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Monitoring of magnesium sulphate to improve quality: A case study at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital Gogo Chatinkha maternity wing, High dependence Unit, Blantyre, Malawi
In Malawi severe preeclampsia and eclampsia rank among the leading causes of maternal mortality. Magnesium sulfate is a drug of choice for treatment. Proper monitoring of clients on the drug may promote safe motherhood. ...
Influence and Implementation
Institute of Global Healthcare Leadership, Emerging Global Health Leaders Institute
Presentation from Institute of Global Healthcare Leadership, Emerging Global Health Leaders Institute
Working With a Leadership Coach to Enhance Your Success
Leadership coaching is flexible and individualized, ensures a mutual understanding of goals and uses objective statements in order to measure performance. The coach invites exploration and supports discovery, rather than ...
Developing Global Leaders: Perspectives of Mentees
The purpose of this panel presentation is to describe the experiences of mentees in the Global Leadership Mentoring Community in terms of benefits, challenges, and potential contributions to global nursing. Mentees will ...
The influence of nutrition education on maternal and child health of postpartum women in in the National Referral Hospital, Swaziland
Malnutrition is closely linked to maternal and child deaths particularly in developing countries. The causes are linked to inadequate dietary intake and household food security. There is need to improve the nutritional ...
Establishment of a Midwifery Obstetric Unit in Seshego Hospital
The Maternal-Child Health Nurse Leadership Academy Africa (MCHNLA Africa) develops the leadership skills of maternal and child health nurses and midwives who work in a variety of healthcare settings. The academy prepares these nurses for effective interprofessional team leadership as they strive to improve the quality of healthcare for childbearing women and children up to 5 years old. The program is presented in cooperation with our funding partner Johnson & Johnson. Nurses and Midwives from Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland and Uganda participate in an 18-month leadership academy. During MCHNLA Africa the mentees create and effectively lead an interdisciplinary team with the goal of improving maternal-child health practice outcomes. At the end of the academy the mentees present a poster detailing the outcomes of their project and how it improved maternal-child health outcomes. The leadership skills component of the academy is based on the research and teachings of Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, as described in The Leadership Challenge®. Their model proposes that leadership is a measurable, learnable, and teachable set of behaviors. The academy believes that these behaviors are learned best when applied to realistic settings. The academy is designed to operationalize these learned behaviors by assisting and supporting the Mentee in developing and implementing an interdisciplinary team project....
Inspiring a Shared Vision: A Case Study of a Nursing Department Chair
Explore the utilization of Kouzes and Posner's leadership principles of inspiring a shared vision through a case study of a Nursing Department Chair. Discover ways nursing leaders can enhance and direct the vision of a ...
Global Perspectives on Leadership: Mentors' Experiences
An online STTI Community of Interest was begun to create opportunities for mentoring emerging global nurse leaders. Twelve mentor-mentee pairs were recruited with every STTI Global Region represented and connected through ...
Don’t Cry Yourself a River: A Framework to Bridge the Clinical-to- Academia Transition Gap
This presentation aligns the AACN Healthy Work Environment Standards with the Kouzes & Posner Leadership Model as a framework for enhancing professional wellbeing within academic environments. The presenters will: compare ...