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Leading and Managing in Nursing - Patricia S. Yoder-Wise

Leading and Managing in Nursing

Paperback Published: 21st October 2014
ISBN: 9780323185776
Number Of Pages: 632

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Leading and Managing in Nursing, 6th Edition offers an innovative approach to leading and managing by merging theory, research, and practical application to better prepare you for the NCLEX® exam and the transition to the practice environment. This cutting-edge text is organized around the issues that are central to the success of professional nurses in today's constantly changing healthcare environment, including consumer relationships, cultural diversity, resource management, delegation, and communication.

Key Features:
  • UNIQUE! Each chapter opens with The Challenge, where practicing nurse leaders/managers offer their real-world views of a concern related in the chapter, encouraging you to think about how you would handle the situation.
  • UNIQUE! The Solution closes each chapter with an effective method to handle the real-life situation presented inThe Challenge, and demonstrates the ins and outs of problem solving in practice.
  • The Evidence boxes in each chapter summarize relevant concepts and research from nursing/business/medicine literature.
  • Theory boxes highlight and summarize pertinent theoretical concepts related to chapter content.
  • Research and Literature Perspective boxes summarize timely articles of interest and point out their relevance and applicability to practice.
  • Separate chapters on key topic areas such as cultural diversity, consumer relationships, delegation, managing information and technology, legal and ethical issues, and many more.
  • End-of-chapter Tips offer guidelines for applying information presented in the chapter.
  • Numbered exercises challenge you to think critically about concepts in the text and apply them to real-life situations.
  • Eye-catching full-color design helps engage and guide you through each chapter.
  • Glossary alphabetically lists and defines all the boldfaced key terms from the chapters.
  • Chapter Checklists provide a quick summary of key points and serve as a handy study tool.
New to this Edition:
  • NEW! QSEN competencies incorporated throughout the text emphasize the importance of providing safe, high-quality nursing care.
  • NEW! What New Graduates Say section at the end of each chapter provides you with a real-world perspective on the transition to clinical practice.
  • NEW! Expanded content on legal and ethical issues, care delivery strategies, staffing, quality, and consumer relationships.
  • NEW! Updated photos throughout the book maintain a contemporary and visually appealing look and feel.

PART 1: CORE CONCEPTS
Overview
1. Leading, Managing, and Following 
2. Patient Safety 
3. Developing the Role of Leader 
4. Developing the Role of Manager 
Context
5. Legal and Ethical Issues  
6. Making Decisions and Solving Problems 
7. Healthcare Organizations 
8. Understanding and Designing Organizational Structures 
9. Cultural Diversity in Health Care 
10. Power, Politics, and Influence
PART 2: MANAGING RESOURCES
11. Caring, Communicating, and Managing with Technology 
12. Managing Costs and Budgets 
13. Care Delivery Strategies 
14. Staffing and Scheduling 
15. Selecting, Developing, and Evaluating Staff
PART 3: CHANGING THE STATUS QUO
16. Strategic Planning, Goal-Setting, and Marketing  
17. Leading Change 
18. Building Teams Through Communication and Partnerships 
19. Collective Action 
20. Managing Quality and Risk 
21. Translating Research into Practice
PART 4: INTERPERSONAL AND PERSONAL SKILLS
Interpersonal
22. Consumer Relationships 
23. Conflict: The Cutting Edge of Change 
24. Managing Personal/Personnel Problems 
25. Workplace Violence  and Incivility 
26. Delegation: An Art of Professional Practice 
Personal
27. Role Transition 
28. Self-Management: Stress and Time 
29. Managing Your Career 
Future
30. Thriving for the Future
Glossary
Index 

ISBN: 9780323185776
ISBN-10: 0323185770
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 632
Published: 21st October 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.1  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.91
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised

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