First, I must understand the health care environment to accurately determine challenges that nurses face at all levels. It is important to stay up-to date with the latest changes in policies and regulations across all settings of care. For furthering my knowledge about healthcare management, I intend to take courses in the areas of health economics, project management, and informatics. I also actively interact with nurse leaders at conferences and seminars to learn about their organization’s best practices, as well as how they deal with current nursing challenges.
In addition to gaining knowledge about the healthcare system itself, it is equally important for me as a nurse leader to understand how people interact within an organization’s culture while providing care at multiple points along the continuum from community and home settings down through acute care facilities. To this end, it will be beneficial for me take coursework related to human resources management where I can learn about issues such as recruitment/retention strategies for clinicians; implementation of patient safety measures; effective communication techniques between staff members; employee engagement initiatives; work/life balance programs; etc.. All these topics will help equip me with necessary tools required for managing teams of both clinical professionals as well as nonclinical personnel working together within same framework provide highest quality patient centered care possible .
Finally ,one area specific focus on improving my professional development involves understanding organizational behavior relating change management initiatives & sustainability efforts within unit level structure . The ability lead & manage complex processes during times transition top priority when comes implementing new policies / technologies optimally throughout entire system free resistance abuse misuse or confusion among staff or patients . Take coursework on policy formulation, analyze policy success rates and incorporate program evaluation into your daily operations. This will ensure that everyone is well-informed about the progress you are making.
Overall , continuing education around policy formation ; organizational dynamics ; human resource management & change implementations vital step forward becoming better rounded leader who understands both micro macro perspectives influencing decisions made often have far reaching implications future success agency whole . It is important to take the initiative and seek out more coursework in order to advance your skill set. This will allow you become a better manager who can maintain high levels of service from employees.