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Expanding transformational leadership theory in nursing: examining the social processes used by transformational leaders
Executive level leaders in a hospital or health system focus strategic initiatives on patient health and well-being. Chief nursing officers (CNO’s) in a hospital or health care organization play a critical role in ensuring ...
Organizational context and healthcare-associated infections: theory building through inductive and deductive approaches
Contributor:Gilmartin, Heather M.
Background: Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. The move to eliminate HAIs has been slow and reports of individual successes have been dwarfed by the number ...
Exploring the dynamics of power in the chronic illness experience of rural-dwelling Latinos of Mexican origin
Contributor:Buhring, Anissa Sue
There is a paucity of research that focuses on the dynamics of power and chronic illness for Latinos. As the population of the United States continues to diversify and Latinos move toward becoming the largest minority ...