Leadership and Nursing Care Management / Edition 4

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Once again, Leadership and Nursing Care Management sets the stage foe managerial excellence. A clearly written blend of theory and practice, it provides you with an up-to-date understanding of today's health care systems and organizations…nursing applications of leadership and management principles…and much more.

With brand-new chapters on

  • Cultural Diversity
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Population-Based Care Management
  • and Marketing—Plus expanded coverage of delegation
  • cultural competence
  • case management
  • and managed care
—this thoroughly updated 2nd Edition equips you to meet the challenges of today's health care environment, effectively and proactively.

Features like these help the concepts come alive:

  • "Exemplars," written by practicing nurse managers, demonstrate the clinical application of leadership and management skills
  • "Vision Statements, " penned by well-known nursing leaders, provide insight into future trends.
  • Case-bases "Critical Thinking Questions" promote independent analysis and creative problem-solving.

    About the Author:
    Diane Huber, PhD, RN, FAAN, CNAA, is a nationally recognized speaker, academic, and consultant. She specializes in leadership and nursing care management, emphasizing case management. She teaches course sin nursing administration, case management, and health policy at undergraduate, master's, and doctoral level. Diane works in funded research, is published extensively and makes frequent presentations of her work. She is also the Associate Editor of Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice

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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416059844
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 9/29/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 928
  • Sales rank: 640,108
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Leadership

Pt. II Professionalism Critical Thinking and Decision Making Skills

Pt. III Communication and Relationship Building

Pt. IV Knowledge of the Health Care Environment The Health Care System

Pt. V Business Skills

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