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Clinical Leadership for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
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Clinical Leadership for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Huckabee, Michael J.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-17221-1
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This groundbreaking text focuses on the practical knowledge and skills that both physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) need to be effective health care leaders in a multidisciplinary environment.

Written by a recognized expert in physician assistant leadership, this engaging text helps PA and NP professionals--increasingly called upon to lead in a variety of clinical and administrative environments-- to navigate the unique challenges they encounter.

With an emphasis on concrete application of leadership principles, this text highlights interprofessional communication and the skills associated with becoming an effective leader in a variety of health care settings. Thought-provoking case studies provide real-world application of concepts throughout the text. Useful exercises throughout the chapters and appendices bring further clarity to the theoretical topics examined in the book.

Key Features:

  • Focuses on leadership for NPs and PAs in team-based health care—the only text to do so
  • Emphasizes interprofessional, multidisciplinary interactions, often at the level of direct patient care
  • Addresses important issues including power and influence, leadership traits and behaviors, followership, change strategies, burnout, ethical considerations, and more
  • Provides chapter-opening learning questions to guide the learner in discovering effective principles of leadership
  • Includes chapter summaries and leadership exercises to provide context to the concepts discussed
  • Applies real-world scenarios to key leadership concepts through thought-provoking case studies

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Huckabee, Michael J.
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-17221-1
  • Specialty:
    Management & Administration
    Nurse Practitioner
    Physician Assistant
    Skills & Procedures
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 320
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2017

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