Leadership and Nursing Care Management

Author: Diane Huber
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 145574073X
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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.

Leadership and Nursing Care Management

Author: Diane Huber
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416001683
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Thoroughly updated and revised, Leadership and Nursing Care Management, 3rd Edition, addresses basic issues such as law and ethics, staffing and scheduling, delegation, cultural considerations, and management of time and stress while providing readers with the core concepts that separate adequate and exceptional nurse managers. It presents a research-based blend of practice and theory in an easy-to-read writing style that won the previous edition an AJN Book of the Year award. A Leadership & Management Behaviors box in each chapter easily outlines in bulleted lists skills necessary for both leaders and managers in that content area, as well as appropriate behaviors that overlap the two roles. Research Notes in each chapter summarize timely key studies, using a consistent format to outline the purpose, discussion, and application to practice of each study and introduce the students to the expanding body of literature in nursing management. Bulleted lists of chapter objectives and summaries "bookmark" the beginning and end of each chapter discussion to emphasize the key concepts students should master. Study Questions follow each chapter's summary points, asking students not only to recall specific chapter content but also to synthesize what they've learned. Critical Thinking Exercises round out each chapter, challenging students to process, evaluate, and apply the chapter content. Selective, updated references showcase the most current research in nursing leadership and management. Case studies have been added to the end of each chapter, highlighting either a real or hypothetical situation in which students can analyze a direct application of the chapter content. Leading & Managing Defined boxes appear near the mentions of key terminology in each chapter, helping students easily find and master the basic definitions and concepts in that subject area. Key terms from each chapter have been alphabetically organized into a comprehensive back-of-book glossary. An exciting new design calls attention to the many educational features in each chapter and makes excellent use of color for a more inviting and engaging learning experience. Restructured into seven distinct modules designed specifically to meet the needs of courses established on a modular basis or CEU courses. 35 expert authors have broaden content to include topics such as All-Hazards Disaster Preparedness, Disease Management, Evidence-Based Practice, Cultural and Generational Workforce Diversity, Staff Recruitment and Retention, and Prevention of Workplace Violence.

Leadership and Nursing Care Management

Author: Diane Huber
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 9780721676999
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book presents today's most current view of health care systems and the latest thinking about nursing applications of leadership and management principles. Thoroughly updated and revised, the new edition includes new chapters on Cultural Diversity, Legal and Ethical Issues, Population-Based Care Management, and Marketing. It also offers expanded content on important issues such as case management and delegation responsibilites.

Contemporary Nursing

Author: Barbara Cherry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323390226
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Resource added for the Nursing-Associate Degree 105431, Practical Nursing 315431, and Nursing Assistant 305431 programs.

Leading and Managing in Nursing

Author: Patricia S. Yoder-Wise
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323294227
Format: PDF, ePub
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Leading and Managing in Nursing, 6th Edition offers an innovative approach to leading and managing by merging theory, research, and practical application to better prepare you for the NCLEX® exam and the transition to the practice environment. This cutting-edge text is organized around the issues that are central to the success of professional nurses in today's constantly changing healthcare environment, including consumer relationships, cultural diversity, resource management, delegation, and communication. UNIQUE! Each chapter opens with The Challenge, where practicing nurse leaders/managers offer their real-world views of a concern related in the chapter, encouraging you to think about how you would handle the situation. UNIQUE! The Solution closes each chapter with an effective method to handle the real-life situation presented in The Challenge, and demonstrates the ins and outs of problem solving in 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. Research and Literature Perspective boxes summarize timely articles of interest and point out their relevance and applicability to practice. Separate chapters on key topic areas such as cultural diversity, consumer relationships, delegation, managing information and technology, legal and ethical issues, and many more. End-of-chapter Tips offer guidelines for applying information presented in the chapter. Numbered exercises challenge you to think critically about concepts in the text and apply them to real-life situations. Eye-catching full-color design helps engage and guide you through each chapter. Glossary alphabetically lists and defines all the boldfaced key terms from the chapters. Chapter Checklists provide a quick summary of key points and serve as a handy study tool. NEW! QSEN competencies incorporated throughout the text emphasize the importance of providing safe, high-quality nursing care. NEW! What New Graduates Say section at the end of each chapter provides you with a real-world perspective on the transition to clinical practice. NEW! Expanded content on legal and ethical issues, care delivery strategies, staffing, quality, and consumer relationships. NEW! Updated photos throughout the book maintain a contemporary and visually appealing look and feel.

Community Public Health Nursing Practice

Author: Frances A. Maurer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455707627
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A practical approach helps you learn and apply core concepts of community and public health nursing. This text emphasizes both community and family as client, so you'll gain a solid understanding of these important specialties. Numerous real-life examples demonstrate your roles and responsibilities as a community health nurse.

The New Leadership Challenge

Author: Sheila Grossman
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803658745
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Whatever your role, practice or educational environment, here are the tools and techniques you can use to realize your leadership potential, advance your career, and contribute to the future of nursing. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, the 5th Edition features a new chapter, The Phenomenon of Leadership: Classic/Historical and Contemporary Leadership Theories, as well as expanded coverage of the Institute of Medicine initiatives and how they relate to leadership that ensures high-quality and safer care in our complex, chaotic health-care delivery systems. You’ll also find more critical-thinking exercises in each chapter

Clinical Pocket Companion for Maternal Child Nursing Care

Author: Susan L Ward
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803623720
Format: PDF
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Here’s the clinical information you need at your fingertips to provide safe, effective, and compassionate care in maternity and pediatric clinical settings. Full-color images of nursing skills and procedures as well as tools and charts make bedside reference easy.

Communication for Nurses

Author: Pamela McHugh Schuster
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803625308
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This exceptional book for nurses and nursing students guides the development of the comprehensive, professional communication skills to prevent errors that result in patient injuries and death. With a patient-safety focus, thorough coverage of communication and extensive, interactive ancillaries, it demonstrates how communication is tied to desired clinical outcomes.

Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing

Author: Bessie L. Marquis
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781772464
Format: PDF, ePub
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this foremost leadership and management text incorporates application with theory and emphasizes critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making. More than 225 case studies and learning exercises promote critical thinking and interactive discussion. Case studies cover a variety of settings, including acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, and community health. The book addresses timely issues such as leadership development, staffing, delegation, ethics and law, organizational, political, and personal power, management and technology, and more. Web links and learning exercises appear in each chapter. An Instructor's CD-ROM includes a testbank and PowerPoint slides.