Managing and Coordinating Nursing Care

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-12-30
  • Publisher: LWW

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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 Organizationsp. 1
Developing Leadership Behavior and Management Skillsp. 3
Understanding and Working in Organizationsp. 43
Managing Resources Responsiblyp. 80
Supporting Quality Carep. 124
Moving Into a Professional Rolep. 155
The Nurse as Communicator, Motivator, and Teacherp. 157
The Nurse as Decision Maker and Delegatorp. 199
The Nurse as Supervisor and Evaluatorp. 247
The Nurse as Change Agent and Advocatep. 289
The Nurse as Conflict Manager, Negotiator, and Mediatorp. 330
Evolving Issues in Nursing Practicep. 367
Advancing Your Careerp. 369
Attaining and Maintaining Competencep. 400
The Challenging Workplacep. 424
Nursing Informatics and Evidence-based Practicep. 459
Anticipating the Futurep. 512
Glossaryp. 545
Indexp. 557
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