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Increasing Nurse Leaders Competence and Confidence by Implementing a Novice Nurse Leader Development Program

Published:November 17, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mnl.2022.10.013

      Abstract

      Nurse leaders are often promoted based on stellar clinical performance or tenure without being provided leadership training. Nurses who receive training in leadership competencies are shown to be more effective and confident in their roles. The General Self-Efficacy (GSE) Scale was used to measure the participants pre/post competence and confidence in their leadership skill. The results showed a statistically significant difference in the pre- and post-GSE scores of leaders who participated in the leadership development program. This project demonstrated that providing leaders with a leadership development curriculum improved their leadership competence and confidence.
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      Biography

      Julie Balluck, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is the chief nursing officer at Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford in Bedford, Texas. She can be reached at [email protected] .