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It’s not every day that one’s textbook wins a Book of the Year Award from the Amerian Journal of Nursing. In Part 2 of the DailyNurse interview with Tim Raderstorf, Chief Innovation Officer at the Ohio State University College of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Innovation and Wellness, Tim spoke about his win and discussed the impact of Covid-19 on nurse leaders everywhere. (Read Part 1 here at OhioNurse).
DailyNurse: Congratulations on your first place Book of the Year award! (Raderstorf and Bernadette Melnyk’s textbook is Evidence-Based Leadership, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in Nursing and Healthcare: A Practical Guide for Success).
The judge commented that “What I loved about this book is that the authors made complex leadership and business topics accessible and interesting by sharing leaders’ personal stories… Provides actionable and practical strategies students can use to further their own development… Readable and clear, it is sure to be a favorite among students.”
TR: “I love hearing that, by the way. I’m so grateful for the comment about the book. Because you know, when I went into academia, I committed to never writing a book, because I don’t learn particularly well through reading books. It’s just how my brain is wired.
And two, I’ve never, I have never heard anyone say ‘I love a textbook’ before… Click here to continue reading this story.
To read Part One of this interview, click here!