The Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing (CGEAN) was establisheed to further develop and improve graduate education for administration in nursing. The Council seeks to identify the nature and direction of education for administration in nursing in various healthcare systems, providing guidelines for programs offering administration. A major goal of CGEAN is facilitating dialogue between nursing service administrators and graduate level educators who are engaged in teaching and research related to administration in nursing. This column, sponsored by the members of the Council, analyzes and responds to position statements and trends related to the delivery of health services and graduate education for administrators in nursing.
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