Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual, 3rd Edition
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Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual, 3rd Edition

Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual, 3rd Edition

by Nursing Knowledge Center, Al Rundio, Virginia Wilson
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Are you looking into how to advance your professional development through certification? Need a reliable and credible reference resource? No matter where you are in the process, make sure you have the most valuable review and resource tool at your disposal. The Nursing Knowledge Center's Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual is a must-have tool for nurses planning to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Nurse Executive certification exam. Based on the official ANCC certification exam test content outline, this review and resource manual will help you: Study and analyze comprehensive material and concepts written by nursing experts. Develop a recommended seven-step plan to equip you for the exam and map out what to do on the day of the exam. Prepare for and familiarize yourself with nurse executive standards of practice. And much more … Make the Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual a key resource in your certification preparation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935213789
Publisher: Ingram Book Company
Publication date: 04/28/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Sales rank: 535,598
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Taking the Certification Examination 1

General Suggestions for Preparing for the Exam 1

Chapter 2 Leadership and Management 11

Leadership Theories 11

The Importance of Transparency 14

Organization and Structure 15

Planning Continuum 33

Healthcare Environment 35

Institutional Environment 41

External Environment 44

Physical Environment 47

References 49

Chapter 3 Innovation, Technology, And Legal Issues in Nursing 55

Innovation and Healthcare Technology 55

Client Safety 58

Legal Issues in Professional Practice and Institutional Liabilities 64

References 68

Chapter 4 Healthcare Environment 71

Organizational Culture and Environment 71

Teambuilding 72

Group Dynamics 72

Conflict and Conflict Resolution 73

Negotiation 74

Sources of Power and Empowerment 75

Adapting to Change 76

Environmental Factors 78

References 83

Chapter 5 Program Evaluation and Research 85

Program Evaluation 85

Research 89

Purpose of Study 95

Background Information 96

Question Guiding Inquiry (PICOT) 96

Summary of Study 97

Conclusions and Outcome 98

Summary 99

References 99

Chapter 6 Legal And Regulatory Issues; Human Capital; Healthcare Policy And Politics; Ethics 103

Legal and Regulatory Issues 103

Human Capital 114

Management-Labor Relationships: Collective Bargaining 119

Healthcare Policy and Politics 122

Ethics 125

References 133

Chapter 7 The Business Of Health Care 141

Budget 141

Reimbursement 148

Cost Containment 153

Marketing 159

References 161

Appendix A Review Questions 163

Appendix B Answers to Review Questions 175

Index 181

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