In the ongoing search for worthwhile reads, don’t forget the following page-turners about our Special Edition topics of management and interprofessional care.
What Would Florence Do?A Guide for New Nurse Managers
American Nurses Association 2015
This new publication is an excellent resource that all CNOs and healthcare HR professionals can provide to their new and existing nurse management staff as an essential training guide, according to the ANA. It is designed to mentor nurses in all aspects of their job and help them excel in their management role. The book details Nightingale’s ideals and how using them can prepare a nurse for a management position in the 21st century. It provides actionable tips on care coordination, community partnerships, developing others in the role, ethical practice, safety and quality improvement and strategic planning.
Handbook of Geriatric Care Management – Fourth Edition
Jones & Bartlett Learning 2015
The recently published Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, by Cathy Jo Cress, is a comprehensive and practical guide for care managers that addresses the multiple needs of aging adults and their families. An ideal teaching tool, it guides students and professionals along the journey of becoming a successful care manager, according to the publisher. Updated and revised, the latest edition provides new chapters on working with older veterans and helping clients with depression; updated ethics and standards; credentialing and certification; numerous case studies; sample forms and letters; and tips for building and growing a care management business.
Primary Care: An Interprofessional Perspective – Second Edition
Springer Publishing Company 2015
Primary Care provides current and integrated information on the assessment, differential diagnosis, treatment and management of individuals with commonly seen conditions in primary care settings. Written and edited by APNs, MDs, PAs, PharmDs and other health professionals, this new edition has an increased focus on interprofessional primary care, including community care, teamwork and wellness coaching; strong guidance on differential diagnosis, disease prevention, risk reduction and lifestyle management. It also has a special focus on elder/geriatric primary care and palliative care; evidence-based practice guidelines; a stronger focus on age, gender and occupational considerations and case studies in PPT format available to faculty adopting the text.