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A Quality and Policy Focus to Academic Leadership

  • Jean JohnsonEmail author
  • Michele Talley
  • Penni Watts
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Abstract

This chapter focuses on the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) educator as a source of leadership development for students in APN programs. Content relevant to leadership understanding and skills development is presented. Examples of learning experiences throughout the program are explored. In addition, content related to interprofessional education (IPE) is offered along with ideas of teaching throughout the curriculum. The challenges of integrating scholarly activity into a clinical curriculum to foster a lifelong commitment to adding new knowledge are considered. Finally, building alliances with clinical partners, other academic institutions, and professional organizations to enhance the educational experience is explored.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of NursingGeorge Washington UniversityWashington, DCUSA
  2. 2.School of NursingUniversity of AlabamaBirminghamUSA

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