Leading and Managing in Canadian Nursing, First Edition offers an innovative approach to leadership and managing by merging theory, research, and practical application to better prepare students for their transition to the practice environment. This cutting-edge text is organized around the issues that are central to the success of Canadian nurses in today's constantly changing health care environment, including cultural diversity, resource management, advocacy, patient safety, delegation, and communication.
- Separate chapters on legal and ethical issues emphasize the importance of each within the Canadian context.
- Privacy Protection and Freedom of Information Act outline key considerations for nursing practice in Canada.
- Canadian research examples highlight current findings in health science research.
- Photos throughout the book maintain a contemporary and visually appealing look and feel.
- Separate chapters on key topic areas such as cultural diversity, delegation, managing information and technology, legal and ethical issues, and many more.
- Canadian health care system and health care funding model provide a foundational understanding of the Canadian context
- Eye-catching full-colour design helps engage and guide students through each chapter.
- UNIQUE! Each chapter opens with A Challenge, where practicing nurse leaders/managers offer their real-world views of a concern related in the chapter, encouraging students to think about how they would handle the situation.
- UNIQUE! A Solution closes each chapter with an effective method to handle the real-life situation presented in A Challenge, and demonstrates the ins and outs of problem-solving in practice.
- Numbered exercises challenge students to think critically about concepts in the text and apply them to real-life situations.
- Canadian cultural diversity highlighted throughout illustrates real-world scenarios
- Research and Literature Perspective boxes summarize timely articles of interest and point out their relevance and applicability to practice.
- The Evidence boxes in each chapter summarize relevant concepts and research from nursing/business/medicine literature.
- Theory boxes highlight and summarize pertinent theoretical concepts related to chapter content.
- Chapter Checklists provide a quick summary of key points and serve as a handy study tool.
- End-of-chapter Tips offer guidelines for applying information presented in the chapter.
- Glossary alphabetically lists and defines all the boldfaced key terms from the chapters.
1 Leading, Managing, and Following
2 Patient Focus
3 Developing the Role of Leader
4 Developing the Role of Manager
5 Legal Issues
6 Ethical Issues
7 Making Decisions and Solving Problems
8 Health Care Organizations
9 Understanding and Designing Organizational Structures
10 Cultural Diversity in Health Care
11 Power, Politics, and Influence
12 Caring, Communicating, and Managing with Technology
13 Managing Costs and Budgets
14 Care Delivery Strategies
15 Staffing and Scheduling
16 Selecting, Developing, and Evaluating Staff
CHANGING THE STATUS QUO
17 Strategic Planning, Goal-Setting, and Marketing
18 Leading Change
19 Building Teams Through Communication and Partnerships
20 Collective Nursing Advocacy
21 Managing Quality and Risk
22 Translating Research into Practice
INTERPERSONAL AND PERSONAL SKILLS
23 Understanding and Resolving Conflict
24 Managing Personal/Personnel Problems
25 Workplace Violence and Incivility
26 Practicing and Leading in Interdisciplinary Settings
27 Role Transition
28 Self-Management: Stress and Time
29 Managing Your Career
30 Thriving for the Future
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- © Mosby Canada 2015
- 4th December 2014
- Mosby Canada
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Coordinator, Institute for Nursing Scholarship Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Adjunct Professor School of Nursing University of Regina Regina, Saskatchewan