Hybrid Nursing Leadership Roles: How to Keep Nurses at the Bedside

Author(s): Eberhard Melissa J

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP C 1.00

Expires Dec 31, 2025

Topics: Beacon, Career Development, Leadership

Role: Manager, Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

The hybrid nursing leadership role is a nurse who practices in both a formal nurse leadership role and at the bedside regularly. Discover how the implementation of this innovative role provides a platform for higher nurse autonomy and satisfaction, retains experienced nurses at the bedside and positively impacts patient outcomes. The facilitators, two of the unit’s hybrid nurse leaders, discuss implementation, victories, challenges and key elements of the role in this presentation.


  • Define the hybrid nurse leader role.
  • Identify benefits and challenges of implementing the hybrid nurse leader role.
  • Examine the impact of two practicing hybrid nurse leaders on a mixed medical-surgical critical care unit.

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Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity, read Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes, and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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