Description : Our e-Book is 30 pages long and goes into great detail about our Seven-Step Action Plan for Attaining your Goals. It contains seven lessons that you can work on at your own pace.If you are serious about attaining your goals this year, then this e-Book will show you the way.
Description : Learn how to evaluate and apply research with the #1 nursing research book! Understanding Nursing Research: Building an Evidence-Based Practice is known for its authoritative content, a time-tested step-by-step approach, and abundant use of research examples. With improved clarity and readability, the new edition strengthens its focus on evidence-based practice to better demonstrate how the steps of the research process relate to evidence-based nursing. Written by two of the leaders in the field of nursing research, Nancy Burns and Susan K. Grove, this full-color text offers unique insights into understanding, appraising, and applying published research to evidence-based practice. Authoritative content is written by two of the true pioneers in nursing research, who offer unique, first-hand insights into the field. Research examples provide practice in working with published studies, with many of the examples including Critical Appraisal and Implications for Practice sections. A clear, step-by-step organization introduces the research process and demonstrates how this systematic framework relates to evidence-based practice. An expanded emphasis on evidence-based practice helps you develop skills in studying and appraising published research, so you are prepared for your role in working with research evidence. Enhanced coverage of qualitative research allows prepares you to approach research questions and clinical questions with an unbiased view of the researcher's methodology. Two different appraisal processes are included: A traditional in-depth critical appraisal process prepares you for graduate-level work in research. A concise, practice-focused research appraisal process equips you for quick and accurate evaluation of the applicability of research findings to clinical practice. Updated research examples prepare you for evidence-based practice by using the physiologic conditions and hospitalized patients seen in clinicals.
Description : There is an extensive literature on Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS), but the publications are widely scattered and often inaccessible, covering several foreign countries and many professional disciplines and fields of application. This book provides both a user manual and a complete reference work on GAS, including a comprehensive account of what the method is, what its strengths and limitations are, how it can be used, and what it can offer. The book is designed to be of interest to service providers, program directors and administrators, service and business organizations, program evaluators, researchers, and students in a variety of fields. No previous account of GAS has provided an up-to-date, comprehensive description and explanation of the technique. The chapters include a basic "how to do it" handbook, step-by-step implementation instructions, frequently occurring problems and what should be done about them, methods for monitoring the quality of the goal setting process, and a discussion of policy and administration issues. There are many illustrations from actual applications including examples of goals scaled for the individual, the specific program, the agency, or the total system. Procedures for training and estimates of training costs are also provided.
Description : With a complex range of chronic illnesses identified as national health priorities in Australia and New Zealand, nurses and health professionals are increasingly caring for people with chronic disease and disability across a variety of care settings. Acquiring the relevant knowledge and skills to work with people who have a chronic illness and/or disability is vital to providing quality, competent care. Living with Chronic Illness and Disability: principles for nursing practice, 3rd edition has been fully revised to reflect the most current local and international research, focusing on a range of common chronic illnesses and disabilities, including: stroke, cancer, heart disease, mental illness, dementia, diabetes, asthma and obesity. The third edition provides a holistic framework and models of care that are essential for caring for individuals and families living the lifealtering journey of chronic illness and disability. A reinforced focus on person- and family-centred care Chapter 2 Partnerships in collaborative care includes new sections on the role of the pharmacist, paramedic and exercise physiologist Principles for nursing practice are embedded throughout Section 2 Evolve Resources for students and instructors provide additional multimedia resources and reflective questions to assist learning and promote self-inquiry
Description : The fourth edition of this popular text has been throughly updated, continuing its strong emphasis on the importance of the Asian region to contemporary Australian and New Zealand organistations. Many Asian case examples are featured to illustrate key management concepts. Joining the author team for this edition and enhancing this edition's critical analysis of management theory and applications are the best-selling authors from another of Wiley's undergraduate introductory management texts - Management: Core Concepts and Applications, 2nd Australasian edition (Davidson et al.). This new edition also discusses the impact of recent events such as the global financial crisis on the management of organisations, both during the crisis and in its aftermath. Of course, Management, 4th Asia- Pacific edition also retains the features that made it so popular with students and lecturers in the earlier editions: a balanced coverage of small to medium-sized enterprises and larger multinational corporations an emphasis on the need for business activities to be sustainable in terms of preserving the welfare of future generations the Career Readiness Workbook at the end of the book, which includes a range of indiviual and group activities to encourage the practical applications of management theory. Wtih its clear insights into dynamics of management in the workplace of today and the future, Mangement, 4th Asia-Pacific edition provides a sound basis for the contemporary undergraduate study of introductory management.
Description : Managemet : Foundations and Applications, 1st Asia - Pacific edition is a more concise version of the popular text Management, 4th Asia - Pacific adition, which is also published by Wiley. The 15 chapters of this edition cover key topics typically taught in a 12- or 13- week teaching semester. Joining the autohr team and enhancing this editions's critical analysis of mamangement theory and applications are the best-selling authors from another of the Wiley's undergraduate introductory management texts - Management: Core Concepts and Applications, 2nd Australasian edition ( Davidson et al.). This text has a strong emphasis on the importance of the Asian region to contemporary Australian and New Zealand organistations, both during the crisis and in its aftermath. Of course, Management: Foundations and Applications, 1st Asia- Pacific edition also retains the features that make its larger 'parent' text so popular with students and lecturers: A balanced coverage of small to medium-sized enterprises and larger multinational corporations an emphasis on the need for business activities to be sustainable in the terms of preserving the wealfare of future generations the Career Readliness Workbook at the end of the book, which includes a range of individual and group activities to encourage the practical application of management theory. With its clear insights into the dynamics of management in the workplace of today and future, Management: Foundations and Apllications,1st Asia - Pacific edition provides a sound babsis for the contemporary undergraduate study of introductory management.
Description : Nurses routinely set goals for, and frequently with, clients. And yet how often is that process examined from a nursing theory perspective? This book provides a succinct overview of Imogene King's theory which emphasizes client participation and mutual goal-setting and provides an interactive framework for nurses. Evans describes the origin of the theory and its underlying assumptions and provides examples for application.
Description : This fully revised bestseller integrates Lean methodologies and certification coverage and features bonus videos, quizzes, and sample files The Six Sigma Handbook, Fourth Edition reveals how to realize significant gains in quality, productivity, and sales in any organization. This new edition offers vast improvements to examples and offers videos, sample data files for download, and online quizzes for all levels of Six Sigma certification. The content features further integration of Lean methods and examples, healthcare examples, risk management, and case studies of various deployment and analysis techniques. Includes two sample quizzes for Six Sigma certification, one for Green Belt candidates and one for Black Belt candidates Links to five videos that walk you through specific processes, such as Minitab functions, statistical process control, and how to read a Pareto chart Clearly defines the management responsibilities and actions necessary for successful deployment. Fully incorporates Lean, problem-solving, and statistical techniques within the Six Sigma methodology
Description : This book concentrates on the last twenty years of research in the area of goal setting and performance at work. The editors and contributors believe goals affect action, and this volume has a lineup of international contributors who look at the recent theories and implications in this area for IO psychologists and human resource management academics and graduate students.