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Virtual Leadership in Nursing Education

Levesque, Pamela MS, APRN, FNP-BC

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0b013e318262abb6
Feature Articles

The transition to online education with faculty teaching at a distance has created “virtual departments” of nursing that necessitates a new way of leading. The author discusses leadership theory and team-building methods to support leaders engaged in virtual departments of nursing.

Author Affiliation: Associate Professor and Associate Director, Department of Nursing, New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, Rhode Island.

The author declares no conflict of interest.

Correspondence: Ms Levesque, New England Institute of Technology, 1900 Division Road, East Greenwich, RI 02886 (

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.