This book explores the stress-fatigue-burnout connection, the risks involved, and defines the health concerns and practice considerations for how to move the profession forward. Author Suzanne Waddill-Goad provides nurses with the tools they need set boundaries and combat compassion fatigue in order to renew energy to be at your personal and professional best.
Making your acquaintance -- When talk's not cheap -- Appearances are (almost) everything -- Interviewing -- Meetings still matter -- Communication technology -- Avoiding blunders with social media -- Mingling amongst the cocktail set -- How dining etiquette and business success go hand in hand -- Thank-you notes and business letters -- Jet setting to success -- Going global
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.
... guides readers in creating and sustaining a high-quality orientation and onboarding program that meets the needs of nurses, organizations, and patients...provide all the tools staff educator's need to successfully develop a nursing and healthcare workforce. Whether the staff educator is new to leading orientation efforts or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help readers: ? Understand and use the ADDIE model ? Analyze, design, and implement an orientation program ? Evaluate an individual's competency ? Conduct surveys and focus groups ? Manage orientee errors and personality conflicts.