Leadership and Management in Nursing / Edition 1

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131138698
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 11/3/2005
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 8.49 (w) x 10.78 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Conceptual base for leadership and management 2
Ch. 2 Change and decision making 32
Ch. 3 Keys to working with others : collaboration, coordination, and conflict resolution 70
Ch. 4 Effective staff communication and working relationships 98
Ch. 5 Organizational structure for effective care delivery 126
Ch. 6 Acute care organizations : an example of a health care organization 157
Ch. 7 Teamwork and motivation 200
Ch. 8 Delegation for the staff nurse 224
Ch. 9 Tools to manage and evaluate care 241
Ch. 10 Health care policy, legal issues, and ethics in health care delivery 276
Ch. 11 Consumers and nurses 314
Ch. 12 Recruitment and retention : meeting staffing requirements 336
Ch. 13 Keys to professional success 382
Ch. 14 Health care financial issues 424
Ch. 15 Technology and health care 464
Ch. 16 Health care quality improvement and safety 482
Ch. 17 Pulling it all together : the culture of the organization 524
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