Exciting news to share– our author, Linda Roussel, was recently awarded the first Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Educator Vanguard Award from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the Commission on Nurse Certification (CNC).
Presented at the recent CNL Summit, the CNL Educator Vanguard Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a CNL faculty member or program director in transforming nursing education and promoting innovation in both academia and practice.
“How humbled I am to receive the first CNL Vanguard Educator Award for my CNL advocacy,” said Linda Roussel. “Our CNL book was a major force and recognized as a significant contribution to CNL growth and development.”
Rousell is the author of several titles from Jones & Bartlett Learning, including Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role: A Practical Guide, Second Edition, a robust text focused on the evolution of the CNL role since its national inception. Outlining both the role and core values of the clinical nurse leader, it also highlights the standards and unique contributions made by CNLs.
The Second Edition includes:
- Interviews with chief nursing executives
- Exemplars written by practicing CNLs
- Emphasis on the knowledge and skills for the CNL role
- Discussion around business partnerships
- Support for online and classroom learning
- Emphasis on the IOM Future of Nursing recommendations
Please join us in congratulating Linda Roussel on this prestigious award!