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Essentials of Nursing Leadership

by Ruth Taylor and Brian Webster-Henderson SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
12/2016
ISBN:
9781412962018
Format:
Hbk 216 pages
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This new approach to leadership focuses on how students can develop leadership skills right from the start of their nursing programme through to transitioning to their first role. Real stories from nursing leaders, practitioners and students are included to inspire students and show them how they can impact positively on practice, whatever level they are working at.    

Introduction: the book roadmap and core skills for leadership - Ruth Taylor and Brian Webster-Henderson
PART ONE: KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY
Chapter 1: The context of leadership in practice - Annette Thomas-Gregory
Chapter 2: Nursing leadership in organisations: Theory and practice - Alison Crombie and Gayle Garland
Chapter 3: Policy perspective: students as the future generation of leaders - Lizzie Jelfs
Chapter 4: Leadership and Inter-professional practice - Tim Bryson
Chapter 5: Leadership from the perspective of the public - Stephen Tee
Chapter 6: Global issues for nursing leadership - Mary Gobbi
PART TWO: SKILLS, APPROACHES AND STYLES
Chapter 7: The Coaching Leader - Brian Webster, Gillian McCready and Sandra Cairncross
Chapter 8: Networking and leadership - Ruth Taylor and Susan Tokley
Chapter 9: Preparation for transition to leadership in qualified practice - Jayne Donaldson and Mike Sabin
Chapter 10: Harnessing your skills as a future leader: Role models in action - Brian Webster-Henderson
Chapter 11: The Student Nurse as Leader - Ruth Taylor
Epilogue: Personal Reflections - Brian Webster-Henderson and Ruth Taylor

'A very good book on leadership for undergraduate nursing and midwifery students. It deals with key leadership concepts such as context policy, inter-professional, public and global issues. These are particularly relevant in today’s healthcare climate. Part 2 considers different leadership approaches culminating in a novel and unique perspective on the nursing student as leader.'