Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care

By

  • Kathleen Motacki, RN, MSN, Nursing Faculty, Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, USA
  • Kathleen Motacki, RN, MSN, Nursing Faculty, Farleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, USA
  • Kathleen Burke, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Nursing, School of Nursing, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ, USA
  • Kathleen Burke, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Nursing, School of Nursing, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ, USA

This dynamic resource is your guide to the latest information on the roles and responsibilities of the manager of patient care, core competencies required of nurses caring for patients, and a wide range of management concepts that nurses need to know before entering practice. With an emphasis on patient safety and evidence-based practice, it provides complete coverage of patient care management, leadership, information management, organizational planning, and human resources.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-05306-8


Table of Contents

Section I: Patient Care Management

  1. Introduction to Patient Care Management
  2. Communication in the Work Environment for the Management and Coordination of Care
  3. Assigning and Delegating Patient Care Activities
  4. Evidence-Based Practice
  5. Management of the Environment of Care
  6. Section II: Leadership

  7. Healthcare
  8. Healthcare Regulatory and Certifying Agencies
  9. Ethical Issues in Patient Care
  10. Developing Management Skills
  11. Section III: Information Management

  12. Improving Organizational Performance
  13. Information Systems
  14. Use of Data for Improvement
  15. Section IV: Organizational Planning

  16. Strategic Planning
  17. Financial Planning
  18. Section V: Human Resources

  19. Management of Human Resources
  20. Providing Competent Staff
  21. Workplace Safety
  22. Legal Issues in the Workplace
  23. Staffing and Scheduling
  24. Supervising and Evaluating the Work of Others
  25. Section VI: Congratulations

  26. Your Immediate Future