Leadership Theory And Implementation Of The Doctorate Of Nursing Practice Project

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Leadership Theory in Practice and Implementation of the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Project As the health care environment in our country continues to change at a rapid pace, the need for properly prepared leaders in all health care environments will grow. The Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) prepared nurse will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to rise to the highest levels of leadership in the institution of health care. To be an effective leader requires knowledge of the organization’s mission and the guidance of a theory of leadership congruent with and capable of delivering the facility’s objective. The traits of the leader must harmonize with the theory of leadership that is applied. Through careful examination of an organization’s structure, an appropriate leadership style to match the traits of the leader and followers may be identified. Connecting the organization, leadership style, and traits of the leader and followers will promote success with the implementation of new processes to improve the quality of patient care for the population served.
Organization and System Context The facility where the DNP scholarly project will be implemented is Slidell Family Medical and Wellness Care, LLC. This facility has a published Mission Statement to guide practice. The Mission Statement declares Slidell Family Medical and Wellness Care, LLC provides primary medical and wellness care to clients age two through end-of-life in an environment of…
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