Essentials of Nursing Leadership & Management

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Edition: 7th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2019-04-05
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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Summary

Transition from student to professional with confidence. Stepping out of the classroom and into professional nursing practice can be stressful. This handy guide will build your confidence and prepare you to meet the challenges you’ll face as a new staff nurse in today’s dynamic health-care environment. You’ll explore your future responsibilities as a leader and a manager and the workplace issues and trends that you’ll encounter in practice.

See what students are saying online…

Easy nursing book to read unlike others that I have …“come across. It gives great situations and examples throughout the book. Short and straight to the point.”—Wendy

Five stars “Actually one of my favorite leadership books from nursing school.”—Amy H.

Five stars Great book, very easy to understand, and clear on the points.”—Nevets

Table of Contents

Unit I: Professionalism

1.  Characteristics of a Profession *NEW*
2.   Professional Ethics and Values
3.   Nursing Practice and the Law

Unit II: Leading and Managing

4.    Leadership and Followership
5.    The Nurse as a Manager of Care
6.    Delegation and Prioritization of Client Care Staffing
7.    Communicating With Others and Working With the Interprofessional Team
8.    Resolving Problems and Conflicts

Unit III: Healthcare Organizations

9.      Organizations, Power and Professional Empowerment
10.    Organizations, People and Change
11.    Quality and Safety
12.    Maintaining a Safe Work Environment
13.    Promoting a Healthy Work Environment

Unit IV: Your Nursing Career

14.   Launching your Career
15.   Advancing your Career *NEW*

Unit V: Looking to the Future

16.  What the Future Holds

Bibliography 

Appendices
1.  Standards Published by the American Nurses Association
2.  Guidelines for the Registered Nurse in Giving, Accepting, or Rejecting a Work Assignment
3.  National Council of State Boards of Nursing Guidelines for Using Social Media Appropriately
4.  Answers to NCLEX Review Questions 

Index

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