Synopses & Reviews
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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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 Diversion, Assumed 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