Nurse Management Articles

Few nurses are born leaders. However, via education and experience, leaders are made. This is the forum to discuss management: techniques, managing teams, and taking charge. Included in management are leadership strategies. These can include formal modalities like Six Sigma or informal means such as motivating staff. This forum is for all managers, from charge nurses, to unit managers, to division chiefs and everyone in any medical setting managerial position.

10 Ways to Develop Nursing Leadership
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10 Ways to Develop Nursing Leadership

Participate in Workplace Committees Participating workplace committees allows you to learn how and why decisions are made within your institution and ...

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Managerial Skills of a Nurse in Running Health Facility
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Managerial Skills of a Nurse in Running Health Facility

MANAGERIAL SKILLS OF A NURSE BY OMOLOLA ADAMS OLATAYO RPHN, HHMC, BNSc Management skills are as important as leadership skills in addressing some of the failings...

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Different Nursing Leadership Styles
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Different Nursing Leadership Styles

The manner in which a nurse manager executes leadership over his / her staff has repercussions that can result in far-reaching effects on the operations of a...

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Nursing Schedulers / Staffing Coordinators
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Nursing Schedulers / Staffing Coordinators

The nursing scheduler, also known as a staffing coordinator or nursing coordinator, is an extremely important person in most healthcare facilities that offer...

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Help I'm Sinking In Email Quicksand!
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Help I'm Sinking In Email Quicksand!

As a leader if I had more time what do you think I would do with it? Indulge me for a moment while I step into utopia and slip on my rose coloured glasses to...

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Stuck In The Middle With You
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Stuck In The Middle With You

But within the conference room, voices rose, comments intruded, thought processes were interrupted by a constant onslaught of questions and opinions, and the low,...

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Nursing Leadership Styles (Part III): Laissez-Faire Leaders
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Nursing Leadership Styles (Part III): Laissez-Faire Leaders

Tiara Hartman, a 37-year-old office manager at a busy methadone clinic, usually arrives at work approximately 15 minutes before the opening time of 7:30 a.m. She...

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Nursing Leaders Faced with Challenges
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Nursing Leaders Faced with Challenges

Beginning with recognizing the obstacles, the emerging leader can identifying the obstacles and assist the nurse with implementing a plan to reach the goal of...

5 Reasons a Managerial Degree Can Boost Your Career
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5 Reasons a Managerial Degree Can Boost Your Career

Many people dream of moving out of their current dead-end jobs or having the chance to advance to a better position.However, they may not be exactly sure how to go...

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On digging deep and carrying on
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On digging deep and carrying on

I have battle going on inside my head. Two conflicting ideas engaged in a tug-of-war that has left me feeling depleted and angry and just...tired. You see, I am a...

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The Average Time Nurse Managers Spend in Meetings is 38 Hours Per Week.
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The Average Time Nurse Managers Spend in Meetings is 38 Hours Per Week.

Over the past few weeks, I've put this statistic to the test. I asked a few colleges to write down all of the meetings that they 'have to' go to and the amount of...

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Nurse Management
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Nurse Management

Nursing Management is the leadership who performs governance and decision-making within a nursing environment. Managers have the responsibility to guide staff...

Nursing Leadership Styles (Part I): Authoritarian Leaders
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Nursing Leadership Styles (Part I): Authoritarian Leaders

Dee Waverly, age 59, arrives at her workplace, a 35-bed freestanding specialty hospital, promptly at seven o'clock every weekday morning. She started working here...

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Transactional Leadership Versus Transformational Leadership
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Transactional Leadership Versus Transformational Leadership

It is imperative that anyone who wishes to become a nurse manager or leader know the differences between the transactional and transformational leadership styles....

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Nursing Leadership Styles (Part II): Democratic Leaders
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Nursing Leadership Styles (Part II): Democratic Leaders

Glenda Bennett, a 56-year-old unit manager at a 600-bed county hospital located in a large city, usually arrives at work sometime before 10 o'clock every morning....


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