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Collaboration Across the Disciplines in Health Care

Author(s): Dr. Brenda Freshman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Health Care Administration Program, California State University, Long Beach, California
Louis G. Rubino, PhD, FACHE, Professor and Director of the Health Administration Program, California State University - Northridge, Northridge, California
Dr. Yolanda Reid Chassiakos, MD, FAAP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, Director, Klotz Student Health Center, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, California
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763755584
  • Paperback    400 pages      © 2010
Price: $140.95 US List
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Collaboration Across the Disciplines in Health Care brings together seasoned professionals from the disciplines of medicine, nursing, public health, health services and administration, and other areas, who present their diverse perspectives on collaboration across the spectrum of the healthcare fields. Using a learning-centered approach, this timely resource helps the reader develop communication skills and prepares them to work inter-professionally with those who have different perspectives and thought processes.

Perfect for senior-level undergraduate and graduate courses in health services administration, allied health, and nursing, this current and engaging text offers experiential activities to facilitate learning.

Features:
• Each chapter is contributed by an expert from a particular discipline to give the reader an ‘insider’ perspective.
• Presents current, engaging, and practical examples of collaborative strategies and tactics.
• Cases in each chapter based on the chapter learning objectives with case questions can be used in student learning assessments.
• Simulations and other experiential learning exercises in each chapter provide a practice ‘lab’ for developing collaborative competencies.
• Offers a complete package of online teaching aids to facilitate instruction.

Introduction  Preface  
Introduction  Contributors  
Introduction  Figure List  
Introduction  Editor Biographies  
Introduction  Author Biographies and Chapter Previews  
Chapter  Chapter 1: The Healthcare Team Members: Who Are They and What Do They Do?  
Chapter  Chapter 2: The Healthcare Interdisciplinary Context: A Focus on the "Microsystem" Context  
Chapter  Chapter 3: Leadership Development in the Interdisciplinary Context   
Chapter  Chapter 4: Fostering Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Healthcare Organizations   
Chapter  Chapter 5: Doctors Are From Mars, Patients Are From Venus  
Chapter  Chapter 6: Interprofessional Collaboration: A Nursing Perspective  
Chapter  Chapter 7: Is Physician Collaboration an Oxymoron? Understanding and Enhancing Physician Engagement in Healthcare Teams  
Chapter  Chapter 8: Management and Administration of Collaborative Models  
Chapter  Chapter 9: Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Healthcare Perspectives  
Chapter  Chapter 10: Behavioral Health  
Chapter  Chapter 11: Ancillary Services: Health Professions Education, Nutrition, and Dietetics  
Chapter  Chapter 12: Medicine and the Law: The Legal Perspective  
Chapter  Chapter 13: Collaboration in Ambulatory Care: Integrating the Practitioners of Medicine Into the Practice of Medicine  
Chapter  Chapter 14: Collaboration in Healthcare Marketing and Business Development  
Chapter  Chapter 15: The Forest and the Trees: An Organizational Psychologist’s Perspective on Collaborating Across the Disciplines in Health Care  

Dr. Brenda Freshman, PhD-Assistant Professor, Health Care Administration Program, California State University, Long Beach, California

Brenda Freshman, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at California State University Long Beach, in the Health Administration Program. She teaches organizational behavior, management and human resources courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Freshman’s current research focus is on best practices for developing collaboration skills in health care managers, leaders and teams.

Dr. Freshman holds a BS in Psychology (UCLA), a MA in Applied Psychology (University of Santa Monica), a MS in Organizational Psychology (California School of Professional Psychology), and a Doctorate in Organizational Psychology (California School of Professional Psychology). Her research and practice interests concentrate on team formation and collaboration across the disciplines in Health Care. Specifically she focuses on how thoughts and emotions influence behavior, productivity and quality of life. She has been producing and delivering workshops on self-development and leadership skills since 1993.
 

Louis G. Rubino, PhD, FACHE-Professor and Director of the Health Administration Program, California State University - Northridge, Northridge, California

Louis Rubino, PhD, FACHE, is currently Professor and Program Director for Health Administration at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Dr. Rubino is also the Chair of CSUN's University Health Services Oversight Committee, and is an elected Faculty Senator. He is also a Board member of the national professional organization, Association for University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). In the community, he serves as a governing board member at St. Francis Medical Center and is Chair of their Quality and Patient Safety Subcommittee. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Rubino had a 20-year management career as a hospital administrator and health system executive. He has published nationally and internationally and has authored chapters in textbooks. His research area is comparative health administration between China and the United States. Dr. Rubino received his Master’s in Health Care Management from California State University, Los Angeles, and his Master’s of Public Administration and Doctorate in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. He is board certified in healthcare management as an American College of Healthcare Executives Fellow

Dr. Yolanda Reid Chassiakos, MD, FAAP-Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, Director, Klotz Student Health Center, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, California

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ISBN-13: 9780763755584

Instructor Manual
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