Springer Publishing Company
608 pages - PDF
We are delighted to introduce this book to a new generation of readers. The challenges in nursing, as well as in health care, have never been greater. The need for resources such as this text is profound."
--from the foreword by Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Lillehei Chair in Nursing Leadership and Director, Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, and Kathleen Dracup, DNSc, FNP, RN, FAAN, Dean and Chair of Nursing Education, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
The Concise Encyclopedia of Nursing Leadership is a manageable, one-volume reference that describes and defines the field of nursing leadership. The Encyclopedia will provide students, faculty, nurse managers, executives, and others with a comprehensive resource for information about the range of knowledge and roles encompassed by the term "nursing leadership." It details the contributions of key nursing leaders, the knowledge base and traits of leadership, skills and models on which leadership is based, the regulatory environment of health care, the range of practice settings and roles, and the design of quality outcomes.