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Decision-Making in Nursing, Second Edition
Thoughtful Approaches for Leadership

Author(s): Sandra B. Lewenson, EdD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Pace University, College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing
Marie Truglio-Londrigan, PhD, RN, Professor, Pace University College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284026177
  • Paperback    254 pages      © 2015
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“This second edition is a major stepping stone along the way to preparing new generations for the many decisions they will have to make in the practice of tomorrow.” - From the Foreword by Angela Barron McBride, PhD, RN, FAAN, Distinguished Professor and University Dean Emerita, Indiana University School of Nursing

Doody's Review Service - 4 Stars!

Decision-Making in Nursing: Thoughtful Approaches for Leadership, Second Edition explores multiple decision-making approaches to enable nursing students and professionals to become insightful, critical, flexible, and confident decision makers in today’s complex healthcare environment. With a reflective, multidimensional approach to decision-making, it examines the ways in which history, legal and ethical issues, spirituality, culture, family, the media, economics, technology, and health policy affect the way nurses make decisions.

With a greater emphasis on leadership, teamwork, and intra- and inter- professional relationships, this new edition provides nurses and students the opportunity to see themselves as leaders and feel comfortable making decisions as leaders. Each chapter features vignettes using a nursing scenario to illustrate particular approaches in an actual practice setting. New to this edition is a chapter on using technology for decision-making.  In addition, it has been revised to include the latest American Association of Colleges of Nursing Master's and Baccalaureate essentials, evidence to support the models used, and thoroughly updated references.

Chapter  1  Know Yourself: Reflective Decision-Making
Chapter  2  Looking Back: History and Decision-Making
Chapter  3  Right or Wrong: Policy, Legal and Ethical Issues and Decision-Making
Chapter  4  More than Prayer: Spirituality and Decision-Making
Chapter  5  Culture and Decision-Making
Chapter  6  Family and Decision-Making
Chapter  7  Media and Decision-Making
Chapter  8  Working Together: Team, Group, & Coalition Decision-Making
Chapter  9  Evidence-Based Decision-Making
Chapter  10  Health Care Costs Matter: Economics and Decision Making
Chapter  11  Getting Involved: Public Policy and Influencing the Outcomes
Chapter  12  Use of Technology for Decision-Making

Sandra B. Lewenson, EdD, RN, FAAN-Professor, Pace University, College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing

Sandra B. Lewenson, EdD, RN, FAAN, graduated in 1971 from Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing where she graduated with a baccalaureate degree in nursing.  She received a Master’s of Nursing as a Family Nurse Clinician (with a focus on aging) in 1984 from Mercy College, and later received a Doctorate of Nursing Education from Teachers College, Columbia University in 1989.  She has worked in public health in both urban and suburban settings.  Currently, Dr. Lewenson is a professor of nursing at the College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing at Pace University.  She integrates nursing history research into her courses addressing primary health care, decision-making, nursing education, and nursing research. Throughout her career, she has served in several leadership positions in nursing and has received several honors for her work.  Her honors include the Kenan award for teaching excellence, the 2011 Agnes Dillon Randolf Scholar from the University of Virginia Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, Outstanding Scholarship and Research Award from Teachers College, Columbia University, induction into the Hall of Fame of the Alumni Association of Hunter College, and the American Association for the History of Nursing Lavinia Dock Award for Historical Scholarship and Research in Nursing for her work, Taking Charge: Nursing, Suffrage, and Feminism in America, 1873-1920. Dr. Lewenson is a member of the American Academy of Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.  Her most recent research examines the history of the American Red Cross Town and Country Rural Nursing Service – a service that provided primary health care like services to populations living in rural settings between 1912 and 1948.

Marie Truglio-Londrigan, PhD, RN-Professor, Pace University College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing

Marie Truglio-Londrigan, PhD, RN, has been a nurse since 1976 and has primarily practiced in public health, community, and long-term care nursing.  She holds a Baccalaureate Degree from Herbert H. Lehman College, a Master of Science Degree in Primary Health Care Nursing of the Aged from Seton Hall University, and a PhD from Adelphi University.  Dr. Londrigan has published in the areas of gerontology as well as areas pertaining to public health, health promotion and disease prevention. Her research has also focused on older adults living in the community. She has maintained a faculty practice in public health throughout her career. She has served in several academic administrative positions until recently where she returned to the faculty role. Dr. Londrigan actively participated in Zeta Omega Westchester-Rockland County at-large- Chapter, of Sigma Theta Tau International and served a term as the president of this chapter.  Presently, Dr. Londrigan is a faculty member at Pace University, College of Health Professions, Lienhard School of Nursing.  Her research reflects her interest in aging and public health nursing. At the present time she is conducting a qualitative inquiry in the area of shared decision- making in nursing practice. Her book, Decision-Making in Nursing: Thoughtful Approaches for Practice received the American Journal of Nursing 2008 Book of the Year Award.

  • “This second edition is a major stepping stone along the way to preparing new generations for the many decisions they will have to make in the practice of tomorrow.” - From the Foreword by Angela Barron McBride, PhD, RN, FAAN, Distinguished Professor and University Dean Emerita, Indiana University School of Nursing

  • “The book provides a different approach to the idea of nursing decision making. Instead of simply noting how it should be done, the authors use case studies to demonstrate how decisions are developed and reflect on the success and possible problems in these areas. The book is interesting and easy to understand. The reflections and case studies are an excellent way to present this material. It would be a good tool for any nurse leader and provides excellent background information for those embarking on a leadership career. This is a well-done second edition.” - Cynthia Lee Cummings, RN, MSN, EdD, University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, Doody's Review Service, Rating: 4 stars

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