How To Succeed In Psychiatry

Author: Andrea Fiorillo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119961947
Size: 55.70 MB
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Aimed at recently qualified psychiatrists or those looking to qualify soon, How to Succeed in Psychiatry is not a source of clinical information but a survival guide to help you through the first years practising psychiatry. This book covers the topics you won’t find in standard textbooks. It deals with daily problems and practical solutions for young psychiatrists. Psychiatric training is less team based than other specialties, so there is less opportunity for learning from colleagues than one would expect: this book helps to fill that gap. The book opens with an overview of psychiatry training, describing the similarities and differences among various countries. Subsequent chapters address the opportunities for research and how to publish the results. Psychotherapy and community psychiatry each merit their own chapter on training. Next, the book guides you through the transition phase into a job, discussing opportunities in both the public and private sectors and considering how to choose the best career for you. It reviews important general considerations, such as ethics, professionalism, leadership and management, how to avoid stress and burn out, and how to liaise with other specialties. The book closes with an account of the role of psychiatry associations and continuing professional development. Written by early career psychiatrists from around the world, this book provides invaluable first-hand experience to all those wishing to embark on a career in this exciting discipline. Practical tips for young psychiatrists starting their careers on the wards or in private practice Advice on the transition phase at the end of training, career choice and job opportunities

The Emerging Healthcare Leader

Author: Laurie Baedke
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781567939903
Size: 28.34 MB
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In the ever-changing healthcare environment, the profession of healthcare management needs strong leaders who will rise to the challenges of today and carry organizations into the future.The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide is an essential resource for those in the early stages of becoming a healthcare leader. Packed with tactics, tips, and straightforward examples, this book provides an indispensable guide for those who want to build a career in healthcare. Honestly and authentically, authors Laurie Baedke and Natalie Lamberton offer practical suggestions and share anecdotes, personal stories, and valuable lessons learned from their own professional experiences. They help you achieve your career goals with information on:¿Developing self-awareness¿Practicing self-management ¿Cultivating your personal brand¿Launching your career¿Understanding and refining your leadership style¿Learning and rebounding from failures¿Networking and mentoring ¿Maximizing your internship opportunities¿Mastering the interview process This second edition includes new chapters on emotional intelligence and successful onboarding. Valuable content on technology, social media, personal brands, online presence, networking, and professional decorum has been refreshed and expanded. Four new "Notes to My 25-Year-Old Self" from distinguished healthcare leaders are sources of additional inspiration and insight for readers. The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide will help fearlessly launch your career with the confidence of good preparation.Brimming with refreshing insights and wisdom, The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide provides newcomers and industry veterans alike with resources to advance their career."More than theory, The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide is your road map for that journey. A refreshing and practical tool, this should be your handbook, your back-pocket how-to resource as you traverse the early years of your leadership career." -Rulon F. Stacey, PhD, FACHE, Chairman (2011-2012), American College of Healthcare Executives

The Physician Leader S Guide

Author: American College of Physician Executives
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781569251072
Size: 20.80 MB
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The Physicians Leader's Guide, Second Edition was updated and expanded to help you and your staff define your challenges, organize your expa nding responsibilities and take your performance to new levels. Edited by Richard Burton MD, MBA, PhD, this time-saving resource includes 15 additional, all-new, skill-building chapters, to help you excel in yo ur leadership role. From developing effective negotiation skills as a physician...to handling information systems in clinical practice...to using medical practice guidelines and evidence-based medicine to impro ve care.. you'll see how your colleagues in the healthcare industry ma stered the very same challenges you face, and how you can do it too!

Nursing Leadership And Management

Author: Patricia Carroll
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781401827045
Size: 31.81 MB
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Nursing Leadership and Management is essentially an outline-style text with problems and remediation designed to provide brief yet solid content on core leadership and management principles and applications. (Midwest).

The Aspen Institute Guide To Socially Responsible Mba Programs 2008 2009

Author: The Aspen Institute
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1576756661
Size: 48.56 MB
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The Aspen Institute, a premier non-profit, research organization for corporate social responsibility, offers the first comprehensive guide to the world’s leading global MBA programs in CSR—an indispensable guide for prospective students, universities, hiring companies, and libraries. This guide provides an overview of how global MBA programs bring social impact management into their curricular and extracurricular programs. Social impact management, which includes environmental, ethical, and corporate governance issues, is the field of inquiry at the intersection of business needs and wider societal concerns that reflects their complex interdependency. Without an understanding of this interdependency, neither business nor the society in which it operates can thrive. Each year business schools from around the world strive to differentiate themselves and attract the best and the brightest future business leaders, while prospective MBAs are looking for a program that will provide effective management skills to succeed in the changing face of business. The bottom line is no longer exclusively dedicated to financial returns. Rather, business leaders must also consider the environmental and social impacts of their decisions in order to compete in today’s marketplace. The MBA schools that participate in the Aspen Institute’s survey, and are therefore highlighted in the Aspen Institute Guide for Socially Responsible MBA Programs: 2008-2009, are leaders in integrating these issues into their MBA curricula.

The Future Of Nursing

Author: Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309208955
Size: 46.37 MB
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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.

Oxford Textbook Of Palliative Social Work

Author: Terry Altilio
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199739110
Size: 53.44 MB
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The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work is a comprehensive, evidence-informed text that addresses the needs of professionals who provide interdisciplinary, culturally sensitive, biopsychosocial-spiritual care for patients and families living with life-threatening illness. Social workers from diverse settings will benefit from its international scope and wealth of patient and family narratives. Unique to this scholarly text is its emphasis on the collaborative nature inherent in palliative care. This definitive resource is edited by two leading palliative social work pioneers who bring together an array of international authors who provide clinicians, researchers, policy-makers, and academics with a broad range of content to enrich the guidelines recommended by the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care.

Nursing Leadership And Management

Author: Rebecca A Patronis Jones
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803618883
Size: 18.23 MB
Format: PDF
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This comprehensive text explores the philosophy that all nurses are leaders who use creative decision making, entrepreneurship, and life-long learning to create a work environment that is efficient, cost-effective, and committed to quality care. Broad and comprehensive coverage encompasses leadership and management theories and processes by synthesizing information from nursing, health care, general administration and management, and leadership literature. Activities teach them how to research decision-making data (participatory action research process) and analyze and make reliable choices in managing their work environment. Theory-based, scholarly yet practical, this is the most comprehensive and engaging baccalaureate text on the market.

Management And Leadership Skills For Medical Faculty

Author: Anthony J. Viera
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319277812
Size: 20.17 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Recognizing that medical faculty face different questions or issues in different stages of their careers, this handy, practical title offers a comprehensive roadmap and range of solutions to common challenges in the complex and changing Academic Medical Center (AMC). With critical insights and strategies for both aspiring and seasoned academicians, this handbook offers a concise guide for personal career development, executive skill acquisition, and leadership principles, providing actionable, targeted advice for faculty seeking help on a myriad of new issues and situations. Pressures in today’s Academic Medical Center include significant changes to the healthcare system, competition for research funding, transformation of medical education, and recruitment and retention of the ever-evolving workforce. This dynamic environment calls for razor-sharp leadership and management effectiveness to stay competitive. AMC faculty aspire to formal leadership roles for a variety of reasons: to set a new vision, to create change, or to affect policy and resource decisions. For others, weariness of past leadership styles or mistakes may catalyze wanting a chance to set a different tone. In the end, promotional opportunities often come with great administrative and management responsibilities. Management and Leadership Skills for Medical Faculty: A Practical Handbook is a must-have resource for faculty in AMCs and anyone with a role in healthcare leadership.

The Executive Mba

Author: Jason A. Price
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1456803255
Size: 22.80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"More than ever before, students and employers are choosing the Executive MBA as a means to obtain the coveted MBA degree. From changing careers to working up the corporate ladder, know your business school options: full time, part time, online, and Executive MBA. Boost lifetime earning power, develop life-long friendships, expand business and social network, and immediately apply the training and education at work. There are over 250 accredited business schools in the United States and over 300 worldwide that offer an Executive MBA. In this book, learn from EMBA graduates, employers, hiring managers, financial aid officers, and career experts. Discover how full-time employment while in business school brings a wealth of experience into the classroom. Understand why the executive-model is the future of business educational delivery. Read how it is the most practical method to get an MBA given our busy lives. If your five year plan included an MBA, then this book is for you. Consider these Questions: - Is the time right, and can you make the commitment? - Can you continue to work while in school? - How can you get your employer to help pay? - Is the EMBA the best option for me?