Provides guidance on how to build the skills necessary for leading transformation in the long-term care setting. This book also provides steps to help steer, facilitate, and implement change as well as effective methods to create a culture that is adaptable to change and encourages new ideas for person-centered care. This book will help readers: Understand the leader's role in creating an organizational culture that is nimble and adaptable; Build the skills, tools, and approach needed to lead transformation; Facilitate change and implement successful methods to create a culture that can adapt new ideas for person-centered care; Strategize ways to initiate and maintain effective culture change efforts while cultivating momentum for the development of person-centered care; Develop a framework for harnessing enthusiasm and empowering team members to encourage continuous thought leadership and innovation throughout the organization
Offers the perspectives of leaders in other health care disciplines that interface with nurses. These professionals describe and analyze their interactions with nurse leaders regarding their role in quality health care delivery, patient safety, health care reform, and partnering outside the profession, along with suggested improvements. The book will enable nurse leaders to clarify strengths and opportunities for growth and to develop strategies for effective collaborations that are necessary for advancing and transforming our health care system. Each chapter is written by an accomplished health care leader outside the nursing profession, and follows a consistent format that includes definitions of leadership, best and worst professional experience with nurse leaders (in terms of strategic vision, risk-taking, creativity, interpersonal and communication effectiveness, inspiring change and self-knowledge), lessons learned, and implications for leaders within and outside nursing.
Professional practice models : raising awareness -- The importance of professional practice models : appreciating significance -- Professionalism, interprofessionalism, and leadership : commitment -- Components of professional practice models : design -- Application of professional practice models : implementation -- Assessing the success of professional practice models : evaluation --Refining the professional practice model within a health system : adaptation -- Translating a professional practice model into everyday practice : adoption -- Values and behaviors associated with exemplary professional practice : enculturation -- Enduring professional practice models : sustainment -- Spreading lessons learned and best practices : dissemination -- Power of professional practice models : impact
The newbie : mistreatment of new nurses -- The know-it-all/criticism queen -- Gossip and trash talk -- Cliques, campaigns, and high-school drama -- Incivility -- Competition and credit -- Personal issues -- The murse -- Better than you -- Generations at work -- Minimizing the value of colleagues -- Politics and CYA -- Nurse managers as the problem -- Patients as victims -- On the battlefield : nurses under attack -- Toxic culture/environment.