(Answered) NR504 week 3 Discussion:

MSN-prepared nurses serve as leaders across a wide array of healthcare and organizational contexts, influencing individuals, teams, organizations, and communities. Recognizing this far-reaching impact of the MSN-prepared nurse as leader in shaping healthcare and the profession, respond to the following.
  • Why are self-care and self-leadership important, and how do they relate to one’s competency as a leader? How is self-care related to self-leadership?
  • Based upon the Chamberlain Care Model, what are the implications when adequate self-care is present? What are the implications when self-care is lacking or absent?
  • How are self-care and self-leadership reflected in the principles of authentic leadership?
  • What are the implications of effective self-leadership and self-care in your future MSN role? Provide two recommendations to further cultivate self-care and self-leadership.

Include current, peer-reviewed scholarly support (outside of class resources) to validate your work.


Leadership tends to demand great efforts and long hours. However, rest as well as relaxation are considered essential to hard work. In light of this, the concept of self-care in leadership is important as it enhances productivity as the  quality of work produced by a leader. Therefore, with self-care, one can enhance overall well-being such as mental health and in multiple dimensions of performance (Crane & Ward, 2016). On the other hand, Self-leadership is considered as having a developed sense of who you are, what you can do, where you are going coupled with the ability the influence your communication, emotions, and behaviors on the way to getting there….Click link below to purchase full tutorial at $5