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Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing By Eleanor J. Sullivan

Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing
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Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing Summary

Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing: United States Edition by Eleanor J. Sullivan

Completely updated in a new edition,Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing provides students with the necessary skills to make sound management decisions in a dynamic health care environment. Used worldwide, this award-winning book is now offered in a revised seventh edition to reflect the many changes in health care and nursing. Targeted to both practicing nurses and those in management, this book provides the tools for using the skills presented in each chapter, case studies with a managers checklist, critical thinking questions, key terms, an easy-to-read format, and a link to online instruction. In the ever-changing health care environment, nurses have never needed this information more.

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About Eleanor J. Sullivan

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.

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Table of Contents

Part I Understanding Nursing Management And Organizations

Chapter 1 Introducing Nursing Management

Chapter 2 Designing Organizations

Chapter 3 Delivering Nursing Care

Chapter 4 Leading, Managing, Following

Chapter 5 Initiating and Implementing Change

Chapter 6 Managing and Improving Quality

Chapter 7 Understanding Power And Politics

Part II Learning Key Skills In Nursing Management

Chapter 8 Thinking Critically, Making Decisions, Solving Problems

Chapter 9 Communicating Effectively

Chapter 10 Delegating Successfully

Chapter 11 Building And Managing Teams

Chapter 12 Handling Conflict

Chapter 13 Managing Time

Part III Managing Resources

Chapter 14 Budgeting And Managing Fiscal Resources

Chapter 15 Recruiting And Selecting Staff

Chapter 16 Staffing and Scheduling

Chapter 17 Motivating And Developing Staff

Chapter 18 Evaluating Staff Performance

Chapter 19 Coaching, Disciplining, and Terminating Staff

Chapter 20 Reducing Turnover, Retaining Staff

Chapter 21 Managing Absenteeism and Other Staff Problems

Chapter 22 Preventing Workplace Violence

Chapter 23 Handling Collective-Bargaining Issues

Part IV Taking Care Of Yourself

Chapter 24 Managing Stress

Chapter 25 Advancing Your Career

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Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing: United States Edition by Eleanor J. Sullivan
Eleanor J. Sullivan
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Pearson Education (US)
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