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Educating Nurses for Leadership


Feldman, H., & Greenberg, M. New York: Springer Publishing, 2005. 352 pp; $38.95; (877) 687-7476;


This book provides tools for nurse educators and administrators to prepare nurses to be effective leaders so that they may advance healthcare practice and the profession of nursing. Part I describes a Leadership Education Model and its six modules of leader as achiever, communicator, critical thinker, expert, mentor, and visionary. Part II presents proven strategies from schools across the United States for integrating leadership into the nursing curriculum. Part III discusses strategies that can be used in the clinical setting by administrators and staff developers. The annotated bibliography offers important additional resources on ledership development in nursing.