Nursing Leadership, Management, and Professional Practice for the LPN/LVN / Edition 2

Nursing Leadership, Management, and Professional Practice for the LPN/LVN / Edition 2

by Mary Ann Anderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803607946

ISBN-13: 9780803607941

Pub. Date: 02/01/2001

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

KEY FEATURES

  • The only book that provides leadership and management content designed specifically for the LPN, updated to reflect the latest changes in clinical practice
  • Offers a strong focus on the leadership/management skills needed for practice in a variety of clinical settings, including acute, subacute, long-term, community, and home care,
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KEY FEATURES

  • The only book that provides leadership and management content designed specifically for the LPN, updated to reflect the latest changes in clinical practice
  • Offers a strong focus on the leadership/management skills needed for practice in a variety of clinical settings, including acute, subacute, long-term, community, and home care, with particular emphasis on long-term care
  • Includes "real-world" case studies with related critical thinking exercises at the end of each chapter; answers are provided at the end of each chapter
  • Numerous critical thinking and values clarification exercises on perforated pages that can be removed and submitted as homework
  • Offers chapters on communication skills, team building, and making assignments
  • New chapter on chaos theory and its application to the high-stress health care environment in which LPN/LVNs work
  • Expanded coverage of legal issues relating to the LPN/LVN leadership and management roles
  • Includes pedagogical aids such as learning objectives, NCLEX-style review questions, and reference lists/bibliographies for each chapter

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803607941
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

1Historical Perspective of the Licensed Practical Nurse1
2Understanding the Changing Roles in Nursing17
3Entry into Practice35
4Employment Process56
5Understanding Nursing Leadership and Management as a Concept72
6Communication Skills97
7Understanding Benefits of Change119
8Welcome to Conflict133
9Understanding Use of Power155
10Ethics and Nursing Management174
11Motivating Employees190
12Team Building209
13Making Assignments, Counseling, and Analyzing Performance223

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