Leadership and Management for Nurses: Core Competencies for Quality Care, 5th edition

  • Anita Finkelman

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Practical resources

  • Reports of the IOM/NAM are discussed throughout, as they offer significant contributions to knowledge about healthcare and healthcare delivery.
  • What’s Ahead introduces each chapter’s content.
  • Learning outcomes help direct the way students read and approach each chapter.

Active-learning opportunities

  • Applying Evidence-Based Practice gives examples of evidence focused on leadership and management. This includes a citation of a published article or report and questions to consider.
  • Two case studies in each chapter focus on application of the chapter’s content.
  • What Do You Observe? asks students to use observation as a method for expanding learning and applying content.

Published by Pearson (December 29th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780138176730

Subject: Upper-Level Nursing

Category: Leadership & Management in Nursing

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/Person-Centered Care
  2. Diversity and Disparities in Healthcare
  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
  12. Staff Education to Meet Health Professions Core Competencies and Improve Care

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