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  1. Erickson, Jeanette Ives DNP, RN, FAAN


Nurses, the largest group of clinicians in the health care workforce, are increasingly called on to fill a number of strategic leadership roles. As nurses' roles and prominence in health care increase, the development of future generations of nurse leaders becomes ever more vital. Learning how to thrive, not simply survive, in this era of health care reform that is changing the landscape of care across the continuum requires all leaders and managers to possess new knowledge and skills. Preparing tomorrow's leaders must now begin with an organizational commitment to inspire the next generation of nurse leaders.