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Leading Unplanned Change

Erickson, Jeanette Ives RN, DNP, FAAN

Journal of Nursing Administration: March 2014 - Volume 44 - Issue 3 - p 125–126
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000037
Departments: Magnet® Perspectives

The article presents reflections on how Magnet® principles help nurse leaders through unplanned change using the 1-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings and the response at Massachusetts General Hospital as an exemplar.

Author Affiliation: Senior Vice President for Patient Care and Chief Nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. The author declares no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Ives Erickson, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, BUL 230, Boston, MA 02114 (

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