Reflect upon a leader who impacted your practice:
- How was this person an effective leader?
- What leadership knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSA’s) did the person possess within the Chamberlain College of Nursing Conceptual Framework?
- How did they impact others?
Discuss the significance of leadership competencies and personal leadership style related to your future MSN role and specialty track and how this may attribute to your growth as a leader.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, nurses have faced many challenges that needed effective leadership to overcome. One leader who impacted my practice during this period is our unit manager. She understood that we were working extra harder and more hours to provide care to the increased number of patients. Thus, she took it as a personal initiative to help where she could. Rather than just staying in her office, she joined us and worked with us as a team, providing patient care. She also advocated for our profession, health, and wellbeing by pushing the top management to hire more staff, particularly nurses and support staff. This made our work easier. She encourages us to take good care of ourselves to avoid compassion fatigue and burnout as it would affect our ability to provide quality care. Also, she always gives us positive and constructive feedback, encouraging us to be better versions of ourselves.
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