Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management

ISBN-10: 140183017X

ISBN-13: 9781401830175

Edition: 2004

Authors: Patricia Kelly-Heidenthal

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Essentials of Nursing Leadership & Management offers a concise and unique perspective on critical nursing leadership and management concepts. The text helps readers understand current issues such as time management and priority setting, delegation, performance improvement and much more.
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Book details

List price: $118.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

About the Author
How to Use This Book
Essential Concepts of Leadership and Management
Definition of Management
Organizational Management Theories
Motivation Theories
Definition of Leadership
Future Directions
Nursing Today
Nursing Today
Health Care Variation
Stakeholders in Health Care
Population-Based Health Care
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Team Building and Organizational Communication
Definition of a Team
Stages of Group Process
Common Member Roles
Great Team Guidelines
Teamwork on a Patient Care Unit
Organizational Communication
Overcoming Communication Barriers
Managing Nursing Care
Planning Care in Organizations
Assessment of External and Internal Environment
Development of a Philosophy, Vision, Mission, and Goals
Organizational Structure
Shared Governance
Perspectives on Delegation
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Delegation Decision-Making Grid
State Boards of Nursing
The Five Rights of Delegation
Knowledge and Skill of Delegation
Responsibilities of Health Team Members
Accountability, Supervision, and Assignment
Chain of Command
Determination of Staffing Needs
Patient Classification Systems
Considerations in Developing a Staffing Pattern
Establishing a Staffing Pattern
Nurse Sensitive Patient Outcomes
Models of Care Delivery
Care Delivery Management Tools
Some Perspectives on the Cost of Health Care
The Cost Equation: Money = Mission = Money
Types of Budgets
Budget Overview
Budget Approval and Monitoring
The Future
Performance and Quality Improvement
Selected History of Quality
Total Quality Management and Quality and Performance Improvement
Use of an Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Model in Performance Improvement (PI)
Methodologies for Performance Improvement
Other Performance Improvement Strategies
Using Data
Organizational Structure for PI
Leadership in Nursing
Definition of Power
Change and Conflict Resolution
Decision Making and Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Group Decision Making
Use of Technology in Decision Making
Evaluation of Information Found on the Internet
Time Management and Setting Priorities
Time Management Concepts
Setting Priorities
Find Personal Time for Lifelong Learning
Professional Issues
Legal Aspects of Patient Care
Sources of Law
Protections in Nursing Practice
Ethical Dimensions of Patient Care
Values and Virtue
Definition of Ethics and Morality
Ethical Principles and Rules
Patient Rights
Ethical Leadership and Management of Health Care Organizations
Ethical Codes
The Future
Cultural Diversity and Spirituality
Defining Culture, Ethnicity, Ethnocentrism, Values, and Acculturation
U.S. Diversity
Cultural Theories
Managing a Culturally Diverse Team
Organizational Culture
Preparation for Professional Nursing Practice
NCLEX Preparation and Your First Job
Preparation for NCLEX-RN
Beginning a Job Search
Developing a Resume
A Successful Interview
Orientation to Your New Job
Performance Feedback
Career Planning and Achieving Balance
Strategies for Professional Growth
Healthy Living--Achieving Balance
Areas of Health
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