Guide to Effective Staff Development in Health Care Organizations: A Systems Approach to Successful Training

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Patrice Spath
Wiley, Jan 24, 2002 - Medical - 229 pages
In Guide to Effective Staff Development in Health Care Organizations, Patrice L. Spath-- a national authority on health care training-- and a stellar panel of health care experts offer hospital administrators and managers a variety of techniques that they can implement to provide cost-efficient staff orientation, training, and continuing education. This book acts as a field guide for health care executives who must make informed decisions about which staff trainings and education strategies are best for their organizations. A comprehensive resource for health care executives, Guide to Effective Staff Development in Health Care Organizations
* Shows how to establish educational and training priorities
* Offers a model for integrating all facets of staff education and performance evaluation
* Summarizes the most significant health care training issues
* Includes information and tips on selecting training methods
* Presents adult learning strategies
* Offers strategies for measuring the value of training

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About the author (2002)

Patrice L. Spath is a partner in Brown-Spath & Associates, a health care publishing and training company based in Forest Grove, Oregon. During the past twenty years, she has presented more than 350 educational programs on quality improvement, case management, medical error reduction, and outcomes management topics. A prolific writer, she has authored or edited more than 150 journal articles. Her book, Error Reduction in Health Care: A Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety (Jossey-Bass, 2000) won wide acclaim and was a Doody's 250 Best Books of the Year Selection.

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