Nursing 4030 Nursing Leadership and Primary Health Care (Winter 2019)

This course extends the student’s ability to examine theoretical and practice concepts in nursing leadership/management and primary health care. Students discuss concepts in health care organization(s) and management and the implications of those concepts when analyzing leadership styles in a clinical setting. Students explore leadership roles assumed by nurses and examine challenges confronting nursing leaders in an era of change. Emphasis is placed on strategies to enhance nursing influence on the evolving Canadian health care system. Models of partnership, decision making, collaboration and communication and the importance of team work are stressed.

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Session 2:

Brien, J. L., Martin, D. R., Heyworth, J., & Meyer, N. R. (2008). Negotiating transformational leadership: A key to effective collaborationNursing & Health Sciences, 10(2) 137-143.

Goldblatt, H., Granot, M., Admi, H., & Drach-Zahavy, A. (2008). The experience of being a shift-leader in a hospital wardJournal of Advanced Nursing, 63(1), 45-53.

Spears, L. (2010). On character and servant-leadership: Ten characteristics of effective, caring leaders.

Kouzes, J. & Posner, B. (2011). The five practices of exemplary leadership Healthcare Administration. San Francisco: Pfeiffer. Title page and pages 10-11.

Kouzes, J. & Posner, B. (2011). The five practices of exemplary leadership Nursing. San Francisco: Pfeiffer. Title page and pages 1-6.

Tomey, A.(2009). Theories of leadership. In Guide to Nursing Management and Leadership (8th ed.) Title page, pp. 179-188 and 198-202. St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Wright, L. (2006). Violating professional boundaries. Nursing, 36(3), 52-54.

Makaroff, K. S., Storch, J., Pauly, B., & Newton, L. (2014). Searching for ethical leadership in nursing. Nursing Ethics21(6), 642-658.

Rouse, R. (2009). Ineffective participation: reactions to absentee and incompetent nurse leadership in an intensive care unit. Journal of Nursing Management, 17, 463-473.


Session 3:

Wichman, K., & Greenall, J. (2006)

Fry, M., & MacGregor, C. (2014). Confidence and impact on clinical decision-making and behaviour in the emergency department. Australasian Emergency Nursing Journal, (3), 91-97.

Robert, R. R., Tilley, D. S., & Petersen, S. (2014). A Power in Clinical Nursing Practice: Concept Analysis on Nursing Intuition. MEDSURG Nursing23(5), 343-349.


Session 4:

Fawcett, J. (2014). Thoughts About Conceptual Models, Theories, and Quality Improvement Projects. Nursing Science Quarterly27(4), 336-339.

Parker, V., Giles, M., Lantry, G., & McMillan, M. (2014). New graduate nurses' experiences in their first year of practice. Nurse Education Today, (1), 150-156.

Stanley, D. (2010). Multigenerational workforce issues and their implications for leadership in nursingJournal of Nursing Management, 18 (7), 846-852.

Kucera, K., Higgins, I., & McMillan, M. (2010). Advanced nursing practice: a future model derived from narrative analysis of nurses’ storiesAustralian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 27(4), 43-53.

Germain, P., & Cummings, G. (2010). The influence of nursing leadership on nurse performance: a systematic literature reviewJournal of Nursing Management, 18 (4), 425-439.

Bamford-Wade, A. & Moss, C. (2010). Transformational leadership and shared governance: an action studyJournal of Nursing Management, 18 (7), 815-821.

Buckner, E., Anderson, D., Garzon, N., Hafsteinsdóttir, T., Lai, C., & Roshan, R. (2014). Perspectives on global nursing leadership: international experiences from the field. International Nursing Review61(4), 463-471.

Joo, J. Y., & Huber, D. L. (2014). An integrative review of nurse-led community-based case management effectiveness. International Nursing Review, (1), 14-24.


Session 5:

Edgar L; Herbert R; Lambert S; MacDonald J; Dubois S; Latimer M; (2006) The joint venture model of knowledge utilization: A guide for change in nursingCanadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 19(2): 41-55.

Graham, I., Logan, J., Harrison, M., Straus, S., Tetroe, J., Caswell, W., & Robinson, N. (2006). Lost in knowledge translation: time for a map?. Journal Of Continuing Education In The Health Professions26(1), 13-24.

Mitchell, G. (2013). Selecting the best theory to implement planned change. Nursing Management - UK20(1), 32-37.

Breen, H. (2013). Virtual Collaboration in the Online Educational Setting: A Concept Analysis. Nursing Forum48(4), 262-270.

MacLeod, L. (2010). Nursing leadership: Ten Compelling reasons for having a nurse leader on the hospital boardNurse Leader, 8 (5), 44-47.


Session 7:

Bartol, G. M.., Parrish, R.S., & McSweeney, M. (2001) Effective conflict management begins with knowing your styleJournal for Nurses in Staff Development 17(1), 34-40.

Porter-O’Grady, T. (2004). Embracing conflict: Building a healthy communityHealth Care Management Review, 29(3), 181-187.

Taylor, K. (2014). Managing conflict. Practice Nurse44(10), 32-34.

Waite, R., & McKinney, N. S. (2014). Enhancing Conflict Competency. ABNF Journal25(4), 123-128.

Gilin Oore, D., LeBlanc, D., Day, A., Leiter, M., Laschinger, H., Price, S., & Latimer, M. (2010). When respect deteriorates: incivility as a moderator of the stressor-strain relationship among hospital workersJournal of Nursing Management, 18(8), 878-888.


Session 8:

Larin, H., Benson, G., Wessel, J., Martin, L., & Ploeg, J. (2014). Changes in Emotional-Social Intelligence, Caring, Leadership and Moral Judgment during Health Science Education Programs. Journal Of Scholarship Of Teaching And Learning14(1), 26-41.

Chan, J. C., Sit, E. N., & Lau, W. (2014). Conflict management styles, emotional intelligence and implicit theories of personality of nursing students: A cross-sectional study. Nurse Education Today, (6), 934-939.

Shanta, L., & Gargiulo, L. (2014). A study of the influence of nursing education on development of emotional intelligence. Journal Of Professional Nursing: Official Journal Of The American Association Of Colleges Of Nursing30(6), 511-520.

Laschinger, H. K. P. (2004). Hospital nurses’ perceptions of respect and organizational justice. Journal of Nursing Administration, 34(7-8), 354-363.


Session 9:

Foli, K. J., Braswell, M., Kirkpatrick, J., & Lim, E. (2014). Development of leadership behaviors in undergraduate nursing students: a service-learning approach. Nursing Education Perspectives, (2), 76-82.

Phillips, C., Kenny, A., Esterman, A., & Smith, C. (2014). A secondary data analysis examining the needs of graduate nurses in their transition to a new role. Nurse Education In Practice14 106-111.

Cleary, M., Horsfall, J., Jackson, D., Muthulakshmi, P., & Hunt, G. E. (2013). Recent graduate nurse views of nursing, work and leadership. Journal Of Clinical Nursing22(19/20), 2904-2911.

Shields, L., & Watson, R. (2008). Where have all the nurses gone? Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 26 (1), 95-101.

Materials Available from the Service Desk

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  • Yoder-Wise, Patricia S.,1941-,author.
  • Grant, Lyle G,editor.
  • Regan, Sandra,editor.
  • RESERVES-HOURLY (Available)

Publication date: 2012.
  • Duchscher, Judy Boychuk.
  • RESERVES-HOURLY (Reshelving)
  • STACKS (Available)