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Learn leadership skills from experienced deans!The first resource written specifically for novice and aspiring deans and directors of nursing education, this engaging guide will share practical advice, wisdom, and insight from experienced academic leaders. The insights provided will help Nurses who are new to academic leadership positions. Within its pages, experienced deans share their wisdom and insight on how a new dean or director can succeed in a leadership position. With an emphasis on acquiring critical knowledge and essential skills, this book describes the parameters of the nursing dean or director role, practical strategies for resolving day-to-day issues, everything from student success to budget and fiscal health, and how to practice self-care while constantly tackling the challenges of these roles. Seventeen academic nursing leaders from across the US deliver fundamental guidance that will help readers determine how to navigate the multifaceted opportunities and challenges of deaning and directing. Key Features: Written in an accessible, engaging style for novice and aspiring academic nursing leaders Everyday strategies for dealing with routine issues Addresses the need for self-care and how to accomplish it amongst the stress and complexities of the leadership role Abundant real-world case studies and best practices Online resources for further study and useful tools
Benefit from the inspiring mentorship of an AAN-awarded Living Legend! The Growth and Development of Nurse Leaders received the 2011 PROSE Award for the category Nursing and Allied Health from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars. Written by an acclaimed nurse leader, scholar, and author, this prizewinning book delivers an inspiring first-person narrative to help nurses at all career levels to embrace and hone their leadership potential. The second edition expands on the original with updated material and five completely new chapters that focus on the dynamics of today's health care environment. It addresses the complexity of our evolving health care system, and aligns with new initiatives being championed by key nursing organizations. Brimming with insight and personal anecdotes--while grounded in scholarly literature--this comprehensive and practical book addresses the major contemporary arenas of leadership: Leadership as personal, leadership as achieving organizational goals, and leadership as transformational. It discusses the personal qualities required of a good leader, the value of attaining self-knowledge, sustaining career optimism in the face of failure, orchestrating a career, achieving organizational goals, effective communication, the importance of strategic vision, and more. New to the Second Edition: Updated to encompass nearly a decade of changes in health care since the first edition was published Sensitive to the Interface between Nursing Service and Nursing Education New: The Shadow Side: Neediness and Failure New: Building a Mentoring Network New: Understanding Diversity and Inclusion New: Aiming for Impact New: Letting Go Key Features: Helps nurses at all career levels to embrace and develop leadership potential Draws on the leadership expertise of an internationally recognized nurse scholar, pragmatist, and AAN-awarded Living Legend Addresses the major arenas of contemporary nursing leadership: personal, achieving organizational goals, and transformational Brims with insight and personal anecdotes
Provides a unique framework for effective project management skills in nursing. This is the only resource designed to teach graduate-level nursing students the skills they need to be effective project managers. Using practical case examples and proven tips, the text presents step-by-step strategies for applying project management skills in varied settings and describes how to identify key concepts critical to project success. The second edition delivers new content to reflect the changing roles and responsibilities of today's APRN and is consistent with project management concepts defined by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and the American Nurses Association (ANA). Case scenarios are Included in each chapter to reinforce practical applications, along with critical thinking questions and activities. New to the second edition is coverage of Quality Improvement Projects as they relate to the DNP project. The text addresses all phases of basic project management so that nursing professionals of all levels can easily apply proven processes to clinical practice. Examples and explanations of each step in the project management process are included along with the added benefit of differentiating terminology used in business operations from that of nursing professionals. New to the Second Edition: Delivers new content to reflect roles and responsibilities of today's APRN, Nurse Executive, and other specialty roles that benefit from the organizing framework project management provides Reflects management concepts designated by the AONE and ANA Standards of Practice Includes case scenarios in each chapter to reinforce understanding of practical applications Provides critical thinking questions and activities in each chapter Covers Quality Improvement Projects as they relate to the DNP project Key Features: Presents the foundations of project management, with specific examples from a variety of roles to guide the novice project manager Provides content specifically designed for the APRN and NE Underscores the similarities and differences between the project management and nursing processes Promotes the transition from bedside nurse to APRNs in leadership roles Addresses a variety of roles for the APRN Serves as a primary text for nursing informatics programs, project management courses, and as a resource for MSN Capstones and DNP projects
Every nurse is a leader. Whether you are a staff nurse just learning how to understand your role as a leader or a seasoned nurse executive, you'll find great value in the words of experienced nurse leaders. There is no single right way to lead. Leadership styles vary from person to person and team to team. The challenges that nurse leaders face are unique from any other profession, so leadership styles and solutions need to be just as unique. From informatics to mindful practice, the real nurses provide their perspectives on the skills and challenges for nurse leaders. Developing nurse leadership is critical to the health of those they serve and the future of the profession. Lead Like A Nurse will teach you how to: create your own definition of good leadership develop your own leadership style that works for your situation Add to your leadership toolbox with the various models, vignettes, case studies, and reflective questions apply what you learn immediately into practice enhancing nursing's influence through an evidence-based approach to practice, research, education, policy, theory, media, and industry The expert nurse leaders in this book provide their own experiences, perspectives, and take-aways so you can learn to Lead Like A Nurse!
This unique text, designed specifically for the DNP course in health care economics and finance, is the only book to embed economic and financial concepts in the context of nursing practice and nursing care systems. Within this context the book offers a practical approach to business, finance, economics, and health policy that is designed to foster sound business and leadership skills within our complex health care system-skills that will enable the DNP graduate to improve the quality of health care delivery while reducing costs and improving outcomes. The text has been developed to meet the needs of all DNP students regardless of their proficiency level in economics and financial management. Multiple case studies that include indicators and data serve to make the content practical, relevant, and engaging. The book examines the economic and financial implications of evidence-based practice and quality improvement by focusing on ambulatory and acute care clinical research and quality initiatives. It provides student activities that span a wide range of financial expertise, making it suitable for both nurse executive and nurse practitioner students. The text also includes learning objectives, discussion questions, and leveled student activities. Additionally, the text addresses the required competencies designated in the AACN Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice as well as those set forth by the AONE. The book is compatible with on-line, traditional, and hybrid methods of instruction. KT Waxman, the book's editor, is an internationally known leader in the field of financial management, health systems leadership, and project management in the DNP arena. She is the author of A Practical Guide to Finance & Budgeting: Skills for Nurse Managers 2e (2008). Key Features: Presents information in the context of nursing and health care practice Supported by case examples that include indicators and data for in-depth study and practical applications Provides content that will meet the needs of DNP students at all levels of economic and financial proficiency, and faculty Addresses competencies in the AACN (2006)Essentials of Doctoral Education for Nursing Practice and for nurse executives set forth by the AONE Compatible with on-line, traditional, and hybrid methods of instruction
Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN-CS, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award for 2009!
Describes the rapidly emerging role of nurse coach - a role that speaks to the heart of nursing, but one that all providers can embrace. This book discusses interaction with clients in a skilled, purposeful, and results-oriented way. This structured, relationship-centred approach by Registered Nurses promotes achievement of client goals. Nurse coaching is grounded in the principles and core values of professional nursing. Nurse coaching competencies can be integrated into any setting or specialty area of practice. Nurse coaches establish co-creative partnerships with clients to facilitate a process of change that assists them in realizing undeveloped potential. Self-care, intentionality, presence, mindfulness, and therapeutic use of self are vital components of effective nurse coaching. In this book you will find strategies to help you: Create a safe space for coaching conversations. Provide a structure for further coaching sessions. Explore client readiness for change. Assist clients to identify goals, select action steps, evaluate progress, and sustain life changes. Learn the importance of addressing client challenges and celebrating client accomplishments. Learn new and valuable ways to assist clients to adopt effective and life changing behaviours. The Art and Science of Nurse Coaching is an essential resource as you as you support your clients on a journey of discovery to achieve desired behaviour changes.
This book explores the leading role played by nursing science in the European Nordic countries. Recognized leaders in nursing research from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, reflect on the leadership of nurses, the societal developments and the state of nursing science in their country, and the successes and remaining challenges nurses are facing. The book highlights representative leadership projects focusing on e.g. evidenced-based clinical practice, education and research that have impacted patient and healthcare outcomes in each country. The book shows how nursing, as a scientific discipline, has been developing rapidly in these five Nordic countries. They have more nurses per capita than other countries (OECD 2016) and healthcare is provided to all citizens. Moreover, nursing qualification in the Nordic countries was based on university education early on, and there are more professors of nursing than in other countries. Accordingly, this book on Leadership in nursing within the Nordic countries shares essential and pioneering expertise that will benefit nurses and nurse scientists around the globe.
Transition from student to professional with confidence. Stepping out of the classroom and into professional nursing practice can be stressful. This handy guide will build your confidence and prepare you to meet the challenges you'll face as a new staff nurse in today's dynamic health-care environment. You'll explore your future responsibilities as a leader and a manager and the workplace issues and trends that you'll encounter in practice.