This 4 – 6 page Role Transition Paper provides you with the opportunity to explore and analyze the life and work of a nurse leader who has impacted the nursing profession. Provide a brief overview of the nurse leader you selected in Module 1 Week 1, including a rationale for why you selected this person.
The purpose of the Role Transition Paper is not to write a biography of this nurse leader; rather, discuss the nurse leader’s life and work by addressing all six components below. Support your work with a minimum of 5 scholarly references.
Identify the leadership characteristics of the selected individual and why you believe these are essential leadership characteristics;
Discuss the unique contribution(s) this leader made to the nursing profession and/or nursing practice;
Identify advocacy characteristics this leader employs to meet health care needs of individuals, families, and/or aggregates.
Discuss specific barriers, obstacles, or circumstances that precipitated or influenced the leader’s decision to address the situation that led to the change;
Discuss the impact this leader’s contribution will have on future generations of nurses;
Discuss how this leader’s contribution, including how he or she propelled the change, impacts you from a personal and professional perspective: knowledge, values, and beliefs.