Leadership and Management in Nursing
A first of its kind, this ground-breaking book combines print and interactive resources that provide nursing students with the most effective learning experiences. Leadership in Nursing consists of chapters that emphasize interactive learning by interweaving internet-based activities to encourage student involvement and critical thinking. Leadership in Nursing: Principles and Practices is the first resource that combines the most up-to-date leadership and management content with interactive, application-based activities, ensuring that nurses are prepared to lead and manage in today's healthcare environment.
- Paperback | 400 pages
- 213.4 x 274.3 x 27.9mm | 1,133.99g
- 08 Nov 2005
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Back cover copy
This is a comprehensive resource on leadership and management specific to nursing professionals. Topics include details of the leadership and management skills need to perform professionally in today's nursing profession. Included are modules of "content chunks" to assist in streamlining the material. Activities interwoven within the chapters and on the corresponding website encourage further research and critical thinking. Also found on the website are: video and audio examples and exercises, log on (internet-based exercises with student searching a particular topic); working together- team-based exercises, case applications and in the news - thinking about the future activities. Nursing Professionals and Nursing Students.
Table of contents
SECTION I. LEADERSHIP AND PLANNING. 1. Leadership. 2. Change in Decision-Making in Organizations. 3. Keys to Working with Others: Collaboration, Coordination, and Conflict Negotiation. 4. Effective Communication and Working Relationships. SECTION II. DELIVERY SYSTEMS/NURSING MODELS. 5. Organizational Structure of Effective Care Delivery. 6. Acute Care Organizations. 7. Teamwork and Motivation. 8. Delegation. 9. Tools to Manage and Evaluate Patient Care. SECTION III. LEGISLATION/REGULATION POLICY. 10. Health Care Policy, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Health Care Delivery. 11. Consumers and their Health Care. SECTION IV. RECRUITMENT/RETENTION. 12. Recruitment and Retention: Meeting Staffing Requirements. SECTION V. PROFESSIONAL/NURSING CULTURE. 13. Keys to Professional Success. SECTION VI. ECONOMIC VALUE. 14. Health Care Financial Issues. 15. Technology and Healthcare. SECTION VII. WORK ENVIRONMENT. 16. Quality Improvement and Safety in Health Care. 17. Pulling It All Together: The Culture of the Organization. SECTION VIII. DIVERSITY. 18. Diversity in Health Care Organizations.