Mastery path for developing nurses for management: a conceptual model.Nurs Leadersh Forum. 2004 Winter; 9(2):41-50.NL
The demand for knowledgeable and skilled nurses in health care management positions highlights the importance of identifying management practices, competencies, and skills of effective managers. Once these attributes are identified, then approaches can be identified for developing nurses for these positions. This article describes a conceptual model, the Mastery Path for Developing Nurses for Management, that serves as a tool for the profession of nursing, health care organizations, and academic institutions to identify and educate nurses in the health care system.