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October 2016 - Volume 47 - Issue 10
pp: 1-56



Team Concepts

Evidence-Based Nursing

Care Transitions

Legal Perspectives

Performance Potential

Leadership Q&A

Leadership, defined: What's your style, and how's it actually perceived?

Henrick, Suzanne; Brennan, Betty; Monturo, Cheryl

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 47(10):30-38, October 2016.

What makes an ideal leader in today's world of nursing? This qualitative study uncovers perceptions by midlevel managers and frontline nurses on what traits and actions define successful and unsuccessful leaders.

CE Connection

Care transitions at the end of life

Drake, Kirsten

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 47(10):20-28, October 2016.

Providing the best possible quality of life for dying patients certainly isn't isolated to any one area of nursing. Here, we'll review how nurses and nurse leaders in multiple settings can influence patients' and their families' end-of-life care transitions.

Executive Extra series, part 2

The mindful nurse leader: Advancing executive nurse leadership skills through participation in action learning

FitzPatrick, Kate; Doucette, Jeffrey N.; Cotton, Amy; More

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 47(10):40-45, October 2016.

In this second installment of a three-part series, explore how clinical nurses draw on the power of mindfulness to build their own resiliency while delivering compassionate care.