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Health Care Work Redesign / Edition 1

Health Care Work Redesign / Edition 1

by Kathleen Kelly


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This timely book presents nurse managers as change agents and describes their individual and organizational efforts in work redesign, role reconceptualization, job enrichment and empowerment, competency-based performance, and transitional management approaches.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803971646
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/30/1995
Series: Series on Nursing Administration , #7
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr Kathleen Kelly Ph D, MA (SEN), Dip TESL, AMBDA, is a senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University in the Centre for Inclusion and Special Educational Needs. She is Programme Leader for the MA in Specific Learning Difficulties and has presented papers at a number of international conferences in this area. For several years she has taught courses on specific learning difficulties (dyslexia) to undergraduates as part of the initial teacher training programme in addition to postgraduate awards. She has considerable experience in delivering courses to meet the criteria set out by the British Dyslexia Association for Approved Teacher Status (ATS) and is Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA).

Kathleen has taught a wide range of learners with dyslexia, from children as young as four years to those at Key Stage 5. She has worked in both mainstream and special schools, for language support and learning support services, as a SENCO in a primary school, and as Head of Sixth Form in a special school. She has many years’ experience of supporting multilingual children with special educational needs (including specific learning difficulties). Multilingualism and dyslexia is a particular area of interest and her doctorate was also in this area.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Mary K Kohles and Barbara A Donaho
Health Care Work Redesign
Defining and Measuring Work Redesign - Richard Redman and Shake Ketefian
A Field Study
Nurse Manager Role Redesign - Gail Tumulty
Multiple Productivity Evaluations to Support Nursing System Redesign - Carol A Brookes and Paul E Juras
Nursing Case Management to Achieve Integrated Clinical Expertise and Improved Resource Utilization - Sharon J Coulter et al
Empowerment for Redesign - Mary L Fisher et al
A Staff Nurse Perspective
A Three Dimensional Model for Planning and Documenting Care - Susan L Peterson
Planning for Patient Care Teams - Virginia Del Togno-Armanasco, Sue Harter and Judith Jones
A Shifting Health Care Paradigm
Implementation and Evaluation of Patient-Centered Care - Katherine R Jones et al
The Community Design Model - Paula Siler et al
A Framework for Restructuring
Restructuring Nursing Organization - Nashat Zuraikat et al
A Vision to Meet the 21st Century Challenges
Patient-Centered Differentiation - Cheryl B Stetler and Nancy Sheets
Laying the Groundwork for an Interdisciplinary Model for Care Delivery
The Colorado Differentiated Practice Model and Work Redesign - Marie E Miller and Joyce L Falco
Reorganizing Hospital Nursing Resources - Dorothy L Gordon et al
A Self-Managed Unit Model
Successul and 'Failed' Work Redesign Projects - Carolyn L Brown
Illuminating the Creative Tension
A Longitudinal Look at Shared Governance - Ruth S Ludemann, Wendy Lyons and Lisa Block
Six Years of Evaluation of Staff Perceptions
Assuming Leadership - Karleen Kerfoot
Creating Our Future

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