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Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management

Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0803611245

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ISBN13: 978-0803611245
ISBN10: 0803611242
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Edition/Copyright: 3RD 04
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management - 3RD 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803611245

Ruth M. Tappen, Sally A. Weiss and Diane K. Whitehead

ISBN13: 978-0803611245
ISBN10: 0803611242
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 04
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

This new edition focuses on preparing your students to assume the role as a significant member of the health-care team and manager of care, and is designed to help your students transition to professional nursing practice. Developed as a user-friendly text, the content and style makes it a great tool for your students in or out of the classroom.

KEY FEATURES

  • Emphasizes theoretical concepts of leadership and management and how to apply them to the clinical setting
  • Discusses followership in the leadership chapter as an active dynamic role with responsibilities
  • Contains self-assessment worksheets in applicable chapters to help students identify personal strengths and weaknesses and past experiences to help them relate theory to actual clinical practice
  • Content on electronic communication content helps students master the latest methods in transferring and protecting patient information
  • Overview of health-care economics focuses on costs and supply and demand and teaches students how to balance patient safety with available resources
  • Content on professional misconduct, added to the "Nursing Practice and the Law" chapter, shows students that they are legally responsible and helps them understand the ramifications of their actions
  • Includes Mildred Montag's contribution to ADN education and gives students the history of how and why this level of nursing education came into existence
  • Appendices now include both the "Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses" and the "International Council of Code"

Author Bio

Tappen, Ruth M. : Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida.

Weiss, Sally A. : Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida.

Whitehead, Diane K. : Nova Southeastern University, Davie, Florida.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Leading and Managing

1. Keys to Effective Leadership and Management
2. Getting People to Work Together
3. Giving and Receiving Feedback
4. Dealing with Problems and Conflicts
5. People and the Process of Change

Unit 2: Working Within the Organization

6. Organizations, Power, and Empowerment
7. Delegation
8. Managing Client Care
9. Time Management
10. Work Related Stress and Burnout
11. Workplace Issues

Unit 3: Professional Issues

12. Nursing Practice and the Law
13. Questions of Values and Ethics
14. Historical Leaders in Nursing
15. Your Nursing Career
16. Nursing Today
17. Looking to the Future

Appendices: American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses
Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses
Standards of Care Published by the American Nurses Association
National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Resolution Differentiated Nursing Practice

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