MSN-prepared nurses serve as leaders across a wide array of healthcare and organizational contexts, influencing individuals, teams, organizations, and communities. Recognizing this far-reaching impact of the MSN-prepared nurse as leader in shaping healthcare and the profession, respond to the following.
- Why are self-care and self-leadership important, and how do they relate to one’s competency as a leader? How is self-care related to self-leadership?
- Based upon the Chamberlain Care Model, what are the implications when adequate self-care is present? What are the implications when self-care is lacking or absent?
- How are self-care and self-leadership reflected in the principles of authentic leadership?
- What are the implications of effective self-leadership and self-care in your future MSN role? Provide two recommendations to further cultivate self-care and self-leadership.
Include current, peer-reviewed scholarly support (outside of class resources) to validate your work.
Being a nurse leader comes with a lot of different stressors. Not only are nurse leaders in charge of the nurses that work under them, but they are also in charge of a lot of behind-the-scenes work. Hospitals a lot of the times are told that they need to meet certain benchmarks to receive funding; and it is up to the nurse manager to make sure that they meet these requirements even where it may seem impossible. All this stress can take a toll on the nurse leader and cause them to not be a good leader anymore. That is where self-care comes into play. It is important to practice self-care not only for everyday life stressors, but also for work stressors. To be a successful leader and be able to help the individuals that they lead, nurse leaders must practice self-care (Dyess et al., 2017). Self-care helps someone become less stressed, which therefore leads to….Kindly click the purchase icon to purchase the full solution at $5