Quantum Leadership Discussion
Quantum Leadership Discussion
The purpose of this
application is to provide the student an opportunity to reflect on selected DNP
competencies acquired through the NR703 course
This assignment provides
documentation of student ability to meet the following course outcomes:
CO1: Compare and
contrast existing theories of organizational behavior and leadership theory
with that of quantum leadership (PO #6)
attributes of effective leaders and followers and related roles in positively
influencing advanced nursing practice (PO #6)
CO5: Synthesize evidence
of transformational leadership and emotional intelligence necessary for intra-/
interprofessional collaboration in advanced nursing practice (PO #8)
readiness of oneâ€™s practice setting for potential advanced nursing practice
benefits from the forces of magnetism (PO #6)
This assignment is worth
a total of 100 points
Submit your completed
application under the Dropbox tab by Wednesday 11:59 pm MT
of Week 8 as directed
1 The You
Decide Reflection is worth 100 points and will be graded on quality of
self-assessment, use of citations, use of Standard English grammar, sentence
structure, and overall organization based on the required components as
summarized in the directions and grading criteria/rubric
2 Create your essay
using Microsoft Word (a part of Microsoft Office), which is the required format
for all Chamberlain College of Nursing documents You can tell that the
document is saved as a MS Word document because it will end in â€œdocxâ€
3 Follow the directions
and grading criteria closely Any questions about your essay may be posted
under the Q & A forum
4 The length of the
reflection is to be within three to six pages excluding title page and
5 APA format is
required with both a title page and reference page Use the required components
of the review as Level 1 headers (upper and lower case, centered):
Note: Introduction â€“
Write an introduction but do not use â€œIntroductionâ€ as a heading in accordance
with the rules put forth in the Publication manual of the American
Psychological Association(2010, p 63)
a You Decide Reflection
Essentials (AACN, 2006) outline a number of organizational and systems
leadership competencies in addition to competencies for interprofessional
collaboration Reflect on the NR703 course readings, discussion threads, and
applications you have completed across this course and write a reflective essay
regarding the extent to which you feel you are now prepared to:
1 â€œDevelop and evaluate
care delivery approaches that meet current and future needs of patient
populations based on scientific findings in nursing and other clinical
sciences, as well as organizational, political, and economic sciences
2 Ensure accountability
for quality of healthcare and patient safety for populations with whom they
work;Use advanced communication skills/processes to lead quality improvement
and patient safety initiatives in healthcare systems; Employ principles of
business, finance, economics, and health policy to develop and implement
effective plans for practice-level and/or system-wide practice initiatives that
will improve the quality of care delivery; Develop and/or monitor budgets for practice
initiatives; Analyze the cost-effectiveness of practice initiatives accounting
for risk and improvement of healthcare outcomes; Demonstrate sensitivity to
diverse organizational cultures and populations, including patients and
3 Develop and/or
evaluate effective strategies for managing the ethical dilemmas inherent in
patient care, the healthcare organization, and research
4 Employ effective
communication and collaborative skills in the development and implementation of
practice models, peer review, practice guidelines, health policy, standards of
care, and/or other scholarly products
interprofessional teams in the analysis of complex practice and organizational
6 Employ consultative
and leadership skills with intraprofessional and interprofessional teams to
create change in healthcare and complex healthcare delivery systemsâ€ (pp
American Association of
Colleges of Nursing [AACN] (2006) The essentials of doctoral
education for advanced nursing practiceWashington, DC: Author
Quantum Leadership Discussion
Quantum Leadership Discussion
You must proofread your paper. But do not strictly rely on your computer’s spell-checker and grammar-checker; failure to do so indicates a lack of effort on your part and you can expect your grade to suffer accordingly. Papers with numerous misspelled words and grammatical mistakes will be penalized. Read over your paper – in silence and then aloud – before handing it in and make corrections as necessary. Often it is advantageous to have a friend proofread your paper for obvious errors. Handwritten corrections are preferable to uncorrected mistakes.
Use a standard 10 to 12 point (10 to 12 characters per inch) typeface. Smaller or compressed type and papers with small margins or single-spacing are hard to read. It is better to let your essay run over the recommended number of pages than to try to compress it into fewer pages.
Likewise, large type, large margins, large indentations, triple-spacing, increased leading (space between lines), increased kerning (space between letters), and any other such attempts at “padding” to increase the length of a paper are unacceptable, wasteful of trees, and will not fool your professor.
The paper must be neatly formatted, double-spaced with a one-inch margin on the top, bottom, and sides of each page. When submitting hard copy, be sure to use white paper and print out using dark ink. If it is hard to read your essay, it will also be hard to follow your argument.
ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CLASS
Discussion Questions (DQ)
Initial responses to the DQ should address all components of the questions asked, include a minimum of one scholarly source, and be at least 250 words.
Successful responses are substantive (i.e., add something new to the discussion, engage others in the discussion, well-developed idea) and include at least one scholarly source.
One or two sentence responses, simple statements of agreement or “good post,” and responses that are off-topic will not count as substantive. Substantive responses should be at least 150 words.
I encourage you to incorporate the readings from the week (as applicable) into your responses.
Your initial responses to the mandatory DQ do not count toward participation and are graded separately.
In addition to the DQ responses, you must post at least one reply to peers (or me) on three separate days, for a total of three replies.
Participation posts do not require a scholarly source/citation (unless you cite someone else’s work).
Part of your weekly participation includes viewing the weekly announcement and attesting to watching it in the comments. These announcements are made to ensure you understand everything that is due during the week.
APA Format and Writing Quality
Familiarize yourself with APA format and practice using it correctly. It is used for most writing assignments for your degree. Visit the Writing Center in the Student Success Center, under the Resources tab in LoudCloud for APA paper templates, citation examples, tips, etc. Points will be deducted for poor use of APA format or absence of APA format (if required).
Cite all sources of information! When in doubt, cite the source. Paraphrasing also requires a citation.
I highly recommend using the APA Publication Manual, 6th edition.
Use of Direct Quotes
I discourage overutilization of direct quotes in DQs and assignments at the Masters’ level and deduct points accordingly.
As Masters’ level students, it is important that you be able to critically analyze and interpret information from journal articles and other resources. Simply restating someone else’s words does not demonstrate an understanding of the content or critical analysis of the content.
It is best to paraphrase content and cite your source.
For assignments that need to be submitted to LopesWrite, please be sure you have received your report and Similarity Index (SI) percentage BEFORE you do a “final submit” to me.
Once you have received your report, please review it. This report will show you grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors that can easily be fixed. Take the extra few minutes to review instead of getting counted off for these mistakes.
Review your similarities. Did you forget to cite something? Did you not paraphrase well enough? Is your paper made up of someone else’s thoughts more than your own?
Visit the Writing Center in the Student Success Center, under the Resources tab in LoudCloud for tips on improving your paper and SI score.
The university’s policy on late assignments is 10% penalty PER DAY LATE. This also applies to late DQ replies.
Please communicate with me if you anticipate having to submit an assignment late. I am happy to be flexible, with advance notice. We may be able to work out an extension based on extenuating circumstances.
If you do not communicate with me before submitting an assignment late, the GCU late policy will be in effect.
I do not accept assignments that are two or more weeks late unless we have worked out an extension.
As per policy, no assignments are accepted after the last day of class. Any assignment submitted after midnight on the last day of class will not be accepted for grading.
Communication is so very important. There are multiple ways to communicate with me:
Questions to Instructor Forum: This is a great place to ask course content or assignment questions. If you have a question, there is a good chance one of your peers does as well. This is a public forum for the class.
Individual Forum: This is a private forum to ask me questions or send me messages. This will be checked at least once every 24 hours.