Leadership in Diverse Situations
Hood, L. J. (2014). Leddy & Pepper’s conceptual bases of professional nursing (8th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
•Chapter 6: pp. 128–129
•Chapter 14: pp. 353–355
•Chapter 16: pp. 425–426
•Chapter 18: pp. 455–461 and 465–467
Optional readings from Hood:
•Chapter 20: pp. 521–543
•Chapter 18: pp. 455–488
Other Required Readings (located in Webliography):
•Massachusetts Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies: Slides 17–21.
•AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education: pp. 13–15
You are expected to read the Lesson for Week 5. It contains information that applies to your graded discussion.
Nurses demonstrate leadership in many situations. For this discussion, select one of the following situations that you have not previously experienced and tell us how the nurse would demonstrate leadership in that situation:
• Communicating with legislators to influence health policy
• Clinical leadership at the bedside
• Nursing management of units or facilities
• Impact of systems-based practice on leadership