Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing, 7th Edition
Sullivan, Decker, Jamison, et al
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Used worldwide, this award-winning book is now offered in an updated, revised edition to reflect the many changes in health care and nursing in recent years.
Targeted to both practicing nurses and those in management, this book helps all nurses acquire the skills they need to be successful in today's dynamic health care environment. In the ever-changing health care environment, never nurses have needed this information more.
Tools for using the skills presented in each chapter, case studies with a manager's checklist, critical thinking questions, key terms, an easy-to-read format, and a link to online instruction for students and faculty are among the updates to this widely-used book. Also new are:
- four-color design emphasizes essential content and enhances the study experience.
- new section, “Preventing Workplace Violence,” prepares students for threats inherent in the workplace today.
- new section, Taking Care of Yourself, addresses students’ concerns about managing stress and pursuing a nursing career.
- new chapter, Advancing Your Career, helps nurses envision their future, examine their potential, and take advantage of opportunities.
- new expanded coverage throughout on patient safety
- sections on the retention of nurses and workplace violence prevention
- section on technology, especially networking among information systems and linking clinical data (eg, monitoring device records) with information systems have been expanded.
This book is useful to Nurse Managers or Administrators as moral support, guidance and reference. Nurse Executives often purchase quantities of this book for distribution to unit managers, new hires, direct reports and those they wish to mentor.
This award-winning textbook has been revised to reflect the changing health care arena, nursing realities, and current student priorities. With valuable information for nursing students, nurses in clinical practice, and nurses in leadership positions, the book helps nurses acquire the skills that are essential in today’s dynamic health care environment.
Completely updated, Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing provides students with the necessary skills to make sound management decisions in a dynamic health care environment. Used worldwide, this award-winning book is now offered in a revised seventh edition to reflect the many changes in health care and nursing.
Targeted to both practicing nurses and those in management, this book provides the tools for using the skills presented in each chapter, case studies with a managers checklist, critical thinking questions, key terms, an easy-to-read format, and a link to online instruction. In the ever-changing health care environment, nurses have never needed this information more.
Eleanor J. Sullivan, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the former dean of the University of Kansas School of Nursing, past president of Sigma Theta Tau International, and editor of the Journal of Professional Nursing. She has served on the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, testified before the U. S. Senate, served on a National Institutes of Health council, presented papers to international audiences, been quoted in Chicago Tribune, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Rolling Stone Magazine, and named “Who’s Who in Health Care” by Kansas City Business Journal. She earned nursing degrees from St. Louis Community College, St. Louis University, and Southern Illinois University and holds a PhD from St. Louis University. Dr. Sullivan is known for her publications in nursing, including this award-winning textbook, Effective Leadership & Management in Nursing, and Becoming Influential: A Guide for Nurses from Prentice Hall. Other publications include Creating Nursing’s Future: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges and Nursing Care for Clients with Substance Abuse.
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