Essentials of Nursing Leadership and Management, 5th Edition by Diane K. Whitehead, Sally A. Weiss, Ruth M. Tappen

By Diane K. Whitehead, Sally A. Weiss, Ruth M. Tappen

Books in a single, for the cost of one the entire concerns and traits content material your scholars want, plus management and administration content material. because the nursing scarcity grows, nurses locate themselves in management and administration roles and extra eager about office matters. The fifth version of this well known source maintains to arrange nurses to reply as leaders and executives in this day place of work.

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Overtime causes physical and mental fatigue, increased stress, and decreased concentration.

She ordered the nurses to stop the resuscitation, and the physician pronounced the death of the client. The nurses stated that if they had not been given a direct order they would have continued their attempts at resuscitation. “The court ruled that the physician’s judgment was faulty and that the family had the right to sue the physician for wrongful death” (Guido, 2001, p. 158). The nurses were cleared in this case because they were following a physician’s order. Nursing Implications The Patient Self-Determination Act does not specify who should discuss treatment decisions or advance directives with clients.

Effective managers regularly tell their staff how well they are doing and where they need improvement (Welch & Welch, 2008). ■ Resource allocation. In decentralized organizations, nurse managers are often given a set amount of money to run their units or departments and must allocate these resources wisely. This can be difficult when resources are very limited. ■ 17 Hiring and firing employees. Nurse managers decide either independently or participate in employment and termination decisions for their units.

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