Effective leadership and management in nursing

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005 - Business & Economics - 344 pages
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Used worldwide, this award-winning book has been revised to reflect many changes in nursing and health care. Targeted to students, practicing nurses, and those in management, this book helps all nurses acquire skills they need to be successful in today's dynamic health environment. FEATURES: NEW-added chapters on retention of nurses and workplace violence prevention NEW-expanded technology content, especially networking among information systems and linking clinical data with information systems NEW-expanded community and public health content NEW-Questions to Challenge You at the end of each chapter NEW-list of tools for using the skills presented in the chapter NEW-Case Studies with Manager's Checklist that show concepts in action

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About the author (2005)

Eleanor J. Sullivan" is professor and former dean of the University of Kansas School of Nursing. From 1997 to 1999 she was president of Sigma Theta Tau International. She has served on the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and on the advisory council of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at the National Institutes of Health, among other professional positions.

Dr. Sullivan is known for her publications in nursing, including her award-winning textbook, "Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing," now in its fifth edition. Other publications include "Creating Nursing's Future: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges" and "Nursing Care for Clients with Substance Abuse," as well as articles in nursing and health care publications. From 1997 to 2002, she served as the editor of the Journal of Professional Nursing, the official "Journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing."

Today, Dr. Sullivan is writing mystery novels featuring nurses. By showing nursing realistically, she hopes that readers will understand the complexity of nursing care and the skills and knowledge involved in being a nurse. Her first novel, "Twice Dead," was released in 2002 by Hilliard & Harris Publishers. More books in the series are planned. Learn more at www.EleanorSullivan.com.

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