F 01 SPECIAL SESSION: Nurse Faculty Mentored Leadership Development: Building the Future of Nursing Education

Wednesday, 14 July 2010: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Description/Overview: The inaugural class of the Nurse Faculty Mentored Leadership Development program has commenced with fifteen scholars and their chosen mentors. The eighteen month leadership program is designed for aspiring nursing education leaders within the first four years of their academic career. The purpose of the program is to: foster academic career success, promote nurse faculty retention and satisfaction, promulgate personal leadership development, and cultivate high performing, supportive work environments in academe. The curriculum provides rigorous intellectual and experiential learning opportunities facilitated by and esteemed international faculty. This presentation will provide a description of the programs multi-faceted activities implemented to enhance the scholars’ leadership development within three domains: individual knowledge and skill development as a leader, advancement in nursing education through a team project, and a resulting positive impact on the sponsoring academic institution. The progress of the scholars and an overview of the fifteen nursing education team projects will be described.
Learner Objective #1: Describe three specific domains of evidence based leadership development.
Learner Objective #2: Discuss outcomes from the Nurse Faculty Mentored Leadership Development Program initial workshop and the forecast for the faculty leadership projects.
Deborah Cleeter, RN, MSN, EdD, Sawgrass Leadership Institute, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL and Ainslie Nibert, RN, PhD, Review & Testing, Elsevier, Houston, TX
Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, BACUR, MCUR, School of Nursing Science, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa