Health Executive Leadership Insights (HELI)
Adjunct Professor Alanna Geary FACN,
Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer,
Metro North Hospital Hospital & Health Service, Queensland
talks Nursing Leadership
▶︎ Career turning points
▶︎ Undertaking fulfilling tasks
▶︎ Leadership skills needed in nursing
▶︎ Defining Executive leadership
▶︎ 3 tips to getting promoted
▶︎ Being visible, maintaining skills
▶︎ Wellbeing, family & friends
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