Building Leaders from the Beginning: Using ATI Solutions to Promote Professional Growth in Nursing Students
Nursing students need opportunities to learn, practice and develop leadership behaviors throughout enrollment in a nursing program. Introducing leadership behaviors at the beginning of a program promotes better student performance and eventually produces nurse graduates who are better equipped to effectively navigate the healthcare workplace. Creative use of ATI solutions such as Nurse’s Touch, Civility Mentor, The Leader, and The Communicator at select points of a curriculum can facilitate ongoing development and strengthening of leadership knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
- Discuss the need for improved leadership skills in nurse graduates.
- Determine key points in curriculum where professional development is crucial.
- Identify creative strategies to use ATI Solutions in the classroom to build leadership development in nursing students.