Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, 8th Edition

ISBN: 9781284148121
ISBN-10: 1284148122
Copyright: 2020
Edition: 8th
Editor: Roussel, Linda, Thomas, Patricia L., Harris, James L.,
Doody's Expert Review    Score: 100
Reviewer: Cynthia Cummings,  EdD, RN, CHSE, CNE  (University of North Florida Brooks College of Health)
The book covers current topics in healthcare leadership and management, while including the AONE (American Organization of Nurse Executives) competencies, the ANA (American Nursing Association) scope and practice standards, and the IOM (Institute of Medicine) report on the future of nursing. The unique aspects of the book include the reflective questions, case studies, and the AONE competencies.
The purpose is to provide valuable information and practical knowledge for all nurses, nurse leaders, and students about leadership and management in the current healthcare system. These are worthy objectives and the book meets them, by clearly outlining each section and incorporating the AONE competencies, ANA scope of practice, and future of nursing key points.
It is written for all nurses, nurse leaders, and students interested in understanding leadership and management in healthcare. The book is suitable as an introductory course on nursing leadership at the graduate or upper level baccalaureate programs. It also is an excellent resource for staff and faculty.
The book presents a practical approach to nursing leadership. It incorporates the AONE competencies and ANA nurse administrator scope of practice and covers professional practice teams, executive coaching, organizational structure, sustaining resources and managing capital, as well as risk anticipation and outcome management. The unique features are the detailed case studies and the tools for budget, staffing, and process improvement.
This is a wonderful book, very detailed and thorough. The sections are clear and delineate practical applications for improvement of nursing leadership areas. There are many case studies and thought-provoking questions. The sections on future considerations and polarity thinking are very innovative. In all, this is a very worthwhile and necessary book for anyone interested in nursing leadership.
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