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Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care



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This dynamic resource is your guide to the latest information on the roles and responsibilities of the manager of patient care, core competencies required of nurses caring for patients, and a wide range of management concepts that nurses need to know before entering practice. With an emphasis on patient safety and evidence-based practice, it provides complete coverage of patient care management, leadership, information management, organizational planning, and human resources. Organized around the five major functional groups within health care organizations that nurses handle or frequently interact with - patient care management, leadership, information management, organizational planning, and human resources.Important content on the environment of care examines hospital safety and security issues including emergency codes, Safe Patient Handling and Movement and Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).Evidence-Based boxes summarize current research and best practices for topics throughout the textbook.Clinical Corner boxes discuss practice process improvements made by nurses, including safe, effective practices used at their institutions and how they improve patient care.NCLEX examination-style review questions at the end of each chapter offer valuable review and exam preparation.

Table of Contents

Patient Care Management
Introduction to Patient Care Management
Communication in the Work Environment for the Management and Coordination of Care
Assigning and Delegating Patient Care Activities
Evidence-Based Practice
Management of the Environment of Care
Healthcare Regulatory and Certifying Agencies
Ethical Issues in Patient Care
Developing Management Skills
Information Management
Improving Organizational Performance
Information Systems
Use of Data for Improvement
Organizational Planning
Strategic Planning
Financial Planning
Human Resources
Management of Human Resources
Providing Competent Staff
Workplace Safety
Legal Issues in the Workplace
Staffing and Scheduling
Supervising and Evaluating the Work of Others
Your Immediate Future
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