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Overview

Uniquely organized around the AONE competencies, this trusted resource gives you an easy-to-understand, in-depth look at today’s most prevalent nursing leadership and management topics. Coverage features the most up-to-date, research-based blend of practice and theory related to topics such as: the nursing professional's role in law and ethics, staffing and scheduling, delegation, cultural considerations, care management, human resources, outcomes management, safe work environments, preventing employee injury, and time and stress management.

  • UNIQUE! Chapters divided according to AONE competencies for nurse leaders, managers, and executives.
  • Research Notes in each chapter summarize relevant nursing leadership and management studies and highlight practical applications of research findings.
  • Case Studies at the end of each chapter present real-world leadership and management situations and illustrate how key concepts can be applied to actual practice.
  • Critical Thinking Questions at the end of each chapter present clinical situations followed by critical thinking questions to help you reflect on chapter content, critically analyze the information, and apply it to the situation.

  • NEW! Full-color design makes content more vivid and realistic.
  • NEW! Chapter on Communication and Care Coordination covers these integral topics.
  • NEW! Updates to critical thinking exercises, case studies, research notes, and references offer the most current information.
  • NEW! Updated sections on Current Issues and Trends reflect the latest topics in the field.
  • NEW! Relevant Web Sites boxes provide authoritative resources for additional research.

The book contains both black-and-white and two-color illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455740710
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/8/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 86,745
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Leadership

  1. Leadership Principles
  2. Management Principles
  3. Change and Innovation
  4. Organizational Climate and Culture
  5. Part II: Professionalism

  6. Critical Thinking and Decision Making Skills
  7. Managing Time and Stress
  8. Legal and Ethical Issues
  9. Part III: Communication and Relationship Building

  10. Communication, Persuasion and Negotiation
  11. Motivation
  12. Team Building and Working with Effective Groups
  13. Delegation
  14. Power and Conflict
  15. Workplace Diversity
  16. Part IV: Knowledge of the Health Care Environment

  17. The Health Care System
  18. Health Policy, Health, and Nursing
  19. Evidence-Based Practice: Strategies for Nursing Leaders
  20. Mission Statements, Policies and Procedures
  21. Organizational Structure
  22. Decentralization and Shared Governance
  23. Models of Care Delivery
  24. Case Management
  25. Population Health Management
  26. Patient Acuity NEW!
  27. Quality Improvement and Health Care Safety
  28. Measuring and Managing Outcomes
  29. Part V: Business Skills

  30. Confronting the Nursing Shortage
  31. Staff Recruitment and Retention
  32. Staffing and Scheduling
  33. Collective Bargaining
  34. Financial Management
  35. Budgeting
  36. Productivity and Costing Out Nursing
  37. Performance Appraisal
  38. Prevention of Workplace Violence
  39. All Hazards Disaster Preparedness
  40. Data Management and Informatics
  41. Strategic Management Marketing
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