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Leadership, Management and Collaborative Practice

This guide is to assist you in researching topics related to understanding leadership as an essential component of professional nursing in all circumstances.



Learning is a lifelong process in the nursing profession. Nursing is dynamic, evolving and ever-changing. Learning and seeking support through the use of mentoring, role modelling, preceptorship, consultation and networking are critical skills of the professional nurse. Mentorship and associated methodologies are explored.

Mentorship topics:

  • Role modelling,
  • mentorship,
  • preceptorship,
  • networking

Mentorship Links

What I Got Wrong About Mentorship | Simon Sinek

Mentorship is like friendship: it evolves over time, and it's a two-way street. + + + Simon is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Simon has devoted his professional life to helping advance a vision of the world that does not yet exist; a world in which the vast majority of people wake up every single morning inspired, feel safe wherever they are and end the day fulfilled by the work that they do. Simon is the author of multiple best-selling books including Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last, Together is Better, and The Infinite Game.

The meaning and importance of allyship

Allyship is a journey of authentically supporting individuals and communities who have been marginalized or overlooked. To ally is to take intentional action, like listening, learning and uplifting those around you to ensure all voices are heard and respected. In this video, hear directly from General Mills leaders and employees about why they ally.

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