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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780132373319ISBN-10 0132373319
Print: 
ISBN-10 0132137712ISBN-13 9780132137713
Author(s): Anita Finkelman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 552
Description

For all courses in leadership or management in nursing.

This completely revised text offers a current perspective on leadership and management in nursing, and gives nurses a thorough understanding of what it takes to lead in delivering quality health care. The Second Edition reflects the Institute of Medicine’s influential framework, emphasizing five core competencies: providing patient-centered care; working in interdisciplinary teams; employing evidence-based practice; applying quality improvement; and utilizing informatics. Updated throughout, it contains a new chapter on evidence-based practice and management; expanded coverage of quality improvement; new Evidence for Effective Leadership and Management features; innovative “Application to Your Unit” features; coverage of healthcare reform; expanded activities and resources; improved and streamlined organization; an integrated and expanded glossary; and much more.

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