"First Edition an AJN Book of the Year "
This award-winning text guides nursing graduate students in developing the key skills they need to fulfill emerging leadership roles as our health caresystem experiences profound change and increasing complexity. The book provides a wealth of critical information, practical tools, creative vision, andinspiration that will help to facilitate leadership at the highest level of clinical practice. This second edition is expanded and updated to incorporateleadership challenges resulting from health care reform, emerging contexts, challenges to the current vision of health care, and innovations that fosterleadership development. Two completely new chapters address transformational leadership regarding changing health care perspectives and emerging contextsfor health care.
The text helps graduate students to master the skills they need to work effectively with interdisciplinary colleagues, address challenges within theconfines of budget constraints, and strive to resolve health care disparities and improve outcomes in all settings. With contributions from expert scholarsand clinicians in the humanities, natural and social sciences, organizational studies, business, nursing, and other health care sciences, thisinspirational text fulfills the DNP Core Competencies as described in the AACN DNP Essentials of DNP Education.
New to the Second Edition:
Updated and expanded to incorporate new leadership challenges resulting from health care reform Expands the scope of leadership to encompass emerging health care contexts, transformation of vision, and practice innovations Includes new chapter addressing transformative leadership vis-a-vis changing health care perspectives Presents new chapter describing emerging contexts for health care and how one builds a respectful culture in which emerging leaders can thrive Updatedtools, health care paradigms, and leadership inspiration Presents cases in certain chapters and reflective questions in every chapter that helps the student apply the theoretical content to their ownsituation and generate discussion across cohorts of student
Written expressly for APNs transitioning into leadership roles Delivered in clear, well-organized prose Grounded in competencies and essentials of doctorate education for advanced nursing practice Traces the trajectory from expert clinician to role of leader of complex organizations and patient populations Draws from experts in the humanities, natural, social, and organizational sciences, business, nursing, and health care