Shared Governance A Practical Approach to Transform Professional Nursing Practice

ISBN-10: 1601468687

ISBN-13: 9781601468680

Edition: 2nd 2011

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Description: Shared GovernanceA Practical Approach to Transform Professional Nursing Practice, Second EditionDiana Swihart, PhD, DMin, MSN, APN CS, RN-BC, CEO of AAPAAs of June 20, 2014, contact hours for nurses are no longer available with this product.Turn the theory of shared governance into a reality.Includes more than 30 customizable tools and formsChange is possible. Use the principles of shared governance to improve nursing satisfaction and patient care.Anecdotal accounts and research studies attempt to connect shared governance with rosy outcomes. But without defining and measuring its underlying concepts, how can organizations assess it? And if shared governance isn't defined and measured, how can it be connected to outcomes?Change your nursing culture for the better. This book shows you how to define and measure shared governance so you can evaluate efficacy and analyze outcomes. Easy-to-implement strategies help you successfully introduce shared governance or revitalize an existing model.Foreword written by Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD(h), APRN, FAAN, and tools and guidance from Robert Hess, PhD, RN, FAAN. Order todayBenefits:Get everything you need to build and sustain your shared governance modelSave time with easy-to-implement toolsEnhance nurse autonomy and increase competency and accountability of nursing staffCreate a collaborative environment among units and departmentsMeasure and assess outcomes to ensure continuous process improvementWhat's new:Updated research and case studiesNew benchmarking guidelines based on data from Robert HessEvidence-based strategies to help maintain your program and curb the damaging effects of staff turnoverMore than 30 customizable tools and formsHere's a sampling of the customizable resources included with this book:Unit council worksheet: Structures and processesUnit council bylaws and charterNursing governance council action request formNursing communication policyCoordinating council agenda or minutes templateUnit council minutes templateAfter action review formUnit council discussion planner, shared decision-making tool, and quarterly reportTable of Contents:Chapter 1: Introduction: The Construct of Shared GovernanceWhat Is Shared Governance?History and Development of Shared GovernanceShared Governance and Professional Nursing Practice ModelsShared Governance and Relational PartnershipsChapter 2: Design a Structure to Support Shared GovernanceBasic Requirements of All Shared Governance SystemsStructural Process Models of Shared GovernanceChapter 3: Build a Structure to Support Shared GovernanceImplementing Shared GovernanceLeading Strategic ChangeShared Governance Systems: Perspective and FormatBylaws and Articles: Formalizing the Shared Governance StructureChapter 4: Building the Unit-Level Practice Council for Implementing Shared Governance at Point of CareWhy Is a Unit-Level Council So Important?Dealing With ChangeServant (Transformational) LeadershipBuilding Relationships: Interprofessional and Interdisciplinary TeamsBuilding the Structure for Unit-Level Practice Councils (The Microsystem Level of Shared Governance)Chapter 5: Implementing Shared Governance at the Organization LevelThe Roles of the StakeholdersChapter 6: Measure Your Process and Outcomes at the Point of CareMeasurement Tools: IPNG and IPGResearch on the Evidence and Principles of Shared GovernanceResearch on Shared Governance in a Government AgencyChapter 7: Case Studies: Snapshots of Shared Governance and Best PracticesImplementing Shared Governance in the U.S. and Global CommunitiesChapter 8: Relationships for Excellence: ANCC Magnet Recognition Pro

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List price: $129.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Opus Communications
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 147
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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