Nursing Leadership and Management

The Advanced Practice Role

Edited by: Denise M. Korniewicz, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Assessment Technologies Institute, Ascend Learning

ISBN: 978-1-60595-158-4, ©2015, 209 pages, Soft cover or ebook

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  • Provides a practical approach to leadership and management principles specific to clinical settings
  • Coverage includes clinical decision-making, technology to improve patient outcomes, and leadership and management practice in inter-professional healthcare delivery
  • Multiple case studies

This textbook is intended for students preparing as advanced practice nurses, doctoral physical therapists, doctoral pharmacists, and other advanced practice professionals. The book provides practical approaches to the application of leadership and management principles while systematically presenting the content needed for skilled leadership in varied clinical settings.

Chapters are devoted to leadership change, understanding health organizations and systems, technology to improve population-based care, using critical thinking principles to improve patient outcomes, clinical decision-making using evidence-based practice, and inter-professional healthcare delivery. Telehealth and the impacts of the Affordable Care Act are also discussed. A case study is presented at the beginning of each chapter and incorporated into the theoretical material as a continuing illustration.

Preface
List of Contributors

Chapter 1. Exploring Leadership Theories for Advanced Practice Nurses
Jeanne H. Siegel, Ph.D., ARNP, Denise M. Korniewicz, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Principles of Leadership
  • General Theories of Leadership
  • Contemporary Nursing Leadership Theories
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 2. Understanding Leadership, Change, and the Role of Nurse Practitioners in Clinical Practice Settings
Denise M. Korniewicz, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Leadership Skills for Advance Practice Nurses
  • Principles of Leadership for APNs in Healthcare Organizations
  • Theories of Change
  • Future Role of APNs in Healthcare Organizations
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 3. Safe Leadership Practices
Denise M. Korniewicz, Ph.D., RN, FAAN Jeanne H. Siegel, Ph.D., ARNP

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Legal Concerns for APNs
  • Legal Hazards for APNs as Nurse Leaders
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 4. Understanding Health Organizations and Systems
Christine C. Harsell, DNP, ANP-BC

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Content for Understanding Organizations and Systems
  • Patient Centered Care
  • Organizational Change
  • Impact of the Affordable Care Act
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 5. Understanding Leadership and the Role of Nurse Practitioners in Critical Care Settings
Mary M. Wyckoff, Ph.D., NNP-BC, ACNP, BC, FNP-BC, CCNS, CCRN, FAANP

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Leadership Behaviors
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 6. Leadership in the Clinical Setting
Jacqueline Roberts, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCNP

  • Case Presentation
  • Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse Leader in the Clinical Setting
  • Leadership in Health Systems
  • Transition to Advanced Practice Nurse Leadership in Clinical Settings
  • Characteristics of a Clinical Leader
  • Leadership Styles
  • Leadership to Influence Quality and Safety
  • Challenges of a Leader in the Clinical Setting
  • Clinical Practice Leaders of the Future
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 7. Defining Quality Patient Care
Judith Seltzer, MS, BSN, RN, CNOR

  • Case Presentation 1
  • Applying Patient Quality Indicator Data for Surgical Pressure Ulcers
  • Case Presentation 2
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 8. Principles of Quality and Safe Patient Care
Mary E. Asher, DNP, RN, CNS, CPAN

  • Case Presentation
  • Quality and Safety Issues in Healthcare
  • The Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse in Promoting Quality/Safe Care
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 9. Understanding the Role of Leadership and Critical Thinking Principles to Improve Patient Outcomes
Mary M. Wyckoff, Ph.D., NNP-BC, ACNP, BC, FNP-BC, CCNS, CCRN, FAANP

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Principles for Successful Teams
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 10. Defining Clinical Scholarship
Denise M. Korniewicz, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

  • Case Presentation
  • Essentials of Evidence-based Clinical Practice
  • Clinical Decision-making using EBP
  • Development of Clinical Scholarship
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 11. Becoming an Expert Clinical Scholar
Denise M. Korniewicz, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Content for Defining Clinical Scholarship
  • Principles of Clinical Scholarship
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 12. Transforming Clinical Practice
Carolyn M. Rutledge, Ph.D., FNP-BC, Tina Haney, DNP, CNS and Christianna Fowler, DNP

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Principles of Telehealth
  • Telesupport
  • Tele-Education
  • Telemonitoring
  • Interprofessional Collaboration through Technology
  • Virtual Healthcare Neighborhood
  • Conclusion: Technology in Healthcare
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 13. Using Technology to Improve Population-based Care
Joanna D. Sikkema, DNP, MSN, ANP-BC, FAHA, FPCNA and Christine C. Harsell, DNP, ANP-BC

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Content for using Technology to Improve Population-based Care
  • Frequently used Healthcare Databases
  • Incorporating State and National Data
  • Technology and Dissemination
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 14. Interprofessional Healthcare Delivery
Maridee Shogren, DNP, CNM

  • Case Presentation
  • Essential Concepts of Interprofessional Healthcare
  • Transition from Interprofessional Education to Interprofessional Practice
  • Advantages of Interprofessional Practice and Future Directions
  • Summary Points
  • References

Chapter 15. Improving Clinical Outcomes Through Interprofessional Population-Based Clinical Practice
Laurel S. Shepherd, Ph.D., RN

  • Case Presentation
  • Advanced Practice Nurses Produce Quality Patient Outcomes
  • Integrated Models of Care
  • Outcomes of Patient Care with Interdisciplinary Teams
  • Summary Points
  • References

Index

Denise is the author of over one hundred scholarly articles and three books. She has had a variety of leadership experiences throughout her academic and corporate career. After earning nursing degrees at Madonna University (BS), Texas Woman’s University (MS), and the Catholic University of America (PhD), she completed postdoctoral training in infectious diseases at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and School of Medicine in the Department of Infectious Disease. She holds certificates in executive management in higher education from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and Carnegie-Mellon University.

She is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.

This book, “Nursing Leadership and Management: The Advance Practice Role,” is one example of her ability to provide leadership for advance practice nurses. Throughout her career, she has been instrumental in working with interdisciplinary health professionals and has been a role model in both formal and informal health care organizations. She has been recognized as a scholar, entrepreneur, business leader and clinician.

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