Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual

  • Filename: nurse-executive-review-and-resource-manual.
  • ISBN: 1935213334
  • Release Date: 2010-03-10
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Al Rundio
  • Publisher:



Written by nursing experts, this book provides a clinical reference tool and continuing education contact hours. This manual helps readers enhance critical thinking skills and identify strengths and weaknesses.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice and the Nurse Executive Role

  • Filename: the-doctor-of-nursing-practice-and-the-nurse-executive-role.
  • ISBN: 1451195176
  • Release Date: 2014-12-01
  • Number of pages: 472
  • Author: Albert Rundio
  • Publisher: Lww



Offering real-world guidance and seasoned insight, The Doctor of Nursing Practice and the Nurse Executive Role is the first book to offer DNP-trained nurse executives the tools needed to create and manage successful nursing care systems. Crucial topics in leadership and personal and organizational success are addressed, using current concrete examples in nursing management. This is a unique, indispensable tool for nursing educators, current nurse executives, and those planning on taking up the nurse executive role. Suitable as a reference for both clinical and classroom use,The Doctor of Nursing Practice and the Nurse Executive Role will take seasoned nursing professionals and future leaders of the profession on a an educational journey where they'll learn . . . · Why evidence-based practice is critical to the delivery of quality patient care · Tough questions, such as: How can nursing faculty inspire, educate, and empower nurse-executive DNP students? · Essential pearls to help you on your journey to successful leadership and management · Why implementing the Magnet model makes sense even if your organization does not intend to pursue Magnet status · Why healthcare organizations must continually focus on improvement · The necessity of organizational transformation to ensure optimal ethical climates · How to become an effective delegator · How personal self-awareness leads to success · How to create an environment that fosters professional sustainability · How to use succession planning and management to develop and maintain strong leadership

Nurse Executive Exam Secrets Study Guide

  • Filename: nurse-executive-exam-secrets-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1610723309
  • Release Date: 2015-02-25
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Mometrix Media LLC
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Nurse Executive Exam Secrets helps you ace the Nurse Executive Board Certification Test, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Nurse Executive Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Nurse Executive Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Nurse Executive Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Organizational Models, Continuum-Based Leadership Model, Goals Based and Process Based Evaluations, Benchmarking, Continuous Quality Control, Clinical Trials, Various Models for Nursing Research, Ten Steps in Community Assessment, Feasibility Studies, Centralized Organizational Structure, Product Line Management, Community Alternative Care Settings, Clinical Ladder of Advancement, Nurse's Role in Work Redesign, Importance of Collaborative Practice, Corporate Culture and Climate, Health Care Delivery Systems, Strategic Planning, Crisis Management, Setting Goals, Steps in Contingency Planning, Shared Governance Model, Calculating Profit, Scenario Analysis, Marketing in Health Care, Image Building, and much more...

Change Leadership in Nursing

  • Filename: change-leadership-in-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9780826108388
  • Release Date: 2011-08-17
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Phyllis Beck Kritek, PhD, MSN, FAAN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company



"Recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries Brigham and Women's Hospital, a high-profile, complex, academic medical center in Boston, MA, is a founding member of the Partners HeathCare Sytem and is associated with Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. This truly unique volume chronicles the systemic efforts of the nursing department to make an already outstanding system even better. It provides access to a compelling story of institute-wide nursing practice today and how the opportunity for major change was embraced and successfully accomplished. Told from the perspective of ninety administrative and staff nurses, it serves as a model for change in similar institutions everywhere. Key Features Provides "real world" system level description of hospital-wide change initiated and implemented by nurses committed to safe quality patient care Serves as a roadmap for institution-wide change for aspiring nurse leaders, including values to support, tools to develop or use, resources to be managed, key personnel to employ, and more Offers nurse executives an array of catalytic ideas they can adapt to their own settings Acts as a model for administrators and students in Masters and Doctoral Programs who are interested in seeing how change occurs in complex systems through personal engagement at all levels

BMTCN Certification Review Manual

  • Filename: bmtcn-certification-review-manual.
  • ISBN: 1935864882
  • Release Date: 2016
  • Number of pages: 306
  • Author: Beth Faiman
  • Publisher:



The BMTCN Certification Review Manual is an essential resource for RNs preparing to take the blood and marrow transplant certified nurse (BMTCN) examination. As the only nationally accredited test of its kind, the BMTCN certification identifies nurses as being adept in the specialty of blood and marrow transplantation. This study manual is an essential learning resource for your certification preparation.

AANN Comprehensive Review for Stroke Nursing

  • Filename: aann-comprehensive-review-for-stroke-nursing.
  • ISBN: 096257290X
  • Release Date: 2014-06-18
  • Number of pages: 266
  • Author: Sarah Livesay
  • Publisher:



An comprehensive resource for nurses to develop and maintain high-quality evidence-based stroke care programs and knowledge. Topics include anatomy and physiology, preventative care, hyperacute care, stroke diagnostics, acute care, medications, postacute care, and systems and quality.

Clinical Skills Manual for Maternal Child Nursing Care

  • Filename: clinical-skills-manual-for-maternal-child-nursing-care.
  • ISBN: UCSD:31822034354068
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 220
  • Author: Marcia L. London
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



This colorful skills atlas servers as a portable, quick-reference to the step-by-step nursing procedures nurses need to know. The manual guides you through more than 85 skills using full-color photographs and rationales. It also includes chapters on physical assessment, special pain management techniques, cardiorespiratory care, administration of medications, including intravenous access, and other information useful to nurses in the clinical setting. Margin boxes and tables with important safety issues, growth and development considerations, teaching for families, and clinical tips are throughout. Appendices provide information on growth grids and calculation of body surface area for medication administration.

Leadership and Management for Nurses

  • Filename: leadership-and-management-for-nurses.
  • ISBN: 0134056981
  • Release Date: 2015-10-09
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Anita Finkelman
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



Leadership and Management for Nurses: Core Competencies for Quality Care is designed for all courses in leadership or management in nursing. It also serves as a refresher for topics and issues previously covered in nursing school, while also addressing issues that nurses will face in their new professional practice. This book is an excellent resource for professionals in the nursing field and is also a perfect fit for an RN-to-BSN Leadership and Management course. Leadership and Management for Nurses 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. Reflecting the Institute of Medicine's influential framework, the book emphasizes five core competencies: providing patient-centered care; working in interdisciplinary teams; employing evidence-based practice; applying quality improvement; and utilizing informatics. Two entirely new chapters examine critical issues in healthcare delivery today. Expanded end-of-chapter Applying Leadership and Management features encourage students to think like nurses as they hone their clinical-reasoning skills, apply competencies, and engage with the content.

Commercial Refrigeration for Air Conditioning Technicians

  • Filename: commercial-refrigeration-for-air-conditioning-technicians.
  • ISBN: 9781337514699
  • Release Date: 2017-01-27
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Dick Wirz
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Popular and practical, COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION FOR AIR CONDITIONING TECHNICIANS, 3rd Edition, helps you apply HVAC skills to concepts in commercial refrigeration. Focused on the food service industry, chapters address how HVAC technicians service medium- and low-temperature refrigeration equipment such as walk-ins, reach-ins, refrigerated cases, and ice machines. Readings also include special features, such as insider tips from seasoned pros on installing, servicing, and troubleshooting commercial equipment. Freshly updated to include the latest industry changes, the third edition adds six full sections of content, as well as 150 helpful illustrations, pictures, and diagrams—including a step-by-step flowchart for quickly diagnosing and addressing the nine most common refrigeration problems you will see on the job. A resource to keep handy, COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION FOR AIR CONDITIONING TECHNICIANS, 3rd Edition, is ideal for any technician working with commercial refrigeration today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Human Resource Management

  • Filename: an-introduction-to-human-resource-management.
  • ISBN: 9781446241295
  • Release Date: 2010-09-15
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Nick Wilton
  • Publisher: SAGE



This exciting new introductory text in human resource management moves beyond a prescriptive approach to provide a holistic overview of the role of HRM in its contemporary context. Acknowledging and reflecting upon key trends in HRM, the labour market and the broader economy, the author offers critical discussion of the theoretical and practical issues surrounding HRM. Includes accessible learning features to help you best explore the material, including: - 'research', 'ethics' and 'international' insight boxes; - chapter summaries and objectives; - self-test questions; - recommended reading; - end of chapter case studies. An accompanying companion website (www.sagepub.co.uk/wilton) provides you with full-text journal articles, extended case studies, weblinks and a glossary. The website also provides an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides and a multiple-choice test bank for lecturers. This book is essential reading for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students, as well as those studying for their CIPD qualifications. Nick Wilton is Senior Lecturer in HRM at Bristol Business School at the University of the West of England. "Well-researched, well-written, and is clearly signposted and structured for the reader. The learning objectives at the outset of every chapter act as a clear guide for each topic explored. Additional references and further reading are also offered to the student seeking deeper knowledge. Case studies, throughout the book, bring the HRM theories to life and demonstrably link these with practice. Wilton’s book is an extremely useful core text for students of HRM and a welcome addition to HRM resources" - Denise Bagley, Principal Lecturer in Human Resource Management, London South Bank University

Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice

  • Filename: chemotherapy-and-biotherapy-guidelines-and-recommendations-for-practice.
  • ISBN: 1935864335
  • Release Date: 2014
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Martha Polovich
  • Publisher:



Order your copy of the fourth edition of the best-selling resource used by more than 101,000 healthcare professionals since 2009 and keep up-to-date on the latest chemotherapy, biotherapy, and targeted agents. This new edition of the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice has been revised and updated to reflect the current procedures and practices in your specialty. You'll find that this latest edition incorporates a number of significant changes. To help you find the content and information that you need quickly and easily, the text has been reorganized and is now divided into 11 chapters ranging from an overview of cancer and cancer treatment and principles of antineoplastic therapy to post-treatment care and competencies in chemotherapy administration. Patient education information has also been expanded in the new edition to emphasize importance of education in patient care. And, finally, look for new information on chemotherapy sequencing and updates on the nursing management of treatment side effects.As with previous editions, the guidelines strives to bring you the latest details on approved drugs, standards of practice, and available evidence. Make sure to update your library with this latest edition of one of the most trusted and widely used resources for practicing oncology nurses.

Binan Goonj

  • Filename: binan-goonj.
  • ISBN: 9780729579360
  • Release Date: 2010-06-12
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Anne-Katrin Eckermann
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



A newly-updated edition of the definitive textbook on Aboriginal Health issues Binan Goonj, 3rd Edition: Bridging cultures in Aboriginal health is a comprehensive Indigenous health text which addresses key topics in a clear and accessible manner. Thoroughly updated and revised, the latest edition of Binan Goonj sheds light upon the many multidisciplinary topics within the complex field of Indigenous health. With chapter titles including Empowerment in Aboriginal Health and Aboriginal Communities Today, this authoritative health resource has been widely adopted as a teaching text across Australia. Despite years of research, policy changes and interventions, it is widely documented that the health status of many Aboriginal people remains the poorest in Australia. Binan Goonj, 3rd Edition: Bridging cultures in Aboriginal health explores the processes and practices underlying this situation, while providing practical strategies to work towards redressing it. This latest edition will engage a diverse readership and challenge students and health professionals alike to examine their own values and the use of power in Australian society. Elsevier’s Evolve website provides extensive support material for nursing and health professions faculty and students, including: • discussion questions • suggested reading on Aboriginal health and related topics • web links • an instructor’s manual featuring course delivery tips including topics such as adult learning, attitudinal change, colonisation, government policies, Indigenous media sites and cross-cultural education resources • video links specific to chapters in this latest edition of Binan Goonj • completely updated to reflect major Indigenous health policy changes since the second edition • an in-depth exploration of the collaboration between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people • the use of Aboriginal health case studies and critical incidences to bring academic discussion and analysis to life • processes that have been successfully incorporated into 18 years of cross-cultural workshops

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