Stringing Pearls: A Collection of Gems from Nursing Leaders by Leslie Furlow

Stringing Pearls: A Collection of Gems from Nursing Leaders

byLeslie Furlow

Kobo ebook | August 1, 2008

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This compilation by 21 of the nations nurse leaders is a one-of-a-kind collection of wisdom and experience. It is designed to not only assist new and upcoming nurse leaders, but to serve as interesting reading for experienced ones as well. Each chapter is a sharing of unique, not taught in nursing schools experiences that will serve the nurse leader well. A must-have addition to the library of any nurse who is in a leadership position or who wants to become involved in a leadership position in the future.About the Editor:Leslie Furlow began her nursing career as a nursing assistant. She later finished an LVN program and then earned her AA degree as a Registered Nurse. To get into the ED, she became an EMT. At that point, she decided that nursing would be her lifes purpose and finished a BSN two years later. After serving in different administrative positions, Dr. Furlow entered consulting. AchieveMentors, Inc., which she founded, provides a variety of operational, management and process consulting to hospitals nationally. Dr. Furlow has a Doctorate in Management, as well as Masters degrees in Public Health and in Nursing. She has served, and continues to serve, as adjunct faculty for several colleges and universities teaching management, leadership and technical skills. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Professional Behavioral Analyst, Facilitator, and in Total Quality Management. Her interest in mentoring the next generation of nursing leaders lead her to receive Board Certification in Leadership from the Society for the Advancement of Consulting in 2006. Furthermore, that interest began her partnership with Dr. Sharon Judkins to create HardinessMentors, LLC, a research-based development process that increases personal hardiness in middle managers and shows proven decreases in stress response and unplanned absences. The results of their research received international attention, with presentation in Australia, Austria, England and Scotland and in numerous publications in such countries as Canada and Great Britain. Hardy leaders display increased job satisfaction, retention of quality staff and productivity, thus insuring their success and the future of nursing
Title:Stringing Pearls: A Collection of Gems from Nursing LeadersFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 1, 2008Publisher:PHC Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:193766192X

ISBN - 13:9781937661922

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