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Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing

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Publisher Comments:

The Seventh Edition of this award-winning textbook has been revised to reflect the changing health care arena, nursing realities, and current student priorities.

With valuable information for nursing students, nurses in clinical practice, and nurses in leadership positions, the book helps nurses acquire the skills that are essential in today’s dynamic health care environment.

 

NEW TO THIS EDITION

NEW four-color design emphasizes essential content and enhances the study experience.

NEW chapter “Preventing Workplace Violence,” prepares students for threats inherent in the workplace today.

NEW section, Taking Care of Yourself, addresses students’ concerns about managing stress and pursuing a nursing career.

NEW chapter, Advancing Your Career, helps nurses envision their future, examine their potential, and take advantage of opportunities.

NEW expanded coverage throughout on patient safety.

 

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Open access for students and faculty, offering NCLEX review, student activities, additional resources, videos and much more.

 

ONLINE COURSE MANAGEMENT CARTRIDGES Pearson’s online course management solutions feature interactive modules, student activities, NCLEX review questions, instructors’ resources, and more. For more information please contact your Pearson Health and Careers Sales Representative or go online to www.prenhall.com/demo .

Synopsis:

Completely updated in a new edition, Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing provides students with the necessary skills to make sound management decisions in a dynamic health care environment. Used worldwide, this award-winning book is now offered in a revised seventh edition to reflect the many changes in health care and nursing. Targeted to both practicing nurses and those in management, this book provides the tools for using the skills presented in each chapter, case studies with a managers checklist, critical thinking questions, key terms, an easy-to-read format, and a link to online instruction. In the ever-changing health care environment, nurses have never needed this information more.

About the Author

Eleanor J. Sullivan, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the former dean of the University of Kansas School of Nursing, past president of Sigma Theta Tau International, and editor of the Journal of Professional Nursing. She has served on the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, testified before the U. S. Senate, served on a National Institutes of Health council, presented papers to international audiences, been quoted in Chicago Tribune,  St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Rolling Stone Magazine, and named “Who’s Who in Health Care” by Kansas City Business Journal. She earned nursing degrees from St. Louis Community College, St. Louis University, and Southern Illinois University and holds a PhD from St. Louis University.

 

Dr. Sullivan is known for her publications in nursing, including this award-winning textbook, Effective Leadership & Management in Nursing, and Becoming Influential: A Guide for Nurses  from Prentice Hall. Other publications include Creating Nursing’s Future: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges and Nursing Care for Clients with Substance Abuse.

Today Dr. Sullivan is a professional speaker and mystery author. Her mystery series (Twice Dead, Deadly DiversionAssumed Dead) features nurse sleuth Monika Everhardt. By showing nursing realistically, she hopes that readers will understand the complexity of nursing care and the skills and knowledge involved in being a nurse.

Learn more at www.EleanorSullivan.com

 

Table of Contents

Part I Understanding Nursing Management And Organizations

Chapter 1 Introducing Nursing Management

Chapter 2  Designing Organizations

Chapter 3  Delivering Nursing Care

Chapter 4  Leading, Managing, Following

Chapter 5  Initiating and Implementing Change

Chapter 6  Managing and Improving Quality

Chapter 7  Understanding Power And Politics

 

Part II Learning Key Skills In Nursing Management

Chapter 8  Thinking Critically, Making Decisions, Solving Problems

Chapter 9  Communicating Effectively

Chapter 10  Delegating Successfully

Chapter 11  Building And Managing Teams

Chapter 12  Handling Conflict

Chapter 13  Managing Time

 

Part III Managing Resources

Chapter 14  Budgeting And Managing Fiscal Resources

Chapter 15  Recruiting And Selecting Staff

Chapter 16  Staffing and Scheduling

Chapter 17  Motivating And Developing Staff

Chapter 18  Evaluating Staff Performance

Chapter 19  Coaching, Disciplining, and Terminating Staff

Chapter 20  Reducing Turnover, Retaining Staff

Chapter 21  Managing Absenteeism and Other Staff Problems

Chapter 22  Preventing Workplace Violence

Chapter 23  Handling Collective-Bargaining Issues

 

Part IV Taking Care Of Yourself

Chapter 24  Managing Stress

Chapter 25  Advancing Your Career

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135142639
Author:
Sullivan, Eleanor J
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Author:
Sullivan, Eleanor J.
Author:
Decker, Phillip J.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Nursing - General
Subject:
Nursing Care
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Health Care Delivery
Subject:
Nursing - Management & Leadership
Subject:
Nursing services -- Administration.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Nursing
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Effective Leadership & Management in Nursing (Sull
Publication Date:
July 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.80x7.90x.60 in. 1.40 lbs.

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