A Nurse Leader Interview

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Dr. Rosemarie Berman
Associate Professor
Chair, B.S.N. Program
Nursing

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“You need to continue looking at yourself as many nursing professionals today…not only as a caregiver but as a leader. You need to expand your view and your scope that you are a leader in health care, you are an advocate for your patient, you are an advocate for your nurses. You need to be open for all of the different kinds of things that you can do and set those goals for yourself. Set those intermediate goals of “Where would I like to be and what can I do now to move forward in that area.” It really is up to you. It is up to you and your peers. You have the opportunity, with everything that is going on with health care today… you have the opportunity to have a tremendous impact on nursing, on society, on health care. I need to move forward in that area. I think that is where we need to be and I think you need to keep that truly as your focus and realize all of what you can do. I believe we can achieve it. So I am passing the Olympic torch to you nursing professionals.”

The above quoted statement was transcribed from the interview done by GNSA Liaison, Blandine Augustin, a DNP student at Marymount University, with the interview as Dr. Rosemarie Berman, Associate Professor and Chairperson of the BSN program at Marymount University. This interview done in May 5, 2014 can be found in the World Wide Web having the address of http://youtu.be/KW_wYWNTMoU, which was retrieved on February 7, 2016.

I am writing this as a disclaimer that the interview was not done by myself but was only seen online. This is in fulfillment of our Nursing Management and Administration class requirement which entails an output of an interview with a nurse leader to assess the kind of management style the nurse leader…...

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