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  • Nurse educators' guide to management 4/e
  • Kotzé W
  • ISBN: 9780627038358
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627038365
  • 368 Pages | Published: 2020

Nurse educators and managers of nursing schools function within the dynamics of their schools; professional and higher education policies and legislation; and, in South Africa, an extremely diverse society. Since they are also part of the global nursing community, the realities of international standards compound their responsibilities. Nurse educators’ guide to management acknowledges these challenges and aims to empower nurse educators and managers of nursing schools by creating awareness of areas that need to be explored and embraced to function more effectively.

Nurse educators’ guide to management has been thoroughly revised to ensure relevance and currency. Four new chapters have been added, addressing the budget and financial management, management related to curriculum development and learning environments in the education of nurses, and empowerment towards school excellence. The reader is introduced to the philosophical, professional and ethical, leadership and quality challenges that a nursing school has to face; the different nursing school scenarios and the healthcare, regulatory and educational environments in which nursing schools in South Africa function. The closing section of the book deals with school excellence and its relationship to empowerment, the mission of a nursing school in society, its empowering of students and personnel towards excellence; and ultimately the empowerment of nursing schools through alliances and networking.

Nurse educators’ guide to management is aimed at educators, managers of nursing schools and students preparing themselves for a career in nursing education.

The authors of the book are experienced nursing professionals with a special interest in the education of nurses and advancement of the structures, processes and outcomes of nursing education at institutional and national levels. They are all acknowledged leaders in the field of nursing education.




Part One Understanding and managing the philosophical environment in a nursing school

Chapter 1: The challenge of philosophical considerations

Chapter 2: The professional environment and its challenges

Chapter 3: Leadership challenges


Part Two Understanding structural environments relevant to the management of a nursing school

Chapter 4: The health and healthcare environment

Chapter 5: The formal education and training environment

Chapter 6: The professional regulatory environment

Chapter 7: The nursing school environments


Part Three Understanding the management environment of a nursing school

Chapter 8: The management environment

Chapter 9: Financial management

Chapter 10: The curriculum and its management

Chapter 11: Learning environments and their management

Chapter 12: The technological environment


Part Four Understanding and managing quality in a nursing school

Chapter 13: The concept of quality nursing education

Chapter 14: Monitoring quality in a nursing education institution

Chapter 15: Managing physical and financial resources for quality nursing education

Chapter 16: Managing human resources for quality nursing education

Chapter 17: Managing the quality of the educational programme


Part Five Understanding and managing empowerment

Chapter 18: Empowerment towards school excellence

Chapter 19: Empowering the student of nursing

Chapter 20: Empowering the nurse educator

Chapter 21: Professional development and career advancement

Chapter 22: Empowering the nursing school through alliances and networking


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