Explain the organizational structure of your healthcare organization to your peers/colleagues. Is it supported by theory? Where is the formal leadership?

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Explain the organizational structure of your healthcare organization to your peers/colleagues. Is it supported by theory? Where is the formal leadership? Where is the informal leadership? How important is informal leadership and how can this be nurtured or strengthened by the formal leadership as a way to promote positive change?

Support your discussion and opinions with facts, relevant examples from personal nursing practice, and at least two citations from the reading or peer-reviewed professional nursing literature

READING & RESOURCES

  • Read Chapters 6 & 13 In Grohar-Murray, M. & Langan, J. (2011). Leadership and management in nursing (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Read Dwyer, D. (2011). Experiences of registered nurses as managers and leaders in residential aged care facilities: A systematic review..International Journal of Evidence-based Healthcare, 9, 388-402.
  • Read IOM Future of Nursing Report
  • Read Campaign for Action Resources

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Research the term “nursing research grant opportunities”. What are some of the sources of funding you would use for your nurse scientist training, to support your research studies, etc.? For example, if you were to “google search” the phrase “what are nursing research grant resources”, you would find a gold mine of resources. Names such as the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Foundation will show up. In this discussion area, you will want to think about the topic you have chosen for your week 3 nursing research paper and determine what grant source you might look for funding with. You may name one or two resources, tell us about the resources and why you chose them for your topic. Remember to appropriately cite and reference your sources.