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Special Section on Leadership in the Latest Issue of Journal of Professional Nursing

Published February 13, 2019

In the January-February 2019 issue of the Journal of Professional Nursing (JPN), five articles are featured in a special section on leadership. The topic as it pertains to academic nursing is explored from a variety of perspectives.

Included in the section are the following articles:

A New Leadership Development Model for Nursing Education by Jane M. Miles and Elaine S. Scott

A Leadership Framework for Implementation of an Organization's Strategic Plan by Diane Uzarski and Marion E. Broome

Nursing Colonialism in America: Implications for Nursing Leadership by Roberta Waite and Deena Nardi

Developing an Inclusive Leadership Program with and for Undergraduate Nursing Students by Jeanne-Marie R. Stacciarini and Anna M. McDaniel

Statewide Political Activism for California Academic Nursing Leaders by Scott R. Ziehm, Judith F. Karshmer, Philip A. Greiner, Cindy Smith Greenberg, Audrey Berman, and Patricia McFarland

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