Abstract Utesch - Building Bridges to an Environment of Transformational Nursing Leadership

Building Bridges to an Environment of Transformational Nursing Leadership: Developing a Program to Enhance Professional Nursing Leadership Skills

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TITLE Building Bridges to an Environment of Transformational Nursing Leadership: Developing a Program to Enhance Professional Nursing Leadership Skills
 
RESEARCHER(S) Pauline J. Utesch
School of Nursing
Augsburg College (Minneapolis)
Unpublished master’s thesis: May 2006

OBJECTIVE
The purpose of this field study was to develop an educational model to enhance nursing leadership skills and promote professionalism of nurses at the bedside.

KEY FINDINGS
The Leadership Practices Inventory, according to the researcher, "is a tool for the participant and their nurse manager to utilize to evaluate initial understanding and appreciation of leadership concepts as well as evaluate a change in behavior following the nursing leadership development program" (p.24).

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