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Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective

  • Susan B. Hassmiller
  • Joyce Pulcini

Part of the Advanced Practice in Nursing book series (APN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Susan B. Hassmiller, Joyce Pulcini, Ariya Kraik
      Pages 3-11
  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. David Stewart, Annette Kennedy, Madrean Schober, Martin Duignan
      Pages 15-23
    3. Barbara Stilwell, Munashe Nyaka
      Pages 25-35
    4. Susan B. Hassmiller, Katharine Eilers, Amy McCarthy, Carli Zegers
      Pages 37-45
    5. Elizabeth A. Madigan, Matthew S. Howard, Danielle E. K. Perkins
      Pages 47-59
  4. Part III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Nelouise Geyer, Christmal Dela Christmals
      Pages 63-76
    3. Denise Bryant-Lukosius, Erin Ziegler, Kelley Kilpatrick, Ruth Martin-Misener
      Pages 77-92
    4. Fariba Al-Darazi, Majid Al-Maqbali
      Pages 93-104
    5. Frances Kam Yuet Wong, Arkers Kwan Ching Wong
      Pages 105-114
    6. Silvia Helena De Bortoli Cassiani, Luz Karina Rojas Canaveral, Desireé LaGrappe
      Pages 115-126
    7. Jenny Carryer, Sue Adams
      Pages 127-140
    8. Melanie Rogers, Annabella Gloster
      Pages 141-154
    9. Joyce M. Knestrick, Nancy Gentry Russell
      Pages 155-163
  5. Part IV

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Jeroen W. B. Peters, Petrie F. Roodbol
      Pages 167-183
    3. Jean Johnson, Michele Talley, Penni Watts
      Pages 185-204

About this book


This book is distinctive in its focus on Advanced Practice Nursing leadership globally. It has a unique structure, first highlighting global APN leadership and then including case studies on leadership from various regions around the world. This beneficial and practical book has a specific emphasis on academic, clinical and policy leadership and is relevant for all readers. Finally, a section on leadership development focuses on coaching and mentoring, business acumen, collaboration and patient advocacy provides an important contribution.

Authors are distinguished APN leaders from around the world along with junior authors who are emerging leaders being mentored by these leaders.

This book will appeal to APN clinicians, students and emerging leaders who want to bring important global lessons to their work.  The book will become an indispensable part of the libraries of all APN leaders at all stages in their development worldwide.​


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Editors and affiliations

  • Susan B. Hassmiller
    • 1
  • Joyce Pulcini
    • 2
  1. 1.Robert Wood Johnson FoundationPrincetonUSA
  2. 2.School of NursingGeorge Washington UniversityWashington, DCUSA

About the editors

Dr. ​Susan Hassmiller is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Senior Adviser for Nursing. In partnership with AARP, Dr. Hassmiller also directs the Foundation’s Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action. This 50-state and District of Columbia effort strives to implement the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine’s report on the Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health and will additionally seek to build a Culture of Health. Dr. Hassmiller served as the report’s study director. She is also currently serving as the Senior Scholar-in-Residence and Adviser on Nursing to the President of the National Academy of Medicine, where she is working on a second Future of Nursing study, the Future of Nursing 2030.  She is also serving as Co-Director of the Future of Nursing Scholars program. 

Dr. Hassmiller’s work has included service in public health settings at the local, state and national levels, including Health Resources & service Administration (HRSA). She taught community health nursing at the University of Nebraska and George Mason University in Virginia. 

She is a an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and sits on other advisory committees and boards, including the Hackensack Meridian Health System and the American Red Cross. She is the recipient of many awards and three honorary doctorates, but most notably the Florence Nightingale Medal, the highest international honor given to a nurse by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Dr. Joyce Pulcini joined George Washington University School of Nursing as a Professor in 2012 and until July of 2018 was the Director of Community and Global Initiatives and Chair of the Acute and Chronic Care Community. With a career of over 30 years as a pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP), educator and author, Dr. Pulcini directed three nurse practitioner programs and has consistently been a leader in health care and nursing policy at local, state and national levels. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, serving as Inaugural Co-Chair of the Expert Panel on Primary Care, a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and a former Primary Care Policy Fellow. She is a Senior Associate Editor for Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice. Dr. Pulcini has authored more than 70 peer reviewed articles, chapters, policy papers and two editions of a well-known textbook on pediatric primary care. 

She is an expert on the evolving nursing roles of the nurse practitioners nationally and internationally and specifically focused on nurse practitioner education, reimbursement and political advocacy and on barriers to the practice of nurse practitioners. She led a team conducting survey research on education, practice and regulation of advanced practice nurses of APNs internationally. Most recently she worked with PAHO on the evolving role of APNs in Latin America and the Caribbean. She has been an active member of the International Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network (INPAPNN) of the ICN for more than two decades having served as Chair of on the Education/Practice Subgroup and as a member of the Core Steering Group. She is currently working on a revision of the International NP/APN survey with members of the INPAPNN.


Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective
  • Editors Susan B. Hassmiller
    Joyce Pulcini
  • Series Title Advanced Practice in Nursing
  • Series Abbreviated Title Advanced Practice in Nursing
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-20549-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-20552-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-20550-8
  • Series ISSN 2511-3917
  • Series E-ISSN 2511-3925
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 338
  • Number of Illustrations 4 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Nursing Management
    Administration, Organization and Leadership
    Nursing Education
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