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appreciative inquiry, behavioral effectiveness, coaching framework for nursing, communication dynamics, leadership effectiveness, relationship based



  1. Kowalski, Karren PhD, RN, CNAA, BC, FAAN
  2. Casper, Colleen MS, RN


A model for coaching in nursing is described. Criteria for selecting a coach are discussed. Competencies for a coach are recommended. In addition, guidelines for caching sessions are provided as well as an example of an action plan outline to help the coachee identify areas of desired growth and options for developing these areas.