Identify the nurse leader’s role as a change agent in today’s health care organizations
The health care environment is rapidly changing and nursing should be proactive in guiding change. Nurse leaders are in a unique position to be change agents. You have two staff nurses that have recently completed graduate degrees as a clinical nurse leader (CNL). You have received administrative approval to change the current nursing model on your unit to incorporate the role of the CNL.
Related question #1
Using Lewin’s Theory of Change, describe specific strategies you will employ to incorporate the CNL role for each of Lewin’s three stages of change.
Related question #2
Not everyone on your nursing unit is excited to incorporate the role of the CNL into the nursing model because it requires a change in their current job responsibilities. Propose strategies to overcome staff resistance to change.