Title Nursing Deans on Leading
Subtitle Lessons for Novice and Aspiring Deans and Directors
Author Joanne P. Robinson, Carole Kenner, Jana L. Pressler
ISBN 9780826134721
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 270
Book size 152 X 210 mm
Publishing year 2020
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Learn leadership skills from experienced deans!

The first resource written specifically for novice and aspiring deans and directors of nursing education, this engaging guide will share practical advice, wisdom, and insight from experienced academic leaders. The insights provided will help Nurses who are new to academic leadership positions. Within its pages, experienced deans share their wisdom and insight on how a new dean or director can succeed in a leadership position.

With an emphasis on acquiring critical knowledge and essential skills, this book describes the parameters of the nursing dean or director role, practical strategies for resolving day-to-day issues, everything from student success to budget and fiscal health, and how to practice self-care while constantly tackling the challenges of these roles. Seventeen academic nursing leaders from across the US deliver fundamental guidance that will help readers determine how to navigate the multifaceted opportunities and challenges of deaning and directing.

Key Features:

Written in an accessible, engaging style for novice and aspiring academic nursing leaders

Everyday strategies for dealing with routine issues

Addresses the need for self-care and how to accomplish it amongst the stress and complexities of the leadership role

Abundant real-world case studies and best practices



Foreword Terri E. Weaver, PhD, RN, FAAN, ATSF


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Section I: Dimensions of the Nursing Dean/Director Role

Chapter 1. Searching for a Dean/Director Position (Carole Kenner, Jana L. Pressler)

Chapter 2. Stepping Into a Dean/Director Position (Carole Kenner, Jana L. Pressler)

Chapter 3. Day-to-Day Deaning (Jana L. Pressler, Carole Kenner)

Chapter 4. Deaning in a For-Profit Environment (F Patrick Robinson, Adele A Webb)

Chapter 5. Interim Deaning (Marie O’Toole)

Chapter 6. Stepping Up From Deaning/Directing (Joanne P. Robinson)


Section II: General Responsibilities of Nursing Deans and Directors

Chapter 7. Enrollment Management (Linda D. Scott, Julie J. Zerwic)

Chapter 8. Student Success (Jana L. Pressler, Carole Kenner)

Chapter 9. Recruitment and Retention of Qualified Faculty and Staff (Carole Kenner, Jana L. Pressler)

Chapter 10. Academic Policies and Programs (Lynnette Leeseberg Stamler)

Chapter 11. Fundraising: Mission Critical (Joanne P. Robinson)

Chapter 12. Internal and External Stakeholder Engagement (Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, Heather M. Young)

Chapter 13. Perspectives on Financial Management for Deans of Nursing Programs: Culture, Policy, and Leadership (Gloria Ferraro Donnelly)

Chapter 14. Strategic Thinking, Planning, and Doing (Karen J. Kelly Thomas)

Chapter 15. Developing a Sustainable Nurse-Led Clinical Enterprise and Faculty Practice (Julie Cowan Novak)

Chapter 16. Executive Leadership (Carole Kenner, Jana L. Pressler)


Section III: Self-Care and Work-Life Integration for Nursing Deans and Directors

Chapter 17. Challenges of Deaning and Directing in Nursing (Carole Kenner, Jana L. Pressler)

Chapter 18. Finding the Joy and Satisfaction in Deaning and Directing (Theodora Sirota, Brenda Petersen)

Chapter 19. Work-Life Integration and Self-Care Management (Janice Brewington)



About the Editors:

Carole Kenner, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, ANEF Carol Kuser Loser Dean and Professor School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science The College of New Jersey Ewing New Jersey.

Jana L. Pressler, PhD, RN Assistant Dean and Professor College of Nursing —Lincoln Division University of Nebraska Medical Center Lincoln, Nebraska.

Joanne P. Robinson, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN Associate Dean for Research and Innovation; and Professor College of Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Target Audience:

Useful for novice academic nursing leaders, deans, associate deans, assistant deans, chairs and directors of nursing programs, departments and schools.

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