Leadership and Management in Nursing Test Success

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Leadership and Management in Nursing Test Success

SKU# 9780826110381

An Unfolding Case Study Review

Author: Ruth A. Wittmann-Price PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF

Editors:

  • Frances H. Cornelius PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE
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This will be very helpful to students studying leadership and management for the NCLEX. The questions are pertinent and well written, and they cover a wide range of topics. This review is a worthwhile resource for student preparation." Score: 96, 4 Stars. --Doody's Medical Reviews

Based on an innovative, active learning paradigm, this course review for the Leadership and Management Nursing Skills NCLEX-RN features the use of unfolding case studies to thoroughly engage students while helping them to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Unlike other content review books, this resource builds required content into compelling case scenarios that mimic situations in real-life practice. It features answers and rationales at the end of each chapter and includes 200 questions comprised of 150 multiple choice and 50 alternative NCLEX-RN style questions. The book is also infused with Web links and resources that will keep students engaged and further reinforce realistic decision-making.

The review focuses on developing leadership and management competencies, patient care management including advanced directives, ethical and legal issues, organizational management, and delegating responsibilities to other members of the health care team. Students love this innovative approach to learning how to 'think like a nurse'! Faculty find the case studies useful for clinical make-up assignments. Available in both print and eBook formats, the review is enhanced by the inclusion of URLs linking to resources that expands scope of content and increases content assimilation.

Key Features:

  • Promotes active learning through use of unfolding case studies
  • Eschews traditional repetitive question review for an intensified learning experience
  • Provides answers conveniently located at the end of each chapter and rationales for both correct AND incorrect answers
  • Serves as a handy resource for clinical make-up assignments
  • Includes more than 200 questions including 150 multiple choice and 50 alternative NCLEX questions

Product Details 

  • Publication Date June 28, 2013
  • Page Count 224
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826110381
  • EISBN 9780826110398

About The Author(s) 

Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN, CNS, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN, is the dean of the School of Health Sciences at Francis Marion University, Florence, South Carolina. Dr. Wittman-Price has been an obstetrical/women's health nurse for 38 years. She received her BSN degree from Felician College in Lodi, New Jersey (1981), and her MS as a perinatal clinical nurse specialist (CNS) from Columbia University, New York, New York (1983). Dr. Wittmann-Price completed her PhD in nursing at Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania (2006), and was awarded the Dean’s Award for Excellence. She developed a mid-range nursing theory, Emancipated Decision-Making in Women's Health Care, and has tested her theory in four research studies. International researchers are currently using her theory as the foundation for further studies. Her theory is being used at the University of Limpopo, South Africa, in their campaign, "Finding Solutions for Africa," which helps women and children. Dr. Wittmann-Price was also the appointed research coordinator for Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and oversaw the evidence-based practice projects for nursing (2007-2010). Hahnemann University Hospital was granted initial Magnet; designation in December of 2009. Dr. Wittmann-Price has taught all levels of nursing students over the past 20 years and has completed an international service-learning trip. She mentors doctor of nursing practice and doctor of philosophy students and is on several committees for both Drexel and Widener Universities. Dr. Wittmann-Price has authored 14 books, two book chapters, and more than 20 articles. She has presented her research regionally, nationally, and internationally. Dr. Wittmann-Price was inducted into the National League for Nursing (NLN) Academy of Nurse Educator Fellows in 2013 and named a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in October 2015.

Frances H. Cornelius, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, is a clinical professor and department chair for advanced role master of science in nursing and complementary and integrative health programs at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She is a board-certified nurse educator and has taught at the college and university level since 1990. She has an extensive clinical background in medical–surgical, psychiatric, oncology, and community health nursing. In addition, Dr. Cornelius has substantial experience in the design, development, and delivery of online, hybrid, and traditional course content as well as the integration of learning technologies into the classroom. Her area of research involves student learning, development of clinical decision-making skills, and clinical competency using handheld mobile devices.

In 2010, Dr. Cornelius was the recipient of the Outstanding Educator in Online Learning Award from Drexel University Online. She is currently a master reviewer for Quality MattersTM, a faculty-centered peer-review process that is designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses. She is a National League for Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Informaticist and a National Library of Medicine Medical Informatics fellow. Dr. Cornelius is the coeditor of PDA Connections: Mobile Technology for Health Care Professionals (2007), an innovative textbook designed to teach health care professionals how to use mobile devices for "point-of-care" access of information. She is the coeditor and author of Ethical Health Informatics: Challenges and Opportunities (2016). She is also a coauthor of an innovative series of six National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) review books, published by Springer Publishing Company, designed to support development of critical thinking among nursing students using unfolding case studies infused with mobile decision support resources to replicate realistic clinical experiences.

Table of Contents 

1. Introduction to Leadership and Management

2. Prioritizing patient care

3. Time management

4. Delegating

5. Life-long learning

6. Conflict management

7. Performance Improvement

8. Interdisciplinary team collaboration

9. Patient rights

10. Safe work environment

11. Organizational issues