Leadership and group management is considered as an important issue in institutions in general and especially in the health institutions where the needs of people, globalization and the impact of technology create institutions needs to be competitive with efficient preparation and management skills within the organization, especially nursing leadership. Health institutions offer based on scientific knowledge, principles and values, responsibility, creativity and leadership service (Cummings et al, 2008); the latter being one of the most important factors for the development and fulfilment of personal, group and organizational goals. Nursing leadership is evident within the nursing process itself. When nursing plans and implements a plan of care is able to engage and guide people in the care process. But the reality is that even though nursing influences and modifies behaviour in the patient and his environment, this process of nursing leadership is not valued in society and one's own health care team.
For nursing as a discipline there has been a constant concern to develop skills for the exercise of leadership for support development and positioning of the profession. Leadership is a process that must be present throughout the practice, in nurse’s role as a caregiver in the direction of nursing service or health program or just in interdisciplinary dialogue and inter-subjective requirements of nursing practice (Halligan, 2010). In this context, it is said that the nursing profession needs to examine the current preparation of nurses for management and leadership and wonder whether that preparation is adequate to the current needs of the changing context of nursing and administration.
Professional nursing practice required to have adequate training on management, administration and development of personal and interpersonal skills which facilitate the achievement of the mission and vision of the organization, thus justifying nursing leadership is a...