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Creative Nursing Leadership and Management

Author(s): Carolyn Chambers Clark, ARNP, EdD, FAAN, AHN-BC
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763749767
  • ISBN-10:0763749761
  • Paperback    477 pages      © 2009
Price: $120.95 US List
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Creative Nursing Leadership and Management provides relevant theory and ties it to practice by allowing learners to use critical thinking activities in a safe classroom environment. The text focuses on creating leadership opportunities and creative solutions; using information technology; managing resources and change; delegation and succession: developing staff; and creative political, legal, ethical, effective, and safe interventions to keep staff engaged.

Key Features include:

  • Chapter behavioral objectives for both beginning and more advanced learners 
  • Research Boxes summarizing relevant studies 
  • Leadership in Action case studies making theory come to life
  • Leadership Challenge questions encouraging in-class discussion 
  • Leadership Tips that show readers how to apply theory in actual leadership situations 
  • Leadership Exercises featuring small group, simulated and role playing situations 
  • Web links, key terms and definitions, and key summary points 
  • Test and discussion questions 
  • Leaders Speak, a special section featuring real-life nurses sharing their secrets about becoming creative nursing leaders 

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For Students:                                       

• Crossword puzzles                             

• Interactive glossaries                        

• Learning objectives                           

For Instructors:

• PowerPoint slides

• Instructor’s manual

• TestBank

 

 

 

Features & Benefits

Key Features include:

  • Chapter behavioral objectives for both beginning and more advanced learners
  • Research Boxes summarizing relevant studies
  • Leadership in Action case studies making theory come to life; Leadership Challenge questions encouraging in-class discussion
  • Leadership Tips that show readers how to apply theory in actual leadership situations
  • Leadership Exercises featuring small group, simulated and role playing situations
  • web links, key terms and definitions, and key summary points
  • Test and discussion questions
  • Leaders Speak, a special section featuring real-life nurses sharing their secrets about becoming creative nursing leaders

Applicable Courses

Perfect for upper-level, undergraduate nursing leadership courses

Part 1 – Theories of Leadership and Management

Chapter 1: Theories and Styles of Leadership

Chapter 2: Theories and Styles of Management

Part 2 – Basic Skills to Creatively Lead and Manage

Chapter 3: Role Transitioning

Chapter 4: Managing Stress

Chapter 5: Managing Time

Chapter 6: Critical Thinking

Chapter 7: Communicating Effectively

Chapter 8: Managing Conflict

Chapter 9: Delegating

Chapter 10: Acting Legally, Ethically and Politically

Part 3 – Advanced Skills Needed to Creatively Lead and Manage

Chapter 11: Motivating and Team Building

Chapter 12: Budgeting and Managing Resources

Chapter 13: Demonstrating Effectiveness and Quality Care

Chapter 14: Managing Change and Innovating

Chapter 15: Using Information Technology

Part 4 – Creatively Managing Human Resources

Chapter 16: Staffing and Retaining Staff

Chapter 17: Recruiting and Interviewing

Chapter 18: Establishing a Healthy Environment

Chapter 19: Developing Staff

Chapter 20: Evaluating Staff Performance and Insuring Quality

Chapter 21: Coaching and Mentoring

Chapter 22: Reducing Workplace Violence

Chapter 23: Planning Succession

Part 5 – Nursing Leaders Speak

 


Carolyn Chambers Clark-ARNP, EdD, FAAN, AHN-BC

Carolyn Chambers Clark, EdD, ARNP has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing since 1980. Her dissertation dealt with the use of simulation gaming as a teaching and leadership tool. She Founded and Served as Director of The Wellness Institute from 1980 to 1995 and Editor of The Wellness Newsletter, which is still available as a monthly ezine. She was founding editor of a health care journal and editor-in-chief of an
encyclopedia of health practice. She is author of 23 nursing and or health-related books and hundreds of articles. She has taught nursing leadership at four universities and been a consultant and conducted
workshops for thousands of nursing educators and leaders.

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Instructor Manual
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank