Leadership Style (graded)
Does your leadership style incorporate any of the theories
mentioned in the lesson this week? If so, describe that theory and how your
leadership style incorporates the theory’s principles. If not, select a theory
that you would like to incorporate and describe how you would adapt that
Nursing Vision (graded)
What is your vision for nursing, and how might you lead others to
adopt your vision?
Devry NR504 Week 2 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest
Organization Adopting an Innovation (graded)
Consider an educational or other healthcare organization with
which you are familiar. Analyze the organization with respect to its attitude
toward innovation. Identify an innovation adopted by this organization and
determine the organization’s position on the curve of adoption of innovation as
discussed in our lecture this week. Include the history of the innovation in
terms of how quickly it was adopted by the organization.
Innovation to Nursing (graded)
Create an innovation for nursing practice that you would like to
see your peers adopt. It can be an innovation that you are aware of through the
course textbook, literature, peers, or through experiences with other
healthcare systems. You can also create an innovation for this exercise as
well. Design a strategy demonstrating usefulness for presenting the innovation
to your peers to gain support. It is integral to describe the innovation so
that its importance and adaptability is apparent. Be creative!
Devry NR504 Week 3 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest
Recent Public Event (graded)
Identify a public event that has occurred within the last two
years (local, global, national, or international). Identify the unknown and
unanticipated elements of the event. List the ways in which leaders were
unprepared, and identify how being unprepared contributed to the crisis. What
role does technology play in anticipating and managing crisis? What can leaders
do in the future to be more effective in a similar situation?
Cycle of Vulnerability (graded)
The six steps in the cycle of vulnerability from our lecture
present leaders with different levels of challenge. Consider two recent
projects that were implemented in your organization. Describe one successful
and one unsuccessful project. Using the cycle of vulnerability, determine for
each project the stage at which the implementation processes were most
successful and the stage at which interventions would have been especially
Devry NR504 Week 4 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest
The Beliefs of the Nurse Executive Impact on an Organization
Describe how the ethics, values, and beliefs of the nurse
executive can impact the organization and the organization outcomes.
The Leader Affects the Outcome of an Ethical Situation (graded)
Identify a situation (from healthcare or business) within the last
two years that illustrates an ethical principle. Describe how the leader
affected the outcome. As a nurse leader, what changes would you make in a
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Toxic Behaviors (graded)
From the perspective of your selected role after graduation,
consider how a group or individual might exhibit toxic behaviors. As the
leader, how would you identify the underlying issue and change behaviors to
make them less toxic?
Leaders of Quantum Healthcare Organizations (graded)
Discuss the main tasks of leaders of a quantum healthcare
organization. Discuss how you will incorporate these criteria as a nursing
leader in your current nursing role and in your nursing role after graduation.
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Leader’s Obligations When Discharging Patients (graded)
Healthcare providers are under pressure to discharge patients
according to protocols and guidelines. What is your obligation as the leader in
this situation? What are the social, political, legal, ethical, legislative,
and regulatory influences related to this issue? What leadership skills and
strategies should a nurse leader use to advocate for positive change related to
Changes in Medicare Reimbursement (graded)
Consider the recent changes in Medicare reimbursement for
preventable errors. What social, political, legal, legislative, and regulatory
factors led to the recent changes in reimbursement? Share an example of a
preventable error with the class and the impact these changes had on your
Devry NR504 Week 7 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest
Interprofessional Partnerships (graded)
What experience(s) have you had with interprofessional
partnerships? How do these approaches contribute to organizational health?
Coaching Skills (graded)
Consider the elements of power, self-image, knowledge, and
problem-solving that can serve as impediments. Analyze at least three skills
that the nurse leader may use in coaching team members to transform work into
innovative effort. What personal strategies may the nurse leader use?
Devry NR504 Week 8 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest
Future Work (graded)
Share three concepts you learned or discovered in this course and
how you envision applying them to your future work as a nurse leader.