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New Book Gives Nursing Students Blueprint for Becoming Leaders

bookKaiser Permanente nurse leader and innovation expert Daniel Weberg, PhD, MHI, RN, is lead author in the new title Leadership in Nursing Practice. From the book’s website:

Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of Healthcare, Third Edition, gives nursing students the opportunity to develop the leadership skill set they will need to succeed in the field. The text acknowledges that not all nurses will be managers, but that all, regardless of career path, will be leaders. The Third Edition focuses on current leadership, innovation, and organization theory and prepares students for a transition into leadership positions. It also explores time management, finance and fiscal management, communication and negotiation, ethical decision making, career management, and much more.


Kaiser Permanente Nurses Recognized for Leadership, Advancing Nursing Profession

Kaiser Permanente nurses were recently recognized during an Association of California Nurse Leaders' awards luncheon honoring nurse leaders making a difference. Awards and scholarships were presented to acknowledge accomplishments in nurse leadership, patient care, community outreach and service to the organization. Kaiser Permanente nurses received awards in the following categories:

Cecelia L. Crawford, DNP, RN

Excellence in Clinical Practice
Cecelia L. Crawford, DNP, RN, received an excellence award in acknowledgement of her work championing the nursing profession and clinical practice for more than 36 years. A major focus of her work is the evaluation and synthesis of evidence for patient care, clinical practice and health care programs. Cecelia provides leadership and consultation for evidence-based practice and program evaluation to Kaiser Permanente's 15 Southern California medical centers.

2018 ACNL Leadership ScholarshipsTwo Kaiser Permanente nurse leaders were awarded a scholarship to pursue a Doctor of Nursing Practice (Executive Leadership) degree at University of San Francisco:

  • Beth Eichenberger, DNP, MPA/HAS, RN, CNML, Director, Maternal Child Health at Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center.
  • Alexandra Wiggins, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Director, Medical, Surgical and Telemetry Services at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center.