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 2012 Oct;42(10):461-6.

Nurturing charge nurses for future leadership roles.

Patrician PA, Oliver D, Miltner RS, Dawson M, Ladner KA.

Author Affiliations: Associate Professor and Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor (Dr Patrician), Instructor (Dr Oliver), Adjunct Assistant Professor (Dr Miltner), Assistant Professor (Dr Dawson), and Visiting Assistant Professor (Dr Ladner), University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Nursing.


Charge nurses are untapped leadership resources that can be groomed for future advanced leadership positions in healthcare organizations. The purpose of this study was to understand the development needs for the charge nurse role. This study demonstrates they receive little or no training for assuming positions of leadership and offers suggestions for enhancement of preparation.

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