The best nurses are leaders not managers

I have to say that in all my years of nursing, I have always respected the “Manager” who was more of a “Leader”. The leader is the one who puts the gloves on and gets into the trenches with her/his team. I has always given these leaders 110% as maybe I felt some guilt that they had to come out of the office and help, but also some pride that I had the best manager in the world.  The old saying will always apply.  Managers Manage and Leaders Lead.  I always remember the wonderful team work that lead to the way she managed and I will always try to follow in her footsteps.


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Anna Curran. RN, BSN, PHN

Anna Curran. RN, BSN, PHN
Clinical Nurse Instructor

Emergency Room Registered Nurse
Critical Care Transport Nurse
Clinical Nurse Instructor for LVN and BSN students

Anna began writing extra materials to help her BSN and LVN students with their studies and writing nursing care plans. She takes the topics that the students are learning and expands on them to try to help with their understanding of the nursing process and help nursing students pass the NCLEX exams.

Her experience spans almost 30 years in nursing, starting as an LVN in 1993. She received her RN license in 1997. She has worked in Medical-Surgical, Telemetry, ICU and the ER. She found a passion in the ER and has stayed in this department for 30 years.

She is a clinical instructor for LVN and BSN students and a Emergency Room RN / Critical Care Transport Nurse.

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