Provides "real world" system level description of hospital-wide change initiated and implemented by nurses committed to safe quality patient care. Serves as a roadmap for institution-wide change for aspiring nurse leaders, including values to support, tools to develop or use, resources to be managed, key personnel to employ, and more. Offers nurse executives an array of catalytic ideas they can adapt to their own settings. Acts as a model for administrators and students in Masters and Doctoral programs.
Offers a range of tools and topics that support and foster clinically focused nurses and other healthcare professionals to develop their leadership potential. Updated in light of recent key changes in health service approaches to care and values. Offers information on the attributes of clinical leaders, as well as the tools healthcare students and staff can use to develop their leadership potential.
Author David A. Shore of the Harvard School of Public Health speaks directly to the health care leaders and managers who see the need for change, but keep encountering nearly insurmountable challenges.
Provides strong direction for improving leadership and management skills in the health care environment. Includes three new chapters on creative leadership, working with diverse groups, and ethics for healthcare leaders and managers. Offers new learning activities throughout, including review questions and suggested assignments.
Focuses on personal leadership development, as well as the distinction between leadership and management. Emphasizes the globalization of health care, aging population, and health care delivery settings. Reviews the new directions in the field with coverage of timely topics, including the globalization of health care, the aging population, and health care delivery systems.
Highlights a range of pertinent topics, such as online nursing education, social media for professional development, and practical nurse training. Designed for doctors, nurse practitioners, hospital administrators, and researchers and academics in all areas of the medical field.
Presents management issues and how nurse leaders/managers, nursing staff, and patients have handled them. Identifies harmful trends in health care that can be analyzed and remedied. Encourages nurse managers to shift the prevailing "system-centered" orientation to one that is "patient-centered." Provides a phenomenologically based leadership/management model for resolving nursing issues.
Offers unique views of nursing leadership from healthcare professionals in other arenas. Discusses strengths and weaknesses of nurse leaders and leadership values for inter-professional collaboration. Reflects the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse fellowship values for excellence. Promotes inter-professional strategies to advance health care reform on a national level.
Devotes itself to the nursing community and explores their role in improving quality of care and patient safety. Looks at the national initiative for quality and safety and links it to its origins in the Institute of Medicine report.
Provides guidance on strategic planning, analysis of the health services environment (both internal and external) and lessons on implementation. It also looks at organizational capability, sustainability, CSR and the sources of organizational inertia and competency traps.
Examines, in depth, team leadership and professional, clinical, and educational partnering in and for nursing. Features real-life case studies in diverse practice and academic centers. Offers a practical approach to applying team leadership and partnership concepts when facilitating health care change. Reviews team models and skills, how to take action, issues and challenges along the way, measuring results, and applying leverage to sustain gains.
An invaluable instructional guide for nursing graduate students who are developing the skills needed to fulfill this new and emerging role of clinical leadership. Develop leadership skills that will ultimately transform health care practice by incorporating innovative professional models of care. Provides critical information and practical tools to enhance leadership, drawing from the works of experts in business and health care leadership.