Leading and Managing in Nursing

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-13
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Leading and Managing in Nursing, 5th Edition, by Patricia Yoder-Wise, successfully blends evidence-based guidelines with practical application. The new edition is designed to prepare you for the nursing leadership issues of today and tomorrow, providing just the right amount of information to equip you with the tools you need to succeed on the NCLEX and in practice.

This thoroughly updated edition is organized around the issues that are central to the success of professional nurses in today's constantly changing healthcare environment, including patient safety, workplace violence, consumer relationships, cultural diversity, resource management, and many more.

-Merges theory, research, and practical application for an innovative approach to nursing leadership and management.

-Offers a practical, evidence-based approach to today's key issues, including patient safety, workplace violence, team collaboration, delegation, managing quality and risk, staff education, supervision, and managing costs and budgets.

-Features easy-to-find boxes, a full-color design, and new photos that highlight key information for quick reference and effective study.

-Research and Literature Perspective boxes summarize timely articles of interest, helping you apply current research to evidence-based practice.

-Includes critical thinking questions in every chapter, challenging you to think critically about chapter concepts and apply them to real-life situations.

-Provides Chapter Checklists for a quick review and study guide to the key ideas in each chapter, theory boxes with pertinent theoretical concepts, a glossary of key terms and definitions, and bulleted lists for applying key content to practice.

-Features new chapters on Patient Safety and Workplace Violence, illustrating the nurse manager's role in ensuring patient and worker safety.

-Includes Need to Know Now, bulleted lists of critical points that help you focus on essential research-based information in your transition to the workforce.

-Gives current research examples in The Evidence boxes at the end of each chapter, illustrating how to apply research to practice.

-Provides casrevised Challenge and Solutions case scenarios of real-life leadership and management issues, giving you contemporary scenarios covering current issues in nursing leadership and management.

Table of Contents

Core Concepts
Leading, Managing, and Following
Patient Safety: The Core of Healthcare Leadership - NEW!
Developing the Role of Leader
Developing the Role of Manager
Legal and Ethical Issues
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Healthcare Organizations
Understanding and Designing Organizational Structures
Cultural Diversity in Health Care
Power, Politics, and Influence
Managing Resources
Caring, Communicating, and Managing with Technology
Managing Costs and Budgets
Care Delivery Strategies
Staffing and Scheduling
Selecting, Developing, and Evaluating Staff
Changing The Status Quo
Strategic Planning, Goal-Setting, and Marketing
Leading Change
Building Teams Through Communication and Partnerships
Collective Action
Managing Quality and Risk
Translating Research into Practice
Interpersonal and Personal Skills
Consumer Relationships
Conflict: The Cutting Edge of Change
Managing Personal/Personnel Problems
Workplace Violence: Threats from Outside and Within -- NEW!
Delegation: An Art of Professional Practice
Role Transition
Self Management: Stress and Time
Managing your Career
Thriving for the Future
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wonderful nursing book March 14, 2011
I purchased this book for a college class and I received it just in time. This book is very good and helpful. It is easy to understand and rich with facts and practical examples. Easy to read and not boring at all.
I recommend it for all nursing students.
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