Disc 6 NLS

Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).



Online Materials & Resources

  • Visit the CINAHL Complete under the A-to-Z Databases on the University Library’s website and locate/read the articles below:
    • Barden, A., Griffin, M., Quinn, T., Donahue, M., & Fitzpatrick J. (2011). Shared governance and empowerment in registered nurses working in a hospital setting. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 35(3), 212-2018.
    • Yeatts, D. E., Shen, Y., Yeatts, P. E., Solkoglu, O., & Seckin, G. (2016). Shared decision making in nursing homes: Factors associated with the empowerment of direct care workers. Journal of Aging and Health, 28(4), 6216-43.
    • Hart, C. (2015). The elephant in the room: Nursing and nursing power on an interprofessional team. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 46(8), 349-355.

Where and how are decisions made in your organization? How can you be invited to the table to be an active participant in decision making that influences your practice?

Submission Instructions:

  • Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources.