Managing Client Care / Edition 3

Managing Client Care / Edition 3

by Elizabeth F. Wywialowski, Elizabeth F. Wywialowski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323024823

ISBN-13: 9780323024822

Pub. Date: 11/04/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

With this book, you'll learn: the roles and responsibilities associated with the manager of care position, the core competencies required of staff nurses caring for clients, the latest challenges in staff nursing, such as staff shortages, mandatory overtime, agency nurses and temps, self-preservation, and continuing education, and evolving management concepts, from…  See more details below

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With this book, you'll learn: the roles and responsibilities associated with the manager of care position, the core competencies required of staff nurses caring for clients, the latest challenges in staff nursing, such as staff shortages, mandatory overtime, agency nurses and temps, self-preservation, and continuing education, and evolving management concepts, from understanding the health care system to using personal strengths most effectively and nurturing professional integrity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323024822
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/04/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Unit IUnderstanding the Client Care Environment
1Introduction to Client Care Management3
2Understanding the Context of Health Care27
3Supporting the Organization52
4Managing Time Purposefully89
Unit IIManaging Client Care
5Managing Resources Cost-Effectively113
6Developing Management Skills136
7Identifying and Resolving Conflicts152
8Receiving and Giving Change-of-Shift Reports167
9Transcribing Physician's "Orders"183
Unit IIIManaging Others
10Using Personal Strengths to Manage Others Creatively209
11Coordinating Care Provided by Nursing, Multidisciplinary, and Interdisciplinary Work Groups234
12Supervising and Evaluating the Work of Others263
13Assigning and Delegating Client Care Activities289
14Conducting Client Care Conferences as a Management Tool314
Unit IVProfessional Development
15Addressing Ethical and Legal Issues333
16Nurturing Professional Integrity362
Epilogue: Managing Your Career384

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