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Leading and Managing in Canadian Nursing, First Edition offers an innovative approach to leadership and managing by merging theory, research, and practical application to better prepare students for their transition to the practice environment. This cutting-edge text is organized around the issues that are central to the success of Canadian nurses in today's constantly changing health care environment, including cultural diversity, resource management, advocacy, patient safety, delegation, and communication.

    • Separate chapters on legal and ethical issues emphasize the importance of each within the Canadian context.
    • Privacy Protection and Freedom of Information Act outline key considerations for nursing practice in Canada.
    • Canadian research examples highlight current findings in health science research.
    • Photos throughout the book maintain a contemporary and visually appealing look and feel.
    • Separate chapters on key topic areas such as cultural diversity, delegation, managing information and technology, legal and ethical issues, and many more.
    • Canadian health care system and health care funding model provide a foundational understanding of the Canadian context
    • Eye-catching full-colour design helps engage and guide students through each chapter.
    • UNIQUE! Each chapter opens with A Challenge, where practicing nurse leaders/managers offer their real-world views of a concern related in the chapter, encouraging students to think about how they would handle the situation.
    • UNIQUE! A Solution closes each chapter with an effective method to handle the real-life situation presented in A Challenge, and demonstrates the ins and outs of problem-solving in practice.
    • Numbered exercises challenge students to think critically about concepts in the text and apply them to real-life situations.
    • Canadian cultural diversity highlighted throughout illustrates real-world scenarios
    • Research and Literature Perspective boxes summarize timely articles of interest and point out their relevance and applicability to practice.
    • The Evidence boxes in each chapter summarize relevant concepts and research from nursing/business/medicine literature.
    • Theory boxes highlight and summarize pertinent theoretical concepts related to chapter content.
    • Chapter Checklists provide a quick summary of key points and serve as a handy study tool.
    • End-of-chapter Tips offer guidelines for applying information presented in the chapter.
    • Glossary alphabetically lists and defines all the boldfaced key terms from the chapters.

    PART 1  CORE CONCEPTS

    OVERVIEW 1 Leading, Managing, and Following 2 Patient Focus 3 Developing the Role of Leader 4 Developing the Role of Manager

    CONTEXT 5 Legal Issues 6 Ethical Issues 7 Making Decisions and Solving Problems 8 Health Care Organizations 9 Understanding and Designing Organizational Structures 10 Cultural Diversity in Health Care 11 Power, Politics, and Influence

    PART 2 

    MANAGING RESOURCES 12 Caring, Communicating, and Managing with Technology 13 Managing Costs and Budgets 14 Care Delivery Strategies 15 Staffing and Scheduling 16 Selecting, Developing, and Evaluating Staff

    PART 3 

    CHANGING THE STATUS QUO 17 Strategic Planning, Goal-Setting, and Marketing 18 Leading Change 19 Building Teams Through Communication and Partnerships 20 Collective Nursing Advocacy 21 Managing Quality and Risk 22 Translating Research into Practice

    PART 4  INTERPERSONAL AND PERSONAL SKILLS

    INTERPERSONAL 23 Understanding and Resolving Conflict 24 Managing Personal/Personnel Problems 25 Workplace Violence and Incivility 26 Practicing and Leading in Interdisciplinary Settings

    PERSONAL 27 Role Transition 28 Self-Management: Stress and Time 29 Managing Your Career

    FUTURE 30 Thriving for the Future

    Patricia S. Yoder-Wise, RN, EdD, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX and Lyle G. Grant, RN, BComm, BSN, MSN, JD, PhD, Coordinator, Institute for Nursing Scholarship
    Saskatchewan Polytechnic
    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan;
    Adjunct Professor
    School of Nursing
    University of Regina
    Regina, Saskatchewan

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