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Nursing Leadership and Management : Concepts and Practice - 4th edition

Nursing Leadership and Management : Concepts and Practice (ISBN10: 0803606095; ISBN13: 9780803606098)
ISBN13: 978-0803606098
ISBN10: 0803606095

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0803608320
ISBN10: 0803608322

Summary: The new edition of this popular book provides a strong foundation in leadership and management for students and nurses practicing in today's changing health care environment. The role of the nurse professional as leader and manager in acute care, community, and long-term settings is examined.
  • Expanded coverage of changes in the health care delivery system, including new approaches to the delivery of nur
    sing care
  • New content on career development, ethics, cultural diversity, and other workplace issues; also includes management information on such issues as latex allergy, violence, and drug-resistant hospital-acquired infections
  • New chapter on informatics
  • Discussion of the influence of economics on health care delivery
  • The influence of changes in the demographics in the workplace on management is discussed; topics include cultural diversity, changes in families, and new information on gender differences in communication
  • Case studies, one for each chapter, illustrate ''real-life'' situations intended to stimulate critical thinking
  • Three new features:
  • ''Test Yourself'' at the beginning of each chapter allows the reader to assess and identify how much information he/she has about the topic from personal life experience
  • ''Consider This'' throughout the text presents alternative, possibly controversial, items by illustrating what has happened to a particular person or organization by using the principles described in the text
  • ''Notes and Quotes'' appear throughout the text to highlight helpful hints, interesting facts, and notable quotes
  • Key terms are bolded and highlighted in sentence where they are defined
...show more
Summary: The new edition of this popular book provides a strong foundation in leadership and management for students and nurses practicing in today's changing health care environment. The role of the nurse professional as leader and manager in acute care, community, and long-term settings is examined.
  • Expanded coverage of changes in the health care delivery system, including new approaches to the delivery of nursing care
  • New content on career development, ethics, cultural diversity, and other workplace issues; also includes management information on such issues as latex allergy, violence, and drug-resistant hospital-acquired infections
  • New chapter on informatics
  • Discussion of the influence of economics on health care delivery
  • The influence of changes in the demographics in the workplace on management is discussed; topics include cultural diversity, changes in families, and new information on gender differences in communication
  • Case studies, one for each chapter, illustrate ''real-life'' situations intended to stimulate critical thinking
  • Three new features:
  • ''Test Yourself'' at the beginning of each chapter allows the reader to assess and identify how much information he/she has about the topic from personal life experience
  • ''Consider This'' throughout the text presents alternative, possibly controversial, items by illustrating what has happened to a particular person or organization by using the principles described in the text
  • ''Notes and Quotes'' appear throughout the text to highlight helpful hints, interesting facts, and notable quotes
  • Key terms are bolded and highlighted in sentence where they are defined
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 01
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Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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