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Author Finkelman, Anita Ward.
Title Leadership and management for nurses : core competencies for quality care / Anita Finkelman.
Published Boston : Pearson, c2012.
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 Floor4  RT89 .F527 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xiv, 537 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: Leadership and management in nursing / Anita W. Finkelman. c2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Conceptual base for leadership and management -- Health care policy, legal issues, and ethics in health care delivery -- Change and decision making -- Organizational structure for effective care delivery -- Health care financial issues -- Acute care organizations : an example of a health care organization -- Managing patient-centered care -- Diversity and disparities in health care -- Recruitment and retention: meeting staffing requirements -- Consumers and nurses -- Developing interprofessional and intraprofessional teams -- Improving teamwork : collaboraration, coordination, and conflict resolution -- Effective staff communication and working relationships -- Delegation for effective outcomes -- Evidence-based practice and management -- Health care quality: a critical health policy issue -- Implementating health care quality improvement -- Health care informatics and technology.
Summary This book is for all courses in leadership or management in nursing. This completely revised text offers a current perspective on leadership and management in nursing, and gives nurses a thorough understanding of what it takes to lead in delivering quality health care. The Second Edition reflects the Institute of Medicine's influential framework, emphasizing five core competencies: providing patient-centered care; working in interdisciplinary teams; employing evidence-based practice; applying quality improvement; and utilizing informatics. Updated throughout, it contains a new chapter on evidence-based practice and management; expanded coverage of quality improvement; new Evidence for Effective Leadership and Management features; innovative "Application to Your Unit" features; coverage of healthcare reform; expanded activities and resources; improved and streamlined organization; an integrated and expanded glossary; and much more. - Publisher.
Subject Nursing services -- Administration.
Related Titles Leadership and management in nursing.
ISBN 9780132137713
OCLC number 695526447