Using Online Learning Technology to Develop Nurse Leaders

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Clearly, one of the major challenges facing nurse administrators is the need to develop and support nurse managers. The fact that there is a shortage of well-prepared nurse managers to build and maintain work environments that retain nurses while providing cost-effective, quality health care outcomes for consumers is widely accepted. The issues surrounding this shortage are multifocal and complex, including dissatisfaction with the role, lack of preparation and ongoing development for the role, the declining graduate enrollments in nursing administration programs, and the aging of nurse managers.



Barker, Anne M. "Using Online Learning Technology to Develop Nurse Leaders." Nurse Leader 2.5 (2004): 32-35.

doi: 10.1016/j.mnl.2004.07.011