Nursing Leadership and Management / Edition 1

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This innovative, full color text offers a unique perspective in nursing leadership and management concepts. Nursing Leadership & Management brings a quality management perspective to a solid, comprehensive coverage of traditional nursing leadership and management concepts.

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This text/CD-ROM examines leadership and management concepts as they are applied to nursing. Emphasizing delegation, decision-making, budgeting, quality improvement, evidence-based practice, and population-based practice, the text provides a survey of essential concepts and a framework for applying leadership and management concepts. Learning features include color photos, objectives and key concepts, review questions and activities, critical thinking questions, and interviews with staff nurses, nurse practitioners, and nursing managers and leaders. Information on the CD-ROM is not given. The author is professor emerita, Purdue University-Calumet. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766825086
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 7.78 (w) x 10.18 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in nursing from DePaul University and a master's degree from Loyola University in Chicago. She has taught conferences for the Joint Commission on Accreditation for Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) and was the director of quality improvement at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics. She is a professor emerita at Purdue University—Calumet. She continues to work as a part-time staff nurse in the emergency department and is an active Red Cross disaster relief volunteer.

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS: UNIT ONE: INTRODUCTION. 1. Americas Healthcare Environment. 2. Basic Clinical Healthcare Economics. UNIT II: A NEW HEALTH CARE MODEL. 3. Evidence-Based Healthcare. 4. Nursing and Healthcare Informatics. 5. Population Based Healthcare. 6. Interdisciplinary and Personal Communication. 7. Politics & Consumer Partnerships. UNIT III: PLANNING CARE. 8. Leadership and Management. 10. Strategic Planning and Organizing Patient Care. 11. Effective Team Building. 11. Budget Concepts for Patient Care. 12. Effective Staffing. 13. Delegation of Nursing. UNIT IV: MANAGING CARE. 14. First Line Patient Care Management. 15. Patient Teaching. 16. Change and Conflict Resolution. 17. Power. 18. Time Management. UNIT V: EVALUATION. 19. Managing Organizational Outcomes. 20. Strategies to Improve Patient Care Outcomes. 21. Decision-Making. UNIT VI: OTHER PROFESSIONAL CONSIDERATIONS. 22. Legal Aspects of Patient Care. 23. Ethical Dimensions of Patient Care. 24. Cultural Diversity and Spirituality. 25. Collective Bargaining. UNIT VII: PREPERATION FOR ENTRY LEVEL NURSING PRACTICE. 26. Career Planning. 27. Emerging Nursing Opportunities. 28. Your First Job. 29. Healthy Living: Balancing personal and Professional Needs.

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