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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/182369
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Staff Nurse: Developing the Leader Within
Author(s):
Wittenberg, Nikki
Author Details:
Nikki Wittenberg, RN, CNA-BC, MMgt, St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, North Dakota, USA, email: nwittenber@primecare.org
Abstract:
Poster Presentation: There is an increasingly rapid rate of change in nursing care delivery and assumptions about the future of nursing include increased complexity of nursing work with new medications, changes in technology, fewer actual patient care providers and genetic and genomic influences on care. Leadership actions of nurses at the point of care have a significant impact on patient satisfaction, provision of excellent quality nursing care, and job satisfaction of the nursing workforce. In 2005 a vision emerged from clinical educators and the Chief Nursing Officer, resulting in "Staff Nurse: Developing the Leader Within", a curriculum designed to enhance the leadership abilities of point of care nurses. Little research-based literature related to development of leadership abilities in point of care nurses was found in review of the literature. The clinical educators and nursing leadership determined six core competencies for leadership at the point of care. The competencies include: leading, developing people, understanding roles and responsibilities, communication, planning/decision-making, and building relationships. Fifty-two nurses from inpatient, outpatient, and clinic settings made up the pilot group, started in September 2007. Four 4-hour seminar sessions were used to deliver the course content. An additional short session at the end of the curriculum to process learning and celebrate successes concluded the offering. Primary faculty were clinical educators and clinical coordinators. The Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Education and other nursing managers provided select portions of the curriculum. Nursing directors and the Chief Nursing Officer mentored and provided resources to assist in developing course content. Teaching methodologies ranged from interactive group work to traditional didactic sessions. Homework between sessions helped participants apply skills in the workplace and grow in his/her leadership abilities. Clinical coordinators, a position newly...[Please contact the primary investigator for more information about this poster presentation.]
Repository Posting Date:
28-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
28-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2008
Conference Name:
ANCC National Magnet Conference
Conference Host:
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Conference Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Description:
The 12th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 15-17 October, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Note:
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DC FieldValue Language
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleStaff Nurse: Developing the Leader Withinen_GB
dc.contributor.authorWittenberg, Nikkien_US
dc.author.detailsNikki Wittenberg, RN, CNA-BC, MMgt, St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck, North Dakota, USA, email: nwittenber@primecare.orgen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/182369-
dc.description.abstractPoster Presentation: There is an increasingly rapid rate of change in nursing care delivery and assumptions about the future of nursing include increased complexity of nursing work with new medications, changes in technology, fewer actual patient care providers and genetic and genomic influences on care. Leadership actions of nurses at the point of care have a significant impact on patient satisfaction, provision of excellent quality nursing care, and job satisfaction of the nursing workforce. In 2005 a vision emerged from clinical educators and the Chief Nursing Officer, resulting in "Staff Nurse: Developing the Leader Within", a curriculum designed to enhance the leadership abilities of point of care nurses. Little research-based literature related to development of leadership abilities in point of care nurses was found in review of the literature. The clinical educators and nursing leadership determined six core competencies for leadership at the point of care. The competencies include: leading, developing people, understanding roles and responsibilities, communication, planning/decision-making, and building relationships. Fifty-two nurses from inpatient, outpatient, and clinic settings made up the pilot group, started in September 2007. Four 4-hour seminar sessions were used to deliver the course content. An additional short session at the end of the curriculum to process learning and celebrate successes concluded the offering. Primary faculty were clinical educators and clinical coordinators. The Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Education and other nursing managers provided select portions of the curriculum. Nursing directors and the Chief Nursing Officer mentored and provided resources to assist in developing course content. Teaching methodologies ranged from interactive group work to traditional didactic sessions. Homework between sessions helped participants apply skills in the workplace and grow in his/her leadership abilities. Clinical coordinators, a position newly...[Please contact the primary investigator for more information about this poster presentation.]en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-28T15:21:15Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-28en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-28T15:21:15Z-
dc.conference.date2008en_US
dc.conference.nameANCC National Magnet Conferenceen_US
dc.conference.hostAmerican Nurses Credentialing Centeren_US
dc.conference.locationSalt Lake City, Utah, USAen_US
dc.descriptionThe 12th American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference, held 15-17 October, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.en_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.-
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