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Strategic Planning for Nurses: Change Management in Health Care

Author(s): Michele Sare, MSN, RN
LeAnn Ogilvie, MSN, RN, CCRN
  • ISBN-13: 9780763766177
  • Paperback    238 pages      © 2010
Price: $105.95 US List
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Strategic Planning for Nurses builds insight and breaks boundaries that have historically hampered nursing’s professional progression and power as a stakeholder in a global, business-based healthcare arena. Divided into three parts to take the reader through the mechanics of strategic planning as it specifically applies to nursing, this unique book delivers specific skill and knowledge-based instruction on business concepts, trends and issues that face the demographically and culturally diverse nursing workforce of the 21st century.

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Chapter 1  Why Nursing Needs Strategic Planning: Professional Empowerment in the New Millennium
Chapter 2  The Healthcare Habitat: The Evolving Professional Home of Nursing
Chapter 3  The Business We Find Ourselves In
Chapter 4  Just What Is Strategic Planning?
Chapter 5  Tools from the Strategic Planning Workbench
Chapter 6  Strategic Planning – Why It’s Not Just for the Board Room Anymore
Chapter 7  The Three Key Elements of the Strategic Planning Process: A Vision that Guides Nursing’s Future Action
Chapter 8  Overview of Strategic Planning Theories – Strategic Planning Architecture
Chapter 9  Understanding Change Theory – Strategic Planning Change Agents
Chapter 10  Communicating the Strategic Plan
Chapter 11  Eight cautionary tales of strategic planning

Michele Sare, MSN, RN

Michele Sare has been an RN for 34 years. The role of nurse educator has dominated her career. She has had the privilege of working in developing countries, six states, in resource challenged settings and in healthcare settings with abundant resources. She has worked in trauma care, public health, education, acute, transitional, disability and long term care, policy development, contract nursing, rural and frontier nursing, school nursing, nursing administration and even camp nursing. Through her years as a professional nurse, and from her youthful years as a candy striper, a dental hygienist in the jungles of New Guinea and a nurse’s aid, she has seen and felt the privilege of what it means to provide care. With her children Rebecca and Jesse grown and successful, she now lives on her ranch in Southwest Montana with a bevy of horses, goats, dogs and sheep where she pursues her writing career to inspire and empower nurses to actualize their highest vision of care.

LeAnn Ogilvie, MSN, RN, CCRN

LeAnn Ogilvie has been a registered nurse for 16 years.  The majority of her nursing career has been in critical care.  Currently the lead clinical educator in an acute care facility, she also has experience as a clinical and distance learning instructor for a practical nursing program.  She lives in western Montana with her husband and three sons.  

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ISBN-13: 9780763766177

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