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Nurse Management Demystified

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ISBN-10: 007147241X

ISBN-13: 9780071472418

Edition: 2007

Authors: Irene McEachen, Jim Keogh

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'Nursing Management Demystified' applies management techniques to practical, everyday nursing tasks and problems. It offers tips on reducing waste and liability while keeping staff happy and productive.
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introduction
The Evolving Healthcare Delivery System
Rules and Regulations in the Healthcare System
Publicly Operated vs. Privately Operated Healthcare Facilities
Organizational Structure of a Healthcare Facility
Challenges Facing Hospitals
Challenges Facing Long-Term Care Facilities
Challenges Facing Residential Care Facilities
Challenges Facing Ambulatory Care Centers
Challenges Facing Home Healthcare Agencies
Challenges Facing Managed Care Organizations
Challenges Facing Preferred Provider Organizations
Work Rules and Unions
Quiz
Nursing Leadership and Management
Nurse Management: A Look Back
Nurse Manager Roles and Management Styles
Nursing Leadership
Standards of Practice of Professional Performance
Emotional Intelligence
Quiz
Nursing Care Delivery Models and Staffing
What Is a Nursing Care Delivery Model?
Staffing
Union and Union Contracts
Quiz
Delegation and Supervision
Crunch Time-The Pressure to Do More with Fewer Staff
What Is Delegation?
What Is Supervision?
Quiz
Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution
The Art of Communication
Conflict Resolution
Quiz
Policy
What Is a Policy
Creating a Policy
Work Rules and Policy
When a Policy Is Not a Policy
Enforcing Policy
Policy and Power
Quiz
Legal Issues
Legal Environment
Legally Prepared
Nurse Practice Acts
Exposure to Legal Claims
Living Wills and Durable Power of Attorney
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Medical Orders
Personnel Law
Quiz
Healthcare Economics
Basic Economics
The Development of the Unique U.S. Healthcare Economy
The Business of Healthcare
Nurse Managers and Healthcare Economics
Quiz
Budget Planning and Financial Management
Financial Structure of a Healthcare Facility
The Nurse Manager's Fiscal Responsibilities
Quiz
Unions, Management, and Employee Relations
The Changing Labor Environment
Provoking Unionization
Unionizing
Pros and Cons of a Union
Collective Bargaining
Negotiating
The Collective Bargaining Agreement
On Strike
Contract Signing
The Workplace Changes
Discipline, Suspension, and Terminations
Quiz
Time Management
How Do You Use Your Time?
It's a Matter of Time
Schedules
Time Wasters
Productive Meetings
Quiz
Nursing Informatics and Measurement
What Is Informatics?
What Is Measurement?
Electronic Informatics and Measurement
Nursing Informatics
Electronic Medical Record
Technology 101
Nursing Informatics Applications in Home Healthcare
The Informatics Team
Quiz
Risk Management
What Is Risk Management?
Managing Risk
The Incident Report
Common Risk Exposures
The Risk Management Department
The Nurse Manager and Managing Risk
Quiz
Managing Scarce Resources
What Is a Scarce Resource?
Causes of Scarce Resources
Managing Scarce Resources Using Technology
Managing Scarce Resources Through Better Organization
Strategies for Managing Scarce Nonhuman Resources
Quiz
Answers
Index