Change Leadership in Nursing

Change Leadership in Nursing

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qRecommended.q--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 qreal worldq 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 levelsThis committee has brought the voice of the bedside nurse to each and every policy and procedure. ... In a recent review of how often the top 10 policies/ procedures in the manual are accessed, the percentage has almost doubled during the last 2 years. ... In February 2009, there were 2148 hits for the Top Ten; in February 2010, there were 3918. just one example is IVT-21 (guidelines for Flushinganbsp;...

Title:Change Leadership in Nursing
Author:Phyllis Beck Kritek, PhD, MSN, FAAN, Mairead Hickey, PhD, RN, FAHA
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2011-08-17


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