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Purpose
The purpose of this assignment is to provide the student an opportunity to reflect on the weekly concepts learned in the course.
Activity Learning Outcomes
Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to:
Examine roles and competencies of advanced practice nurses essential to performing as leaders and advocates of holistic, safe,
and quality care (CO1)
Apply concepts of person-centered care to nursing practice situations. (CO2)
Analyze essential skills needed to lead within the context of complex systems. (CO3)
Explore the process of scholarship engagement to improve health and healthcare outcomes in various settings (CO4)
Requirements:
Reflection: write 1-2 paragraphs reflecting on your learning for the week.
Guiding questions are provided or you may write about what you felt was most significant to you for the week.
Reflect on connective leadership styles. Which style most closely aligns with your personal leadership characteristics?
How might you use power to influence change in your NP role
resources:
DeNisco, S.M. & Barker, A. M. (2015). Advanced practice nursing: Essential knowledge for the profession (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Chapter 5: Influencing and Leading Change in the Complex Healthcare Environment: The Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse p. 116-122.
Chapter 6: Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient and Population Health p. 135-146
Chapter 30: Role Transition: Strategies for Success in the Marketplace p. 763-765
Kumar, S., Adhish, V., & Chauhan, A. (2014). Managing self for leadership. Indian Journal of Community Medicine, 39(3), 138-142. https://doi.org/10.4103/0970-0218.137148
Scully, N. J. (2015). Leadership in nursing: The importance of recognizing inherent values and attributes to secure a positive future for the profession. Collegian, 22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j .colegn.2014.09.004
Optional Viewing
Cuddy, A. (2012). Your body language shapes who you are [TED Talk]. https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_may_shape_who_you_are?language=en
Canadian College of Health Leaders (2010). Key points to leadership growth. A checklist for leaders. http://leadscanada.net/uploaded/web/Resources/key_points/KEYPOINTS_2016_EN.pdf