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Leadership and Nursing Care Management - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
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Leadership and Nursing Care Management - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

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Uniquely organized around the AONE competencies, this trusted resource gives you an easy-to-understand, in-depth look at today’s most prevalent nursing leadership and management topics. Coverage features the most up-to-date, research-based blend of practice and theory related to topics such as: 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 and Management Principles

2. Change and Innovation

3. Organizational Climate and Culture

Part II: PROFESSIONALISM

4. Critical Thinking and Decision-Making Skills

5. Managing Time and Stress

6. Legal and Ethical Issues

Part III: COMMUNICATION AND RELATIONSHIP BUILDING

7. Communication and Care Coordination

8. Team Building and Working with Effective Groups

9. Delegation

10. Power and Conflict

11. Workplace Diversity

Part IV: KNOWLEDGE OF THE HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT

12. Case & Population Health Management

13. Organizational Structure

14. Decentralization & Shared Governance

15. Professional Practice Models

16. Evidence-Based Practice: Strategies for Nursing Leaders

17. Quality and Safety

18. Measuring and Managing Outcomes

Part V: BUSINESS SKILLS

19. Strategic Management

20. Nursing Shortage: Recruitment and Retention

21. Staffing and Scheduling

22. Budgeting, Productivity and Costing Out Nursing

23. Performance Appraisal

24. Prevention of Workplace Violence

25. All-Hazards Disaster Preparedness

26. Data Management and Informatics

27. Marketing

References

Index

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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