Nurse's Guide To Managed Care / Edition 1

Nurse's Guide To Managed Care / Edition 1

by Susan Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834212358

ISBN-13: 9780834212350

Pub. Date: 12/01/2007

Publisher: Aspen

The managed care evolution has left nurses facing reform, restructurin g, competition, and even retraining. Many nurses have seen lower moral e, resistance to change, and frustration in their professions. The nur sing profession is at a crossroads. This nuts-and-bolts guide to manag ed care, written for the front-line health care professional by a nurs e author,

Overview

The managed care evolution has left nurses facing reform, restructurin g, competition, and even retraining. Many nurses have seen lower moral e, resistance to change, and frustration in their professions. The nur sing profession is at a crossroads. This nuts-and-bolts guide to manag ed care, written for the front-line health care professional by a nurs e author, will help nurses understand the evolution of managed care, e xamine the emotional adjustments being demanded, and redefine the role and functions being created. Find out how to survive and thrive as a nurse in managed care. Create transition strategies you can live with. Define new expectations. Develop your own career survival techniques. An Essential Readings in Nursing Managed Care book containing 40-45 a rticles is available to complement this publication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834212350
Publisher:
Aspen
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
0.67(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction * Nursing: A Profession at the Crossroads * Nursing and Managed Care: A Reality Check * The Evolving Health Care System * Changing Hospitals in a Changing Environment * Nursing Care Is Managed Care * Nursing Ethics in a Managed Care System * Reengineering Nursing * Change: The New Constant * Managing Transition * The Nursing Studies: What Are the Implications for Nurses? * Differentiated Professional Nursing Practice: What Is It? * Managed Care Strategies for the Future * Nursing for the Future * Career Issues for Nurses in a Managed Care Delivery System * Practical Advice on Career Development: Strategies for a Managed Care Environment * Nurses and Unions: Do They Mix? * Thriving in the New Environment * Managed Care Business Skills * Nurses as Political Health Activists * Appendix

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