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Leadership is an attempt to influence

groups or individuals without the coercive

form of power.

Nurse leaders have an obligation to

create an environment in which good
people can provide good care.

At its core,
leadership is about
relationships with
other people.

Professionalism is
an important
characteristic of
nurse leaders.

Leadership is critical to successful

organizational outcomes.

Changes in nursing leadership have been

underscored on creating safe environments
for patients and staffidentified by the
Institutes of Medicine (IOM) in its work on
medical errors and patient safety.

Leadership involves much knowledge and

disciplined practice.

When nurses graduate they are not ready

to assume a leadership role. They require
opportunities for self-discovery to
understand their strengths and for skill

Skill building occurs through:

On-the-job training
Support from peers
Mentoring from effective leaders

Framework for Nursing Leadership

requires a conceptualization of the
various functions, roles, and
responsibilities of the nurse manager or

What are some roles and responsibilities

of the Nurse Leader?

Organization of work
Information structures

Motivation and Productivity

Provide environment of high morale

Changes in the landscape of healthcare

require creativity and innovative
leadership and management styles. The
changes include:
New technology
Increased diversity in the workplace
Greater accountability for practice
A new spiritual focus on the mind and body




Directing and Influencing

Critical Thinking
Decision Making
Problem Solving

Staff Development
Policy Development

Knowledge of Legal Issues in Nursing


Patient Safety:
(Pg 5 Table 1-1 NPSG) ( SBAR Pg 6 Table 1-2 )

Employee/Staff safety Evaluations

Quality Management (QSEN Pg 5) (EBP Pg 7 & 8)

Performance Appraisals

Political Involvementinfluence Health Policy


National Patient Safety Goals

Laws and Standards of Practice govern

nursing practice
Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice
Scope and Practice of Nurse Administrators
State Nursing Laws (formerly the Nurse
Practice Act)
Hospital/facility Policies and Procedures
Unit Policies and Procedures

Nurse Leaders and Accreditationnurse

leaders are responsible and accountable
for adherence to the Standards of
Accrediting Agencies.

Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health

Organizations (JCAHO)
CORE Measures
National Patient Safety Standards

State Licensure Regulations


characteristics in a nurse leader do

you think is best?

Would you like to have a leader that

empowers staff to have a vision about the
organization and trusts them to work toward
goals that benefit the organization and

Futuristic and explains where energies

are to be focused.
Enhances self-worth of individuals.
Makes sure workers know expectations.
Decisions are based on fairness, equity,
and honesty.
Knows ones self, ones skills and uses
them effectively.

Emotional Intelligence is the capacity for

recognizing our own feelings and those of
others, for motivating ourselves, and for
managing emotions well in ourselves and
Self: Self-Awareness and SelfManagement
Others: Social Awareness and
Relationship Management

After thinking about the roles and

responsibilities---You must realize that in
many ways, all nurses are leaders.
Nurses are the frontline professionals of
healthcare today, our leadership is crucial
in navigating our increasingly complex
healthcare system.