Clinical Leadership : Nursing From My Practice

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Clinical leadership in nursing from my Practice Kathryn Moultrie NU 414: Interprofessional Teams Week 11 Professor Rachelle Mack Saint Joseph’s College Maine December 31, 2016 Clinical leadership in Nursing from my Practice The Clinical Leadership is an emerging nursing role among the interprofessional group of Registered Nurses. This role was developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in collaboration with an array of leaders from the practice environment. Two American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) task forces were convened to identify (1) how to improve the quality of patient care and (2) how to best prepare nurses with the competencies needed to thrive in the current and future healthcare system. …show more content…

The case, I will refer to is the case of bedside “continuous renal replacement therapy” (CRRT), new procedure for the organization, new to the ICU and a new to experience to the scope of practice of many of the nurses, at the time my experience (12 years) and scope of practice in dialysis Hemodialysis, CRRT, and peritoneal all recent, had recent trained 8 nurses in this practice. I felt my experiences though asked to join this new procedure team to care for the population of patients that would need this service, It was my analogy that “When the leader says to the team “I trust you to help me work on this problem and reach a solution” I assumed I was being entrusted by the leader, and felt empowered at first. I was not asked for any input, I felt my skills were not being acknowledged and my opinions not being valued. Discuss how a different form of leadership may have impacted the case, either positively or negatively. I believe authoritarian leadership (which my nurse manager was/is, in my case) may have impacted the case, negatively (patient outcome); the nurses were not open to my suggestion or even the idea of my ability to provide resources to the event, and solve the urgent solution, I simply kindly, respectfully invited myself, since I was sure of the problem and the solution (Complete the leadership style quiz, (n. d.). Part 2: Search the evidence

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