Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies For Quality Leadership by Anita FinkelmanProfessional Nursing Concepts: Competencies For Quality Leadership by Anita Finkelman

Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies For Quality Leadership

byAnita Finkelman, Carole Kenner

Hardcover | December 15, 2014

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Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership, Third Edition takes a patient-centered, traditional approach to the topic of nursing education. An ideal text for teaching students how to transition from the classroom to practice, it focuses on the core competencies for health professionals as determined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Completely updated and revised, the new edition incorporates the latest findings from the IOM's Future of Nursing report. New to this edition is a chapter on success in a nursing education program, more case studies throughout, and a new electronic reflection journal activity in each chapter. Also featured are new appendices on quality improvement (QI), staffing and a healthy work environment, and getting the right position.Topics include reflective learning and practice, interprofessional team reports, healthcare reform resulting from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), CCNE accreditation standards, meaningful use of informatics, AONE principles of leadership and management, the nurse's role in quality improvement, QSEN and how it relates to the IOM competencies, and health teaching and coaching.
Title:Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies For Quality LeadershipFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9 × 7 × 0.7 inPublished:December 15, 2014Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781284067767

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Table of Contents

Section One: The Profession of Nursing Chapter 1: The Development of Professional Nursing: History, Development and the Nursing Profession Chapter 2: The Essence of Nursing: Knowledge and Caring Chapter 3: Nursing Education, Accreditation, and Regulation Chapter 4: Success in Your Nursing Education ProgramSection Two: The Healthcare Context Chapter 5: Health Policy and Political Action: Critical Actions for Nurses Chapter 6: Ethics and Legal Issues Chapter 7: Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Illness: A Community Perspective Chapter 8: The Healthcare Delivery System: Focus on Acute CareSection Three: Core Healthcare Professional Competencies Chapter 9: Provide Patient-Centered Care Chapter 10: Work in Interprofessional Teams Chapter 11: Employ Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 12: Apply Quality Improvement Chapter 13: Utilize InformaticsSection Four: The Practice of Nursing Today and in the Future Chapter 14: The Future: Transformation of Nursing Practice Through Leadership