1. The concept of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) may not be one with which “seasoned nurses” are familiar. Assume you are the newly appointed Nursing Leader in a busy Orthopedic Clinic. Explain how you would educate the entire nursing staff on EBP without “offending” the “seasoned” nurses.
a. What interpersonal and communication skills would be important to utilize to educate the entire nursing staff on EBP?
2. Review Appendix A, Sections I–V in Finkelman, Anita. Leadership and Management for Nurses, 2nd Edition. (2012, pp. 510–515). Select one of the sections and share how your chief nurse executive demonstrates expertise in these competencies.
I have chosen the below (Section IV. Professionalism) Nurse Executive Competency for you the Writer to write on, regarding my chief nurse executive of the Urgent Care Unit. I work for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Jail Medical Services Bureau Urgent Care Unit as a Correctional Registered Nurse caring for and providing treatment to the inmate-patients incarcerated there.
Finkelman, Anita. Leadership and Management for Nurses, 2nd Edition. (2012, Page 513 – Section IV. Professionalism)
Section IV. Professionalism:
Personal and Professional Accountability
a. Create an environment that facilitates the team to initiate actions that produce results
b. Hold self and others accountable for actions and outcomes
c. Create an environment in which others are setting expectations and holding each other accountable
d. Answer for the results of one’s own behaviors and actions