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Dimensions of Nursing Process

The Leadership Cure

McBride, Karin, MA; Snyder, Eugene R., RNC

doi: 10.1097/ANC.0b013e318225da1b
Professional Growth and Development

The field of nursing is in a state of crisis. This crisis has a number of causes: a shortage of registered nurses to fill job vacancies, lack of professional growth opportunities, inability to participate in decision making, and lack of orientation and training for newly graduated nurses. Democratic leadership can result in respect and greater levels of trust among staff in a neonatal intensive care unit.

Training and Consultation Division, OMNI Institute (Ms. McBride). Presbyterian/St. Luke's Hospital, Denver, Colorado (Mr Snyder).

Correspondence: Eugene R. Snyder, RNC, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Hospital, Denver, CO, 80218 (

© 2011 National Association of Neonatal Nurses