Delivers a practical leadership approach that will thrive in today’s healthcare environment This application-based text is designed to cultivate nursing and healthcare leaders who embrace the demands and opportunities of today’s healthcare environment, which is rooted in innovation. Authored by world-class innovators and leaders in evidence-based healthcare practice, the book provides proven strategies to incorporate innovative and evidence-based leadership strategies into daily use to build creative, high-functioning, and sustainable organizations. The book differs from traditional academic texts by providing content that is practical, personal, and engaging. It provides a clear path for readers to integrate innovation and leadership principles into their careers and daily practice. The text is enhanced by individualized quotes and first-person accounts from healthcare industries. Chapters offer objectives and case studies. Other features include “Calls to Action” which will help readers develop leadership skills, and “Key Takeaway Points” to help remember important concepts. Podcasts conducted with prolific leaders illustrate the many challenges they have faced over the years. Key Features: Rooted in AACN Essentials for DNP and Master’s Education Provides practical information on leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship Includes best practice applications for healthcare and non-healthcare industries to improve outcomes in real-world settings Provides case studies, “Calls to Action,” and “Key Takeaway Points” Includes podcasts with top healthcare leaders
Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice, 5th Edition, is a bestselling, easy-to-use guide to translating research findings to nursing practice and applying practice data for superior clinical decision-making. Using conversational writing, inspiring quotes, and an enhanced, case-based approach, AJN award-winning authors Bernadette Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt demystify evidence-based practice to help students deliver optimal patient care and become better nurses.
Appreciative Leadership: Building Sustainable Partnerships for Health explores how newly trained graduates and experienced leaders can leverage an intersdisciplinary approach focused on the strength of their teams to transform healthcare in today’s complex environment. T
"The authors of this book are innovators, strategists, provocateurs, transformational leaders, and compassionate clinicians. Their advice is based on evidence and years of experience and serves as a guide for leaders to overcome constraints and lead the nation to better health. While the content is foundational for new leaders and executives, the advice from these leaders is an inspiration to all." –Deborah Zimmermann, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Chief Executive Officer, DAISY Foundation President-elect, American Organization for Nursing Leadership Global Advisory Board Member, Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy –Erik Martin, DNP, RN, CENP VP, Patient Care Services, and Chief Nursing Officer, Norton Children's Hospital President, American Organization for Nursing Leadership Inaugural Coldiron Fellow, Marian K. Shaughnessy Nurse Leadership Academy American Nurses Association, Healthcare Finance Management Association Distinguished by its accomplished Editor and Contributor team, this innovative leadership and management text for graduate nursing students is unique in its focus on relationships, communications, and emotional intelligence at all stages of the nurse’s career. Filled with practical content demonstrating how leadership skills are a key component of management, the text examines specific nursing roles—nurse managers, leaders, and executives—while incorporating the most recent AACN, AONL, and ANA competencies. Case examples demonstrate leadership and management responsibilities in a variety of scenarios, and in-depth, comprehensive case studies at the end of the book address complex issues relating to content from the text. The contributors include a diverse and accomplished team of Nurse Leaders with experience in clinical, administrative, executive, and academic settings. Organizations and schools represented by the author team include: American Nurses Association American Organization for Nursing Leadership Association for Leadership Science in Nursing Cleveland Clinic DAISY Foundation Eisenhower Health Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University New York University New York-Presbyterian Weill-Cornell Medical Center University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Chapters follow a structured format and address leadership, professionalism, relational leadership in practice, social determinants of health, telehealth, innovation, strategic planning, finance and budgeting, and governance. Student activities are included throughout the text, and case examples encourage students to assess their own skills and put learning into practice. Learning objectives and study questions in each chapter reinforce content and emphasize different competencies required for executives and managers. Role-playing exercises help facilitate effective relationship and communication skills, and Instructor resources provide learning activities and teaching strategies for molding future nurse leaders. Key Features: Contributor team includes top-level nurse leaders experienced in healthcare system administration Underscores the importance of relationships and emotional intelligence in skillful nursing leadership and management Demonstrates specific nursing roles and practical applications through abundant, high-quality case studies Clearly distinguishes between different leadership competencies Offers role-playing exercises to improve relationship and communication skills Provides abundant instructor resources including PowerPoints and an Instructor's Manual that includes learning activities and teaching strategies
In Real-World Evidence in the Pharmaceutical Landscape, life science industry experts Sunil Dravida and his co-authors have developed the first comprehensive overview of its kind on Real-World Data (RWD) in the pharmaceutical industry. The authors examine the challenges and opportunities in applying real-world data along the pharmaceutical continuum, from clinical development to medical affairs, health economics and outcomes, and marketing. They address the difficulties identifying the suitable data sources, ensuring compliance with privacy, security and regulatory requirements, and the big job of translating data into Real-World Evidence (RWE) to generate meaningful insights that can improve decision making by stakeholders and measurable outcomes that can enhance people’s health and well-being. This book is a must-read for those in the pharmaceutical industry involved with RWD, which includes just about every role, as healthcare is now dominated by the need for high-quality data that can enable better decision-making. This book is especially critical for those designing and leading RWD Centers of Excellence in pharmaceutical companies and the service providers supporting the RWD ecosystem.
Assessment and Diagnosis Review for Advanced Practice Nursing Certification Exams is designed to help nurse practitioner students strengthen their assessment and clinical-reasoning skills in preparation for certification exams, clinical rotations, and clinical practice. This must-have resource is relevant for the AANPCB and ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner exams, ANCC Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner exam, and PNCB Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care exam. It includes both review content and practice Q&A—everything you need to pass the exam. It includes comprehensive coverage of pediatric, pregnant, and older adult populations, as well as social determinants of health and wellness and mental health and substance abuse. The review manual begins with evidence-based strategies for successful exam performance and tips for self-care. Each systems-based chapter includes an overview of anatomy and physiology; physical examination; differentials for episodic, acute, and chronic conditions; and wellness and preventive care considerations. Knowledge and application of key concepts are reinforced with numerous illustrations, tables, red flag boxes, evidence-based practice considerations, and end-of-chapter assessment questions. The review concludes with a 150-question practice test that addresses all patient populations and a 50-question practice for the pediatric population. With a total of 350 practice questions and detailed review content and answer rationales, Assessment and Diagnosis Review for Advanced Practice Nursing Certification Exams gives you the tools to study your way and the confidence to pass the first time, guaranteed. Key Features: Prepares APRN students for the assessment and diagnosis portions of their AANPCB, ANCC, and PNCB certification exams Provides a comprehensive yet concise review of the assessment of all body systems, as well as social determinants of health and mental health and substance abuse Includes coverage of pediatric, pregnant, and older adult populations Features abundant illustrations, tables, and boxes to facilitate information retention Includes a total of 350 exam-style questions with robust rationales, including two practice tests The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) are the sole owners of their certification programs. AANPCB, ANCC, and PNCB do not endorse this exam preparation resource, nor do they have a proprietary relationship with Springer Publishing Company.
Trusted for its holistic, case-based approach, Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Nursing Care, 10th Edition, helps you confidently prepare the next generation of nursing professionals for practice. This bestselling text presents nursing as an evolving art and science, blending essential competencies—cognitive, technical, interpersonal, and ethical/legal—and instilling the clinical reasoning, clinical judgment, and decision-making capabilities crucial to effective patient-centered care in any setting. The extensively updated 10th Edition is part of a fully integrated learning and teaching solution that combines traditional text, video, and interactive resources to tailor content to diverse learning styles and deliver a seamless learning experience to every student.
Author: Kate Sustersic Gawlik, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
The first book to teach physical assessment techniques based on evidence and clinical relevance. Grounded in an empirical approach to history-taking and physical assessment techniques, this text for healthcare clinicians and students focuses on patient well-being and health promotion. It is based on an analysis of current evidence, up-to-date guidelines, and best-practice recommendations. It underscores the evidence, acceptability, and clinical relevance behind physical assessment techniques. Evidence-Based Physical Examination offers the unique perspective of teaching both a holistic and a scientific approach to assessment. Chapters are consistently structured for ease of use and include anatomy and physiology, key history questions and considerations, physical examination, laboratory considerations, imaging considerations, evidence-based practice recommendations, and differential diagnoses related to normal and abnormal findings. Case studies, clinical pearls, and key takeaways aid retention, while abundant illustrations, photographic images, and videos demonstrate history-taking and assessment techniques. Instructor resources include PowerPoint slides, a test bank with multiple-choice questions and essay questions, and an image bank. This is the physical assessment text of the future. Key Features: Delivers the evidence, acceptability, and clinical relevance behind history-taking and assessment techniques Eschews “traditional” techniques that do not demonstrate evidence-based reliability Focuses on the most current clinical guidelines and recommendations from resources such as the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Focuses on the use of modern technology for assessment Aids retention through case studies, clinical pearls, and key takeaways Demonstrates techniques with abundant illustrations, photographic images, and videos Includes robust instructor resources: PowerPoint slides, a test bank with multiple-choice questions and essay questions, and an image bank Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers
Inspires nurses to envision themselves as leaders, innovators, and agents of change Firmly grounded in the digital age, this unique and innovative book focuses on the challenges and opportunities for nurses in the 21st century. The author, one of nursing's fastest-rising influencers, focuses on the power dynamic between nurses and the healthcare system—which often impedes opportunities for nurses to manage and lead effectively—and offers contemporary solutions that help nurses to mobilize and completely revolutionize healthcare as we know it. Based on the author's extensive experience with digital and online trends, communities, and spaces, the book offers practical strategies whereby nurses can assert themselves within the healthcare and education systems to make positive change on institutional, regional, and national levels. Focusing on nurse self-advocacy, the book offers concrete strategies to ameliorate a top concern for nurses: a perceived lack of power and respect in the workplace. It features step-by-step processes for empowering and mobilizing nurses as change agents at a systemic level, demonstrates how nurses can alter cultural norms and perceptions of their profession, and illustrates how nurses can maximize their influence and impact on institutional and government policy. Woven throughout is the author's extraordinary personal story of rising from a Certified Nursing Assistant to CEO of the largest nurse-run online community. Key Features: Delivers contemporary strategies to help nurses powerfully assert themselves within the healthcare and education systems toward effecting positive change Discusses how nurses can significantly impact healthcare on institutional, regional, and national levels Addresses a top concern for nurses: a perceived lack of power and respect in the workplace Accessibly written for all nurses with step-by-step instructions for implementing the book's concepts and strategies Demonstrates how to use social media platforms to expand the influence of nurses in the healthcare system
Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions addresses the core competencies and behaviors required to be an innovative leader. This text fulfills the market need for an advanced practice resource focused on how to address new and emerging sources of evidence-based practice that can inform, translate and scale the complexity of leading innovation in healthcare organizations. Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions takes a patient-centered approach, discusses the perspectives on the dynamic of innovation and evidence as well as emerging competencies for leaders of healthcare innovation. To address the core competencies the text is expertly organized into four sections: I. Addresses the current landscape of evidence in innovation II. Examines new sources of evidence including technology and big data III. Discusses strategies for measuring innovation at a variety of system levels IV. Provides strategies to synthesize and disseminate evidence to advance innovation in healthcare. Key Features: • Teaches students how to mine and manage large data sets • Connects the idea of evidence-based practice to leadership practice • Addresses the gap in the knowledge base around research
"This unique text integrates a variety of viewpoints on leadership attributes and abilities that guide organizations and people through the process of advancement to successful innovation outcomes. This contributed text integrates a variety of viewpoints on leadership from both healthcare and business settings and provides the tool sets necessary to ensure successful innovation."--Back cover.