Week Five Discussion Assignment

What kind of image does the phrase “a powerful nurse” conjure in your mind? How have the roles and the status of women in American culture shaped the exercise of power among nurses? What kinds of behaviors do you observe in people that tell you whether they are powerful? Which of these behaviors do you consider socially desirable? Which are undesirable?

The Discussion:

  • Must address the topic.
  • Rationale must be provided.
  • May list examples from your own nursing practice.
  • 150-word minimum/250-word maximum without the references.
  • Minimum of two references (the course textbook must be one of the references) in APA format, must have been published within last 3-5 years.