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The value of mentoring in nursing leadership: a descriptive study.
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PMID:  7831129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The author of this descriptive study explores the general characteristics of mentoring relationships and their effects on professional lives as perceived by nurse administrators. An adult developmental theoretical framework was used. The sample consisted of 367, members of the California Society for Nursing Service Administrators, a group of top-level nurse administrators. The overwhelmingly positive responses supported the literature, which described a variety of significant positive developments as a result of mentoring relationships. Ninety-seven percent (n = 356) indicated changes had occurred in their lives, with a change in self-confidence indicated most frequently. More than eighty percent (n = 294) indicated the relationship was valuable. Enhancing formal and informal mentoring relationships particularly in the nursing leadership arena is important.
J Madison
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing forum     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0029-6473     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Forum     Publication Date:    1994 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-23     Completed Date:  1995-02-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401006     Medline TA:  Nurs Forum     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  16-23     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Attitude of Health Personnel
Middle Aged
Nurse Administrators / psychology*
Retrospective Studies
Self Concept

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