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Devry NR 504 Week 1 Discussion Latest

Week 1: Essentials of Leadership

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A leader has the ability to combine commitment for improvement with knowledge regarding how to exercise influence and engage support (Dickson & Tholl, 2014). In the areas of nursing and public health, the focus is on improving health. Porter-O’Grady and Malloch (2015) noted several major tasks of 21st-century healthcare leaders. Applying essentials of leadership, select two (2) tasks from the following list of tasks and discuss how you would exercise influence and engage support for each of your selected tasks.

  • Deconstructing the barriers and structures of the 20th century
  • Alerting staff about the implications of changing what they do
  • Establishing safety around taking risks and experimenting
  • Embracing new technologies as a way of doing work
  • Reading the signposts along the road to the future
  • Translating the emerging reality of health reform into language that the staff can use
  • Demonstrating personal engagement with health reform
  • Helping others adapt to the demands of a value-driven health system
  • Creating a safe milieu for the struggles and pain of changing practice and service
  • Enumerating small successes as a basis for supporting staff

 

Devry NR 504 Week 2 Discussion Latest

Week 2: Leadership Whirlwind

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Step into a Leadership Whirlwind by clicking on the icon below. After listening to the “Whirlwind” identify two issues and develop a specific plan that would facilitate improvement for C.J. Your plan requires scholarly support for the actions as well as providing C.J.information useful for improvement.

Peer response: For the peer response, you assume the role of C.J.’s immediate supervisor who must review and approve the improvement plan. You need to select a peer’s initial posting, review the suggested plan, provide feedback regarding the stated plan, and you must add one different technique/action to improve the identified plan.

 

Devry NR 504 Week 3 Discussion Latest

Week 3: Complexity Communication

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The following is a quote from James Humes—“The art of communication is the language of leadership.”

Porter-O’Grady and Malloch (2015) noted the presence of complexity communication. Critical listening, critical questioning, and critical thinking were each identified as an element of complexity communication. Select two of the three elements and discuss how the element applies to leadership within healthcare and strategies to incorporate the element as part of one’s leadership skills.

 

Devry NR 504 Week 4 Discussion Latest

Week 4: Emotionally Incompetent Behaviors

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Emotionally incompetent behaviors can destroy a team’s ability to achieve a specific goal. From the following list of incompetent behaviors (Porter-O’Grady & Malloch, 2015), select one behavior, develop a fictitious example that demonstrates the selected behavior, and then identify two techniques that a leader could use to help develop the individual. Scholarly support is required.

Emotionally incompetent behaviors:

  • Acting as devil’s advocate
  • Displaying a bad attitude
  • Displaying a superior attitude
  • Tolerating errors
  • Failing to balance work and relaxation

 

Devry NR 504 Week 5 Discussion Latest

Week 5: Understanding Strategic Leadership

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Describe the strategic leadership process and why strategic strategies are of essence when building an organizational/agency vision and leading change.

 

Devry NR 504 Week 6 Discussion Latest

Week 6: Models for Change

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Describe the fundamental elements of a model for change, such as steps involved in the process, approach in mobilizing the change process, and what is needed to sustain the results.

 

Devry NR 504 Week 7 Discussion Latest

Week 7: Identifying and Associating With Professional Coalitions

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Involvement in interdisciplinary professional coalition/organizations allows the healthcare professional to stay current in their field or specialty, gain an understanding and navigate socio-political environments, as well as contribute their ideas to their healthcare specialty.

  • Research your state’s exemptions and differences within your state regarding laws requiring vaccinations for school-age children.
    • Find the professional coalition/organization that supports the use of vaccines for school-age children.
    • As a group, discuss the pros and cons of the above scenario and your stance of this controversial public health risk.

 

Devry NR 504 Week 8 Discussion Latest

Week 8: You and Your Leadership Journey

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Week 8 has arrived and it provides an excellent opportunity to reflect—to self reflect on your leadership journey that started eight weeks ago. For the discussion provide a comprehensive response to each of the following topics:

  1. 1.Based upon your learning experiences in NR504, identifytwo areas that were new to you regarding leadership and how will you use these two areas in your future professional nursing practice area.
  2. 2.Speculate on how you could use the leadership concepts presented in NR504 to guide your final MSN practicum project.

 

Devry NR 504 Week 2 Assignment Latest

Purpose:

The purpose of this assignment is to apply ethical principles to current leadership practices within healthcare by a) explaining two ethical principles, b) applying selected ethical principles to leadership, c) identifying how selected ethical principles can prevent or resolve leadership concerns, d) discussing how selected ethical principles will be incorporated into own leadership practices, and e) communicate ideas in a clear, succinct and scholarly manner

Course Outcomes

CO 1: Analyze leadership qualities that facilitate collaboration and cooperation at the individual/personal, team, community, and organizational levels within diverse healthcare settings to foster holistic person-centered human health. (PO 1, 2, 3)

CO 5: Incorporate ongoing leadership character development, values and ethical principles into a living leader role that collaborates with and engages individuals, teams, agencies, and organizations locally as well as globally to promote positive healthcare outcomes. (PO 3, 4, 5)

Due Date: Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 2

Total Points Possible: 100 Points

Requirements:

Description of the Assignment

In this 3-5 page paper (not including the title or reference pages in the page count), the introduction contains a few statements about ethical principles in general, identification of two ethical principles to be used in this paper, and the sections of the paper.

Section One provides a definition and explanation of two ethical principles. Each of the selected ethical principles are then applied to leadership within any healthcare setting. Scholarly support is provided for the definitions, explanations, and application areas.

Section Two presents information on how the selected ethical principles either prevents or solves two different leadership concerns within healthcare. Scholarly support is required

Section Three identifies how you will incorporate each of the selected ethical principles into your own leadership activities within healthcare.

Summary of this paper identifies key points from the presentation as well as of insights gained (what was learned) about applying ethical principles with leadership through writing the paper.

Criteria for Content

Introduction includes general comments on ethics and leadership (such defining ethics in general, how ethics can impact leadership), identify the two ethical principles selected for use within this assignment, and the sections of the paper. A heading is not used.

Section one contains a definition and explanation of each of the selected ethical principles. Scholarly references (no dictionaries are allowed to be used) are required. Following the definition and explanation of each of the required ethical principles, each principle should be applied to leadership, in general, within any healthcare setting.

Section two identifies how the selected ethical principles either prevents or solves two different leadership concerns within healthcare. For example, nonmalificence relates to the leadership concern of high rate of medication errors. Scholarly support is required.

Section three is a description of how the learner will incorporate each of the two selected ethical principles into their own leadership activities. This needs to be specific and can consider future leadership opportunities

Summary is the conclusion of this assignment. It provides a review of key elements from your work. The summary also identifies the ideas and understandings you have gained regarding ethical principles and leadership from writing this paper.

Criteria for Format and Special Instructions

This assignment must be submitted to TurnItIn™, as required by the TurnItIn™ policy. A Similarity Index of “blue” or “green” must be obtained. A score in the blue or green range indicates a similarity of less than 24% which is the benchmark for CCN graduate nursing students. Any other level of similarity index level requires the student to revise the assignment before the due date and time. To allow sufficient time for revision, early submission of the assignment to TurnItIn™ is highly encouraged. The final submission will be graded by faculty. If a Turnitin™ report indicates that plagiarism has occurred, the Academic Integrity policy will be followed.

The textbook required for this course may not be used as a reference for this assignment.

The use of a dictionary to define or explain ethical principles or leadership is not allowed for this assignment.

Lesson information from this course may not be used as a scholarly reference.

A minimum of six (6) scholarly references must be used.

When presenting information from a published resource, past tense verbs are required.

Title page, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section or topic of the paper.

The paper (excluding the title page and references page) should be a minimum of three (3) pages and not to exceed five (5) pages.Points will be lost for not meeting these length requirements (too short or too long)

Ideas and information that come from readings must be cited and referenced correctly.

Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual.

 

Devry NR 504 Week 4 Assignment Latest

Purpose:

The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate knowledge of methods to successfully engage others for a specific task. Using Second Life™ to present a team-based scenario, evaluation of the interactions will identify positive areas as well as areas which need to improve.

Course Outcomes:

CO 1: Analyze leadership qualities that facilitate collaboration and cooperation at the individual/personal, team, community, and organizational levels within diverse healthcare settings to foster holistic person-centered human health. (PO 1, 2, 3)

CO 3: Develop personal and strategic communication modalities that foster negotiation, advocacy, and positive work environments within diverse healthcare settings, as well as appreciation for cultural humility. (PO 3, 4)

CO 5: Incorporate ongoing leadership character development, values and ethical principles into a living leader role that collaborates with and engages individuals, teams, agencies, and organizations locally as well as globally to promote positive healthcare outcomes. (PO 3, 4, 5)

Due Date: Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 4.

Total Points Possible: 200 points

Requirements:

Description of the Assignment

In this 5-8 page paper (not including the title or references pages in the page count), the introduction contains a few statements regarding leadership and engaging others. One potential concern that may occur while engaging others is noted. One potential positive outcome that may occur while engaging others is noted. The sections of the paper are identified.

Section One provides an explanation of the importance of leadership in engaging others including the role of leadership as well as challenges facing leadership while engaging others. In addition to potential role of teams or engaging others in the healthcare environment is presented. Scholarly references to support the information are required.

Section Two focuses on an evaluation of the team ability to accomplish tasks. The team, as presented in the scenario, should be evaluated for each of the following elements:

Ability to handle differences,

Maintaining team order,

Communication (both verbal and nonverbal), and

Team Cohesiveness.

Section Three is where you assume the role of supervisor in order to develop the team. The evaluation should include the following elements:

Overall summary of the discussion and team interactions as presented in the scenario

Discussion of one positive action demonstrated by a team member

Discussion of three non-productive actions demonstrated during the scenario

Discussion of one potential cause for the team dysfunction

Discussion of two actions that can foster teams with multiple generations to work as a productive group

Discussion of two actions that can foster teams with multiple disciplines to work as a group

Discussion of four actions that would foster the entire scenario team to work as a group

Scholarly support for actions is required.

Summary of this paper identifies the key points from the information provides as well as insights gained (what was learned) regarding engaging others with leadership.

Criteria for Content:

Introduction contains a few statements regarding leadership and engaging others. One potential concern that may occur while engaging others is noted. One potential positive outcome that may occur while engaging others is noted. The sections of the paper are identified.

Section One provides an explanation of the importance of leadership in engaging others including the role of leadership as well as challenges facing leadership while engaging others. In addition to potential role of teams or engaging others in the healthcare environment is presented. Scholarly references to support the information are required.

Section Two focuses on an evaluation of the team ability to accomplish tasks. The team, as presented in the scenario, should be evaluated for each of the following elements:

Ability to handle differences,

Maintaining team order,

Communication (both verbal and nonverbal), and

Team Cohesiveness.

Section Three focuses on team development. This action should include the following elements:

Overall summary of the discussion and team interactions as presented in the scenario

Discussion of one positive action demonstrated by a team member

Discussion of three non-productive actions demonstrated during the scenario

Discussion of one potential cause for the team dysfunction

Discussion of two actions that can foster teams with multiple generations to work as a productive group

Discussion of two actions that can foster teams with multiple disciplines to work as a group

Discussion of four actions that would foster the entire scenario team to work as a group

Scholarly support for actions is required.

Summary of this paper identifies the key points from the information provides as well as insights gained (what was learned) regarding engaging others with leadership.

Criteria for Format and Special Instructions

This assignment must be submitted to TurnItIn™, as required by the TurnItIn™ policy. A Similarity Index of “blue” or “green” must be obtained. A score in the blue or green range indicates a similarity of less than 24% which is the benchmark for CCN graduate nursing students. Any other level of similarity index level requires the student to revise the assignment before the due date and time. To allow sufficient time for revision, early submission of the assignment to TurnItIn™ is highly encouraged. The final submission will be graded by faculty. If a Turnitin™ report indicates that plagiarism has occurred, the Academic Integrity policy will be followed.

The use of a dictionary is not allowed for this assignment.

The textbook required for this course and lesson information may not be used as a reference for this assignment.

A minimum of seven (7) scholarly references must be used.

When presenting information from a published resource, past tense verbs are required.

Title page, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section or topic (except for introduction) of the paper.

The paper (excluding the title page and references page) should be at least 5 pages but not more than 8 pages long. Points will be lost for not meeting these length requirements (too short or too long)

Ideas and information that come from readings must be cited and referenced correctly.

Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual.

Past tense verbs are used when presenting information from published resources.

 

Devry NR 504 Week 6 Assignment Latest

 

In order to gain a comprehensive understanding of the patient satisfaction scores at the Care Clinic, students are required to view two recorded videos and go to the Care Clinic located in Second Life.

Click below to review the each of the two recorded videos regarding the Care Clinic:

Video 1 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Video 2 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Click HERE (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.to access the link to the Second Life VLE Guide for NR504 – Leadership within Health Care Professions. Scroll down to: Your Weekly Assignments in Second Life and click on either Week 5 or Week 6. The information is the same.

This assignment must be submitted to Turnitin.

Purpose:

Care Clinic Scenario: The Executive Team of Care Clinic prides itself in the care that is provided to the community of Summerville, Florida. The Clinic is known for holistic approach to the individuals served at the clinic as well as presenting various community outreach programs. Annually, the Executive Team of Care Clinic reviews the client satisfaction benchmark results related to client service and quality indicators. The scores have substantially decreased in the past 12 months in the categories of client satisfaction and quality care.

To assist in understanding the quality issues related to client care occurring within the Care Clinic, you are provided with two videos of client situations that have been recorded using Second Life. You are also required to enter Second Life to observe actions and conversations occurring within the Care Clinic. When viewing the videos and participating within the Care Clinic located in Second Life, consider yourself to be the manager and identify quality care issues consistent with decreasing client satisfaction scores. From your leadership perspective, determine how the declining benchmarks can be addressed and improved. Discuss the actions/changes that need to be implemented in order to improve the satisfaction scores and attained Care Clinic quality outcomes.

The Care Clinic Improvement Project will need to be completed by the end of Week 6 of this course and requires that each of the following areas to be addressed.

Identify ONE satisfaction benchmark that you will be addressing and why this benchmark has been selected. Select the ONE client satisfaction benchmark from the following list:

Decrease in client satisfaction scores related to courtesy and friendliness of staff at the Care Clinic.

Decrease in client satisfaction scores related to staff explaining discharge instructions in a manner that is understandable to the client/client.

Decrease in the quality nursing care related to interventions provided to clients at the Clinic.

Describe the leadership dynamics related to how the improvement/change project will be managed.

Identify the change model that will be used in addressing the selected benchmark.

Describe the course of action/change.

Course Outcomes

CO 2: Analyze goal-directed leadership actions that foster positive holistic patient-centered healthcare outcomes and effective processes at individual, community, and global healthcare settings. (PO 1, 2, 3)

CO 3: Develop personal and strategic communication modalities that foster negotiation, advocacy, and positive work environments within diverse healthcare settings, as well as appreciation for cultural humility. (PO 3, 4)

CO 5: Incorporate ongoing leadership character development, values and ethical principles into a living leader role that collaborates with and engages individuals, teams, agencies, and organizations locally as well as globally to promote positive healthcare outcomes. (PO 3, 4, 5)

Due Date: Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 6

Total Points Possible: 200

REQUIREMENTS:

Description of the Assignment

The focus of the assignment is to address decreasing benchmark scores regarding customer service or quality care with the use of leadership strategies and a change model.

The following objectives will need to be addressed:

Provide an introductory paragraph and identify the benchmark that will be addressed for this assignment; the importance of this benchmark for the clinic’s stability; and why this benchmark has been selected. Select one benchmark from the following list:

Decrease in customer service score related to courtesy and friendliness of staff at Care Agency,

Decrease in customer service score related to staff explain my discharge instructions in a way that I understand,

Decrease in quality care score linked to the interventions provided at the Clinic.

Identify why the low scores have been attained

This can be a short paragraph following the introductory paragraph as to your leadership perspective as to why the low score occurred. Use your imagination and a systems approach as to why the low scores have been attained versus a blaming culture.There will be no right or wrong answer—however, it is crucial to identify why the problem has occurred to be able to move forward in addressing the problem area.

Describe the leadership dynamics related to how the project will be managed, specifically incorporating the following strategies

The six values of the system leadership perspective; each value must be described.

Strategic leadership foresight, visioning, partnering, and motivating

Relationship based care

Identify the change model that will be used in addressing the problem area.

Describe the elements of the change model.

Describe how the change model is applicable for the customer service or quality indicator you have selected to improve for the Clinic’s stability.

Describe your role as the leader in supporting the change process.

What leadership skills will you utilize to lead the change effort?

Describe the course of action/change. Who needs to be involved in creating change:

List the key stakeholders that need to be involved in this change project.

Design the steps of the new process that will address the gaps and improve the problem area.

Conclusion

Highlight the main points of this project—the focus, leadership strategies used to create change, the change model used, and the final action plan.

Criteria for Format and Special Instructions

This assignment must be submitted to TurnItIn™, as required by the TurnItIn™ policy. A Similarity Index of “blue” or “green” must be obtained. A score in the blue or green range indicates a similarity of less than 24% which is the benchmark for CCN graduate nursing students. Any other level of similarity index level requires the student to revise the assignment before the due date and time. To allow sufficient time for revision, early submission of the assignment to TurnItIn™ is highly encouraged. The final submission will be graded by faculty. If a Turnitin™ report indicates that plagiarism has occurred, the Academic Integrity policy will be followed.

The paper (excluding the title page and references page) should be 8-10 pages. Points will be lost for not meeting these length requirement.

Font and sizes acceptable: 12 point Times New Roman or 11 point Arial.

Use of the following subheadings to organize the content of your paper:

Leadership Dynamics

Change Model

Course of Action

Conclusion

The textbooks required and lesson content for this course may not be used as a reference for this assignment.

The use of a dictionary is not allowed for this assignment.

A minimum of 6 (six) scholarly references must be used. Scholarly references need to be current, 5-8 years or less (anonymous authors or web pages are not acceptable).

Title page, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6thedition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section or topic of the paper.

Ideas and information that come from readings must be cited and referenced correctly.

Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal written work as found in the 6th edition of the APA manual.

Past tense verbs are used when presenting information from published resources.

 

Devry NR 504 Week 7 Assignment Latest

Purpose:

Involvement in interdisciplinary coalitions allows the healthcare leader to gain an understanding regarding navigating socio-political environments as well as providing macro leadership within a broader community setting. The purpose of this project is to build and provide leadership to a coalition that addresses a healthcare concern. Leadership skills at the macro-level will be applied.

Course Outcomes

CO 1: Analyze leadership qualities that facilitate collaboration and cooperation at the individual/personal, team, community, and organizational levels within diverse healthcare settings to foster holistic person-centered human health. (PO 1, 2, 3)

CO 5: Incorporate ongoing leadership character development, values and ethical principles into a living leader role that collaborates with and engages individuals, teams, agencies, and organizations locally as well as globally to promote positive healthcare outcomes. (PO 3, 4, 5)

Due Date: Sunday 11:59 PM MT at the end of Week 7

Total Points Possible: 125 Points

REQUIREMENTS:

Description of the Identified Healthcare Concern

You are the Vice-President of Nursing Services at a 500 bed facility that provides healthcare to a 6 county region that occurs in two different but adjoining states. Recently you attended a national conference regarding infectious diseases and the potential for their spread with our current global environment. Upon return from the conference, you have a conversation with a local public health official who identifies that there is no regional plan to combat an infectious disease outbreak. In addition, the official noted the presence of several barriers which will make the development of a plan more of a challenge. These include, but are not limited to:

Identification of a plan that would cover a large region and a diverse population of approximately one million people

Identification of a plan that could be coordinated from one facility, but interact successfully with 6 different counties and two different state governments

The presence of a regional airport which increases the opportunity for introducing an infectious disease to the region

From the conversation, you realize that a coalition will be needed and that macro leadership skills are required for the coalition to be successful. You now accept the challenge to build a coalition within the region to develop a plan that would resist a sudden outbreak of an infectious illness.

Description of the Assignment

The purpose of this project will be to address a healthcare concern occurring within a community by providing macro level leadership needed to build a coalition. The identified coalition will seek to resolve the healthcare concern.

This assignment will be presented via PowerPoint and will include 15 – 20 slides (excluding title and references slides).

Introduction provides information regarding:

Introductory slide(s) provided ALL of the following:

Definition of macro-leadership

Definition of coalitions

Explanation why a coalition would be helpful in resolving this identified healthcare concern.

Section One identifies macro-leadership skills and requires information related to each of the following areas:

Explain the difference between micro and macro leadership

Explain how a macro leader demonstrates:

Mastery of self

Mastery of communication

Mastery of relationships

Explain how a macro-leader can overcome one disadvantage to using coalitions

Section Two discusses the coalitions in general by including the following information:

How will you pool available local and state resources?

How will you foster communication with individuals living in the region as well as local and state governments?

How will you maintain the energy of the coalition members?

How will you convince members to work together and avoid turf issues?

Section Three presents the specific coalition that you will suggest in order to resolve the identified healthcare concern. The following information is required:

What will be your vision statement for the coalition?

How many individuals will you have on the steering committee for the coalition?

What type of individuals would you recruit for steering committee membership?

How will the coalition interact with local and state governments to develop an acceptable plan?

How will you evaluate the effectiveness of the coalition?

Conclusion provides a summary of the key points from the presentation as well as of insights gained (what was learned) regarding macro leadership.

Criteria for Format and Special Instructions

The PowerPoint Presentation (excluding the Title slide and References slide) should equal 15–20 PowerPoint slides. Points will be lost for not meeting these length requirements.

Speaker notes are required. These notes should expand the information found on the slide.

References are to be cited in the Speaker notes

The textbooks required and lesson information for this course may not be used as a reference for this assignment.

A minimum of 5 (five) scholarly references must be used. Scholarly references need to be current, 5 years or less (anonymous authors or web pages are not acceptable).

Must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition of the manual. Ideas and information that come from readings must be cited and referenced correctly.

 

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