NURS 6201 – Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare
August 14, 2018
Sustaining Change Can Be Difficult, As There Are Many Variables That Can Affect Implementation.
August 14, 2018
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TOPIC- LEADERSHIP IN NURSING AND HEALTHCARE

  • Review the information in the Learning Resources, including Learning Exercise 8.8 on pages 177–178 of the textbook. How would you apply insights related to complexity science and chaos theory to this scenario? Consider the implications for a nurse executive, nurse manager, charge nurse, and an informal team leader.
  • Bring to mind a related example from your organization or one with which you are familiar.
  • As you think about these examples, consider the relevance of complexity science and chaos theory to the organization and, specifically, for nurses in various roles who have differing responsibilities (e.g., a nurse executive versus a unit–level manager).
  • By Day 3 Post a Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare description of the relevance of complexity science and chaos theory to a specific situation in your organization or one with which you are familiar. Explain how you would use this knowledge base to be most effective in various nursing leadership and management roles (e.g., as a nurse executive, unit–level manager, charge nurse, team leader). References Marquis, B. L., & Huston, C. J. (2015). Leadership roles and management functions in nursing: Theory and application (8th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
    • Chapter 8, “Planned Change”
    •   Chapter 8 focuses on leading planned change. Consider how you might apply the concepts in your own work setting or how the strategies presented could facilitate the change process.
    Note: You are required to read at least two of the following articles. Additional reading will increase your understanding of these theories and strategic planning tools. Martin, C. M. and Félix–Bortolotti, M. (2014), Person–centred health care: a critical assessment of current and emerging research approaches. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 20, 1056–1064. DOI: 10.1111/jep.12283 Copyright 2014 by John Wiley & Sons – Journals. Reprinted by permission of John Wiley & Sons – Journals via the Copyright Clearance Center. Mitchell, G. (2013). Selecting the best theory to implement planned change. Nursing Management–UK, 20(1), 32–37. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Radtke, K., (2013). Improving patient satisfaction with nursing communication using bedside shift report. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 27(1), 19–25. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Salmela, S., Eriksson, K., & Fagerström, L. (2013). Nurse leaders’ perceptions of an approaching organizational change. Qualitative Health Research, 23(5), 689–699. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Shirey, M. R. (2013). Lewin’s theory of planned change as a strategic resource. The Journal of Nursing Administration 43(2), 69–72. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare. Reiman, T., Rollenhagen, C., Pietikäinen, E., Heikkilä, J. (2015). Principles of adaptive management in complex safety–critical organizations. Safety Science, 71, 80–92. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.]]>

     

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