1: Evaluate the qualities and skills that promote effective leadership within healthcare organizations.
Explain why one’s leadership qualities and skills are well suited to successfully implementing a strategic plan and sustaining strategic direction.
Competency 2: Apply strategies to lead high-performing health care teams to meet organizational quality and safety goals.
Summarize a strategic plan aimed at achieving the desired quality or safety improvements within a care setting.
Describe the necessary actions for aligning the structure, systems, shared values, management style, staff, and skills of a care setting with strategic goals.
Explain how the implementation and outcomes of a strategic plan will be evaluated against current performance benchmarks.
Competency 3: Apply cultural, ethical, and regulatory considerations to leadership decision making.
Explain how relevant cultural, ethical, and regulatory considerations influence the design of a strategic plan and strategies for its implementation.
Competency 4: Integrate leadership and healthcare theories into the role of the nurse leader.
Explain one’s role, as a nurse leader, in successfully implementing a strategic plan and sustaining strategic direction.
Competency 5: Communicate with stakeholders and constituencies to build collaborative partnerships and create inclusive work environments.
Explain a strategy for communicating with stakeholders and constituencies who are essential to implementing a strategic plan and sustaining strategic direction.
Communicate analyses clearly and in a way that demonstrates professionalism and respect for stakeholders and colleagues.
Integrate relevant and credible sources of evidence to support assertions, correctly formatting citations and references using APA style.
Needs to answer the following questions reflect on the current cultural climate in your care setting.
What aspects of the current cultural climate would aid in achieving one or more specific goals contained in your strategic plan?
What aspects of the current cultural climate would present a challenge in achieving one or more specific goals contained in your strategic plan?
What leadership theories, models, or strategies could help you turn this challenge into an opportunity?
Effectively communicating with internal and external stakeholders and constituencies can help in achieving strategic initiatives.
How would you communicate the essential aspects of the strategic plan you developed in Assessment 2 to stakeholders or groups, both internal and external to your care setting?
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