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This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 12/22/2008.
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Now in its Fifth Edition, this text is designed to teach nursing students to apply effective decision-making, leadership, delegation, prioritization, and patient management skills to real-world practice situations. With its emphasis on critical thinking and collaborative decision making, this book has been highly successful in building students' problem-solving and management abilities. The book is in full color and has light-hearted illustrations that teach key concepts in a memorable way. Icons highlight legal/ethical, cultural, and safety considerations. Numerous examples and critical thinking exercises illustrate concepts and encourage students to apply what they have learned.
Table of Contents
|Working Within Organizations||p. 1|
|Developing Leadership Behavior and Management Skills||p. 3|
|Understanding and Working in Organizations||p. 43|
|Managing Resources Responsibly||p. 80|
|Supporting Quality Care||p. 124|
|Moving Into a Professional Role||p. 155|
|The Nurse as Communicator, Motivator, and Teacher||p. 157|
|The Nurse as Decision Maker and Delegator||p. 199|
|The Nurse as Supervisor and Evaluator||p. 247|
|The Nurse as Change Agent and Advocate||p. 289|
|The Nurse as Conflict Manager, Negotiator, and Mediator||p. 330|
|Evolving Issues in Nursing Practice||p. 367|
|Advancing Your Career||p. 369|
|Attaining and Maintaining Competence||p. 400|
|The Challenging Workplace||p. 424|
|Nursing Informatics and Evidence-based Practice||p. 459|
|Anticipating the Future||p. 512|
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