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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/243407
Category:
Full-text
Type:
Presentation
Title:
A Critical Reflection of the Launch of the MCHNLA in South Africa
Author(s):
Van der Walt, Christa
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Tau Lambda Chapter at Large, Region 15
Author Details:
Van der Walt, Christa, PhD, MEd, MSocSc, BArtSc, BEd, RN, RM, vanderwalt.christa@nwu.ac.za;
Abstract:
The North-West University is the first university outside America where the Maternal-Child Nurse Leadership Academy for is launched in an attempt to reduce mother, child and infant mortality. This honour was received from the Honorary Society for Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) and Johnson & Johnson who not only funded the project but also provide support on a continous basis..

According to statistics released by the World Health Organisation in 2010, there was no discernible progress in the field of mother and infant mortality in Africa during the past decade. Prof Hester Klopper, previously the director of the School of Nursing at the Potchefstroom Campus and President Elect of STTI, took the lead with this initiative. STTI believes that nurses and midwives can make a positive contribution to the outcomes of mother, infant and child health care.  This programme is now going to be managed by the Schools of Nursing of NWU’s Potchefstroom and Mafikeng Campus as a pilot project in the North West Province. The aim of this paper is to present a critical reflection of the first year of the Leadership Academy and to discuss the challenges and critical success factors.  Lessons learned in adapting and contextualising the Leadership Academy as well as unique experiences in obtaining the buy-in of the stakeholders.

Keywords:
leadership; development; implementation
Repository Posting Date:
12-Sep-2012
Date of Publication:
12-Sep-2012 ; 12-Sep-2012
Conference Date:
2012
Conference Name:
23rd International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Brisbane, Australia

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titleA Critical Reflection of the Launch of the MCHNLA in South Africaen
dc.contributor.authorVan der Walt, Christaen
dc.contributor.departmentTau Lambda Chapter at Large, Region 15en
dc.author.detailsVan der Walt, Christa, PhD, MEd, MSocSc, BArtSc, BEd, RN, RM, vanderwalt.christa@nwu.ac.za;en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/243407-
dc.description.abstractThe North-West University is the first university outside America where the Maternal-Child Nurse Leadership Academy for is launched in an attempt to reduce mother, child and infant mortality. This honour was received from the Honorary Society for Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) and Johnson &amp; Johnson who not only funded the project but also provide support on a continous basis.. <p>According to statistics released by the World Health Organisation in 2010, there was no discernible progress in the field of mother and infant mortality in Africa during the past decade. Prof Hester Klopper, previously the director of the School of Nursing at the Potchefstroom Campus and President Elect of STTI, took the lead with this initiative. STTI believes that nurses and midwives can make a positive contribution to the outcomes of mother, infant and child health care.&nbsp; This programme is now going to be managed by the Schools of Nursing of NWU&rsquo;s Potchefstroom and Mafikeng Campus as a pilot project in the North West Province. The aim of this paper is to present a critical reflection of the first year of the Leadership Academy and to discuss the challenges and critical success factors.&nbsp; Lessons learned in adapting and contextualising the Leadership Academy as well as unique experiences in obtaining the buy-in of the stakeholders.en
dc.subjectleadershipen
dc.subjectdevelopmenten
dc.subjectimplementationen
dc.date.available2012-09-12T09:21:49Z-
dc.date.issued2012-09-12-
dc.date.issued2012-09-12en
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-12T09:21:49Z-
dc.conference.date2012en
dc.conference.name23rd International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationBrisbane, Australiaen
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