Book Description: We are pleased to introduce the VitalSource edition of Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing: Theory and Application, Seventh Edition. Access to this eBook is provided through the purchase of a unique code that is physically shipped to you via U.S. mail within 3 to 7 days. Purchase of this product will not provide you immediate instant access to this eBook.Hundreds of carefully designed exercises along with clear discussions of theory teach nursing students how to integrate effective management skills with expert leadership skills. The authors' experiential learning approach makes it easy to put these skills into practice in any health care setting. This book helps students develop the critical thinking ability needed to apply skills on the job—from organizing patient care to motivating staff to managing conflict.