"The seventh edition of Essentials of Nursing Leadership & Management focuses on essential leadership and management skills and the knowledge needed by the staff nurse as a key member of the interprofessional health-care team and manager of patient care. Issues related to setting priorities, delegation, quality improvement, legal parameters of nursing practice, and ethical issues were also updated for this edition."
"This book will help you deepen your awareness of leadership tools, practices, models, and re- sources that are proven to develop your authentic leadership style. We will explore the Leading With Enthusiasm framework and introduce you to various leadership tools and practices. These frameworks will help guide your many goals as a leader in long-term care, including the following:
• Creating momentum toward a shared vision
• Engaging staff in culture change
• Increasing team learning
• Realizing person-centered care goals
• Reducing rehospitalization rates
• Decreasing use of antipsychotropic medication
• Enhancing approaches in dementia care
• Becoming more adaptable to change"
Contemporary Nursing: Issues, Trends, & Management is an excellent resource to help nursing students and practicing nurses understand the
very complex issues facing today’s health care systems and implement strategies from the direct patient care level to the national legislative arena that can significantly improve patient care, the health care system, and the nursing profession.