EXCELSIOR NUR456 Module 7 Assignment Leadership Activity and Paper latest 2018 September Module 7 Assignment Leadership Activity and Paper

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EXCELSIOR NUR456 Module 7 Assignment Leadership Activity and Paper latest 2018 September Module 7 Assignment Leadership Activity and Paper

The M7A1 Leadership Activity and Paper assignment addresses
the importance of communication and the application of effective leadership
characteristics, styles of leadership, and leadership theories to a health care
issue influencing nursing practice.


By the end of this assignment, you will be able to:

Apply evidence based leadership strategies to observed
leadership behaviors

Course Outcomes:

The course outcomes addressed in this assignment are:

CO1. Compare differences in leadership and managements
styles, skills, and practice behaviors.

CO3. Apply effective communication strategies when leading
and managing members of the health care team.


Part 1: For this assignment, you are to attend a
professional meeting which addresses a health care issue with implications for
nursing practice. Examples of a
professional meeting could include: meeting of a 1) professional nursing
organization (New York State Nurses Association, Association of Perioperative
Nurses ,etc); 2) health care organization or place of
employment discussing policy or procedures impacting nursing practice; 3) legislative meeting discussing safe
staffing, mandatory BSN, etc.

Part 2: Write a 6 – 8 page (excluding title page and
references) scholarly paper addressing all of the following areas, supported by
a minimum of 5 current (within 5 years) scholarly references and written in APA
format. As this is a paper describing
your experience and reflection on that experience, you may write in the first
person. This assignment will account for 20% of your grade.

Use the scoring rubric and follow APA format as you complete
Part 2 of this assignment.

Include all elements below in completing Part 2 of this

Meeting Description


Organization sponsoring meeting

Name of the meeting

Purpose of the meeting

Setting of meeting

Health care issues discussed


Leader, his/her title, and describe his/her responsibilities
and role

Attendees and their roles

Leadership Characteristics and Style

Identify the leadership characteristics demonstrated by the

Describe the leadership style demonstrated and give examples

Analyze the
effectiveness of this leadership approach in meeting the purpose of the meeting

Communication Process

Describe the communication process utilized by the leader

Analyze the effectiveness of the leader in:

Establishing a sense of trust, and openness

Addressing communication barriers

Handling conflict

Reaching consensus

Health Care Issue

Summarize the health care issue and the impact for nursing.

Explain the reasons you would support or oppose the issue.


Reflect on your experience and discuss what you have learned
from this.

Discuss if there was anything you would have done
differently if you were in this leader’s position.

Discuss how this experience has influenced you own personal
definition of “leadership”.

Discuss how this experience will influence your ability to
effect positive change

Late Assignment Policy: All assignments are expected to be
submitted on time. Prior authorization from your instructor is required for
late submissions. The first late submission is accepted up to 5 days late
without penalty. A late penalty of five percent per day will be assessed when
the first late assignment is submitted after the fifth day. Subsequent late
submissions are assessed a late penalty of five percent per day (e.g., -5
points each day on a 100-point assignment, or -2.5 points each day on a
50-point assignment). Extenuating circumstances* are considered without

No work will be accepted after the final day of the term
unless an official course extension has been granted.

*Some types of extenuating circumstances that will be
considered are:

a serious medical illness or injury to the student,

a death of an immediate family member,

a significant change in employment or military status that
prevents the student from completing the assignment/assessment,

a significant trauma in the student’s life that impairs the
student’s emotional and /or physical health,

technical issues that prevent student from completing the
assignment/assessment by the designated due date/time.

Documentation may be asked for extenuating circumstances at
the discretion of your instructor.

Compose your work in a .doc or .docx file type using a word
processor (such as Microsoft Word, etc.) and save it frequently to your
computer. For those assignments that are not written essays and require
uploading images or PowerPoint slides, please follow uploading guidelines
provided by your instructor.

Check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical
errors. When you are ready to submit your work, click “Submit Assignment” in
the upper right corner. Click on “Browse,” browse your computer, and select
your file. Click “Open” and verify the correct file name has appeared next to
the Browse button. Enter your comments, if any, in the Comments area. Click on
“Submit Assignment.”


This course has Turnitin® fully integrated into the course
dropbox. This means that you should only submit your assignments to the dropbox
below. Please do not submit your assignment directly to Turnitin.com.

Once submitted, your assignment will be evaluated by
Turnitin® automatically. You will be able to view an Originality Report within
minutes of your first submission that will show how much of your work has been
identified as similar to other sources such as websites, textbooks, or other
student papers. Use your Originality Report as a learning tool to identify
areas of your assignment that you may not have cited appropriately. The overall
match can be no higher than 15%, with any one match no higher than 2%. You may
resubmit your assignment through this dropbox as many times as you need to
check to see if you have made improvements, until the due date of the
assignment. However, once you have made your first submission, you will need to
wait 24 hours after each subsequent submission to receive a new Originality
Report. Plan accordingly as you draft your assignment. Once the due date has
passed, your assignment submission will be considered final.


This assignment will be graded using the Leadership Activity
and Paper Rubric located on the Course Rubrics page within the Start Here
section of the course. Please review this rubric prior to beginning your work
so that you ensure your submission meets the criteria in place for this
assignment. This assignment is worth 20%
of your final course grade.