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Oncology Nursing

Course Description

Leadership and Management is designed to equip the learner with an understanding of the principles of leadership and leadership roles in oncology service organization and delivery.

Required Readings

Atkinson, M. (2011). Are you a transformational leader? Nursing Management 42(9). 44-50. 
Hastings, Clare. (2015). Evidence-based nursing. Measures that matterNursing Management 46(3). 14-6.
Hastings, Clare. (2014). Promoting patient safety with evidence-based managementNursing Management 45(12). 11-3. 
Government of Kenya (2007). Kenya Vision 2030: A globally competitive and prosperous Kenya. Chapter Four: Social Pillar. 
Twigg, D. & McCullough, K. (2014). Nurse retention: A review of strategies to create and enhance practice environments in clinical settingsInternational Journal of Nursing Studies 51(1). 85-92. 
Walshe, K. & Smith, J. (Eds.) (2011). Healthcare Management (2nd ed.). Berkshire, England: McGraw-Hill. Chapters: 19-25.
World Health Organization (2006). Cancer control. Knowledge into action. WHO guide for effective programmes: Policy and Advocacy
Wong, C.A., Cummings, G.G. & Ducharme, L. (2013). The relationship between nursing leadership and patient outcomes: A systematic review update. Journal of Nursing Management 21(5). 709-24. 


Recommended Readings

Chávez, E.C., & Yonder, L.H. (2015). Staff nurse clinical leadership: A concept analysisNursing Forum 50(2). 90-100.
Frandsen, B. (2014). Nursing leadership: Management and leadership styles. American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC).
Wong, C.A. (2015). Connecting nursing leadership and patient outcomes: state of the scienceJournal of Nursing Management 23(3). 275-278.


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Additional Resources

Oncology Nursing Society eBooks (accessible via intranet):

1. Cancer Basics (2010) 

2. Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations 4th Ed. (2014)

3. Palliative Practices From A–Z for the Bedside Clinician 2nd Ed. (2008)

4. A Guide to Oncology Symptom Management 2nd Ed. (2015)

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Citation help

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