Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing / Edition 4

Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing / Edition 4

by Eleanor J. Sullivan, Phillip J Decker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805378677

ISBN-13: 9780805378672

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Used worldwide, this award-winning book has been revised to reflect many changes in nursing and health care. Targeted to students, practicing nurses, and those in management, this book helps all nurses acquire skills they need to be successful in today's dynamic health environment.

FEATURES:
  • NEW—added chapters on retention

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Overview

Used worldwide, this award-winning book has been revised to reflect many changes in nursing and health care. Targeted to students, practicing nurses, and those in management, this book helps all nurses acquire skills they need to be successful in today's dynamic health environment.

FEATURES:
  • NEW—added chapters on retention of nurses and workplace violence prevention
  • NEW—expanded technology content, especially networking among information systems and linking clinical data with information systems
  • NEW—expanded community and public health content
  • NEW—Questions to Challenge You at the end of each chapter
  • NEW—list of tools for using the skills presented in the chapter
  • NEW—Case Studies with Manager's Checklist that show concepts in action

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805378672
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
467
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.17(d)

Table of Contents

I. UNDERSTANDING NURSING MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION.

 1. Introduction to Nursing Management.

 2. How Organizations Are Designed.

 3. How Nursing Care Is Delivered.

 4. Leading and Managing.

 5. Understanding Legal and Ethical Issues.

 6. Handling Power and Politics.

II. KEY SKILLS IN NURSING MANAGEMENT.

 7. Thinking Critically, Making Decisions, Solving Problems.

 8. Communicating Effectively.

 9. Handling Conflict.

10. Delegating Successfully.

11. Building and Managing Teams.

12. Budgeting and Managing Resources.

13. Managing and Improving Quality.

14. Using Healthcare Technology Systems.

15. Managing Stress and Time.

16. Initiating and Managing Change.

III. MANAGINGHUMAN RESOURCES.

17. Handling Staffing and Scheduling.

18. Recruiting and Selecting Staff.

19. Motivating and Developing Staff.

20. Evaluating Staff Performance.

21. Coaching, Disciplining, and Terminating Staff.

22. Reducing Turnover, Retaining Staff.

23. Managing Absenteeism and Other Staff Problems.

24. Collective Bargaining.

Index.

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