Leadership roles and management functions in nursing: Theory and application(8th ed.)
s noted in the Learning Resources systems theory provides a meaningful and beneficial means of examining challenges in health care organizations. To do this effectively however it is essential to assessallsystem components as some may be relatively healthy while others are problematic.For this Assignment you apply systems theory to the examination of a problem in a department or a unit within a health care organization. (Note:You may use the same problem you identified for the Discussion as long as it meets the criteria for this assignment.)To prepare:Write a 3- to 5-page paper (page count does not include title and reference page) that addresses the following:Marquis B. L. & Huston C. J. (2015).Leadership roles and management functions in nursing: Theory and application(8th ed.). Philadelphia PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.Johnson J. K. Miller S. H. & Horowitz S. D. (2008). Systems-based practice: Improving the safety and quality of patient care by recognizing and improving the systems in which we work. Retrieved from http://www.ahrq.gov/downloads/pub/advances2/vol2/Advances-Johnson_90.pdfThis article addresses the importance of systems-based practice (SBP) in health care workplaces. The authors state that SBP knowledge is one of six core competencies that physicians have to know in order to provide safe and proper care for their patients.Manley K. OKeefe H. Jackson C. Pearce J. & Smith S. (2014). A shared purpose framework to deliver person-centred safe and effective care: Organisational transformation using practice development methodology.FoNS 2014 International Practice Development Journal 4-(1).Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.Meyer R. M. & OBrien-Pallas L. L. (2010). Nursing services delivery theory: An open system approach.Journal of Advanced Nursing 66(12) 28282838.Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.In this article the authors examine the effects of nursing services delivery theory in large-scale organizations. Among other benefits this theory supports multilevel phenomena and cross-level studies and it can guide future research and the management of nursing services.