Clinical Leadership For Physician Assistants And Nurse Practitioners (eBook)
de Phd, Pa-C Michael Huckabee
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This groundbreaking text focuses on the practical knowledge and skills that both physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) need to be effective health care leaders in a multidisciplinary environment. Written by a recognized expert in physician assistant leadership, this engaging text helps PA and NP professionals--increasingly called upon to lead in a variety of clinical and administrative environments-- to navigate the unique challenges they encounter.With an emphasis on concrete application of leadership principles, this text highlights interprofessional communication and the skills associated with becoming an effective leader in a variety of health care settings. Thought-provoking case studies provide real-world application of concepts throughout the text. Useful exercises throughout the chapters and appendices bring further clarity to the theoretical topics examined in the book.Key Features:Focuses on leadership for NPs and PAs in team-based health care-the only text to do soEmphasizes interprofessional, multidisciplinary interactions, often at the level of direct patient careAddresses important issues including power and influence, leadership traits and behaviors, followership, change strategies, burnout, ethical considerations, and moreProvides chapter-opening learning questions to guide the learner in discovering effective principles of leadershipIncludes chapter summaries and leadership exercises to provide context to the concepts discussedApplies real-world scenarios to key leadership concepts through thought-provoking case studies, introducing you to:Pam, an NP whose patient does not believe her when she tells him he needs immediate transfer for emergency care.Jackson, a PA who must confront a peer over a possible impairment issue.Jose, an NP who finds his colleagues concerned over unequal salaries across his team's metropolitan group practice.Anya, an NP who is leading a seasoned colleague transferred to her team's specialty practice.Ben, a PA who finds discord among his health care team over the demands accompanying the rapid pace of the practice's growth.