Assisted Living Nursing: A Manual for Management and Practice

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Resnick, Barbara; Mitty, Ethel

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-615738-6

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 94

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Description

This book provides a comprehensive overview of both management activities and clinical competencies for assisted living nurses.

The authors provide practical guidelines and decision-making models to help nurses address both the large- and small-scale challenges of their daily practice.

With Assisted Living Nursing, readers can gain the essential problem-solving and task management skills critical to their daily work. The contributors cover a wide range of topics, including:
Management
* Ethics in nursing practice
* Regulatory oversight and reimbursement
* Organizational culture
* Leadership theories and styles
* Conflict resolution
* Finance and budget management
* Risk assessment

Clinical Practice
* Admission-transfer-discharge assessment
* Infection Control
* Cultural aspects of care
* Geriatric clinical syndromes and disorders
* Palliative and hospice care principles
* Rehabilitation/restorative nursing
* Theories of aging

Ultimately, this book serves as the definitive, one-stop resource, addressing virtually every topic of interest to assisted living nurses.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Resnick, Barbara; Mitty, Ethel
ISBN: 978-0-82-615738-6
Specialty:
Gerontology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 416
Year: 2009
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 94

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