Financial and Business Management for the Doctor of Nursing Practice

Financial and Business Management for the Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • 2013
  • © Springer Publishing Company, LLC
  • KT Waxman DNP, MBA, RN, CNL, CENP
  • ISBN-10: 0-8261-0947-0 / ISBN-13: 978-0-8261-0947-7
  • Nursing

 

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Description

This unique text, designed specifically for the DNP course in health care economics and finance, is the only book to embed economic and financial concepts in the context of nursing practice and nursing care systems. Within this context the book offers a practical approach to business, finance, economics, and health policy that is designed to foster sound business and leadership skills within our complex health care system-skills that will enable the DNP graduate to improve the quality of health care delivery while reducing costs and improving outcomes.

The text has been developed to meet the needs of all DNP students regardless of their proficiency level in economics and financial management. Multiple case studies that include indicators and data serve to make the content practical, relevant, and engaging. The book examines the economic and financial implications of evidence-based practice and quality improvement by focusing on ambulatory and acute care clinical research and quality initiatives. The text also includes learning objectives, discussion questions, and "leveled" student activities. Additionally, the text addresses the required competencies designated in the AACN Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice as well as those set forth by the AONE. The book is compatible with on-line, traditional, and hybrid methods of instruction.

Key Topics Covered:

Economics of health care, Insurance coverage, Reimbursement, Policy, Budgeting, Strategic planning, Quality, Data analysis, Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Business plan development, Project management, Grant writing, Teaching financial management, and Global health

Key Features:

  • • Offers multiple real-life examples
  • • Examines the economic and financial implications of evidence-based practice and quality improvement by focusing on ambulatory and acute care clinical research and quality initiatives
  • • Enables students to understand the cost of care as it relates to the quality of care and ethics
  • • Addresses the required competencies designated in the AACN Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice, as well as those set forth by the AONE
  • • Includes special section on finance for independent practitioners
  • • Incorporates critical thinking questions for students at different levels

 

Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"Finally, a definitive financial management book geared to nursing professionals who need to know health care finance in non-CPA terms. Dr. Waxman has organized excellent authors who are knowledgeable about their topic and address the issues using real-life examples that make sense to nursing professionals I am thrilled to see [that] Dr. Waxman has used her knowledge and skills in producing a book that has been on my to-do list for years."

-- Roxanne Spitzer, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN - Editor in Chief, Nurse Leader

 

Audience

This texts provides student activities that span a wide range of financial expertise, making it suitable for both nurse executive and nurse practitioner students.

 

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