In "Guide to Effective Staff Development in Health Care Organizations", Patrice L. Spath - a national authority on health care training - and a stellar panel of health care experts offer hospital administrators and managers a variety of techniques that they can implement to provide cost-efficient staff orientation, training, and continuing education. This book acts as a field guide for health care executives, who must make informed decisions about which staff trainings and education strategies are best for their organizations. A comprehensive resource for health care executives, "Guide to Effective Staff Development in Health Care Organizations" shows how to establish educational and training priorities. It offers a model for integrating all facets of staff education and performance evaluation and summarizes the most significant health care training issues. It includes information and tips on selecting training methods. It also presents adult learning strategies and offers strategies for measuring the value of training.