Author: Al Rundio
Publisher: Nursing Knowledge Center American Nurses Association
Release Date: 2016
The Nursing Knowledge Center's Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual is a must-have tool for nurses planning to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Nurse Executive certification exam. Based on the official ANCC certification exam test content outline, this review and resource manual will help you: -Study and analyze comprehensive material and concepts written by nursing experts. -Develop a recommended seven-step plan to equip you for the exam and map out what to do on the day of the exam. -Prepare for and familiarize yourself with nurse executive standards of practice.
Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2015-02-25
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Nurse Executive Exam Secrets helps you ace the Nurse Executive Board Certification Test, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Nurse Executive Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Nurse Executive Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Nurse Executive Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Organizational Models, Continuum-Based Leadership Model, Goals Based and Process Based Evaluations, Benchmarking, Continuous Quality Control, Clinical Trials, Various Models for Nursing Research, Ten Steps in Community Assessment, Feasibility Studies, Centralized Organizational Structure, Product Line Management, Community Alternative Care Settings, Clinical Ladder of Advancement, Nurse's Role in Work Redesign, Importance of Collaborative Practice, Corporate Culture and Climate, Health Care Delivery Systems, Strategic Planning, Crisis Management, Setting Goals, Steps in Contingency Planning, Shared Governance Model, Calculating Profit, Scenario Analysis, Marketing in Health Care, Image Building, and much more...
Author: Cheryl Jones
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2018-01-29
Learn how financial management fits into the healthcare organization. Financial Management for Nurse Managers and Executives, 5th Edition covers the latest accounting and financial management practices distinctly from the nurse manager’s point of view. Topics include how financial management fits into the health care organization, financial accounting, cost analysis, planning and control management of the organization’s financial resources, various management tools, and the future of financial management with respect to healthcare reform and international accounting standards. This new edition includes updated information on the Affordable Care Act, Accountable Care Organizations, Value Based Payment, and Team and Population Based Care. Nursing-focused content thoroughly describes healthcare finance and accounting from the nurse manager’s point of view. Numerous worksheets and tables including healthcare spreadsheets, budgets, and calculations provide you with specific examples of how to apply financial management principles to nursing practice. NEW! Information about the Affordable Care Act details how changes and developments affects coverage for millions of Americans. NEW! Value-Based Payment reimbursement information details what nurse executives need to know in order to use this new system NEW! Coverage of Accountable Care Organizations provides current information on one of the emerging forms of managed care and how it works within the financial system of healthcare. NEW! Team-and Population-Based care information covers how to work with healthcare professionals outside of nursing.
Author: James L. Harris
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2015-08-14
roject Planning and Management: A Guide for Nurses and Interprofessional Teams, Second Edition serves as a primary resource for students developing and implementing clinical projects as a requirement for course completion.
Author: Trivium Test Prep
Release Date: 2016-01-08
There is no better way to prepare for the Nurse Executive exam than to work through practice questions. If you don't know what is on the test, how can you prepare for the real thing? The catch though is not all practice tests out there are really like the Nurse Executive exam. With Trivium Test Prep, you can be sure that our Nurse Executive practice test questions are just like the real thing because they are developed by industry professionals who not only hold the certifications themselves, but teach others to prepare for the same exams. Get ready for fast and effective studying to make sure you pass the Nurse Executive exam the first time!
Author: Albert Rundio
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2015-08-10
An official publication of the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA), the Core Curriculum of Addictions Nursing provides a foundation for expertise in addications nursing, and helps nurses achieve success on the basic and advanced additions nursing certification examination. It serves as a valuable reference for nurses in all settings and practice areas, aiding with the development or expansion of knowledge of skills in caring for clients potentially or actually affected by addictive processes. The Core Curriculum advances evidence based addictions nursing practice, while supporting the mission of the IntNSA.
Author: Phyllis Beck Kritek, PhD, MSN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2011-08-17
"Recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries 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
Author: Cynthia Saver
Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau
Release Date: 2017-05-26
Highly anticipated and fully updated, Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Third Edition, is a practical and useful guide for nurses who need to bridge the gap from incomplete sentences to a published manuscript. Lead Author and Editor Cynthia Saver removes the fear and confusion most nurses have about the writing and publishing process. Along the way, 25 of nursing’s top writing experts and decision makers share important insights to help you increase the likelihood that your manuscript gets accepted for publication.
Author: Alison E. Kris, RN, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2015-05-12
"In this book, the tools and clear presentation of information related to the actual testing process provide the learner with a framework for confidence as he or she prepares for the exam. More important, however, is the elaborate presentation of the certification content and the attention to the important physical and psychosocial elements of the human aging process." --Geraldine Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN Executive Director American Association of Colleges of Nursing This is the only certification review for the gerontology nursing specialty exam that has it all--a comprehensive review section covering key content included on the exam, well-honed test-taking strategies, and an extensive number of exam-style questions with answers and rationales. The second edition is completely updated to mirror the new format and content of the 2015 certification exam. It now features rationales for all review questions to promote critical thinking and includes new or expanded sections on health promotion and person-centered care, state-of-the-art drug information, and instruction on leadership, management, patient education, and population health. Concise and to the point, this resource contains all of the information required for test success, including step-by-step directives on how to best prepare for the certification exam, a meticulous content review presented according to the test blueprint, and 500 questions with answers and rationales that mirror the type of questions included on the exam. The dissection and analysis of a variety of questions likely to appear reinforce crucial test-taking strategies, and clues for memorizing information and tips for prioritizing answers offer additional tactics for exam success. An unrivalled resource for test preparation, the book will also be useful for students and teachers of gerontology and practicing nurses working with older adults. Key Features: Mirrors the new 2015 certification test plan Provides expanded content on health promotion and person-centered care Offers updated information on new medications and treatments Presents new content on leadership, management, patient education, and population health New to the second edition, are rationales for all 500 questions
Author: Jennifer S. Mensik, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau
Release Date: 2017-02-28
Nurse staffing is the foundation for excellent patient care and outcomes. Decades of research on hospital staffing and patient outcomes has given a clear message: Safe Staffing Saves Lives. However, there is no magic bullet for solving staffing issues. Nurse managers and leaders have struggled to find a method to staffing over the years, causing turnover and a lack in patient and staff satisfaction. The Nurse Manager’s Guide to Innovative Staffing, Second Edition helps nurse managers understand everything from the current state of staffing to innovative solutions to unique care delivery models. Readers will find: Detailed examples of staffing plans, policies, and delivery models Calculation formulas and worksheets, including full-time equivalencies (FTEs), PTO, and productive vs. nonproductive time Sound strategies for introducing new processes and technology