Praise for the Second Edition:
‚Ä¶does an excellent job of presenting the information and using case examples to increases the reader‚Äôs understanding of the various concepts. While I expected this book to be informative I was surprised by how interesting it is. I would highly recommend this book to any nurse entrepreneur.
--Nurse Entrepreneur Network
Written by and for nurses, this key foundational text helps to build the fundamental economics and financial management skills nurses and nurse leadersneed for daily use. This third edition delivers several new features adding to its value as the only timely and relevant text written for the full spectrumof RN-to-BSN, BSN, and MSN students. It has been significantly revised to simplify content, address the vast changes in and increasing complexity of U.S.health care financing, and to be useful in both traditional in-class format and hybrid and on-line distance programs. Two new and refocused chaptersaddress assessing financial health (12) and nurse entrepreneurship and practice management (13) and new text boxes in each chapter illuminate recentresearch findings and statistics. Chapters feature worksheets such as business plan checklists and text boxes expanding upon key chapter content.
The book is distinguished by its provision of case examples based specifically on nurse-run clinic and inpatient nursing unit financial issues. It providesmultiple opportunities for experiential learning such as writing business plans and health program grant proposals. It delivers cost-benefit andcost-effectiveness analyses, discusses budget preparation, offers strategies for controlling budget costs, and updates relevant health policies andstatistics. The text‚Äôs engaging format promotes the synthesis of economics and finance across the nursing curriculum through the use of end-of-chapterexercises, discussion questions, and games based on concepts within the text. Additionally, tips throughout the book alert students about the need to applyconcepts from other aspects of their education to economic and financial situations. Also included are on-line supplemental materials for teachers andstudents including Excel spreadsheets, grant proposals, a test bank, and PowerPoint slides.
New to the Third Edition:
- Updates health reform, health care spending and other relevant policies and statistics
- Includes two new and refocused chapters that address assessing the financial health of a business (12) and nurse entrepreneurship and practicemanagement (13)
- Highlights recent research findings and key concepts in text boxes
- Provides blank and completed worksheets such as business plan checklists so nurses can apply financial concepts in their clinical settings
- Fosters understanding of key concepts with enhanced explanations and samples of business plans and other reports
- Aligned with AACN and AONE guidelines, CNL certification exam, and QSEN competencies
- Serves as a primary financial management text for multiple nursing academic programs
- Facilitates experiential learning through end-of-chapter exercises, games, tips for synthesizing knowledge, worksheets and case examples
- Designed for use in traditional classrooms and in hybrid and on-line distance programs
- Includes a chapter on measuring nursing care with indicators for capacity, staffing, patient acuity, performance, and patient flow
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|Size: ||20.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Springer Publishing Company|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007500734 (DRM-EPUB)|
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