Finding Your Voice as a Leader (leadership series)
This session will clarify distinctions between leadership and management, emphasizing that one does not need to be in a position of authority to be a leader. Participants will be challenged to consider the many ways in which they can express their voices as leaders in order to create a preferred future for nursing education. They also will explore a variety of resources and strategies to help them find a leadership voice and develop their leadership skills. Additionally, discussion will challenge participants to reflect on ways educators can help students integrate the role of leader into their professional identities. Specific examples will be provided and sharing of ideas and experiences will be encouraged.