Case Applications in Nursing Leadership and Management is a case study book designed to accompany traditional Nursing Leadership and Management texts. While it may also be used as a stand-alone text, it complements existing, traditional books by assisting the user to 1) summarize cogent points discussed in the primary text, 2) by using case studies to determine potential alternatives and outcomes, students are assisted in their critical thinking process and 3) many of the case studies can be utilized by faculty in the evaluation of their students.
UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION.
Chapter 1: America’s Health Care Environment. Chapter 2: Basic Health Care Economics.
UNIT II: A NEW HEALTH CARE MODEL.
Chapter 3: Evidence-Based Health Care. Chapter 4: Nursing and Health Care Informatics. Chapter 5: Population-Based Health Care Practice. Chapter 6: Personal and Interdisciplinary Communication. Chapter 7: Politics and Consumer Partnerships.
UNIT III: PLANNING CARE.
Chapter 8: Leadership and Management. Chapter 9: Strategic Planning and Organizing Patient Care. Chapter 10: Effective Team Building. Chapter 11: Budget Concepts for Patient Care. Chapter 12: Effective Staffing. Chapter 13: Delegation of Nursing Care.
UNIT IV: MANAGING CARE.
Chapter 14: First-Line Patient Care Management. Chapter 15: Patient Teaching. Chapter 16: Change and Conflict Resolution. Chapter 17: Power Chapter 18: Time Management.
UNIT V: EVALUATION.
Chapter 19: Managing Outcomes. Chapter 20: Decision Making.
UNIT VI: OTHER PROFESSIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
Chapter 21: Legal Aspects of Patient Care. Chapter 22: Ethical Dimensions of Patient Care
Chapter 23: Cultural Diversity and Spirituality. Chapter 24: Collective Bargaining. UNIT VII PREPARATION FOR ENTRY-LEVEL NURSING PRACTICE.
Chapter 25: Career Planning