Dnp Vision Essay

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Transformational leadership is a leadership style where leaders create an inspiring vision of the future, motivate their followers to achieve it, manage implementation successfully, and develop the members of their teams to be even more effective in the future. Therefore, as a new DNP transformational leader with an instinctive ability to analyze and problem solve, I propose to address the curricula and practice competencies related to nursing skill standards. These standards create concepts that supports defining leadership roles and eliminating health disparities. Sherman (2012) states that transformational nurse leaders are able to identify the changes their environment needs, guide the change by inspiring followers, and create a sense of commitment to change. Transformational leadership hinges on a high level of engagement between leaders and followers. In other words, it depends on followership.
In 2003, the Institute of Medicine published a report that called for increased preparation for health care professionals in general. The nursing profession offered its response: a clinical doctorate degree, the doctorate of nursing practice (DNP). DNP graduates will be prepared for a variety of nursing practice roles because the DNP Essentials addressed the foundational competencies that are core to all advanced nursing practice roles. For example, by integrating research into practice with the use of Essential VII: Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving the Nation’s Health. The implementation of clinical prevention and population health activities is central to achieving the national goal of improving the health status of the population of the United States. Consistent with these national calls for action and with the longstanding focus on health promotion and disease prevention in nursing curricula and roles, the DNP graduate has a foundation in

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