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Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Eighth Edition

Author(s): Linda A. Roussel, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNL, FAAN, Visiting Professor, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
Tricia Thomas, PhD, MSN, RN, FACHE, FNAP, NEA-BC, ACNS-BC, CNL, Assistant Dean for Practice, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan
James L. Harris, PhD, MBA, APRN-BC, CNL, FAAN, Professor, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
  • ISBN-13: 9781284148121
  • Paperback    478 pages      © 2020
Price: $99.95 US List
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To succeed as leaders of a diverse, multigenerational workforce, nurse managers and executives need to have both traditional management skills and a contemporary, creative mindset. Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Eighth Edition, is a comprehensive overview of key management and administrative concepts that are critical to leading healthcare organizations and ensuring patient safety and quality care. The text prepares nursing students and professional administrators to lead a workplace that is rapidly evolving due to technology, culture, and changes in the U.S. healthcare system.

The Eighth Edition of Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators features an updated discussion of the business of health care, including resource procurement, revisions to the Affordable Care Act, and financial management relating to reimbursement. It also focuses on transformational leadership principles, such as how leading with emotional intelligence can foster communication, conflict resolution, team building, and joy in the workplace.

New to the Eighth Edition:

  • Using polarity thinking to embrace problems, conflict, and resistance in health care
  • Using implementation science to promote sustainable quality improvement and move toward the Institute of Healthcare Improvement IHI quadruple aim
  • Leading and managing population health initiatives
  • New content on management strategies for mentoring and coaching a diverse nursing staff
  • Crosswalks for major content areas and competencies from AONE, ACHE, and other professional organizations.

Applicable Courses

This text can be used for Nursing Administration courses in Executive Nurse Administration curriculum tracks, including joint programs of MBA/MSN or MPH/MSN. Example courses include:

  • Nursing Leadership
  • Nursing Management courses
  • Nursing Administration
  • Principles and Practice of Nursing Management and Administration
Part  1  Leading in Times of Complexity and Rapid Cycle Change
Chapter  1  Forces Influencing Nursing Leadership
Chapter  2  Leadership Theory and Application for Nurse Leaders
Chapter  3  Professional Practice: A Prototype Linking Nursing in Interprofessional Teams
Chapter  4  Executive Coaching as a Lever for Professional Development and Leadership in Healthcare Organizations
Chapter  5  Leading in an Era of Change and Uncertainty: Driving Excellence in Practice While Developing Leaders of the Future
Part  2  Leading the Business of Health Care: Processes and Principles
Chapter  6  Organizational Structure and Accountability in Healthcare Systems
Chapter  7  Strategic Practices in Achieving Organizational Effectiveness
Chapter  8  Procuring and Sustaining Resources: The Budgeting Process
Chapter  9  Maximizing Human Capital
Chapter  10  Managing Performance
Chapter  11  Information Management and Knowledge Development as Actions for Leaders
Part  3  Leading to Improve the Future Quality and Safety of Healthcare Delivery
Chapter  12  Laws, Regulations, and Healthcare Policy Shaping Administrative Practice
Chapter  13  Risk Anticipation and Management: Creating a Culture of Quality, Safety and Value
Chapter  14  Leaders Achieving Sustainable Outcomes
Chapter  15  Messaging and Disseminating Excellence in Leadership and Ethical Implications
Chapter  16  Leading Implementation for Sustainable Improvement
Chapter  17  Polarity Thinking: A lens for Embracing Wicked Problems, Conflict and Resistance in Health Care
Chapter  18  Future Considerations: Leading and Managing Population Health
Appendix  Beyond Leadership: Building the Next Generation of Leaders

Linda A. Roussel, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNL, FAAN-Visiting Professor, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas

Dr. Roussel  is the DNP Program Director and Professor at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing. Dr. Roussel has a strong background in nursing administration, teaching, and consultation. She has been instrumental in the developing of a number of educational and leadership programs including the DNP, CNL, and Executive Nurse Administration. She serves on the ANCC Expert Panel for the Executive Nurse Administration certification exam. Dr. Roussel is very passionate about the process of systems change and translational research in the clinical setting. 

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Tricia Thomas, PhD, MSN, RN, FACHE, FNAP, NEA-BC-ACNS-BC, CNL, Assistant Dean for Practice, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

James L. Harris, PhD, MBA, APRN-BC, CNL, FAAN-Professor, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama

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ISBN-13: 9781284148121

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