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Get ready to lead large health systems on the corporate level, or to serve on hospital and other health boards and commissions, with the information-packed guidance and wisdom of Nurse Management and Executive Practice.
Let a team of nursing management experts guide you on the full range of vital topics, including management styles, research methodology, current fiscal best practices, and technology tips. Offering clear definitions and examples of the roles, skills, and responsibilities of the nurse manager or executive, this authoritative book solidly prepares you to pass the nurse executive certification examinations.
Use this expert, evidence-based guide to build a strong foundation as a nurse manager or executive:
Ideal preparation for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) exams-offers back-of-the-book nursing executive certification prep questions, plus research questions that support critical thinking skills
Excellent pre-study for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree
Offers definitions and insights on proven management and leadership models, skills, responsibilities, and processes to improve patient outcomes, as exemplified by the ANCC's Magnet Recognition Program
Provides case examples that demonstrate theories and concepts in the text
Offers seasoned guidance on career planning and succession planning
Offers in-depth, real-world guidance on:
Leadership responsibilities-including leadership theories, organizational theories, governance, business models, strategic partnerships, and a range of nursing care models
Human capital management
Nursing research and evidence-based practice-including nursing theory
Legal and ethical issues in healthcare and nursing
Strategic planning and management-including setting objectives, strategic analysis, long-range planning, and management models and techniques
Communication skills, components, and processes
Assessment of communities
Health promotion and disease prevention
Informatics and innovation
Quality improvement, patient safety, and risk management
Cultural and intergenerational diversity
Budgeting and financial management
Offers end-of-chapter case study and questions that assist you in applying the principles or skills demonstrated in the case study
About the Clinical Editor
Al Rundio is Associate Dean for Academic Nursing, Chief Academic Nursing Officer, and Clinical Professor of Nursing at Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is also a Hospital Trustee at Inspira Health System in Mullica Hill, New Jersey.