The Demand for Nursing Leadership:
From the Bedside to the Boardroom

College Hosts Dorothy M. Smith
Nursing Leadership Conference

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“Leadership is more than what the person does; it is what the person gets done.”

Nursing leadership in the 21st century has shifted to focus on a vast array of areas including patient care, scientific research, political leadership and interprofessional collaboration, to name a few. As the expectations for nurses continue to evolve and nurses progress in all aspects of health care, the demand for highly educated and accomplished nursing leader increases.

Spring 2014

The Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Awards recipients are pictured here with Nursing Alumni Council
President Kim Curry and Dean McDaniel. From left: Kim Curry, Laurie Duckworth, Tami Thomas, Linnea
Schramm, BarBee Geiger, and Dean Anna McDaniel.

College Honors Alumni with Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Awards

College Honors Alumni with Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Awards At this year’s Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Conference, the UF College of Nursing honored exceptional alumni who have demonstrated dedication to Founding Dean Dorothy Smith’s vision for nursing and health care. Five alumni were awarded Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Awards for outstanding accomplishments […]

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The Demand for Nursing Leadership: From the Bedside to the Boardroom

Conference Addresses the Importance of Leadership “Leadership is more than what the person does; it is what the person gets done.” Nursing leadership in the 21st century has shifted to focus on a vast array of areas including patient care, scientific research, political leadership and interprofessional collaboration, to name a few. As the expectations for […]

Strengthened Collaboration

Strengthened Collaboration to Improve Nursing Education and Patient Care at UF Health

Strengthened Collaboration to Improve Nursing Education and Patient Care at UF Health In keeping with national recommendations to improve nursing practice and help nurses become well-positioned to lead change and advance health, the University of Florida College of Nursing and the UF Health system’s division of nursing will collaborate more closely in education, research and […]

Yucatan

Students Spend Spring Break in the Yucatan

Students Spend Spring Break in the Yucatan Spring break is usually a time spent by students indulging at the beach or by a pool. For six College of Nursing students, however, the week was spent learning about the culture and health care system of Mexico. During this annual trip to the Yucatan, which is directed […]