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Table of Contents
- About the Book
- I. Chapter 1 Navigating Leadership
- 1.1 Leadership Styles
- 1.2 Emotional Intelligence
- 1.3 Spotlight Application
- Chapter 1 References & Attribution
- II. Chapter 2 Leading Effective Solutions in Organizations
- 2.1 Organizational Structure
- 2.2 Organizational Vision, Mission, and Values
- 2.3 Spotlight Application
- Chapter 2 References & Attribution
- III. Chapter 3 Leading Effective Teams
- 3.1 Roles and Responsibilities of Health Care Professionals
- 3.2 Interprofessional Communication
- 3.3 Teams and Teamwork
- 3.4 Spotlight Application
- Chapter 3 References & Attribution
- IV. Chapter 4 Leading Evidence-Informed Decision Making
- Chapter 4 References & Attribution
V. Chapter 5 Leading Effective Change
- VI. Chapter 6 Leading Effective Outcomes
- VII. Chapter 7 Leading Person-Centered Health Systems
- Chapter 7 References & Attribution
- About the Contributors
- Appendix A Scholarly Writing Resources
- Appendix B Team Stepps Strategies
- Appendix C Communication Strategies
- Appendix D Conflict Management Strategies
- Appendix E Person-Centered Strategies
- Appendix F Teaching Strategies
About the Book
Leading Change in Health Systems: Strategies for RN-BSN Students is designed for practicing nurses pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. This book is focused on building upon previous knowledge, skills and attitudes Registered Nurses (RNs) related to leadership in healthcare systems. Readers will be able to apply the theoretical knowledge gained from this course in their clinical practice environment.
About the Contributors
Dr. Andresen is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of West Florida (UWF) in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. Andresen teaches courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in nursing leadership, evidence-based practice and community/public health. Prior to teaching at UWF, Dr. Andresen taught full-time at another teaching institution in the Midwest, serving as Department Chair and providing leadership in several different roles.
Dr. Andresen considers herself a life-long learner and has earned numerous degrees in nursing after starting her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Her pursuit of additional education was supported by many mentors throughout her career, all who have encouraged her to make a difference. She holds a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Rush University in Chicago, IL , Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Iowa, IA City, a Bachelor of Science in Health Arts from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL and and Associate Degree in Nursing from Scott Community College, Bettendorf, IA. Acter completing her DNP, Dr. Andresen completed a Master of Public Health from St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA.
Dr. Andresen has a passion for public health and has practiced nursing care in a variety of community based settings. Her primary expertise is community-based nursing care within school settings, where she has served as a consultant in regional, state and national roles working to inform policy based upon best practices for school nurses. Her scholarly interests and educational focus include organizational leadership, nursing education and health equity.
Charli Swanson is a student at UWF in the Instructional Design & Technology program. She enjoys the combination of structure and creativity in the design of educational materials and hopes to continue working to make education equitable, accessible, and engaging. Charli contributed to the design and organization of this resource.