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Welcome to your The Professional in the Team reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout your module.
Writing a report: how to prepare, write and present really effective reports by Now in its 9th edition, this extensively revised and updated handbook explains how you can write reports that will be: * Read without unnecessary delay * Understood without undue effort Accepted, and where applicable, acted upon / Divided into three parts, the book looks in detail firstly at the practical side of report writing: * Preparation and planning * Collecting and handling information * Writing and revising / Secondly, at the creative side of report writing: * Achieving a good style and choosing the correct words * Improving the overall appearance of reports / And thirdly at 23 common types of report, including: * Annual reports/ Appraisal reports * Audit reports Minutes/Progress reports * Student project reports/Technical reports / There is also an extensive glossary and a selection of sample reports.
Call Number: STSK 808.06665 BOW
Publication Date: 2011
Interprofessional Working in Health and Social Care by There will always be a need for professionals to work collaboratively if they are to provide the highest standard of care. Interprofessional working encourages practitioners to understand the roles of other professionals and to learn from each other, as well as from service users and carers, to ensure the full benefit of this collaboration is realised. It is an essential element of both education and practice for today's professionals. Interprofessional Working in Health and Social Care discusses the rationale, skills and conditions required for interprofessional working. In addition, it provides an overview of the roles and perspectives of different health professionals across a broad range of expertise: education, housing, medicine, midwifery, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, police, probation, radiography, social work and youth work. The second edition: * Offers a broad variety of case studies from a range of fi elds and settings. * Includes a new chapter dedicated to interprofessional working with service users and carers. * Looks forward, offering brand new content on new and emerging roles such as specialist paramedics and approved mental health practitioners. This book is a valuable tool for students and practitioners across the health and social care discipline, employing engaging case studies and reflective activities to support learning about interprofessional and interagency collaboration. Erratum: please note the term 'Approved Mental Health Practitioner' has been used in error, instead of 'Approved Mental Health Professional'. This will be corrected as soon as possible on the next reprint and the e-book version has been corrected.
Call Number: 362.1 THO + eBook
Publication Date: 2014
Effective Teamwork by Updated to reflect the latest research evidence, the third edition of Effective Teamwork provides business managers with the necessary guidance and tools to build and maintain effective teamwork strategies. A new edition of a bestselling book on teamwork from an acknowledged leader in the field Offers a unique integration of rigorous research with practical guidance to develop effective leadership teams Features new chapters on virtual teams and top management teams, plus contemporary themes of ethics and values Utilizes research based on positive psychology techniques.
Call Number: 658.402 WES + eBook
Publication Date: 2012
Leadership in Health Care by This new and updated fourth edition responds to the ever-growing importance of leadership to a healthcare professional′s role today by introducing you to the key skills needed to become an effective and inspiring healthcare leader, whatever level you are working at.Designed to guide you through a structured approach to improving your leadership and management skills, this book uses case studies, practical examples, and reflective questions to help you engage with every aspect of leadership. From teamwork, communication, and problem-solving, to emotional intelligence, critical self-reflection, and quality of care. New to the Fourth Edition: Updated to incorporate the latest NMC Standards of proficiency for nurses A new chapter on Ethical, Legal and Professional Aspects in Leadership Online resources for teaching and learning, including videos, journal articles, web links, and multiple-choice questions Suitable for all professions allied to medicine, including students of adult, mental health, children and learning disability nursing and midwifery, as well as nursing associates, specialist community public health nurses, physician associates, paramedic sciences, and more.
Call Number: 362.1068 BAR
Publication Date: 2019
Management Teams by Meredith Belbin's unique and widely-read work on teams has become part of everyday language for organizations around the world. For every manager, getting the most from their team is paramount in achieving superior results. Belbin's vital area of management research supersedes the usual preoccupations with qualifications and experience, considering instead the Team Role behaviours which shape everyday interactions in teams.
Management Teams: Why they succeed or fail is an account of the experimental study of management teams at Henley Management College from which Belbin's unique Team Role theory developed. Now in its third edition the original theory has been fully updated and rewritten in parts by the author, with chapter summaries and updated illustrations. This is the original book by Meredith Belbin, offering the only authoritative explanation of how Belbin's world-famous Team Role language came into being.
Call Number: 658.402 BEL + eBook
Publication Date: 2010
Leadership for Nursing and Allied Health Care Professions by "Good leadership is more creative and satisfying than simply managing. But it takes a book as good as this to help us realise that. Wherever you are in your career - this book offers a great deal to inspire and to provoke thought. We could all learn from it." Nursing Standard "This book is timely. The increasing emphasis on the need for good leadership is signalled by the establishment across the world of new leadership development initiatives. In the United Kingdom, for example, this includes the new NHS National Leadership Council that will champion the transformation of leadership capacity and capability across the healthcare system. Effective leadership is crucial for improving the quality of care for patients and others and for developing staff. This highly readable and informative book, written by experts in the field, will be of interest to all nursing and allied health professionals, particularly those aspiring and emerging leaders." Professor David R Thompson, University of Leicester, UK "This is a book that all students studying leadership in health care have been waiting for. It provides an excellent broad perspective on aspects of leadership common to all disciplines. It aims to empower all health care providers to fully realise their potential as a leader and demonstrates how this can be achieved in reality. It is inspirational, exciting to read with its many different case studies, exercises to bring about reflection and should result in a more empowered and enlightened work force." Phil Halligan, University College Dublin, Ireland "With the increased focus on clinical leadership this book is a welcome addition to the vast array of leadership books currently available and will appeal to a wide range of practising clinicians looking for an introduction to the subject. The use of historical case studies allows comparison of leadership styles of a range of well known figures and sets the scene for an exploration of some of the multitude of leadership theories that are available in the literature ... Readers who are currently practising clinicians, regardless of profession, should use this opportunity to 'stand up and be counted' and to take forward the leadership agenda in their professions for the benefit of patients and inform future practice and knowledge." Mark Sewell, Postgraduate Student, University of Birmingham/University of Manchester, UK It is time to take stock, to promote and support our articulate and strategic thinkers, and to let them shine! This inspiring book is a wake-up call to nurses and allied health professionals to develop their leadership skills and to make a real difference to global health and social development. Veronica Bishop uses high profile historical case studies to illustrate the concept of leadership and put it into a context that is easily understood.The book demystifies the key elements of leadership, highlights the difference between leadership and management and identifies the essential components for successful leadership amongst health care professionals. The book incorporates: A new research based theory of leadership that embraces clinical excellenceEducational and practice based concepts to support key leadership skillsCase examples of real experiencesExercises for developing your own leadership skills at the end of each chapterContributions from experts from a wide range of countries and with diverse knowledge bases make a topic that is often presented as highly complex and 'out of reach' readily accessible. Leadership for Nursing and Allied Health Care Professionsis key reading for all nurses and allied health care professionals aspiring to be leaders. Contributors:Sue Antrobus, Mary Lovegrove, Annie Macleod, Abigail Masterson, Dawn Freshwater, Iain Graham, Philip Esterhuizen, David Stanley, Mike Saks, Veronica Bishop, Tyrone Goh. With a foreword by Tony Butterworth.
Call Number: 362.1068 BIS + eBook
Publication Date: 2009
Understanding Organisational Context by Introduces organisations, their structures, behaviours, cultures, resources and functions, before showing how organisations can manage their external environment.
Call Number: 302.35 CAP + eBook
Publication Date: 2003
Managing Change in Organizations by Managing Change in Organisations provides a practical and thorough overview of how effective change can be achieved in organisations. The text is ideal for advanced undergraduates, MBA and postgraduate students on courses in managing change and organisational change.
Colin Carnall takes a strategic approach, outlining guidance and techniques for planning and implementing, evaluating and learning from major organisational change. Reviewing traditional and more recent critical theories, he also presents models and frameworks for change that are apt for the complex and fast-moving challenges of contemporary organisations.
Call Number: 658.406 CAR
Publication Date: 2014
The Future of Nursing by The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year.
Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care.
In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.
Call Number: 610.73 COM + eBook
Publication Date: 2011
Evidence-Based Practice by The book is a comprehensive guide to all the main strands of EBHC - finding and implementing evidence for use in clinical practice. Its focus is health professionals in the primary care field, and it consciously uses case examples from a variety of professional contexts. Examples and questions relevant to primary care practice are featured throughout the text. It discusses principles as well as practice, and provides guidance for teachers. Written in clear, jargon-free language A 'how to do' manual, takes the reader step by step trough the process Case studies, worked examples and activities scattered throughout text Multi-disciplinary approach Fully updated New references Covers latest developments
Call Number: 616.075 DAW
Publication Date: 2005
Effective Leadership, Management and Supervision in Health and Social Care by This is a practical introduction to the areas of leadership, management and supervision for line managers, supervisors and senior practitioners working in health and social care settings. The book explores different aspects of leadership and management including personal effectiveness, strategic thinking, supervision, planning and budgeting, effective change leadership and leading successful teams. Alongside new chapters on leading in an integrated environment, commissioning and self-leadership, this second edition has been greatly enriched through the inclusion of knowledge, experience, insight and expertise from a wide range of contributors, including senior leaders, lecturers, consultants and researchers, each with many years of experience working in health and social care.
Call Number: 361.0068 FIE
Publication Date: 2017
Foundations of Health Care Management by Foundations of Health Care ManagementLeaders and managers throughout the health care system are facing ever more challenging changes in the way care is delivered, paid for, and evaluated. Foundations of Health Care Management: Principles and Methodsoffers an innovative, concise, reader-friendly introduction to health care management and administration. It addresses the need for new skills in managers of health care facilities and for those planning to enter health care management positions. The book covers such critical topics as leadership training, change management, conflict management techniques, culture building, quality improvement, and communications skills, as well as collaboration in the improvement of population health.Foundations of Health Care Managementalso concentrates on innovations and describes steps in the transition to more decentralized and creative approaches to the management of health care facilities. The book covers physician management from the physician's viewpoint, a valuable perspective for health care managers.The book serves important dual purposes for faculty and students by providing both insights into the health care field as well as foundational content on essential management and leadership competencies. A full set of support materials is available for instructors at the book's companion Web site.
Call Number: 362.1 HEA + eBook
Publication Date: 2012
Leadership in Health and Social Care by From reviews: "I found this book to be an excellent read... My favourite part is at the end of each chapter where the authors very kindly give a chapter summary. I would say this, with learning outcomes for each chapter, is the reader's 'pot of gold' - and an excellent resource for students. The social and political stance of this text is sensitively weaved throughout, encouraging the wider thought processes of the reader. Images and illustrations provide a welcome and useful change to the traditional academic text, and I would recommend the book as an important reference resource for those starting on their leadership journey, or for those wanting to update. A well-informed, easy read that I will be recommending to our students to support their studies." The Biomedical Scientist, 2013:70 (4) "Thisis an excellent book for anyone who is starting to take an interest in Leadershipwithin their health or social care role... Overall, the bookis clearly aimed at practitioners and should be a 'must-read' for those whowish to understand more about practical leadership and who aspire to moresenior positions within their field of practice." Lecturer,StaffordshireUniversity Faculty of Health Sciences Leadership in Health andSocial Careis an accessible text forstudents and practitioners seeking todevelop their leadership skills. "Icommend this book to you as a 'way in' to the leadership world for anyoneworking in health and social care. It treats you like an adult and expects youto take responsibility for your own leadership development. Wenow know that good leadership has a direct relationship with good services andwe can certainly no longer afford mediocrity. We need leaders to enable thedisruptive innovation that will be required to improve the quality of care withless resource to do so." Fromthe Foreword by Karen Middleton, Chief Health Professions Officer for England. Key features: #65533; Introduces the concept of leadership and its importance in health andsocial care. #65533; Discusses the skills and qualities that make for effective leadership. #65533; Analyses the role of the leader as a catalyst for change. #65533; Helps readers to explore their own perceptions of leadership throughactivities and scenarios.
Call Number: 362.1068 JON + eBook
Publication Date: 2013
Leadership roles and management functions in nursing : theory and application Tenth edition by Hundreds of carefully designed exercises along with clear discussions of theory teach nursing students how to integrate effective management skills with expert leadership skills. The authors' experiential learning approach makes it easy to put these skills into practice in any health care setting. This book helps students develop the critical thinking ability needed to apply skills on the job-from organizing patient care to motivating staff to managing conflict.
Call Number: 362.173068 MAR
Publication Date: 2021
Managing Change in Healthcare by "Each chapter flows well and holds the reader's interest. The book is suitable for learners and experienced practitioners." - Keith Hurst, Leeds University The management of change in the context of new policy directives and agendas is a critical issue for healthcare practitioners. All professionals - not just managers - need to develop and implement new services designed to bring patients into the centre of healthcare delivery. This book looks at the leadership, interpersonal, and management skills needed to manage such change effectively within multi-professional healthcare settings. Key Features Provides unique use of action research as a model for planning and implementing change at the patient-service interface Makes use of evidence and case studies to demonstrate the stages of the change process Includes tips and useful strategies for achieving change Shows dynamic change can be achieved at the individual, team, departmental and organizational level Covers a range of topics including: organizational culture; leadership; conflict resolution; managerial roles; and organizational analysis Managing Change in Healthcare is ideal for all nursing and allied health care trainees taking courses in management and leadership. It will also be invaluable for qualified professionals and managers who need a clear and engaging guide to the key issues and skills underpinning effective healthcare management.
Call Number: 362.1068 PAR + eBook
Publication Date: 2009
Human Resources Management for Health Care Organizations by This book is a comprehensive guide to the essential areas of health care human resources management, and is an immediately useful practical handbook for practitioners as well as a textbook for use health care management programs. Written by the authors of Handbook for the New Health Care Manager and Human Resources Management for Public and Nonprofit Organizations, the book covers the context of human resources management in the unique health care business arena from a strategic perspective includes SHRM and human resources planning, organizational culture and assessment, and the legal environment of human resources management. Managing volunteers and job analysis performance appraisal instruments, training and development programs, and recruitment, targeted selection and hiring techniques are covered. Compensation policies and practices, employer-provided benefits management, implementation of training and organizational development programs, as well as labor-management relations for health care organizations and healthcare human resource information technology are covered, with practical examples and proven strategies amply provided in each chapter.
Call Number: 362.10683 PYN + eBook
Publication Date: 2012
Analytical Models for Decision Making by Health care systems are complex and, as a result, it is often unclear what the effects of changes in policy or service provision might be. At the same time, resources for health care tend to be in short supply, which means that public health practitioners have to make difficult decisions. This book describes the quantitative and qualitative methods that can help decision-makers to structure and clarify difficult problems and to explore the implications of pursuing different options. The accompanying CD ROM provides the opportunity to try out some of the proposed solutions.
Call Number: 362.1068 SAN + eBook
Publication Date: 2006
Forces of Change by American health care has made great strides in the pasthundred years. Life expectancy has increased dramatically andadvances in medicine and treatments have eradicated manylife-threatening diseases. However, in today's health care arenathere is divergence between our health needs, the structure of ourhealth care system, and how health care is delivered andfunded.
In Forces of Change, David A. Shore has collected theleading thinking from experts in the field on how our health caresystem can benefit from important lessons from other industries andeffect transformational change that truly serves all stakeholderswell.
Call Number: 362.10973 SHO + eBook
Publication Date: 2012
Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing by For courses in nursing leadership and management in programs, including baccalaureate degrees in generic and BSN completion, and graduate-level nursing programs. The essential information and key skills nurses need to become effective managers and leaders More than ever before, today's rapidly changing, volatile healthcare environment demands highly developed management skills and superb leadership. Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing will help both practicing and student nurses manage successfully today, as well as into the future. This book combines practicality with conceptual understanding, tapping expertise of contributors from many relevant disciplines, especially healthcare management professionals. Updated to reflect the current state of healthcare, the 9th edition offers new or expanded coverage of the Affordable Care Act; evolving models of healthcare; cultural and gender diversity; quality management; emotional leadership; social media; harassing, bullying, and lack of civility in healthcare; emergency preparedness for terrorism, disasters, and mass shootings; and prevention of workplace violence. Two new chapters round out this award-winning text: "Understanding Legal and Ethical Issues" and "Imagining the Future." Also available packaged with MyLab(tm) Nursing or via Pearson eText. MyLab is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Nursing helps students master key concepts, prepare for success on the NCLEX-RN® exam, and develop clinical reasoning skills. Pearson eText offers a simple-to-use, mobile, personalized reading experience that lets instructors connect with and motivate students - right in their eTextbook. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, or via Pearson eText, ask your instructor to confirm the correct ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134848640 / 9780134848648 Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing Plus MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 9/e Package consists of: 0134153111 / 9780134153117 Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing, 9/e 013476093X / 9780134760933 MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing, 9/e If you would like to purchase the Pearson eText version, search for: 0134873564 / 9780134873565 Pearson eText Effective Leadership and Management in Nursing -- Access Card, 9/e
Call Number: 362.173068 SUL
Publication Date: 2017
Decision-Making in Midwifery Practice by The book looks at a broad perspective of decision making and each chapter focuses on a specific aspect related to making crucial decisions. Following an initial introduction the book explores the concept of autonomy and the many factors that influence autonomous practise. The role of knowledge in decision making, using evidence to inform decisions, as well as different approaches to decision making are also examined - including the traditional or rational approach, decision analysis and the development of professional judgement. Dilemmas arise when decisions are made and therefore ethical decision making is an important component of this book. Management decisions may be different from those related to giving specific care to women, hence one chapter focuses on making management decisions. Emphasis is also placed on the role of the midwife in helping women make their own decisions, the role of reflection in enhancing the decisions midwives make and the support midwives can receive from their Supervisor of Midwives. Flowcharts explain and facilitate the decision-making process. A very practical approach to decision-making in midwifery, with contributions from midwives who have considerable experience in this area Provides guidelines on how to achieve successful autonomous midwifery practice, enabling theory to be effectively applied to practice Includes coverage of management roles and decision-making as well as clinical scenarios, offering frameworks and flowcharts to guide the inexperienced Suggests different approaches to making difficult decisions
Call Number: 618.2 RAY + eBook
Publication Date: 2005
Interprofessional working: an essential guide for health and social care professionals by This new edition of Interprofessional Working: An Essential Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals provides the underpinning theoretical and practical knowledge all undergraduate nursing and healthcare students will need to learn how to successfully communicate and work effectively as part of an integrated, interprofessional team. As part of the topical Nursing and Health Care Practice series, this highly accessible text offers a host of practice based, real-life scenarios to show theory in practice along with a real -life case studies, boxed features and new activities to develop critical thinking and understanding.
Call Number: 610.696 DAY + eBook
Publication Date: 2013
Teamwork in multiprofessional care by In this important text, Malcolm Payne shows how team members in care services can use networking and teambuilding to strengthen their practice by being open to work with wider networks of agencies, professionals and service users. He brings traditional team development up-to-date, including perspectives from research, from management ideas and from professional writings. Each chapter contains a concise account of new ideas in teamwork, practical guidance on teambuilding and teambuilding activities for team members.
Call Number: 362.1068 PAY
Publication Date: 2000
Understanding interprofessional working in health and social care theory and practice by Using real-life interview extracts, this insightful book presents a contemporary picture of interprofessional collaborative practice in a wide range of settings. Encouraging readers to think critically about their own practice and learning, itdemonstrates how important effective teamwork is in modern the health and social care context.
Call Number: 362.1 POL + eBook
Publication Date: 2010
Interprofessional Teamwork for Health and Social Care by This book forms part of a series entitled PromotingPartnership for Health publishedin association with the UKCentre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE).The series explores partnership for health from policy, practiceand educational perspectives. Whilst strongly advocating theimperative driving collaboration in healthcare, it adopts apragmatic approach. Far from accepting established ideas andapproaches, the series alerts readers to the pitfalls and ways toavoid them.
Interprofessional Teamwork for Health and Social Care isan invaluable guide for clinicians, academics, managers andpolicymakers who need to understand, implement and evaluateinterprofessional teamwork. It will give them a fullerunderstanding of how teams function, of the issues relating to theevaluation of teamwork, and of approaches to creating andimplementing interventions (e.g. team training, quality improvementinitiatives) within health and social care settings. It will alsoraise awareness of the wide range of theories that can informinterprofessional teamwork.
The book is divided into nine chapters. The first 'sets thescene' by outlining some common issues which underpininterprofessional teamwork, while the second discusses currentteamwork developments around the globe. Chapter 3 explores a rangeof team concepts, and Chapter 4 offers a new framework forunderstanding interprofessional teamwork. The next three chaptersdiscuss how a range of range of social science theories,interventions and evaluation approaches can be employed to advancethis field. Chapter 8 presents a synthesis of research into teamsthe authors have undertaken in Canada, South Africa and the UK,while the final chapter draws together key threads and offers ideasfor future of teamwork. The book also provides a range of resourcesfor designing, implementing and evaluating interprofessionalteamwork activities.
Call Number: 362.1 REE + eBook
Publication Date: 2010