Posted: October 6th, 2016
The purposes of this assignment are to: a) identify and articulate a specific ethical issue in a practice area of your choice (CO #5), b) provide practical leadership strategies to address (prevent/resolve) your stated ethical issue (CO #3), and c) communicate ideas in a clear, succinct, and scholarly manner (CO #1). Course Outcomes Through this assignment, the student will demonstrate the ability to: · (CO 1) Analyze leadership qualities that reflect motivation, advocacy, negotiation, and the management of diversity. (PO #6) · (CO 3) Develop leadership strategies that strengthen interprofessional partnerships. (PO #1, 3, 5, 10) · (CO 5) Incorporate professional role development, values, and ethical principles into the role of the nurse leader in education and healthcare systems. (PO #2, 5, 10) Due DateSubmit to the CCN Dropbox by Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT end of Week 5. Total Points Possible: 175 Points Requirements Description of the Assignment Ethics has a significant role in the decision making actions of a nursing leader. Within this assignment, the impact of ethical leadership will be considered. Using an ethical situation created by the student, an ethical decision making model will be applied and evaluated. Criteria for Content Introduction This section requires the following content. · A concise description of ethics with scholarly nursing reference · A concise description of nursing leadership with scholarly nursing reference · A concise description of the created ethical situation · Identification of the sections included in this assignment Role of ethics within nursing leadership This section requires the following content. · A comprehensive description of the role of ethics within nursing leadership including: o What is the outcome(s) when nurse leaders make decisions using ethical principles? o How can ethical leadership energize a work-related (or organizational) team? o What is the relationship between quality and ethics? o What is the impact of nurse leaders who role model ethical behavior upon peers and organizations? o What is the impact of ethical behavior by nurse leaders upon collaborative teamwork with other healthcare professionals? · Scholarly nursing references are required to explain and support provided information. Create an ethical leadership situation This section requires the following content. · The ethical situation occurs within a fictitious healthcare organization · The ethical situation clearly involves a nurse leader · The ethical dilemma reflects ONE of the following ethical principles: o Autonomy o Nonmaleficence o Beneficence o Justice o Fidelity · A comprehensive description of the created ethical dilemma that clearly provides a description of the: o Ethical conflicts present within the dilemma o Stakeholders and the impact of the ethical conflict upon them · Scholarly nursing references are required to explain and support provided information. Application of ethical model This section requires the following content. · Each of the following elements of an ethical decision making model is presented in detail: o Identify the ethical problem o Apply ANA Code of Ethics to the problem o Generate 1 (one)course of action o Provide 2 (two)positive and 1 (one) negative consequence of the selected course of o action o Provide a way to evaluate the effectiveness of the selected course of action · Scholarly nursing references are required to explain and support provided information. Conclusion · This section requires the following content: o Provides a summary or review of the key elements of the assignment o Provides self-reflection on the new knowledge gained about ethical nursing leadership Preparing the Assignment Criteria for Format and Special Instructions 1. This assignment must be submitted to TurnItIn™, as required by the TurnItIn™ policy. A Similarity Index of “blue” or “green” must be obtained. A score in the blue or green range indicates a similarity of less than 24% which is the benchmark for CCN graduate nursing students. Any other level of similarity index level requires the student to revise the assignment before the due date and time. To allow sufficient time for revision, early submission of the assignment to TurnItIn™ is highly encouraged. The final submission will be graded by faculty. If a TurnItIn™ report indicates that plagiarism has occurred, the Academic Integrity policy will be followed. 2. The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) should be at least 4, but no more than 6 pages. Points will be lost for not meeting these length requirements. 3. A minimum of 6 (six) scholarly nursing references must be used. A dictionary, required textbooks for this course, and Chamberlain College of Nursing lesson information may NOT be used as scholarly references for this assignment. References are current – within a 5-year time frame unless a valid rationale is provided and the instructor has approved them. 4. Title page, running head, body of paper, and reference page must follow APA guidelines as found in the 6th edition of the manual. This includes the use of headings for each section of the paper except for the introduction where no heading is used. 5. Ideas and information that come from scholarly sources must be cited and referenced correctly. 6. Rules of grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation are followed and consistent with formal, scientific writing.
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