We chose Dr. Carlton because of her reputation. She was highly recommended by another nursing colleague that utilized her services for their nursing leaders. We identified that this was a service that we also personally needed, and wanted to lead by example to our staff. I attended a workshop with my nursing leaders, and we received positive feedback from the participants.
Our resilience as leaders will ultimately affect our frontline staff, and if we do not take care of ourselves, then we will not be able to take care of our staff. Oftentimes leaders are martyrs. With changing organizational demands, we need to stop and reset; and help the leaders to realize how to operationalize prioritizing their own wellbeing.
Dr. Gloria Alston McNeil, DNP, MA, MBA, RN, NE-BC, NEA-BC, CENP
Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Duke Regional Hospital