Managing and Coordinating Nursing Care
Lippincott, 1995 - Medical - 372 pages
Management pressures are not restricted to big business. Ellis and Hartley's Managing and Coordinating Nursing Care, Second Edition, prepares both new and experienced nurses to meet the management and organizational challenges facing caregivers today. This exciting text teaches readers about promotion of management competencies; establishment of priorities; delegation of responsibilities; interaction, communication, and collaboration with others; creation of effective working relationships; use of knowledge about the organization and its technology to improve quality of care; accountability; and motivation of others. The text's frequent examples and reader-friendly style also address traditional elements such as organizational structures, power, management styles, and allocation and management of resources. Features new to this edition: Evaluating and Improving Nursing Care offers a progressive approach, Meeting Change Confidently prepares nurses for the changing world of practice, Key Terms outline topics key to understanding, Key Points reinforce major themes, Chapter Objectives set clear learning goals, and Situations for Critical Thinking raise issues for discussion.
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