With all nurses expected to demonstrate leadership, management and team working skills it is vital that students engage with this aspect of their training as early as possible. As well as covering all of the core theory and knowledge, the authors encourage the reader to explore their own values and experiences when it comes to leadership that will help to develop emotional intelligence and a solid understanding of what good leadership and management practice looks like and why it matters to them.
* Written with the needs of student nurses firmly in mind with activities and case studies that bring theory to life
* Linked to the 2018 NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses
* Provides practical guidance on the immediate challenges that the new nurse will face
Peter Ellis is Nursing Director at Hospice in the Weald, Pembury, Kent. Prior to this he was Senior Lecturer in Nursing at Canterbury Christ Church University, where he taught on pre-registration, post-registration and Master's level courses. Peter's clinical background is in renal nursing. Peter has taught at universities since 1998 and has particular expertise in research design, evidence-based nursing, renal nursing, leadership and ethics. Peter has been writing on nursing issues since 1990 and is author of four books in the Transforming Nursing Practice series.
Introduction Chapter 1: Experience of management and leadership Chapter 2: Teams and team work Chapter 3: Working with individuals in teams Chapter 4: Conflict management and negotiation skills Chapter 5: Coaching, mentoring and clinical supervision skills Chapter 6: Frameworks for management and leadership Chapter 7: Improving care and change management Chapter 8: Creating a learning environment Chapter 9: Developing confidence as a manager and leader