Time-tested leadership and management strategies based on experiential learning activities are at the foundation of this text for undergraduate and graduate students in nursing and health care leadership or management courses. It is grounded in theories and concepts applied to the health care environment from business, organizational psychology, health care law, and educational administration fields. The text encompasses theories of effective communication, problem analysis, conflict resolution, and time management challenges. This new edition includes three new chapters that cover current theories of creative leadership, working with diverse groups, and ethics for leaders and managers in health care, as well as new experiential learning activities throughout. These activities make theory application palpable and support the development of skills that students can use to motivate, educate, and lead those in health care to achieve the goals of a group, team, or organization. Included among the experiential learning activities are case studies, simulation, review questions, suggested assignments, and expected learning outcomes. The text will also be of value to nurse managers who wish to enhance their current leadership or managerial skills. Key Features: Provides strong direction for improving leadership and management skills in the health care environment Includes three new chapters on creative leadership, working with diverse groups, and ethics for healthcare leaders and managers Offers new learning activities throughout, including review questions and suggested assignments Features over 35 Experiential Exercises which invite the reader to experience new behaviors in a safe environment
Utilizing accepted models of leadership, this study places emphasis on legal and ethical issues as well as on improving human relationship skills in the nursing arena. Abundant case studies are provided to help strengthen concepts and teach conflict-resolution solutions and coping mechanisms.
Case Applications in Nursing Leadership and Management is a case study book designed to accompany traditional Nursing Leadership and Management texts. While it may also be used as a stand-alone text, it complements existing, traditional books by assisting the user to 1) summarize cogent points discussed in the primary text, 2) by using case studies to determine potential alternatives and outcomes, students are assisted in their critical thinking process and 3) many of the case studies can be utilized by faculty in the evaluation of their students.
This very successful text provides students with diverse expertise of management professionals in schools of business & private business practice as well as nurse educators & nursing service administrators. This combination of theoretical knowledge & practical experience provides a rich blend of content, integrating management skills & concepts appropriate for today's nurse manager to use in daily practice. New to this Edition * All chapters have been thoroughly updated with new or expanded coverage of such timely topics as managed care, changes in health care delivery systems, delegation, community health, quality management, new governance structures & functions, collaborative care, & career development. * Solid theory from management experts is applied through an increased number of clinical examples integrated throughout the text. * Chapter Outlines, Objectives, & Overviews begin each chapter. A bulleted chapter summary & review questions allow students to access & understand important points quickly. * Free student video. This new video is shrink-wrapped with the text to enable students to actually see & hear successful techniques for conflict resolution, time management, & effective delegation. * Full-color format. The-new edition is now full color with color coding to help students prioritize their study & review.
Team work, management, & leadership skills are an important part of being a nurse. This is the perfect book to help you on your way to being a well-rounded nursing professional. It uses friendly, accessible language to comprehensively cover all management theories & applies them to practical nursing settings.
Information technology has become an increasingly important part of counselling and psychotherapy. This text, with contributions from internationally leading figures, provides an up-to-the-minute, precise and practical guide to the different ways in which technology can be used in therapeutic work, including e-mail and Internet relay chat, telephone, video-link and stand-alone software packages. As well as discussing vital ethical, theoretical and practical considerations for practitioners, the authors look at the likely impact of these technologies on therapeutic relationships and the outcomes that can be expected. Technology's impact is explored from the perspectives of both therapists and clients, including individual therapy, groups, supervision and training, and supported by extensive case studies.
Take an evidence-based approach to leadership. Learn the skills you need to lead and succeed in the dynamic healthcare environments in which you will practice. From leadership and management theories through their application, you’ll develop the core competences you need to provide and manage care of the highest quality to your patients. You’ll also be prepared for the initiatives that are transforming the delivery and cost effectiveness of health care today.
For courses in nursing management in programs including baccalaureate degrees in generic and BSN completion, and graduate-level nursing programs; for education departments in health care organizations; for nurses in clinical practice who aspire to leadership; and for nurses already in leadership positions. More than ever before, today's rapidly changing, volatile healthcare environment demands highly developed management skills and superb leadership. Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing will help both practicing and student nurses manage successfully today, as well as into the future. This book combines practicality with conceptual understanding, tapping expertise of contributors from many relevant disciplines, especially healthcare management professionals. Updated to reflect the current state of healthcare, the Ninth Edition offers new or expanded coverage of the Affordable Care Act; evolving models of healthcare; cultural and gender diversity; quality management; emotional leadership; social media; harassing, bullying, and lack of civility in healthcare; emergency preparedness for terrorism, disasters, and mass shootings; and prevention of workplace violence. Two new chapters round out this award-winning text: "Understanding Legal and Ethical Issues" and "Imagining the Future."
Provides a practical approach to leadership and management principles specific to clinical settingsCoverage includes clinical decision-making, technology to improve patient outcomes, and leadership and management practice in inter-professional healthcare deliveryMultiple case studies This textbook is intended for students preparing as advanced practice nurses, doctoral physical therapists, doctoral pharmacists, and other advanced practice professionals. The book provides practical approaches to the application of leadership and management principles while systematically presenting the content needed for skilled leadership in varied clinical settings. Chapters are devoted to leadership change, understanding health organizations and systems, technology to improve population-based care, using critical thinking principles to improve patient outcomes, clinical decision-making using evidence-based practice, and inter-professional healthcare delivery. Telehealth and the impacts of the Affordable Care Act are also discussed. A case study is presented at the beginning of each chapter and incorporated into the theoretical material as a continuing illustration.