Clinical and Nursing Staff Development: Current Competence, Future Focus / Edition 2

Clinical and Nursing Staff Development: Current Competence, Future Focus / Edition 2

by Karen J. Kelly-Thomas, Kelly, Karen J. Kelly
     
 

Here is the leading resource for staff development specialists. Now completely revised, updated and reorganized in the Second Edition, this essential reference seamlessly blends concepts and practical applications. Respected contributors present the latest thinking on clinical and nursing staff development, explaining new knowledge and changes in the health care

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Here is the leading resource for staff development specialists. Now completely revised, updated and reorganized in the Second Edition, this essential reference seamlessly blends concepts and practical applications. Respected contributors present the latest thinking on clinical and nursing staff development, explaining new knowledge and changes in the health care system. Case presentations provide practice-based, proven applications. Numerous charts, sample forms and sample checklists offer novice-to-expert solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397554164
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Staff Development: Growth in Practice1
2Structure and Process: New Models of Nursing and Clinical Staff Development25
3The Nature of Staff Development Practice: Theories, Skill Acquisition, and Research54
4Competence: The Outcome of Assessment and Development73
5Competence Assessment Systems and Measurement Strategies92
6Competence Assessment Models and Methods121
7Managing the Mandatories: Back to Basics145
8Outcome Management in Clinical Staff Development175
9Staff Development Programs: Strategic Thinking Applied192
10Program Planning: Solving the Problem213
11Competence Development: Critical Thinking, Clinical Judgment, and Technical Ability240
12Creating an Environment of Learning: An Opportunity282
13Quality Management: A Staff Development Tradition301
14Operations Management: Administering the Program337
15Future Forecast: Leading the Journey365
App. AANA's Standards and Criteria for Staff Development381
App. BUniversity of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic Philosophy and Model for Competence Assessment386
App. CFrequency Distribution, Central Tendency, Variability390
Index393

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