EVERY NURSE IS A LEADER 1
Every Nurse Is a Leader
Leadership and management are important aspects nursing and requirespecific skills to be performed maximally. Nurse Managers plays animportant role in ensuring patients receive the highest quality oftreatment possible with the available resources. Nurse Managers arealso important in regard to the development of a professional culturein a particular treatment facility.
Nurse Management Skills
Management skills in the field of nursing are divided into threegeneral categories the science, the art and the leader within. Thescience entails the business management aspect of nurse leadershipwhile the art explores the skills required in leading and managingthe human resource. Finally, the leader within is a leadershipcategory that entails creating leadership skills within oneself andgrowing yourself into a leader (Tyczkowski, B et al, 2015).
The Leader Within
Personal growth, ethical practice, and self-advancing skills are themain techniques of developing the leader within. Every nurse is aleader, all that is required, the urge to advance and professionalethics. I practice personal development and growth in my nursingcareer so as to advance my leadership skills. I am currentlyadvancing my education level at the Grand Canyon University with anintention to pursue another module once I am done with the currentone. I intend to become the best nurse manager I can (Tyczkowski, Bet al, 2015). Ethics is an important aspect of professionalleadership a leader must practice ethical behavior at all times ashe or she has an influence on the creation of a professional cultureat the facility. By implementing ethics in my workplace, I willslowly change my colleagues into ethical practice (Tyczkowski, B etal, 2015).
The paper concludes that it is true that every nurse is a leader andeach nurse has the potential of influencing his or her colleagues inthe right path. Nurses, however require to develop their leadershipskills to become an effective positive influence.
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