Nursing Leadership: Scope & Standards of Practice

Nursing Leadership: Scope & Standards of Practice
3rd Ed.
Copyright © 2024 American Nurses Association.
American Nurses Association
ISBN-13: 978-1-953985-88-0
eISBN-13: 978-1-953985-89-7
Nursing, Hospital Administration


The Nursing Leadership: Scope and Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition, formerly titled Nursing Administration, is an essential document for every nurse leader practicing in the United States. The scope of practice statement answers the who, what, when, where, how, and why questions of nursing leadership. The standards provide authoritative statements of the actions and behaviors that all nurse leaders are expected to competently perform, regardless of role, population, specialty, and setting.

The product of extensive thought work by many nurse leaders, this new edition provides 19 national standards of practice and professional performance. Many standards are accompanied by detailed competencies for nurse leaders. This premier professional resource informs and guides nurse leaders in their vital work providing safe, quality, and competent care.

The latest edition of our indispensable resource, Nursing Leadership: Scope and Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition, offers a comprehensive exploration of what it means to be a nurse leader in today's dynamic healthcare environment. This edition provides detailed updates and new standards that reflect the evolving demands and roles required of nursing leaders.

Third Edition - Key Features:

  • Expanded Leadership Roles: Delve into enhanced roles that disrupt traditional expectations, focusing on broader leadership responsibilities within various healthcare settings.
  • Authoritative Standards and Updated Competencies: Featuring 19 newly revised national standards of practice and performance, each with accompanying detailed competencies specifically designed for nurse leaders.
  • Professional Identity: Gain insights into the revised concept of professional identity, emphasizing values, ethics, and leadership roles.

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