Nursing Student to Nursing Leader: The Critical Path To Leadership Development / Edition 1

Nursing Student to Nursing Leader: The Critical Path To Leadership Development / Edition 1

by Carol A Andersen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766802558

ISBN-13: 9780766802551

Pub. Date: 04/02/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This collection of essays written by powerful and influential nurse leaders explores twenty-one different paths toward nursing leadership. The essays are organized around the foundational stepping stones in the critical path of nursing leadership—education, practice, professional involvement, mentoring, and networking. In addition, the expanding role of

Overview

This collection of essays written by powerful and influential nurse leaders explores twenty-one different paths toward nursing leadership. The essays are organized around the foundational stepping stones in the critical path of nursing leadership—education, practice, professional involvement, mentoring, and networking. In addition, the expanding role of technology in the nursing profession is explored in a complete chapter devoted to informatics and the Internet. This text is useful for both the new nurse just beginning a career as well as the practicing nurse seeking to take on more of a leadership role in the profession. This eclectic collection of stories offers twenty-one different perspectives that provoke thought, stir critical thinking, and provoke action. Your path to leadership will be your own unique journey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766802551
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/02/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.41(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part 1: The Critical Path to Leadership Development-The Students Perspective. Part 2: Life Review of an ANA President-The path to Leadership Development. Unit One: The Stepping Stone of Education. Chapter One: The Nature of Nursing- Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Chapter Two: Nursing Education-The Vision and Milestones. Chapter Three: Nursing Research- Impact on Education and Practice: The Challenges and the Potential. Chapter Four: Planting Seeds of Accountability. Chapter Five: The Role of Faculty in Developing Leadership in Students. Unit 2:The Stepping Stone of Nursing Practice. Chapter Six:Developing Leadership as a Staff Nurses. Chapter Seven: Nursing's Role and Outcomes in Practice and Advanced Practice. Chapter Eight: Interdisciplinary Socialization. Chapter Nine: Workplace Advocacy, Shared Governance and Collective Bargaining: Rights and Opportunity. Unit 3: The Stepping Stone of Professional Nursing Involvement. Chapter Ten: Nursing- The Need for a Collective Identity. Chapter Eleven: NSNA- The March Along the Critical Path Begins Here Chapter Twelve: Political Action for Nurses- The Vision, the Path, and the Roles. Unit 4: The Stepping Stone of Mentoring and networking. Chapter Thirteen: Mentoring- The Student Perspective. Chapter Fourteen: Mentoring- The Nursing Leader and Mentors Prespective. Chapter Fifteen: Nursing as a Launch to Other Options- One Nurse's Story. Chapter Sixteen: Nursing as a Launching Pad for Other Options- A Variety of Nurses' Path to Important Roles. Unit 5: Empowerment for Your Path to Leadership Development. Chapter Seventeen: Informatics Literacy- A key tool for Empower in the 21th Century. Chapter Eighteen: Nursing Challenges, Roles and Opportunities in a World Wide Web Environment. Chapter Nineteen: The Privilege and the Challenge of Entering the Profession in Today's World. Chapter Twenty: Career Mapping- Visioning Your Future. Conclusion.

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