Leadership, defined as a process of influence, is not limited to people who occupy traditional positions of authority. Any person in an organization can be a leader. In the ever-changing world of health care today, most nurses will need both leadership and management skills.
The purpose/goal of this course is to provide the nurse with a comparison between leadership and management and to describe the differing roles between leaders and managers.
Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will do the following: • Define the term leadership. • Describe the types of leadership. • Describe the core traits of leaders. • Discuss theories of leadership. • Discuss the process of management. • Explain the functions of management. • List factors that affect management roles and decisions. • Discuss theories of management. • Describe the changing world of nursing and management. • Discuss the differences between leadership and management. • Discuss the key roles and functions of nurse managers. • Compare the different roles of leaders and managers.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
A maximum of 2.0 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 13664, for 2.0 contact hours.
This activity is an online enduring material. Successful completion is achieved by reading and/or viewing the material(s), reflecting on its implications in your practice, and completing the assessment component.
The ideas and opinions presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Annenberg Center and/or its agents. As in all educational activities, we encourage practitioners to use their own judgement in treating and addressing the needs of each individual patient, taking into account that patient’s unique clinical situation. The Annenberg Center disclaims all liability and cannot be held responsible for any problems that may arise from participating in this activity or following treatment recommendations presented.
The estimated time to complete the activity is 2.0 hour(s).
This course released on June 1, 2017 and expires on May 31, 2019.
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