LA9 LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT
As a future DNP-prepared nurse, you will be called upon as a leader in your field, a leader in your practice, and a leader in your organization. Throughout your program of study, you will develop the skills, strategies, and knowledge to not only harness this role successfully but to do so at a high level of achievement and performanc
However, everyone must acknowledge both their own strengths and weaknesses, as a leader, and identify potential areas of improve to enhance these capabilities.
For this Assignment, you will explore your strengths and potential gaps based on the nurse leadership competencies provided. Review the competencies that best fit into your current nursing role (nurse executive competencies, system CNE competencies etc…). Reflect on potential goals you might set to improve as a nurse leader. You will also reflect on how this goal setting and self-examination will not only improve your nursing practice but also your healthcare organization.
Note: You do not need to pay for the Nurse Leader Skill Assessment at the end of the competencies list provided.
Review the nurse leadership competencies presented in the Learning Resources for this week.
Reflect on these competencies and consider your own personal strengths and potential gaps in relation to these competencies.
Consider potential goals for your leadership development in relation to the nurse leadership competencies presented.
Explain your self-assessment in relation to the nurse leadership competencies. Be sure to identify your strengths and potential gaps in relation to these competencies.
Describe at least four goals for nurse leadership development that you would like to pursue, given the results of your self-assessment. Be specific.
Explain why these goals are pertinent to your development as a nurse leader. How will developing these leadership competencies support your healthcare organization or nursing practice? Be specific.
American College of Healthcare Executives. (2017). The healthcare executive’s role in ensuring quality and patient safety Links to an external site.[Policy statement]. https://www.ache.org/about-ache/our-story/our-commitments/policy-statements/healthcare-executives-role-in-ensuring-quality-and-safety
American Organization for Nursing Leadership. (n.d.). AONL nurse leader competencies Links to an external site.. https://www.aonl.org/resources/nurse-leader-competencies
Feldman, S. S., Buchalter, S., Zink, D., Slovensky, D. J., & Hayes, L. W. (2019). Training leaders for a culture of quality and safety. Leadership in Health Services Links to an external site., 32(2), 251–263. https://doi.org/10.1108/LHS-09-2018-0041
Healthcare Leadership Alliance. (2017). Introducing the HLA competency directory Links to an external site.(Version 2.0). http://www.healthcareleadershipalliance.org/
Johannessen, T., Ree, E., Strømme, T., Aase, I., Bal, R., & Wiig, S. (2019). Designing and pilot testing of a leadership intervention to improve quality and safety in nursing homes and home care (the SAFE-LEAD intervention). BMJ Open Links to an external site., 9(6), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027790
The Joint Commission. (2017). The essential role of leadership in developing a safety culture. Sentinel Event Alert Links to an external site., 57, 1–8. https://www.jointcommission.org/-/media/deprecated-unorganized/imported-assets/tjc/system-folders/topics-library/sea_57_safety_culture_leadership_0317pdf.pdf?db=web&hash=10CEAE0FD05B6C3A4A1F040F7B69EBE9