Lead effectively in today’s complex health systems!



  • Understand the complex adaptive systems of today’s healthcare organizations.

  • Apply a new model of leadership to meet the demand for effective leaders.

  • Use real-world case studies to learn how to apply theory to practice.

  • Build your self-awareness and discover new ways to lead.




Here’s the information you need to become an effective leader in today’s complex health system, effectively solve problems, and create optimal outcomes for your organization.


As hospitals and healthcare organizations strive to meet standards to achieve status in the Magnet Hospital Recognition Program and address the issues in the Institute of Medicine’s Nursing Work Force Issues Initiative, they must be able to respond in ways that embraces rapid change.


The 2nd Edition of Dr. Diana M. Crowell’s groundbreaking text addresses the leadership roles advanced practice nurses can assume in this new environment. She defines the concept of complexity and teaches the leadership skills that are best suited for complex adaptive systems, while also enabling you to build the self-awareness you need to learn new ways to lead. Case studies help you apply your new skills and prepare for your advanced practice roles.