Transformational Leadership Style Assignment
Week 2: Discussion Question 1 Applying Leadership Skills in Exploring the Roles for APRN
The ongoing changes in the health-care landscape are influenced most by globalization, economic and technological factors, and the aging of the population. The complexity of the healthcare environment requires us to examine the leadership needs for the APN roles that are applicable for today and the future (Joel, 2018). In chapter 21 (Leadership for APNs: If Not Now, Then When?) the author outlines serval leadership theories or styles including:
- Situational or Contingency Leadership;
- Servant Leadership;
- Transformational or Transactional Leardershp;
- Relational Leadership;
- Clinical Leadership and Congruent Leadership. Transformational Leadership Style Assignment
Select one of the above leadership theories or style.
- Using your own words define the theory.
- Considering the various APN roles (Clinician, Educator, Researcher, Administrator, Entrepreneur, Consultant, and Leader) describe how you might use the leadership theory in your future APN role.
- From your experience as a professional nurse, give one example of the selected leadership theory or style as seen in action or provide an exemplary example.
Week 2: Discussion Question 2 – The Impact of Healthcare Trends on the APN Roles
Arnautova (2018) in the article ‘Top Healthcare Industry Trends to Watch in 2018 and Beyond’ outlined five (5) trends that will revolutionize how we provide and consume healthcare services over the next decade. These healthcare trends include:
- Artificial Intelligence
- IoT and wearables
Select 1 of the 5 trends and discuss the potent positive and negative impacts the trend will have on the APN role(s) (Clinician, Educator, Researcher, Administrator, Entrepreneur, Consultant, and Leader).
Reference: Arnautova, Y. (2018). Top healthcare industry trends to watch in 2018 and beyond. Retrieved August 20, 2018 from https://www.globallogic.com/blogs/top-healthcare-industry-trends-to-watch-in-2018-and-beyond/. Transformational Leadership Style Assignment