Dynamic nurse leadership in high-pressure situations
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Dynamic nurse leadership in high-pressure situations

Adam Lloyd Nurse and PhD student, University of Edinburgh
Gareth Clegg Senior clinical lecturer, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Robert Crouch Consultant nurse and visiting professor, University Hospital Southampton

Adam Lloyd and colleagues assess the value and application of non-technical skills among emergency nurses working in resuscitation rooms

Traditionally, healthcare professionals have been expected to acquire technical skills while minimal attention has been paid to the non-technical skills (NTS) they require to work in complex health environments, such as resuscitation rooms. This article explains the importance of NTS in improving patient outcomes and why a model of dynamic nurse leadership is useful in resuscitative care.

Emergency Nurse. 23, 3,24-25. doi: 10.7748/en.23.3.24.e1409

Correspondence

a.lloyd@sms.ed.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double-blind review and has been checked using antiplagiarism software

Conflict of interest

None declared

Received: 18 December 2014

Accepted: 21 April 2015