Leadership and Management for Nurses: Core Competencies for Quality Care, 4th edition

  • Anita Finkelman

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Leadership and Management for Nurses will hone your clinical reasoning skills and prepare you to enter managerial roles. It focuses on five core competencies: provide patient-centered care, work in interprofessional teams, employ evidence-based practice, apply quality improvement and utilize informatics.

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135187265

Subject: Upper-Level Nursing

Category: Leadership & Management in Nursing

Table of contents

Table of Contents


  1. Conceptual Base for Leadership and Management
  2. Healthcare Policy, Legal Issues, and Ethics in Healthcare Delivery
  3. Operational and Strategic Planning: Change, Innovation, and Decision Making
  4. Organizational Structure for Effective Care Delivery
  5. Healthcare Economics
  6. Acute Care Organizations: An Example of a Healthcare Organization
  7. Public/Community Health: Expansion and Need for Leadership
  8. Recruitment and Retention: Meeting Staffing Requirements


  1. Managing Patient-Centered Care
  2. Diversity and Disparities in Health Care
  3. Consumers and Nurses
  4. Developing Interprofessional and Intraprofessional Teams
  5. Improving Teamwork: Collaboration, Coordination, and Conflict Resolution
  6. Effective Staff Communication and Working Relationships
  7. Delegation for Effective Outcomes
  8. Evidence-Based Practice and Management
  9. Healthcare Quality: A Critical Health Policy Issue
  10. Implementing Healthcare Quality Improvement
  11. Healthcare Informatics and Technology


  1. Staff Education to Meet Health Professions Core Competencies and Improve Care


  1. AONE Nurse Executive Competencies
  2. AONE Nurse Manager Competencies

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