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Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care

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.

Paperback, 528 Pages

Published: February 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-05306-8


  • 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


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