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Author Polifko, Karin A., 1958-

Title Case applications in nursing leadership & management / by Karin Polifko-Harris
Edition First edition
Published Clifton Park, NY : Thomson/Delmar Learning, [2004]


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Description xi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Unit I. Introduction -- Ch. 1. The American Health Care Environment -- Ch. 2. Basic Health Care Economics -- Unit II. A New Health Care Model -- Ch. 3. Evidence-Based Health Care -- Ch. 4. Nursing and Health Care Informatics -- Ch. 5. Population-Based Health Care Practice -- Ch. 6. Personal and Interdisciplinary Communication -- Ch. 7. Politics and Consumer Partnerships -- Unit III. Planning Care -- Ch. 8. Leadership and Management -- Ch. 9. Strategic Planning and Organizing Patient Care -- Ch. 10. Effective Team Building -- Ch. 11. Budget Concepts for Patient Care -- Ch. 12. Effective Staffing -- Ch. 13. Delegation of Nursing Care -- Unit IV. Managing Care -- Ch. 14. First-Line Patient Care Management -- Ch. 15. Patient Teaching -- Ch. 16. Change and Conflict Resolution -- Ch. 17. Power -- Ch. 18. Time Management -- Unit V. Evaluation -- Ch. 19. Managing Outcomes -- Ch. 20. Decision Making -- Unit VI. Other Professional Considerations -- Ch. 21. Legal Aspects of Patient Care
Ch. 22. Ethical Dimensions of Patient Care -- Ch. 23. Cultural Diversity and Spirituality -- Ch. 24. Collective Bargaining -- Unit VII. Preparation for Entry-Level Nursing Practice -- Ch. 25. Career Planning
Summary "Case Applications in Nursing Leadership & Management is a unique case study book designed as an excellent text to use in any Nursing Leadership and Management course or for additional professional practice. Through real life scenarios it illustrates the depth of analysis needed at the management level, maximizing potential alternatives and outcomes. It applies the principles of quality management while teaching the user to integrate critical thinking, and delivering quality care. Unique guided case scenarios are used to present alternative solutions enhancing decision-making and problem-solving techniques."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Leadership -- Case studies.
Nursing services -- Administration -- Case studies.
Vocational Guidance.
Nursing Care -- organization & administration.
Nurse's Role.
Patient Care Planning -- organization & administration.
United States.
Genre/Form Case Report
Case studies.
LC no. 2003023851
ISBN 140183454X