Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Nursing Best Practice Guidelines

Strategies for stable nursing leadership

 -Establish shared leadership models such as shared governance (CNA, 2005)
 -Establish teams of professionals working in a fluid matrix (Lemire Rodger, 2005)
 -Develop a succession plan for nursing leadership (CNA, 2005)
 -Talk about the importance of a stable environment in supporting nurses’ ability to provide quality care

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