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Nurses in the Boardroom

Hill, Karen S. RN, DNP, NEA-BC, FACHE

Journal of Nursing Administration: October 2010 - Volume 40 - Issue 10 - p 402-403
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e3181f2e9e0
Departments: Inspiration Point

This department highlights nursing leaders who have demonstrated the ability to inspire and lead change. This competency is seen in the ability to create, structure, and implement organizational change through strategic vision, risk taking, and effective communication. Each article showcases a project of a nurse leader who demonstrates change in a variety of environments ranging from acute care hospitals to home care and alternative practice settings. Included are several "lessons learned" applicable to multiple settings that provide insight for other nurses in executive practice.

Author Affiliation: Vice President/Nurse Executive, Administration, Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky.

Correspondence: Central Baptist Hospital, 1740 Nicholasville Road, Lexington, KY 40503 (

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