AMP-450V – Leadership and Vocation Entire Course

AMP-450V – Leadership and Vocation Entire Course

 

AMP 450 Topic 1 DQ 1

 

Explore the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator information located in chapter four of the textbook. Using the “Reflection: 16 MBTI Types at a Glance,” determine your personality and preferred behavioral leadership style. Present your discoveries and explain how your identified leadership style allows you to be a steward at the team level, and how it ensures individuals within the organization interact well with each other.

 

AMP 450 Topic 1 DQ 2

 

One model of leadership being adopted by many organizations, disciplines, and vocations is servant leadership. Describe this model and discuss two reasons why these groups are adopting this model.

 

AMP 450 Topic 1 Leadership Approaches and Models in Health Care

 

Leadership models and theories help define approaches for creating effective behaviors within specific situations or environments. Examine contemporary leadership models and theories and in a 1,000-1,250-word paper, explain why these models or theories are effective tools for leaders who serve in health care organizations. Include the following:

  1. Discuss the correlation between effective leadership and organizational performance in health care.
  2. Discuss why it is important for regulatory professionals to practice good leadership. Outline effective strategies for regulatory leadership and explain why these are essential in health care.
  3. Describe how the concept of stewardship from servant leadership relates to a Christian worldview. Explain how stewardship relates to professional responsibility, how it can be applied in a health care setting that serves diverse populations, and the potential benefits for stakeholders and the organization overall.
  4. Distinguish between informal and formal leadership. Explain how informal leaders influence others and how this impacts a health care organization.
  5. Select one additional theory or model that you think would be effective for a health care leader to employ. Provide an overview of the model or theory and explain what aspects would be effective and why.

A minimum of three academic references from credible sources are required for this assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

 

AMP 450 Topic 2 DQ 1

 

Within interprofessional health care teams, unconscious bias can exist in varying degrees. According to your textbook, what strategies can you put into place to identify cultural diversity and to create interprofessional team norms?

 

AMP 450 Topic 2 DQ 2

 

Compare the following three leadership styles. Select the one that best fits your personality and professional style. Offer an example of how this leadership style will help you to be a successful leader in health care.

  • Authoritarian Leader * Democratic Leader * Laissez-Faire Leader

 

AMP 450 Topic 2 Assignment Benchmark – Effects of Leadership Styles Health Care

 

For this assignment, explore the different types of leadership styles. In a 10-12-slide PowerPoint discuss which approaches are most effective for a health care setting and why. For the presentation of your PowerPoint, use Loom to create a voice-over or a video. Refer to the Topic Materials for additional guidance on recording your presentation with Loom. Include an additional slide for the following: Title page, Loom link (at the beginning), and an additional slide for References at the end.

  1. Define leadership style and explain why it is important to for health care leaders to understand their leadership style.
  2. Outline the leadership skills and behaviors necessary to leverage diversity, foster inclusion and ensure professionalism and professional responsibility.
  3. Examine different leadership styles. Describe two leadership styles that would be especially effective in a health care setting and explain why. Discuss advantages and challenges for each of these leadership styles.
  4. Explain how leadership styles are impacted by personal, organizational, societal, multicultural, and global norms and values.

A minimum of three academic references from credible sources are required for this assignment.

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

 

Benchmark Information

 

This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:

BS Health Sciences

4.4: Identify how various leadership styles are impacted by personal, organizational, societal, multicultural, and global norms and values.

 

AMP 450 Topic 3 DQ 1

 

As a health care leader, you may find yourself at times in conflict with your colleagues, as well as all levels of interprofessional teams. According to the textbook, it is essential for health care leaders to be proactive and communicate expectations clearly. What can you put into place proactively to diminish conflict and increase communication? How does this help the interprofessional team focus on providing excellent performance?

 

AMP 450 Topic 3 DQ 2

 

Describe one strategy that you as a leader in health care can use to increase the likelihood of clear and complete organizational communication. How will you use this strategy to be effective? Provide an example of how you can incorporate this strategy.

 

AMP 450 Topic 3 Benchmark – Interprofessional Teams: Collaboration and Communication

 

Consider an area in health care in which you work or are interested in working. Examine the dynamics of the interprofessional team (physicians, nurses, physical therapists, social workers, health care administrators, etc.) in that setting. In a 1,000-1,250-word paper, explain how communication and collaborative strategies can be applied to ensure respectful interactions and to prevent or address potential issues among the team in that health care setting. Include the following:

  1. Describe the health care setting and summarize the various individuals or teams typically working together in that setting.
  2. Discuss what types of issues may occur and how these affect dynamics within the setting for health care workers and for patients and their families.
  3. Discuss attributes of a healthy culture that help individuals or groups perform as a team.
  4. Describe qualities of effective communication. Discuss how communication styles can be applied to facilitate productive communication.
  5. Chapter 8 of your textbook discusses the dynamics of successful interprofessional health care teams. What is a boundary-spanning activity you could incorporate as a leader that would support a collaborative culture and enhance communication? Consider the interprofessional team you would be working with.
  6. Explain how employee satisfaction impacts patient care. Describe qualities of professional communication that contribute to acceptable interactions with patients, their families, and other health care professionals.
  7. Explain what your role is as a health care leader in helping to facilitate collaboration and clear communication among an interprofessional team, as well as with patients and their families.

A minimum of three academic references from credible sources are required for this assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

 

Benchmark Information

 

This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:

BS Health Sciences

2.4: Describe qualities of professional communication that contribute to appropriate interactions with family, patients, and other health care professionals.

 

AMP 450 Topic 4 DQ 1

Technology plays an important role in health care. Informatics and telemedicine are just two ways that technology is changing the health care delivery system. Health care has made incredible progress towards creating and expanding the use of informatics. What is the role of the health care leader in implementing and integrating informatics into the organizational culture?
AMP 450 Topic 4 DQ 2
Refer to Chapter 9 of the textbook and identify one potential problem in health care. Use the five-stage model for approaching problem solving by Wheatley. What is the aspect of this situation that you think is most important? What new learning did you experience? Which things get in the way of solutions? How will we work together?

AMP 450 Topic 4 Assignment Effective Decision Making

 

Decision-making is a constant process for those in leadership roles. An effective leader must be able to understand the daily problems that arise and present solutions beneficial to the organization, employees, and associated community or stakeholders. In a health care organization, this includes patients and their families. In a 1,000-1,250-word paper, discuss the aspects that help leaders make effective and ethical decisions in health care.

  1. Discuss the importance of sound decision making in health care. Describe the potential consequences of poor or uniformed decision making as a leader.
  2. Define evidence-based decision making. Explain how this is applied in health care and why it is important.
  3. Explain what the term data driven decision making Discuss what types of data are used for making decisions in health care and why it is important for a leader to use data when making a decision.
  4. Discuss how regulatory or organizational guidelines help shape how leaders make decision in health care.
  5. Describe the role of ethics in decision making. Explain steps a leader can take to promote ethical decision making. How can a leader address ethical conflicts that arise during the decision-making process?

A minimum of three academic references from credible sources are required for this assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

 

 

AMP 450 Topic 5 DQ 1

 

 

The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) supports research that improves the quality of health care and performance improvement. Select and describe one of the data sources available from AHRQ. Include in your discussion the role of the health care leader in promoting safe, effective evidence-based patient care.

 

 

AMP 450 Topic 5 DQ 2

 

In your readings this week, focus on the discussion of leadership in health care as a relational act that really is acting on our own sense of identity, self-esteem, and abilities. Considering these characteristics of yourself, how can you as a leader use these traits to improve and engage in communications within your interprofessional teams?

 

AMP 450 Topic 5 Assignment Benchmark – Critical Decision-Making and Organizational Performance

 

View the scenario called “Critical Decision Making for Providers” found in the Allied Health Community media.

In a 1,000-1,250-word paper, examine the scenario involving Mike, the lab technician, and discuss the following:

  1. Discuss the consequences of a failure to report.
  2. Explain the impact his decision had on patient safety and organizational performance (risk for litigation, organization’s quality metrics, workload of other hospital departments, etc.).
  3. As Mike’s manager, describe how you would address the issue with him and steps you would take to ensure other staff members do not repeat the same kind of mistake.
  4. Reflect on the scenario and describe what underlying aspects or issues may be contributing to workplace dilemmas such as this.
  5. Consider the manner in which most health care organizations function (structure, people, technology, environment). As a leader, discuss what principles of organizational behavior and development can be applied to effectively contribute to the success of a health care organization. How could these principles be applied to this scenario?

A minimum of three academic references from credible sources are required for this assignment.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance.

Benchmark Information

This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:

BS Health Sciences

4.1: Apply the principles of organizational behavior and development in order to effectively contribute to the success of health care organizations.

 

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