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Nurse Management Demystified : A Self-teaching Guide : The Demystified Series - Irene McEachen

Nurse Management Demystified : A Self-teaching Guide

The Demystified Series

Paperback Published: 1st November 2006
ISBN: 9780071472418
Number Of Pages: 252

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This new addition to the Demystified series offers practical, easy-to-understand management advice, whether you're a nursing student, nurse, or another type of medical facility administrator faced with the challenge of managing and motivating a staff.

Introductionp. ix
The Evolving Healthcare Delivery Systemp. 1
Rules and Regulations in the Healthcare Systemp. 2
Publicly Operated vs. Privately Operated Healthcare Facilitiesp. 3
Organizational Structure of a Healthcare Facilityp. 4
Challenges Facing Hospitalsp. 5
Challenges Facing Long-Term Care Facilitiesp. 12
Challenges Facing Residential Care Facilitiesp. 12
Challenges Facing Ambulatory Care Centersp. 13
Challenges Facing Home Healthcare Agenciesp. 13
Challenges Facing Managed Care Organizationsp. 13
Challenges Facing Preferred Provider Organizationsp. 14
Work Rules and Unionsp. 15
Quizp. 18
Nursing Leadership and Managementp. 21
Nurse Management: A Look Backp. 22
Nurse Manager Roles and Management Stylesp. 23
Nursing Leadershipp. 31
Standards of Practice of Professional Performancep. 33
Emotional Intelligencep. 35
Quizp. 36
Nursing Care Delivery Models and Staffingp. 39
What Is a Nursing Care Delivery Model?p. 40
Staffingp. 45
Union and Union Contractsp. 55
Quizp. 59
Delegation and Supervisionp. 63
Crunch Time-The Pressure to Do More with Fewer Staffp. 64
What Is Delegation?p. 65
What Is Supervision?p. 70
Quizp. 80
Effective Communication and Conflict Resolutionp. 83
The Art of Communicationp. 84
Conflict Resolutionp. 90
Quizp. 96
Policyp. 99
What Is a Policyp. 100
Creating a Policyp. 100
Work Rules and Policyp. 101
When a Policy Is Not a Policyp. 102
Enforcing Policyp. 103
Policy and Powerp. 108
Quizp. 110
Legal Issuesp. 113
Legal Environmentp. 113
Legally Preparedp. 121
Nurse Practice Actsp. 122
Exposure to Legal Claimsp. 123
Living Wills and Durable Power of Attorneyp. 124
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Actp. 125
Medical Ordersp. 125
Personnel Lawp. 126
Quizp. 127
Healthcare Economicsp. 129
Basic Economicsp. 130
The Development of the Unique U.S. Healthcare Economyp. 132
The Business of Healthcarep. 135
Nurse Managers and Healthcare Economicsp. 137
Quizp. 142
Budget Planning and Financial Managementp. 145
Financial Structure of a Healthcare Facilityp. 146
The Nurse Manager's Fiscal Responsibilitiesp. 152
Quizp. 159
Unions, Management, and Employee Relationsp. 161
The Changing Labor Environmentp. 162
Provoking Unionizationp. 164
Unionizingp. 165
Pros and Cons of a Unionp. 166
Collective Bargainingp. 168
Negotiatingp. 169
The Collective Bargaining Agreementp. 170
On Strikep. 171
Contract Signingp. 172
The Workplace Changesp. 172
Discipline, Suspension, and Terminationsp. 173
Quizp. 174
Time Managementp. 177
How Do You Use Your Time?p. 178
It's a Matter of Timep. 179
Schedulesp. 179
Time Wastersp. 183
Productive Meetingsp. 183
Quizp. 187
Nursing Informatics and Measurementp. 189
What Is Informatics?p. 190
What Is Measurement?p. 190
Electronic Informatics and Measurementp. 192
Nursing Informaticsp. 192
Electronic Medical Recordp. 194
Technology 101p. 196
Nursing Informatics Applications in Home Healthcarep. 201
The Informatics Teamp. 202
Quizp. 206
Risk Managementp. 209
What Is Risk Management?p. 209
Managing Riskp. 211
The Incident Reportp. 214
Common Risk Exposuresp. 216
The Risk Management Departmentp. 217
The Nurse Manager and Managing Riskp. 217
Quizp. 222
Managing Scarce Resourcesp. 225
What Is a Scarce Resource?p. 226
Causes of Scarce Resourcesp. 229
Managing Scarce Resources Using Technologyp. 231
Managing Scarce Resources Through Better Organizationp. 232
Strategies for Managing Scarce Nonhuman Resourcesp. 235
Quizp. 236
Answersp. 239
Indexp. 245
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ISBN: 9780071472418
ISBN-10: 007147241X
Series: Demystified
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 1st November 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1

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