The VHL Online Repository contains 2319 abstracts in the Registry of Nursing Research Community that are available by searching under the keyword “leadership.” No registration or login is required to search the database and view its contents.
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) offers “Coaching in Nursing” a free online continuing education opportunity. Members, please click on the link and sign in with your STTI authorized e-mail and password. Non-members, please click on the link and follow the prompts: http://www.nursingsociety.org/Education/Leadership/Pages/Leadership.aspx
Articles on leadership in evidence-based practice are also available from STTI’s scholastic journal Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. These articles are open access during September:
Rycroft-Malone, J. (2012). Leadership matters. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 9(3), 127-128. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-6787.2012.00262.x
Sandström, B., Borglin, G., Nilsson, R. & Willman, A. (2011). Promoting the implementation of evidence-based practice: A literature review focusing on the role of nursing leadership. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 8(4), 212-223. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-6787.2011.00216.x
Wilkinson, J. E., Nutley, S. M., & Davies, H. T.O. (2011). An exploration of the roles of nurse managers in evidence-based practice implementation. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 8(4), 236-246. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-6787.2011.00225.x
The following articles on nursing leadership are open access in Reflections on Nursing Leadership:
Hess, V. (2011). Diving into accountability. Reflections on Nursing Leadership, 36(1).
Thompson, P. E. (2011). Choose leadership: It’s up to you. Reflections on Nursing Leadership, 37(2).
The articles below provide a glimpse into the life of Bernadette Melnyk, who now serves as dean of the College of Nursing, associate vice president for health promotion and university chief wellness officer at The Ohio State University in Columbus.
Mattson, J. E. (2011). Bernadette Melnyk: Coal miner’s daughter (Part One). Reflections on Nursing Leadership, 37(4).
Mattson, J. E. (2011). Bernadette Melnyk: Coal miner’s daughter (Part Two). Reflections on Nursing Leadership, 37(4).
The external resources below have been gathered here for your convenience.
Online articles, book chapters and dissertations:
Adams, C., Browning, M., & Woodward, R. M. (2012). The future of nursing: Community health’s network approach. Journal of Nursing Administration, 42(7/8), 347-349.
Davidson, P. M., De Geest, S. Dunbar, S. B., Hughes, S., & Lanuza, D. M. (2011). Preparing nurses for leadership roles in cardiovascular disease prevention. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 26(4), S56-S63.
Dunphy, L. M. (2011). The power of influence: Leadership in action. Nurse Leader, 9(5), 22-24, 44.
Edmonson, C. (2010). Moral courage and the nurse leader. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 15(3), Manuscript 5. doi: 10.3912/OJIN.Vol15No03Man05
Edmonson, C. (2012). Leader to patient program: Bringing the clinical and leadership domains together. Nurse Leader, 10(2), 30-33.
Feagai, H. E. (2011). Let humor lead your nursing practice. Nurse Leader, 9(4), 44-46.
Garner, C. (2011, August 1). Every nurse can be a leader.
Hassmiller, S. B., & Reinhard, S. (2011). The Institute of Medicine report on the future of nursing: A legacy for nursing leadership. Nurse Leader, 9(6), 30-32.
Jennings, B. M., Disch, J. & Senn, L. (2008). Leadership. In R. G. Hughes (Ed.), Patient safety and quality: An evidence-based handbook for nurses. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Lekan, D. A., Corazzini, K. N., Gilliss, C. L., & Bailey, D. E., Jr. (2011). Clinical leadership development in accelerated baccalaureate nursing students: An education innovation. Journal of Professional Nursing, 27(4), 202-214.
MacLeod, L. (2012). A broader view of nursing leadership: Rethinking manager-leader functions. Nurse Leader, 10(3), 57-61.
Nelson, B. (2012, August 12). Leadership skills for the staff nurse.
Retts, E. S., & Retts, C. R. (2011). When the cat’s away, will the mice play?: Building confidence and consistency through heartfelt leadership. Nurse Leader, 9(4), 50-52.
Rolfe, P. (2011). Transformational Leadership Theory: What every leader needs to know. Nurse Leader, 9(2), 54-57.
Selanders, L., & Crane, P. (2012). The voice of Florence Nightingale on advocacy. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing,17(1), Manuscript 1. doi: 10.3912/OJIN.Vol17No01Man01
Sherman, R. & Pross, E. (2010). Growing future nurse leaders to build and sustain healthy work environments at the unit level. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 15(1), Manuscript 1. doi:10.3912/OJIN.Vol15No01Man01
Smith Glasgow, M. E., Weinstock, B., Lachman, V., Suplee, P. D., & Dreher, H. M. (2009). The benefits of a leadership program and executive coaching for new nursing academic administrators: One college’s experience. Journal of Professional Nursing, 25(4), 204-210.
Staples, S. (2012, August 12). 5 leadership qualities every nurse should have.
Wood, D. (2012, August 12). Nurse, are you a caretaker or a leader?
Vestal, K. (2010). In a leadership slump? Nurse Leader, 8(6), 10, 13.
AACN – American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Leading Initiatives, Clinical Nurse Leader
AACN – Faculty, Leadership for Academic Nursing
AONE – American Organization of Nurse Executives, the voice of nursing leadership
CNLA – Clinical Nurse Leader Association, leading the way to better health care delivery.
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