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Innovative Staff Development in Healthcare


  • Helps leaders and human resource managers anticipate the future in healthcare

  • Offers to-do-lists so leaders and human resource managers can replicate theses successful international projects

  • Provides inspiring innovative projects

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi
  2. We Love the Challenge: Culture Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21
    2. Engaging Hearts and Minds to Advance Relationship-Based Cultures

      • Mary Koloroutis, Susan Wessel, Jayne Felgen
      Pages 23-38
    3. Pearls of Wisdom: The Evolution of a Healing Healthcare Model

      • Emily Nowak, Valerie Lincoln
      Pages 85-100
    4. A Strategically Engaged Programme of Person-Centred Culture Development in Health Services: The Courage of the Irish!

      • Brendan McCormack, Lorna Peelo-Kilroe, Margaret Codd, Debbie Baldie
      Pages 101-114
  3. We Are a Dream Team: Interprofessional Collaboration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167
    2. TeamProcessPerformance (TPP) in the OR with Gung Ho

      • Thomas Roehrssen, Klaus Wohlmeiner
      Pages 181-197
    3. Interprofessional Training Wards: Transcending Boundaries—Learning and Working Together

      • Christine Straub, Sebastian Bode, Lukas Nock, Irina Cichon
      Pages 199-212
  4. We Are Future: Innovative Staff Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

About this book

This book explains how staff development is an important element for a sustainable staff structure health care facilities. 
At the end each chapter the reader finds a to-do-list, to replicate the project. The book is devided into 4 parts: 1. Practicing culture change, 2. Learning emotional intelligence, 3. Establishing interprofessional collaboration and 4. How to create the future of healthcare. Anticipating these options and experiences will help leaders to inspire their teams with practical ideas.
To find the right trainings for staff development can be time consuming. With this overview about international successful projects the reader has an update about innovations in healthcare and uses the knowledge for the reader's own team or healthcare institution. 

This book helps readers experiencing their own culture change in their organisation, and create the future of their team or facility with knowledge about how to develop a person-centred culture, how to implement the TeamProcessPerformance in their operation theatre, how to reduce stress by using simple HeartMath-methods. This book also informs on how to establish wellbeing at the workplace, and how to practice interprofessional collaboration to reduce mistakes and costs. 

Written by authors from UK, Turkey, USA, Scotland, Ireland and Germany, this book offers human resource managers a look beyond their national horizon and presents innovative international concepts. 


  • Future in healthcare
  • Culture change
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Innovation training
  • Crisis management
  • Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) and education (IPE)
  • Transition management
  • Agile leadership

Editors and Affiliations

  • Crown Coaching International, Dresden, Saxonia, Germany

    Renate Tewes

About the editor

Renate Tewes, Professor for Nursing Science and Management, is the founder and CEO of Crown Coaching International and Professor at the Protestant University of Applied Science in Dresden, Germany.
As business consult she has more than 20 years experience in counselling, educating and training of leaders, especially in healthcare. She is instructor for Case Management (DGCC) and the international LEO Leadership Program (CHCM). 
Renate Tewes has an education in leadership coaching (CoreDynamik), in group dynamics (AGM) and is HeartMath trainer (groups) and HeartMath coach (individuals). She offers her support to organizations in German and English language and works international in presence and online. Producing innovation and leading change in healthcare in a professional manner is central to her work. She believes that the best strategy of a company remains worthless, when leaders just manage, but miss to lead. Beside cognitive intelligence there is social competence needed in leaders as well as in team members. 
Renate Tewes empowers leaders to develop their potential and helps healthcare facilities moving safely through challenging change processes. As a well experienced counsellor she offers her clients very different programs and methods, like negotiation management, agile leadership for physicians, interprofessional teambuilding or conflict management. She supports leaders, so they can inspire their employees for innovation, decision-making and taking charge of their work.
Her research areas are innovation in future healthcare, healthy leadership, interprofessional collaboration (IPC), interprofessional education (IPE) and change management.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Innovative Staff Development in Healthcare

  • Editors: Renate Tewes

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-81985-9Published: 20 November 2021

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-81986-6Published: 19 November 2021

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: VI, 282

  • Number of Illustrations: 7 b/w illustrations, 39 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Nursing Management, Nursing Education, Health Care, Teaching and Teacher Education

Buying options

eBook USD 79.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-81986-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 99.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)