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Nursing Leadership, Management and Professional Practice for the LPN / LVN : From Nursing School to Beyond

Nursing Leadership, Management and Professional Practice for the LPN / LVN : From Nursing School to Beyond - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0803612914

Cover of Nursing Leadership, Management and Professional Practice for the LPN / LVN : From Nursing School to Beyond 3RD 05 (ISBN 978-0803612914)
ISBN13: 978-0803612914
ISBN10: 0803612915
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $31.95

Nursing Leadership, Management and Professional Practice for the LPN / LVN : From Nursing School to Beyond - 3RD 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0803612914

Mary Ann Anderson

ISBN13: 978-0803612914
ISBN10: 0803612915
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

New three-part organizational structure covers:

  • Nursing history, current trends, and the nurse's role in today's multifaceted healthcare environments.
  • The skills needed both to master nursing education and to successfully enter practice.
  • The leadership and management skills needed to thrive in nursing practice.
  • The author's personal, easy-to-read style covers the most sophisticated content in a manner that your LPN/LVN students will easily understand.
  • A more attractive design and an increase in lighthearted illustrations make the book even more engaging for your students.
  • Comprehensive coverage of personal/vocational relations and leadership/management content spans the entire LPN/LVN curriculum, making this the only book you will need to cover all of these subjects.
  • Updated educator resources include an Instructor's Guide and electronic test bank, as well as a new PowerPoint presentation.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Nursing Profession in Today's Healthcare Environment

1. Historical Perspective and Current Trends
2. Caring as a Personal and Professional Behavior
3. Understanding the Changing Roles in Nursing
4. Healthcare Environment

Part 2: From Student to Nurse

5. Fulfill Your Role as a Student
6. The Importance of Critical Thinking
7. Entry into Practice
8. Employment Process

Part 3: Leadership and Management Skills

9. Leadership and Management as a Professional Concept
10. Communication Skills in Leadership and Management
11. Considering Cultural Diversity
12. Understanding Benefits of Change
13. Welcome to Conflict
14. Dealing with Chaos
15. Ethics and Law in Nursing Management
16. Understanding Use of Power
17. Motivating Employees
18. Team Building
19. Making Assignments, Counseling, and Analyzing Performance