Clinical Leadership for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Huckabee, Michael J.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-617221-1

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This groundbreaking text focuses on the practical knowledge and skills that both physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs) need to be effective health care leaders in a multidisciplinary environment.

Written by a recognized expert in physician assistant leadership, this engaging text helps PA and NP professionals--increasingly called upon to lead in a variety of clinical and administrative environments-- to navigate the unique challenges they encounter.

With an emphasis on concrete application of leadership principles, this text highlights interprofessional communication and the skills associated with becoming an effective leader in a variety of health care settings. Thought-provoking case studies provide real-world application of concepts throughout the text. Useful exercises throughout the chapters and appendices bring further clarity to the theoretical topics examined in the book.

Key Features:

  • Focuses on leadership for NPs and PAs in team-based health care—the only text to do so
  • Emphasizes interprofessional, multidisciplinary interactions, often at the level of direct patient care
  • Addresses important issues including power and influence, leadership traits and behaviors, followership, change strategies, burnout, ethical considerations, and more
  • Provides chapter-opening learning questions to guide the learner in discovering effective principles of leadership
  • Includes chapter summaries and leadership exercises to provide context to the concepts discussed
  • Applies real-world scenarios to key leadership concepts through thought-provoking case studies


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Huckabee, Michael J.
ISBN: 978-0-82-617221-1
Management & Administration
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Skills & Procedures
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 320
Year: 2017