Reinventing Your Nursing Career: A Handbook for Success in the Age of Managed Care / Edition 1

Reinventing Your Nursing Career: A Handbook for Success in the Age of Managed Care / Edition 1

by Michael Newell, Mario Pinardo
     
 

ISBN-10: 083421007X

ISBN-13: 9780834210073

Pub. Date: 10/23/1997

Publisher: Aspen

The health care revolution now underway is anticipated to displace nea rly a million hospital-based nurses over the next several years. While opportunities in nursing exist outside hospital walls, most nurses ar e not trained or equipped to cope with such a derailment, Reinventing Your Career is a self-study manual on rethinking one's career, setting personal goals

Overview

The health care revolution now underway is anticipated to displace nea rly a million hospital-based nurses over the next several years. While opportunities in nursing exist outside hospital walls, most nurses ar e not trained or equipped to cope with such a derailment, Reinventing Your Career is a self-study manual on rethinking one's career, setting personal goals, and planning and implementing a strategy to find a pl ace in the future of health care. The book begins with a straightforwa rd, tell-it-like-it-is assessment of the current scene for nurses, the n flows into how nurses need to identify their value concretely in ter ms of skill sets and explains how to develop them. Chapters on empower ment and empowering techniques, goal-setting exercises, personal actio n planners, and networking techniques round out the book. Plus, you ca n earn CE credits!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834210073
Publisher:
Aspen
Publication date:
10/23/1997
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Future Directions of the Health Care System * Quality of Care and the Nurse’ s Role * Value Added in Nursing Practice * Identifying the Skill Set for Success * Case Management: A Practice Model for the Future Personal Transitions * The Process of Personal Empowerment * The Search for Answers * The Force of Crystallized Thinking * The Personal Empowerment Process * Steps to Personal Empowerment * Time Management * Finding a Life Partner: Types of Personality Evaluations * Networking * Glossary of Terms and Definitions

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