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Professional Nursing Concepts:Competencies for Quality Leadership, Fourth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Premier Access

Author(s): Anita Finkelman, MSN, RN, Visiting Lecturer, Nursing Department, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel, Visiting Lecturer
  • ISBN-13: 9781284127270
  • Navigate 2 Premier Access     554 pages      © 2019
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Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership, Fourth Edition takes a patient-centered, traditional approach to the topic of nursing education. An ideal text for teaching students how to transition from the classroom to practice, it focuses on the core competencies for health professionals as determined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Completely updated and revised, the Fourth Edition includes coverage of the opioid crisis, Progress Report (2016) for the Future of Nursing Report, Triple Aim, quality improvement and workflow efficacy to name a few. Also featured is content on nursing roles, incivility, expanded roles and scope of practice, patient-centered care, and team-based learning.

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • Working Backwards to Develop a Case Study
  • Stop and Consider statements which highlight important chapter points
  • New content highlighting current health crises, the role of nursing and new reports
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Applicable Courses

Professional Issues in Nursing
Professional Development
Professional Issues
Issues and Trends
Transitions in Nursing
Nursing Leadership

Section  I  The Profession of Nursing
  Chapter  1  Professional Nursing: History and Development of the Nursing Profession
  Chapter  2  The Essence of Nursing: Knowledge and Caring
  Chapter  3  Nursing Education, Accreditation, and Regulation
  Chapter  4  Success in Your Nursing Education Program
Section  II  The Healthcare Context
  Chapter  5  Health Policy and Political Action
  Chapter  6  Ethics and Legal Issues
  Chapter  7  Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Illness: A Community Perspective
  Chapter  8  The Healthcare Delivery System: Focus on Acute Care
Section  III  Core Healthcare Professional Competencies
  Chapter  9  Provide Patient-Centered Care
  Chapter  10  Work in Interprofessional Teams
  Chapter  11  Employ Evidence-Based Practice
  Chapter  12  Apply Quality Improvement
  Chapter  13  Utilize Informatics
Section  IV  The Practice of Nursing Today and in the Future
  Chapter  14  The Future: Transformation of Nursing Practice Through Leadership

Anita Finkelman, MSN, RN-Visiting Lecturer, Nursing Department, Recanati School for Community Health Professions, Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel, Visiting Lecturer

Anita Finkelman, MSN, RN is a nurse educator and consultant. She is currently visiting faculty at School of Nursing Bouvé College of Health Sciences Northeastern University and served as the Northeastern School of Nursing Chair of the CCNE Self-Study Task Force. Some of her past positions include Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at University of Oklahoma College of Nursing where she taught undergraduate and graduate nursing research online, served as course coordinator for undergraduate nursing research, and was awarded a VA Nursing Academy program grant to develop a special undergraduate long-term experience at the VA and develop a summer internship and a post-graduate nurse residency program. At the University of Cincinnati she was Associate Clinical Professor and also Director of the Undergraduate Program. She has managed several projects to migrate nursing curriculum to distance learning. Her BSN is from TCU Harris College of Nursing, master’s degree in psychiatric-mental health nursing/clinical specialist from Yale University. She completed post-master’s graduate work in healthcare policy and administration at George Washington University with additional health policy work as a fellow at the Health Policy Institute, George Mason University. Her experience of thirty-five plus years includes clinical, educational, and administrative positions, and considerable experience with curriculum, developing distance learning programs and other online products related to simulation learning, and teaching online, She has also served as Director of Staff Education for two acute care hospitals and as Director of Continuing Education at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing.

As a consultant Ms. Finkelman works in the areas of curriculum particularly with emphasis on Institute of Medicine core competencies, teaching strategies, distance education, and healthcare administration. She has authored many books, journal articles, served on editorial boards, and currently is on the editorial board for Home Healthcare Nurse. She has lectured on administration, health policy, nursing education, and psychiatric-mental health nursing, both nationally and internationally, particularly in Israel for Ben Gurion University where she collaborates annually with nursing faculty. She serves as a consultant to publishers and healthcare organizations in areas of distance education and product development.

Her most recent textbooks include this textbook, Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership, Teaching IOM: Implications of the Institute of Medicine Reports for Nursing Education (ANA, 2012, 3rd. Ed.) and the second volume Learning IOM for students, Leadership and Management for Nurses (2012; Pearson Education, 2nd Ed.), and Case Management for Nurses (Pearson Education, 2011). Her book Teaching IOM and its second volume  have been best sellers, and the first two editions have won awards from the Society for Technical Communication, Washington, D.C. (2008 and 2010). The third edition was awarded an AJN Book Award in 2012 for Learning IOM, the second volume. She has presented workshops across the country focusing on this book for nurse educators, presenting at U.S. and international nursing conferences.

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ISBN-13: 9781284127270

Additional Resources for Instructors
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Competency Mapping
Instructor Manual
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Transition Guide

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