Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009 - Medical - 341 pages
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Used worldwide, this award-winning book is now offered in an updated, revised edition to reflect the many changes in health care and nursing. Targeted to both practicing nurses and those in management, this book helps all nurses acquire the skills they need to be successful in today's dynamic health care environment. In the ever-changing health care environment, never nurses have needed this information more. Tools for using the skills presented in each chapter, case studies with a manager's checklist, critical thinking questions, key terms, an easy-to-read format, and a link to online instruction for students and faculty are among the updates to this widely-used book. Also new are sections on the retention of nurses and workplace violence prevention. Section on technology, especially networking among information systems and linking clinical data (eg, monitoring device records) with information systems have been expanded. Useful to Nurse Managers or Administrators.

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About the author (2009)

Eleanor J. Sullivan, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the former dean of the University of Kansas School of Nursing, past president of Sigma Theta Tau International, and editor of the Journal of Professional Nursing. She has served on the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, testified before the U. S. Senate, served on a National Institutes of Health council, presented papers to international audiences, been quoted in Chicago Tribune, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Rolling Stone Magazine, and named “Who's Who in Health Care” by Kansas City Business Journal. She earned nursing degrees from St. Louis Community College, St. Louis University, and Southern Illinois University and holds a PhD from St. Louis University.

Dr. Sullivan is known for her publications in nursing, including this award-winning textbook, Effective Leadership & Management in Nursing, and Becoming Influential: A Guide for Nurses from Prentice Hall. Other publications include Creating Nursing's Future: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges and Nursing Care for Clients with Substance Abuse.

Today Dr. Sullivan is a professional speaker and mystery author. Her mystery series (Twice Dead, Deadly Diversion, Assumed Dead) features nurse sleuth Monika Everhardt. 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.

Learn more at www.EleanorSullivan.com

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