Combining Nurse Leader with Advocacy

Rate yourself using the results from the œNurse Manager Skills Inventory. identify your strengths and weaknesses related to the four content areas below: 1. Personal and professional accountability 2. Career planning 3. Personal journey disciplines 4. Reflective practice reference behaviors/tenets Discuss how you will use your current leadership skill set to advocate for change in your workplace. Identify one personal goal for your leadership growth and discuss your implementation plan to achieve that goal. While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment. Please check read and check this link: 1. Growing Future Nurse Leaders to Build and Sustain Healthy Work Environments at the Unit Level Read œGrowing Future Nurse Leaders to Build and Sustain Healthy Work Environments at the Unit Level by Sherman and Pross, from Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (2010). 2. Nurse Managers as Transformational and Transactional Leaders Read œNurse Managers as Transformational and Transactional Leaders by McGuire and Kennerly, from Nursing Economic$ (2006). 2. Nurse Manager Skills Inventory Complete the œNurse Manager Skills Inventory, located on the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses website. RUBRIC TO FOLLOW 30.0 %Identification of strengths and weaknesses related to the four content areas listed using Lists and analyzes strengths and weaknesses based on each of the listed content areas, and draws on evidence from the given Web site. 25.0 %Discussion of use of current leadership skills to advocate change in the workplace. Discusses specific changes that can be made in the workplace are discussed, while giving clear and relevant examples for why changes are necessary. Evaluates how personal skill set can be used to effect change in workplace. 25.0 %Reflection on personal goal for leadership growth and development of implementation plan to reach goal. Provides a thoughtful reflection on areas for growth. Pinpoints at least one specific goal for leadership growth, and outlines a well-organized and realistic implementation plan to meet the goal. 15.0 %Organization and Effectiveness 5.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive; contained within the thesis is the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear. 5.0 %Paragraph Development and Transitions There is a sophisticated construction of paragraphs and transitions. Ideas progress and relate to each other. Paragraph and transition construction guide the reader. Paragraph structure is seamless. 5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use) Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English. 5.0 %Format 2.0 %Paper Format (1- inch margins; 12-point-font; double-spaced; Times New Roman, Arial, or Courier) All format elements are correct. 3.0 %Research Citations (In-text citations for paraphrasing and direct quotes, and reference page listing and formatting, as appropriate to assignment) .