Week 2 benchmark – effective approaches in leadership and management


In this assignment, you will be writing a 1,000-1,250-word essay describing the differing approaches of nursing leaders and managers to issues in practice. To complete this assignment, do the following:

  1. Select an issue      from the following list: nursing shortage and nurse turn-over, nurse      staffing ratios, unit closures and restructuring, use of contract      employees (i.e., registry and travel nurses), continuous quality      improvement and patient satisfaction, and magnet designation.
  2. Compare and      contrast how you would expect nursing leaders and managers to approach      your selected issue. Support your rationale by using the theories,      principles, skills, and roles of the leader versus manager described in      your readings.
  3. Identify the      approach that best fits your personal and professional philosophy of      nursing and explain why the approach is suited to your personal leadership      style.
  4. Identify a      possible funding source that addresses your issue. Consider looking at      federal, state, and local organizations. For example: There are many      grants available through the CDC, HRSA, etc.
  5. Use at least two references other than your text      and those provided in the course.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. 


1. The comparison and contrast of how you would expect nursing leaders and managers to approach your selected issue meets all criteria for the assignment, is provided in detail. Higher level thinking is demonstrated by incorporating prior learning or reflective thought. 35%

2. The identification of the approach that best fits your personal and professional philosophy of nursing meets all criteria for the assignment,and is provided in detail. Higher level thinking is demonstrated by incorporating prior learning or reflective thought. 35%

3. A strong source of funding is established. The assignment criteria are clearly met. How the source of funding will address the proposed issue is thoroughly discussed. 10%

4. Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive; contained within the thesis is the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear. 5%

5. There is a sophisticated construction of paragraphs and transitions. Ideas progress and relate to each other. Paragraph and transition construction guide the reader. Paragraph structure is seamless. 5%

6. Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English. 5%

7. All format elements are correct. 2 %

8. In-text citations and a reference page are complete. The documentation of cited sources is free of error. 3%


1. Human Resources and Services Administration

Explore the Human Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) website.


2. Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program

Read “Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program,” located on the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) website.


3. Verbal Communication Model

Read “Verbal Communication Model,” located on the VTAide website.


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