This week, reflect on your perception of change theory, management roles and nursing leadership, communication conflict, and the nurse management role in patient care as it has evolved over the course of your RN-BSN program at WCU. Identify specific leadership models you support, and compare and contrast communication techniques for patient-centered care effectiveness. How does your academic work support evidence of meeting the following?
Essential VIII: Professionalism and Professional Values
Outcome #3: Promote the image of nursing by modeling the values and articulating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the nursing profession.
Review your past academic work, evaluate your effectiveness at meeting this program essential, and ponder the impact that this proficiency will have on your future.
Identify how you met the essential by referring to the assignment(s) specifically in your response. Additionally, reflect on and make connections between your academic experience and real-world applications.
Recommended: Refer to the work you completed for NURS 510 Policy, Organization, and Financing of Health Care and LDR 432 Principles of Leadership for Healthcare Organizations, as well as other courses, to gather academic examples and evidence of having met this essential.