This concise essentials text, written by the authors of the popular Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing, equips new nurses with invaluable leadership and management tools they need on the job. Developed for Associate Degree and LVN/LPN level nursing students, all case studies are aimed no higher than the charge nurse management level. An easy read with clear displays and tables, which emphasize core knowledge, this is an invaluable tool for the new nurse. Common stumbling blocks, such as effective time management, are addressed clearly and simply, and students will benefit from the practiced authors' own experience and skill. Reflective Questions in each chapter encourage the nurse to examine her own values, beliefs, and actions in developing common nursing management skills. The free accompanying ancillary package for students and instructors includes NCLEX-style chapter review questions, a test generator, an ebook, and a PowerPoint presentation, along with suggestions for responding to each of the case studies and reflective questions.
Leadership and Management Tools for the New Nurse: A Case Study ApproachTable of ContentsUnit 1 THE ESSENTIAL TOOLS OF EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT1 Understanding the Characteristics of Leadership and Management2 Effective Leadership and Management Decision Making3 Ethical Components of Leadership and Management4 Legal and Patient's Rights Issues Impacting Leading and ManagingUnit 2 PLANNING TOOLS FOR THE NEW NURSE5 The Planning Process6 Becoming a Successful Change Agent7 Budgetary PlanningUnit 3 ORGANIZING TOOLS FOR THE NEW NURSE8 How Organizations Work9 Organizing Patient Care10 The Impact of Power, Politics and Unions on Organizational ClimateUnit 4 STAFFING TOOLS FOR THE NEW NURSE11 Making the Most of Interviews12 Developing Self and Others13 Effective Staffing and SchedulingUnit 5 DIRECTING TOOLS FOR THE NEW NURSE14 Motivation15 Managing Time Wisely16 Delegation and Supervision17 The Importance of Good Communication18 Managing ConflictUnit 6 CONTROLLING TOOLS FOR THE NEW NURSE19 The Quality Process20 The Performance Appraisal21 Discipline and Coaching Techniques
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