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Nursing Leadership

Developing Nurse Leadership Skills and Strategies

Explore what nursing leadership styles, behaviors and qualities lead to high functioning teams and better patient care.

What is Leadership in Nursing?

Nursing leadership is one of the single most important factors in motivating and inspiring nurses to practice at the top of their licensure. While the definition of leadership in nursing often includes qualities such as encouraging, inspirational, and supportive—truly successful nursing leadership must be equipped to evolve as the nursing industry itself experiences ongoing change and shifts.

Nursing Leadership: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Nursing leadership is one of the single most important factors in motivating and inspiring nurses to practice at the top of their licensure, it is most successful when the entire team is also successful. We look at the impact good leadership has on healthcare organizations.

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Nursing Leadership Styles

There are several different leadership styles in nursing management, each with benefits and detractors in their use and effectiveness. The most effective nurse leaders understand how to bring nursing staff together for the benefit of the patients care. Learn more about nursing leadership training.

5 Leadership Styles in Nursing

Effective nurse management is crucial to hospitals and health systems for team motivation, performance, and job satisfaction. Find out about the types of leadership styles that could help your nurses drive better patient care.

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The Two Types of Nurse Managers and the One to Strive For

Throughout your career, you've probably witnessed a distinct difference in nurse management styles. Discover what the two types of nurse managers are.

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Transformational Leadership In Nursing Articles

Transformational leadership is a management style that motivates employees to take ownership for their roles and perform beyond expectations. Transformational leaders inspire and motivate employees to find better ways of achieving a goal.

How to Become a Transformational Leader in Four Steps

Anyone can become a transformational leader by reflecting on their attitudes and mindset. Get started by putting these 4 elements into action.

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Why Transformational Leadership Belongs in Healthcare

Transformational leadership can play a key role in achieving patient safety, patient outcomes, and patient satisfaction. This blog looks at the highlights of our recent webinar, “Design Your Path to Transformational Leadership in 2020”.

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Characteristics and Examples of Transformational Leadership in Nursing

Transformational leadership, the preferred management style of Magnet hospitals, has been shown to transform entire teams to a higher level of practice.

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Leadership Behaviors and Qualities in Nursing

As more nurse leaders near retirement and new nurses enter the workforce, look for the necessary nurse leadership qualities and behaviors in your current nursing staff to uncover potential leaders.

3 Behaviors of an Effective Nurse Leader

Discover 3 impactful nurse leadership behaviors and best practice recommendations for fellow residing and emerging nurse leaders.

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13 Qualities of a Good Nurse: Leadership & Personality Characteristics

With more and more new nurses entering the workforce, we look at 13 specific qualities that hospitals and health systems should be identifying and encouraging to help hire and understand which current nurses on staff would make great leaders.

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