Twenty-First Century APN Leadership

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


This chapter introduces the reader to the concept of APN leadership from the broad perspective of nursing organizations, advocates for changes in the health care environment and nurses who are positioning the field to expand and improve care for all populations. The chapter explains five skills which will enable more effective leadership. Finally, the chapter concludes with the perspective a relatively young nurse being mentored to as an emerging nurse leader.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robert Wood Johnson FoundationPrincetonUSA
  2. 2.School of NursingGeorge Washington UniversityWashington, DCUSA
  3. 3.T.H. Chan School of Public HealthHarvard UniversityBostonUSA

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