Managing Change

Author: Annabel Broome

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Management

Page: 152

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Central to management is the management of change. The second edition of this successful book considers the leadership, interpersonal and management skills needed to manage change effectively within nursing. This is particularly important given the current pace of change within the health service. This book makes use of realistic case studies to demonstrate the stages of the change process. These are complemented with structural exercises and self-assessment questions to facilitate reader participation and application to practical situations.

Essential Skills Clusters for Nurses

Theory for Practice

Author: Lesley Coles

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 713

This is a comprehensive, practical resource for students providing them with the core theory and knowledge underpinning nursing skills. Divided into five sections that discuss a particular area of the 'Essential Skills Clusters', the text explores care, organisational aspects of care, and much more.

Financial Management

Author: Geoffrey Woodhall

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Accounting

Page: 85

View: 868

Financial Management is one of a successful series of books aimed at nursing staff in the health service. The book assumes little prior knowledge of the area of finance and brings the reader gently through the subject so that the principles can be applied to effective budgeting and financial planning.

Managing Yourself

Author: Verena Tschudin

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN:

Category: Medicine

Page: 65

View: 108

This book is about understanding, valuing and managing yourself as a person and a professional. The chapter headings speak for themselves. The text leads from basic self-awareness - via many examples and exercises - to having and making a personal philosophy, and how to choose a career path. The book uses a personal approach to the reader. A dream is used to highlight in each chapter the salient points. A detailed chapter on career choices will help the reader to put the learning of the earlier part of the book into practice.

Chronic Disease Management, An Issue of Primary Care Clinics in Office Practice - E-Book

Author: Brooke Salzman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 240

This issue covers topics central to the management of the patient with a chronic disease by taking a comprehenisve look at: Successful/Innovative Models in Chronic Disease Management, The Patient-Centered Medical Home, Self-Management Education and Support, Major Pharmacologic Issues in Chronic Disease Management, Health Information Technology, Community-Based Partnerships for Improving Chronic Disease Management, and Effective Strategies for Behavioral Change, Diabetes Management, CHF Management, Asthma Management, and Depression Management.

Change Leadership in Nursing

How Change Occurs in a Complex Hospital System

Author: Phyllis Beck Kritek, PhD, MSN, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 771

"Recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries Brigham and Women's Hospital, a high-profile, complex, academic medical center in Boston, MA, is a founding member of the Partners HeathCare Sytem and is associated with Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. This truly unique volume chronicles the systemic efforts of the nursing department to make an already outstanding system even better. It provides access to a compelling story of institute-wide nursing practice today and how the opportunity for major change was embraced and successfully accomplished. Told from the perspective of ninety administrative and staff nurses, it serves as a model for change in similar institutions everywhere. Key Features 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 who are interested in seeing how change occurs in complex systems through personal engagement at all levels