the end of each chapter present real-world leadership and management situations and illustrate how key chapter concepts can be applied to actual practice.
    • Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each chapter present clinical situations followed by critical thinking questions that allow you to reflect on chapter content, critically analyze the information, and apply it to the situation.
    • A new Patient Acuity chapter uses evidence-based tools to discuss how patient acuity measurement can be done in ways that are specific to nursing.
    • A reader-friendly format breaks key content into easy-to-scan bulleted lists.
    • Chapters are divided according to the AONE competencies for nurse leaders, managers, and executives.
    • Practical Tips boxes highlight useful strategies for applying leadership and management skills to practice.
  • Part I: Leadership

    1. Leadership Principles
    2. Management Principles
    3. Change and Innovation
    4. Organizational Climate and Culture
    5. Part II: Professionalism

    6. Critical Thinking and Decision Making Skills
    7. Managing Time and Stress
    8. Legal and Ethical Issues
    9. Part III: Communication and Relationship Building

    10. Communication, Persuasion and Negotiation
    11. Motivation
    12. Team Building and Working with Effective Groups
    13. Delegation
    14. Power and Conflict
    15. Workplace Diversity
    16. Part IV: Knowledge of the Health Care Environment

    17. The Health Care System
    18. Health Policy, Health, and Nursing
    19. Evidence-Based Practice: Strategies for Nursing Leaders
    20. Mission Statements, Policies and Procedures
    21. Organizational Structure
    22. Decentralization and Shared Governance
    23. Models of Care Delivery
    24. Case Management
    25. Population Health Management
    26. Patient Acuity NEW!
    27. Quality Improvement and Health Care Safety
    28. Measuring and Managing Outcomes
    29. Part V: Business Skills

    30. Confronting the Nursing Shortage
    31. Staff Recruitment and Retention
    32. Staffing and Scheduling
    33. Collective Bargaining
    34. Financial Management
    35. Budgeting
    36. Productivity and Costing Out Nursing
    37. Performance Appraisal
    38. Prevention of Workplace Violence
    39. All Hazards Disaster Preparedness
    40. Data Management and Informatics
    41. Strategic Management Marketing
  • Diane Huber, PhD, RN, FAAN, NEA-BC, Professor, College of Nursing and College of Public Health, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
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