NRS 451VN Topic 1 Discussion Question (Two Responses)
Describe the difference in roles between leadership and management. Explain how the goals of management and leadership overlap and provide one example. As a nurse leader, describe how you can facilitate change by taking advantage of this overlap.
NRS 451VN Topic 1 DQ 2 (Two Responses)
Compare two leadership theories. Provide an overview of each and discuss the strengths and weaknesses in relation to nursing practice.
NRS 451VN Topic 1 DQ 3 (Two Responses)
Review your state’s mandated reporter statute. Provide details about this in your post. If faced with a mandated reporter issue, what are the steps in reporting the issue? Create a mandated reporter scenario and post it. Respond to one of your peer’s scenarios using the guidelines for submission/reporting in your state. Be sure to include a reference to your state’s website related to mandated reporting.
NRS 451VN Topic 2 DQ 1 (TWO RESPONSES)
One of the five elements of emotional intelligence is self-awareness. Explain why emotional intelligence is crucial for effective leadership. Discuss what behaviors someone with a high degree of self-awareness would demonstrate within the context of leading and managing groups. Provide an example.
NRS 451VN Topic 2 DQ 2 (Two Responses)
Discuss the purpose of strategic planning in a health care environment. Explain what factors affect future planning in an organization and what tools can be used for future planning.
NRS 451VN Topic 2 DQ 3
Select a topic for your Topic 3 Executive Summary assignment. Post your idea and basic thoughts about the topic using the assignment details from Topic 3. You should provide thoughts to your peers about their topics and ideas that may assist them in completing their projects.
NRS 451VN TOPIC 3 DQ 1
Describe the fundamental principles of servant leadership. Present two qualities of servant leadership and explain how they support interprofessional communication in providing patient care.
NRS 451VN Topic 3 DQ 2
Describe the characteristics of a performance-driven team. Describe the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and explain why it is important in understanding the types of motivation when it comes to team performance.
NRS 451VN Topic 4 DQ 1
Discuss how nurse leaders serve as advocates for their employees. Describe how advocacy for employees affects patient care and outcomes.
NRS 451VN Topic 4 DQ 2
Discuss barriers caused by an organizational culture that can be encountered by nursing leaders that can make them feel powerless.
NRS 451VN Topic 5 DQ 1
Discuss how nurse managers and nurse leaders contribute to the reengineering of health care.
NRS 451VN Topic 5 DQ 2
Continuous quality improvement (CQI) is the responsibility of all nurses and is vital when addressing the challenges of the health care industry. Provide an example of how you would apply CQI in your current or past position.