Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions

Daniel Weberg (Author) Sandra Davidson (Author)
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Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Publish Date
October 14, 2019
6.0 X 8.9 X 1.0 inches | 1.5 pounds

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About the Author

Dan Weberg is a nurse leader and expert in human-centered patient design and simulation and healthcare innovation with extensive clinical experience in the emergency department, acute in-patient hospital settings, and academia over past 10 years. Dan has held a variety of leadership roles, including nursing director, clinical faculty director, consultant, and has worked in settings such as direct nursing care in emergency departments, academic medical centers, large colleges of nursing, and private educational firms. Dan has extensive experience developing nursing technology strategy, collaborating with executive sponsors and key stakeholder groups, doing ground up collaboration with frontline nursing and care delivery teams, and leading and influencing teams at unit level, hospital-wide, and across health systems to lead and sustain innovative technology, informatics and education change initiatives. He earned his Bachelors in nursing, and was in the first cohort to graduate from the Masters in Healthcare Innovation and PhD in Nursing and Healthcare Innovation Leadership from Arizona State University. This makes Dan a chronic Sun Devil. Dan's clinical background is in Emergency and Trauma nursing at level 1 trauma centers in California and Arizona. Dan is also faculty at Ohio State University College of Nursing and taught previously at Arizona State University in the subject of Innovation, Nursing and Leadership.
Sandra Davidson is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta. She earned a PhD in Leadership Studies and a Masters of Nursing from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Sandra has held a range of senior leadership positions for academic healthcare programs including Dean of Nursing, Chief Academic Officer, and Senior Manager of Faculty Development. Sandra has also served as the Organizational Development and Clinical Education Specialist for Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Goodyear, Arizona. Her experiences as a clinical nurse include oncology care, chronic disease management and geriatrics. She has held a range of clinical positions such as staff nurse, clinical educator and clinical nurse specialist. Her clinical practice and academic posts span both the United States and Canada. Sandra has an extensive background in the art and science of health care innovation. She was one of the developers of the Master of Healthcare Innovation degree program (MHI) at Arizona State University's College of Nursing & Health Innovation. She taught widely within this curriculum and also served as the program's director. The MHI is an interdisciplinary degree that prepares students to design, implement and lead transformation in health care. Sandra has 15 years of experience as an evidence-based practice mentor and has facilitated a wide range of projects and workshops aimed at developing health care practitioner's knowledge, skills and ability to become change agents and EBP champions. She has developed and taught EBP and Systematic Review courses for both undergraduate and graduate students across the health disciplines.