JBI Evid Synth 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.
Faculty of Nursing, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada Memorial University Faculty of Nursing Collaboration for Evidence-Based Nursing and Primary Health Care: A JBI Affiliated Group, St. John's, NL, Canada Health Sciences Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada.
Objective: The objective of this scoping review is to identify and describe strategies and interventions aimed at fostering registered nurses' clinical leadership in any clinical setting, identify the theories and/or frameworks that guide registered nurses' clinical leadership development, and describe the types of research conducted on this topic.
Introduction: Registered nurse clinical leaders may be defined as staff nurses in clinical settings who influence and coordinate patients, families, and health care team members for the purpose of integrating care for positive patient outcomes. They have been described as expert clinicians, effective decision-makers, and relationship-focused professionals who build trust among patients, families, and health care colleagues to ensure the best possible patient care. Read More