outcomes achieved during this course and I will examine a few in this post.Program Outcome #4Integrate professional values through scholarship and service in health care. (Professional identity)Integrating professional values through scholarship and service in health care is importantto advance the future of nursing. I have learned throughout this course that continuing education and involvement with healthcare issues is compatible with professional growth. As an advanced practice nurse I will continue my education over the course of my career. I will find projects that I am passionate about and become involved to make a difference. This is how I will develop my professional identity as an advanced practice nurse. I will also incorporate professional values into my everyday practice with patients. An example of this would be maintaining professional boundaries with patients when I do not necessarily agree with their plan of care. Often patients will want to pursue a plan of care that is unrealistic, but we need to offer realistic options and be supportive no matter which route they choose.MSN Essential II: Organizational and Systems Leadership
Recognizes that organizational and systems leadership are critical to the promotion of high quality and safe patient care. Leadership skills are needed that emphasizes ethical and critical decision-making, effective working relationships, and a systems perspective.This course objective was met during some of our very first weeks in this course. We learned how important it is to maintain organization and leadership within a healthcare system. We used critical thinking skills to work through complex scenarios regarding medical assistants, conflicts, and safe patient care. This will undoubtedly be used in real practice as we face these ethical dilemmas with our coworkers and patients. Maintaining effective working relationships andmanaging conflict is critical in advancing healthcare and implementing positive changes in the workplace (Porter-O’Grady & Malloch, 2015).NP Core Competencies# 2 Leadership CompetenciesLeadership is not something that can be obtained from one eight week course, but havinglearned the foundations of leadership will be useful in fostering leadership skills. I now understand that leadership skills affect not only our personal practice, but also several stakeholders including patients, policy makers, healthcare organizations, and the community.ReferencePorter-O’Grady, T., & Malloch, K. (2015). Quantum leadership: Building better partnerships for sustainable health(4th ed.). Retrieved from (Links to an externalsite.)(Links to an external site.)(Links to an external site.)oCollapse SubdiscussionMunira UkaniMunira UkaniFeb 22, 2018Feb 22, 2018 at 9:37pmManage Discussion EntryDr.Letz and Class: The past eight weeks have been busy and very informative, every week as I am reading and preparing myself for discussions and quizzes, I am learning new knowledge and information. I learned about not only new leadership role about APRNs but how they can
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