Huston (2010) outlines several leadership competencies that EVERY nurse leader will need in 2020 in his or her brief but impressive article (required reading this week). Isn’t that year not too far in the future?

Choose one of Huston’s eight leadership competencies and apply it to your own leadership of nurses and nursing. As we come from different clinical and nonclinical perspectives, this should spark a lively debate.
Discuss how a BSN-prepared nurse can help a nurse leader with budgeting by contributing data that is readily available to the staff nurse.