Essentials of Nursing Leadership & Management (with Premium Web Site Printed Access Card) / Edition 3

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Practical, straightforward, and user-friendly, the third edition of ESSENTIALS OF NURSING LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT is designed to help readers develop the knowledge and skills needed to lead and manage nursing care delivery in the 21st century. This comprehensive book is organized into five units; the Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management, Leadership and Management of the Interdisciplinary Team, Leadership and Management of Patient-Centered Care, Quality Improvement of Patient Outcomes, and Leadership and Management of Self and the Future. Through nursing case studies, interviews, critical thinking exercises, NCLEX-style questions, review activities, and web activities, readers will successfully build their confidence in handling a range of common nursing leadership and management situations. The completely revised third edition contains up-to-date coverage of relevant topics such as information technology, quality improvement, safety , informatics, evidence-based practice, patient-centered care, National Safety Goals, and the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative.
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"I liked the way the author built from simple to complex and utilized nursing scenarios to capture the content. Her approach is good. This was easy reading and students will follow along well."

"Author's writing style is good. The approach to topics and subject matter is outstanding. The tone of the writer is firm yet readable." "The text is readable yet concise and understood. Charts and illustrations are good."

"Opening scenarios are excellent throughout the book, as are the interviews."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133935582
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/27/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 170,096
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Kelly is a professor emerita at Purdue University Calumet. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in nursing from DePaul University and a Master's Degree from Loyola University in Chicago. She has taught conferences for the Joint Commission and was the director of quality improvement at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics. She has also authored numerous textbooks and journal articles. She continues to work as a part-time staff nurse in the emergency department and is an active Red Cross disaster relief volunteer.

Janice Tazbir is a Professor of Nursing at Purdue University Calumet. She holds a Master's Degree in Nursing and has worked in critical care for the majority of her career. In addition to teaching, she currently works in critical care at the University of Chicago Hospitals. Over the course of her career, she has received multiple awards and published numerous refereed articles and book chapters. She has also authored several textbooks and is currently a member of many professional organizations.

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Table of Contents

ESSENTIALS OF NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT. 1. Nursing Leadership and Management. 2. The Health Care Environment. 3. Nursing Today. 4. Decision Making, Critical Thinking, and Technology. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF THE INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM. 5. Interdisciplinary Teamwork and Collaboration. 6. Change, Innovation, and Conflict. 7. Power and Politics. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF PATIENT-CENTERED CARE. 8. Delegation of Patient Care. 9. Effective Staffing. 10. Budget Concepts for Patient Care. 11. Strategic Planning and Organizing Patient Care for Quality and Safety . 12. Time Management and Setting Patient Care Priorities. QUALITY IMPROVEMENT OF PATIENT OUTCOMES. 13. Quality Improvement and Evidence-Based Patient Care. 14. Legal Aspects of Health Care. 15. Ethical Aspects of Health Care. 16. Culture, Generational Differences, and Spirituality. LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT OF SELF AND THE FUTURE. 17. NCLEX Preparation and Your First Job. 18. Career Planning and Achieving Balance.
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