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Nurses of Influence

Kileen Beverly Tucker Scott

Nurses of Influence

a paradigm of leadership.

by Kileen Beverly Tucker Scott

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nurse administrators -- Ontario -- Toronto.,
  • Leadership in women -- Ontario -- Toronto.

  • About the Edition

    In the increasingly commercial world of health care delivery, senior nurse administrators are challenged to promote the patient care agenda and endorse the often conflicting corporate mandate of health care organizations in which they work. For many, their position in the patriarchal administrative hierarchy of these organizations depends upon adopting the dominant organizational culture. However, there are some who resist abandoning a deeply rooted nursing identity. They successfully create a caring counter-culture within the organization. From this location, these nurses, who I refer to as "Nurses of Influence", advance the patient care agenda and also champion the caring contribution of nursing within that agenda.Throughout my study, I became more conscious of the history of exclusionary practices that compromise the true application of holistic caring within the nursing discipline itself. As a result, my research took a turn toward critical feminism and incorporated a commentary on the inclusionary ethno-racial mentoring practices of Nurses of Influence that seek to nurture future nursing leaders of diverse ethnicity and racial backgrounds.The purpose of this study was to explore the situated lived experiences of a small sample of Nurses of Influence using qualitative methods to analyze how they weave nursing"s caring culture into their administrative practice. My research suggests that they navigate oppressive androcentric organizational power structures creating what I call a feminist counter-culture that embodies nursing"s caring perspective. From early in their careers, they promote connectiveness, reciprocal respect, and empowerment of self and others. They develop inclusive structures, such as mentoring networks, that represent nursing"s holistic philosophy as well as promote the use of power amongst their nursing colleagues. Key informants in my study attribute Nurses of Influence with a significant degree of credibility grounded in their many years of clinical practice and the attainment of advanced theoretical nursing knowledge. This credibility facilitates the active participation of Nurses of Influence in various political arenas in order to cultivate nursing"s caring counter-culture that is so often devalued by the dominant health care system.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination275 leaves.
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19886988M
    ISBN 100612943011

    CHAPTER 5 Nursing theorists of historical significance Marie E. Pokorny “The idea of nursing, historically rooted in the care of the sick and in the provision of nurturance for those vulnerable to ill health, is foundational to the profession.” (Wolf, , p. ) Hildegard E. Peplau – Virginia Henderson – Faye Glenn Abdellah –present Ernestine. It has been noted in many nursing forums that with more than million professionally active registered nurses in the United States today,1 we should have more influence in health policy and organizational decision making. Why we don't is a complex issue. In my work as a Gallup Strengths coach using StrengthsFinder , 2 I have found that very few nurses have strengths in the influencing.

      Ongoing discourse to identify authentic actions for the professional practice issue of nursing under the influence is called upon. Keywords Addiction, ethics, impaired health professional practice, nurse health, professional practice, relational ethics, substance abuse. References. 1.   Nursing today is not just one profession, but a wide array of specialties linked by a common foundation in nursing education and theory. Going back to the early days of nursing, there have always been visionary leaders who saw a need and then worked to fill it, creating a professional niche for others who shared their of these visionaries have familiar names: Clara .

    Nursing, profession that assumes responsibility for the continuous care of the sick, the injured, the disabled, and the g is also responsible for encouraging the health of individuals, families, and communities in medical and community settings. Nurses are actively involved in health care research, management, policy deliberations, and patient advocacy. Nurses can play an important role in helping others in their communities understand how these factors influence health and in making community-level changes that would address these areas. From access to healthy foods to water quality to physical education requirements in schools, there are a multitude of factors that influence health that.


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Nurses of Influence by Kileen Beverly Tucker Scott Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Influence of Psychological Trauma in Nursing helps nurses gain awareness and knowledge about trauma and recovery so they can heal and bring holistic healing to others. Authors Karen J.

Foli and John R. Thompson provide a primer on psychological trauma, helping readers identify and understand the common forms of trauma in society.5/5(4). The Influence of Psychological Trauma in Nursing helps nurses gain awareness and knowledge about trauma and recovery so they can heal and bring holistic healing to others.

Authors Karen J. Foli and John R. Thompson provide a primer on psychological trauma, helping readers identify and understand the common forms of trauma in society. Experienced nurse managers may find value in the self-assessments and examples, although the presentation may seem a bit too informal for nurses who have already developed behaviors and awareness in positions of influence.

This book may also be of value for experienced managers as it could be used in establishing mentoring relationships with. Experienced nurse managers may find value in the self-assessments and examples, although the presentation may feel a little too informal for those nurses who have already developed behaviors and awareness in positions of influence.

This book may also be of value for experienced managers in that it could be used in establishing mentoring. Still the only book of its kind, this intensely practical text helps nurses build the skills they need to gain and use influence throughout their entire careers.

This second edition is updated throughout with new information on nursing, health care, and technology – including social s:   Staff engagement in initiatives proposed by the council has been low, with the percentage of nurses submitting professional portfolios increasing only slightly.

Jessie recognizes that being Nurses of Influence book of the council is an informal leadership role, so her professional influence with the staff is the key to changing behaviors. The short answer is yes. Pesut recommends nurses watch the Wisdom Dialog series by Eleanor Sullivan, PhD, RN, FAAN, who wrote Becoming Influential: A Guide for Nurses.

Learning about and understanding the dimensions of influence are often the first steps to learning how to garner influence. Nurses are critical in the delivery of essential health services and are core in strengthening the health system. They bring people-centred care closer to the communities where they are needed most, thereby helping improve health outcomes and the overall cost-effectiveness of services.

Nurses usually act as first responders to complex humanitarian crises and disasters. This can positively impact the local professional culture of nurses; such a positive culture has been found to influence both nurse satisfaction and patient safety (Liang & Lin, ).

Gonzalez, Leidner, Riemenschneider, and Koch () examined the many ways. Still the only book of its kind, this intensely practical text helps nurses build the skills they need to gain and use influence throughout their entire careers. This second edition is updated throughout with new information on nursing, health care, and technology — including social media.

The Influence of Psychological Trauma in Nursing was awarded first place in the AJN Book of the year award in the Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Catagroy.

About the Authors: Karen J. Foli, PhD, RN, FAAN, is an Associate Professor and the Director of the PhD in Nursing Program at Purdue University School of Nursing.

Help Influence the Future of Health Care. Nurse practitioners have an opportunity to serve as advocates for patients, families, communities, other nurses, and health care organizations.

Through this advocacy, nurses can influence health care policy. By gaining a comprehensive understanding of and specialization in particular areas of health. Nursing JOAN WAGNER AMANDA WILLCOX, YVONNE HARRIS, WENDY WHITEBEAR, SUSAN BAZYLEWSKI, STACY MULLER, SONIA redistribute, and revise this book — in whole or in part — for free providing the author is attributed as follows: Leadership and Influencing Change in Nursingedited and co-authored by Joan Wagner, and published by.

A nurse also can be a major influence in the patient’s perception of the organization as a whole. Nurses similarly have to be ethical in their leadership of patients and patient’s families on their journey of recovery.

Nursing as a profession has always had a strong underpinning of being an ethical profession (Tucket, ). This groundbreaking book applies a practical approach toward becoming a professional nurse with exemplary influence skills.

The emphasis on the importance of nurses' influence in the workplace, presented in this easy-to-read and timely volume, includes numerous examples of real-life situations.

It provides techniques for enhancing influence-making skills and advice for using enhanced influence. Nurses will still need to be culturally wise too. Hospitals are increasingly diverse, cultural melting-pots where nurses work on the front lines of race, religion, and gender.

Doctor time is limited, but nurses deliver hour-to-hour care and interact with the families of patients. NLN Core Competencies for Nurse Educators: A Decade of Influence Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Editor Thirteen years after initial publication, the NLN Core Competencies for Nursing Educators continue to guide the development of graduate nursing programs, define the roles and responsibilities of nurse educators, and provide a framework for ongoing research in identifying the Price: $ This book was written specifically to meet these needs.

Following a concise treatise on the fundamental principles of psychology and their applications to the profession of nursing, the authors proceed to give the student specific help in understanding various types of normal and abnormal patients.

But some nurses have left behind a legacy that goes beyond the patients they served. Plenty of famous nurses have changed the course of history thanks to their dedicated work. Unleash your inner history buff and get to know these nine famous nurses who influenced the history of America.

ANA publishes books on a wide range of nursing topics, from the foundational documents that underpin all nursing practice and ethics to prep resources for ANCC certification to career guides that keep you on your desired personal trajectory.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Influence of the core competencies for nurse educators: / Linda Christensen, Judith A. Halstead --Summary of research using the NLN core competencies of nurse educators as a framework / Marilyn Frenn, Kristina Thomas Dreifuerst --Competency I: facilitate learning / Linda .‎Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

NLN Core Competencies for Nurse Educators: A Decade of Influence .Nurses who influence policy help shape the care that will be provided today and tomorrow.

Policies also impact resource allocation to support delivery of healthcare. More than ever, nurses are present in every healthcare setting and possess a unique role in formulating policy.