Nursing 4030 Nursing Leadership and Primary Health Care (Winter 2020)

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.

Course Instructor: 
List of Reserve Material: 

Section 2:

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.

Mannix, J. Wilkes, L, & Daly, J. (2015). ‘Good ethics and moral standing: A qualitative study of aesthetic leadership in clinical nursing practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24, 1603-1610. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12761

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.

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


Section 3:

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.

MacLeod, M. (2019). Using the narrative approach with adolescents at risk for suicide. Le recours à l’approche narrative auprès d’adolescents suicidaires. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 53(1), 59-77.

Prentice, D., Robinson, S., & Pearson, E.(2015). Enhancing leadership skills for bedside RNs: Evaluation of a leadership program. Perspectives, 38 (1), 13-18.

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.


Section 4:

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.

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

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

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.

Tompkins, J. W. et al. (2018). National survey of Indigenous primary heathcare capacity and delivery models in Canada: Transformation of Indigenous primary healthcare delivery (forge ahead) community profile survey. BMC Health Services Research, 24, 1603-1610.  doi: 10.1111/jocn.1276


Section 5:

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

Moorley, C. & Chinn, T. (2016). Developing nursing leadership in social media. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(3), 514–520. doi: 101111/jan.12870

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

Stanley, D. & Stanle, K. (2019). Clinical leadership and rural and remote practice: A qualitative study. Journal of Nursing Management, 27, 1314–1324. Doi:10.1111/jonm.12813

von Treuer, K. et al (2018). Organizational factors associated with readiness for change in residential aged care settings. BioMed Central Health Services Research, 18(77), 1-6.


Tranlating Research into Practice:

Kaiser, J. K. (2017). The relationship between leadership style and nurse-to-nurse incivility: Turning the lens inward. Journal of Nursing Management, 25, 110-118

Mannix, J. Wilkes, L, & Daly, J. (2015). ‘Good ethics and moral standing: A qualitative study of aesthetic leadership in clinical nursing practiceJournal of Clinical Nursing, 24, 1603-1610. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12761


Section 7:

Johansen, M. L. & Cadmus, E. (2016). Conflict management style, supportive work environments and the experience of work stress in emergency nurses. Journal of  Nursing Management, 24, 211–218. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12302

McKibben, L. (2017). Conflict management: Importance and implications. British Journal of Nursing, 26 (2), 100-103.

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

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

Lavoie-Tremblay, M., Fernet, C., Lavigne, G. L., & Austin, S. (2015). Transformational and abusive leadership practices: Impacts on novice nurses, quality of care and intention to leave. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 582-592.


Section 8:

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.

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.

Mansel, B. & Einion, A. (2019). ‘It’s the relationship you develop with them’: Emotional intelligence in nursing leadership. A qualitative study. British Journal of Nursing, 28, (21), 1400-1408.

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.


Section 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.

Snow, F. (2019). Creativity and innovation: An essential competency for the nurse leaderNursing Administration Quarterly, 43(4), 306–312. doi:10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000367

Spence Laschinger, H. K., Borgogni, L, Consiglio, C, & Read, E. ( 2015). The effects of authentic leadership, six areas of worklike, and occupational coping self-efficacy on new graduate nurses’ burnout and mental health: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 15, 1080-1089.