Anderson Ch 17 Use of Power - Nursing Leadership,...

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Nursing Leadership, Management, and Professional Practice for the LPN/LVN Copyright © 2009. F.A. Davis Company Chapter 17 Understanding Use of Power
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Copyright © 2009. F.A. Davis Company Nursing Leadership, Management, and Professional Practice for the LPN/LVN What is Power? Power in healthcare exists in several forms Most critical aspect of power is the power each person possesses on a personal level In a clinical setting, personal power is the art of nursing to be practiced The ability to influence others through the use of energy and strength Power must be developed as a skill A chain of command can be referred to as a “chain of power” Understanding Use of Power
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2009. F.A. Davis Company Nursing Leadership, Management, and Professional Practice for the LPN/LVN Types of Power Expert Based on expert knowledge Strongest power base for nursing Reward Has ability to give reward to others Can be used to manipulate others
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2010 for the course PRACTICAL NUPN 132 taught by Professor Ljnelson during the Spring '10 term at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

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