Develops the skills needed to be effective nurse leaders and managers--from managing patient care to managing staff and organizations.
Encompasses new quality care initiatives, including those from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report, AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education, and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Initiative which form the foundation of the content.
Features an evidence-based and best practices approach.
Discusses the essentials of critical thinking, decision-making and problem solving, including concepts such as SWOT, root-cause analysis, and plan-do-study-act.
Demonstrates how to manage conflict, manage teams and personnel, change theory, and budgeting.
Uses a consistent pedagogy in each chapter, including key terms, learning outcomes, learning activities, coverage of evidence, research and best practices, and a chapter summary.