A lack of “joy,” in work.

In this module, we have talked about a number of trends impacting the nursing workforce today. Choose ONE of the following trends that you see in your workplace. Discuss what you are seeing and include data to support. As a leader, what strategies have you learned about in this module that could be helpful in building a stronger work environment. Cite references to support your viewpoints.

• A growing nursing shortage
• A lack of “joy,” in work.
• Retention challenges with Millennial generation
• Staff disengagement
• Moral distress
• Incivility and bullying
• Unionization

• In Marquis and Huston. Leadership roles and management functions in nursing. Chapters 12 & 22.
• In Porter-O’Grady and Malloch. Quantum Leadership: Creating Sustainable Value in Healthcare. Chapter 11.
• AACN (2016) Healthy Work Environment Standards 2nd Edition and sample team assessment
• Evans, M.L. (2014). Making the Case for Magnet. American Nurse Today. 9(3): 34,36-37. Making_the_case_for_Magnet_R__.pdf
• NSI Solutions (2017). 2017 Nursing Workforce Report.
• Pabico, C.& Cadmus, E. Using Pathways To Excellence to Sustain a Culture of Excellence . Nurse Leader. June 2016.

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