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The Modernization Of The Nursing Workforce

Author : Ian Kessler
ISBN : 9780199694136
Genre : Medical
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Positioned within a public policy and public management context, The Modernization of the Nursing Workforce explores how change in public policy on the reform of the health service feeds through to impact upon the management and structure of the healthcare workforce.

The Future Of Nursing

Author : Institute of Medicine
ISBN : 9780309208956
Genre : Medical
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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.

Primary Care Trust Workforce

Author : Keith Hurst
ISBN : UCSC:32106018337060
Genre : Medical
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Annotation "There can be little doubt about NHS workforce planning's importance - especially staff demand and supply - not least because health and social services employ one in ten people from the UK working population and staff costs account for two-thirds of NHS expenditure. While these data relate to the whole NHS, this book focuses on primary and community-care workforce planning and development. This guide has pulled together primary care trust-based data from several sources, including the Department of Health, the Office for National Statistics and the Healthcare Commission. This information is organized so that managers of primary and community care trusts can easily access the information and see the options available to them. This should make the task of the manager facing workforce planning and development challenges easier, with clear information enabling them to make comparisons with other trusts."--BOOK JACKET.

Nursing Times Nursing Mirror

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ISBN : UCLA:L0098919954
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Nursing Times

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ISBN : UCSD:31822034998807
Genre : Nursing
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Oxford Textbook Of Medical Education

Author : Kieran Walsh
ISBN : 9780199652679
Genre : Medical
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Providing a comprehensive and evidence-based reference guide for those who have a strong and scholarly interest in medical education, the Oxford Textbook of Medical Education contains everything the medical educator needs to know in order to deliver the knowledge, skills, and behaviour that doctors need. The book explicitly states what constitutes best practice and gives an account of the evidence base that corroborates this. Describing the theoretical educational principles that lay the foundations of best practice in medical education, the book gives readers a through grounding in all aspects of this discipline. Contributors to this book come from a variety of different backgrounds, disciplines and locations, producing a book that is truly original and international.

Engineering A Learning Healthcare System

Author : Institute of Medicine
ISBN : 9780309120647
Genre : Medical
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Improving our nation's healthcare system is a challenge which, because of its scale and complexity, requires a creative approach and input from many different fields of expertise. Lessons from engineering have the potential to improve both the efficiency and quality of healthcare delivery. The fundamental notion of a high-performing healthcare system--one that increasingly is more effective, more efficient, safer, and higher quality--is rooted in continuous improvement principles that medicine shares with engineering. As part of its Learning Health System series of workshops, the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care and the National Academy of Engineering, hosted a workshop on lessons from systems and operations engineering that could be applied to health care. Building on previous work done in this area the workshop convened leading engineering practitioners, health professionals, and scholars to explore how the field might learn from and apply systems engineering principles in the design of a learning healthcare system. Engineering a Learning Healthcare System: A Look at the Future: Workshop Summary focuses on current major healthcare system challenges and what the field of engineering has to offer in the redesign of the system toward a learning healthcare system.

Essential Knowledge And Skills For Healthcare Assistants

Author : Zoë Rawles
ISBN : 9781444169232
Genre : Medical
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Covering all the essential components of healthcare assistant and assistant practitioner roles, Essential Knowledge and Skills for Healthcare Assistants is a practical and comprehensive text designed to equip you with the necessary clinical skills for your profession. This book: Equips you with the knowledge to provide the safest and most effective patient care possible Provides evidence-based guidelines to ensure best practice that is matched to the National Occupational Standards Supplies comprehensive coverage of both primary and secondary care settings with an emphasis on the role in primary care Includes information on accountability, communication skills, confidentiality and reflection Uses a light-hearted and accessible style, with definitions, case studies and activities to aid understanding Includes a Foreword written by Tanis Hand, HCA adviser at the Royal College of Nursing This is an indispensable guide for all those training as healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners, as well as a useful reference for students embarking on a degree in nursing or health and social care.

Essential Practice For Healthcare Assistants

Author : Angela Grainger
ISBN : 9781856424905
Genre : Medical
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This book is specifically aimed at healthcare assistants, and is a comprehensive text covering all aspects of care of the patient. It is written by healthcare assistants and cover the a wide range of topics: * Safety issues * Basic patient and residential care * Special care * Mental health * Learning disabilities * Paediatrics * Women and maternity * Men's care * Caring for carers * Home health care * Lifting and moving patients * Death and dying.

With God On Our Side

Author : Adam D. Reich
ISBN : 9780801464652
Genre : Political Science
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When unions undertake labor organizing campaigns, they often do so from strong moral positions, contrasting workers' rights to decent pay or better working conditions with the more venal financial motives of management. But how does labor confront management when management itself has moral legitimacy? In With God on Our Side, Adam D. Reich tells the story of a five-year campaign to unionize Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, a Catholic hospital in California. Based on his own work as a volunteer organizer with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Reich explores how both union leaders and hospital leaders sought to show they were upholding the Catholic "mission" of the hospital against a market represented by the other. Ultimately, workers and union leaders were able to reinterpret Catholic values in ways that supported their efforts to organize. More generally, Reich argues that unions must weave together economic and cultural power in order to ensure their continued relevancy in the postindustrial world. In addition to advocating for workers' economic interests, unions must engage with workers' emotional investments in their work, must contend with the kind of moral authority that Santa Rosa Hospital leaders exerted to dissuade workers from organizing, and must connect labor's project to broader conceptions of the public good.

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