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Nursing Leadership for Patient-Centered Care : SPRINGER - Harriet Forman

Nursing Leadership for Patient-Centered Care

SPRINGER

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Published: 8th September 2010
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This book presents vignettes of real-life nurses, nurse managers and leaders, support staff, and patients-all sharing their experiences of how it feels to practice or receive care in our healthcare system. This book utilizes these valuable insights, demonstrating how they can be applied in practice. The author exposes the failures and successes of nurse leadership/management and practice, and encourages that nurse managers make an effort to return leadership and management from a prevailing "systems," to a "patient-centered," orientation.

The book discusses critical topics in leadership and management, such as developing a collaborative model with cross training to foster quality 24-hour nursing care, establishing a scheduling system and other management functions to identify problem areas, and fostering staff potential to enhance work satisfaction and retention.

Key Features: Features stories of actual management issues and how nurse leaders/managers, nursing staff, and patients have handled them Presents a phenomenologically-based leadership/management model to resolving nursing issues institutionally and individually Discusses how to address cultural and religious barriers among staff that affect relationships in the work place

List of Vignettesp. ix
Foreword: Reforming Patient Care From the Bedsidep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introductionp. xvii
Prologue: Listening With the Third Ear: Or-The Philosophical Underpinnings of This Bookp. 1
The Three Cs: Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperationp. 15
The Organization: Shifting Authority and Communication From Top Down to Patient Centeredp. 43
Leadership/Management-Can You Tell Them Apart?p. 67
Labor and Management: Need Not Be Adversarialp. 113
Personality Traits-The Keys to the Kingdomp. 143
Bridging the Cultural Dividep. 159
Spirituality and Nursing: Challenges, Dilemmas, and Occasional Successesp. 191
Grief: Part of the Human Conditionp. 203
Ethics, Morality, Critical Thinking, and Use and Abuse of Power: Are There Missing Links?p. 211
The Epilogue-Nursing: What It Is and What It Should Bep. 245
Bibliographyp. 277
Indexp. 279
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ISBN: 9780826105585
ISBN-10: 0826105580
Series: SPRINGER
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 287
Published: 8th September 2010
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.41