Change Leadership in Nursing

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Change Leadership in Nursing

SKU# 9780826108371

How Change Occurs in a Complex Hospital System

Author: Mairead Hickey PhD, RN, FAHA, Phyllis Beck Kritek PhD, MSN, FAAN

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Description 

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Brigham and Women's Hospital, a high-profile, complex, academic medical center in Boston, MA, is a founding member of the Partners HeathCare Sytem and is associated with Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. This truly unique volume chronicles the systemic efforts of the nursing department to make an already outstanding system even better. It provides access to a compelling story of institute-wide nursing practice today and how the opportunity for major change was embraced and successfully accomplished. Told from the perspective of ninety administrative and staff nurses, it serves as a model for change in similar institutions everywhere.

Key Features

  • Provides real world system level description of hospital-wide change initiated and implemented by nurses committed to safe quality patient care
  • Serves as a roadmap for institution-wide change for aspiring nurse leaders, including values to support, tools to develop or use, resources to be managed, key personnel to employ, and more
  • Offers nurse executives an array of catalytic ideas they can adapt to their own settings
  • Acts as a model for administrators and students in Masters and Doctoral Programs who are interested in seeing how change occurs in complex systems through personal engagement at all levels
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Product Details 

  • Publication Date August 17, 2011
  • Page Count 400
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826108371
  • EISBN 9780826108388

Table of Contents 

Foreword
Preface

PART ONE: AN INVITATION TO OUR READERS

    Introduction: The Invitation
    1. Beginning the Journey

PART TWO: CREATING THE CONDITIONS FOR CHANGE

    2. Finding and Defining the Good
    3. Creating a Healthy Work Environment
    4. Strengthening the Practice of Nursing
    5. Ensuring the Voice of the Nurse: Designing, Developing, and Implementing a Committee Structure
    6. The Center for Nursing Excellence: Setting the Table
    7. The Center for Nursing Excellence: Initiatives and Innovations
    8. Beyond Regulatory Compliance: Our Quality Journey

PART THREE: FROM PRINCIPLES TO PROJECTS, PROGRAMS, AND PRACTICES

    Section A. Institution-Wide Change

    9. The Standards, Policies, and Procedures Steering Committee: Notes From the Field
    10. Change Through Narrative
    11. Change Through Clinical Experts: The APN Role and Impact
    12. The Ethics of Caring
    13. Technological Change
    14. Change Through Synergy: Crafting Partnerships
    15. Expanding Our Clinical Lens: Integrative Care

    Section B. Service Area and Program Change

    16. The Development of a Critical Care Leadership Team: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Now, and Where We Are Going
    17. Building Anew
    18. Neuroscience as Exemplar
    19. Changing and Enhancing Nurses' Roles

    Section C. Individual Reflections on the Experience of Change

    20. Values and Vision
    21. Leadership Stories
    22. The Nurse Educator
    23. Beyond Our Borders
    24. Why Do People Aspire to Work at Brigham and Women's Hospital? A View From Business Services

PART IV: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS: THE JOURNEY CONTINUES

    25. Lessons Learned: The Journey Through the Rearview Mirror
    26. The Journey Continues . . . Just Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Index