(Answered) NRS 451VN Topic 4 DQ 1

Discuss how nurse leaders serve as advocates for their employees. Describe how advocacy for employees affects
patient care and outcomes.


Every nurse wants to feel appreciated and allowed to make a positive impact in his/her daily practices. Nurse leaders work extra hard to ensure that the employees feel secure and work within a friendly environment. They do that by advocating for their rights and better working conditions. Advocacy is a practice of pleading with, supporting a cause and identifying problems facing individuals and demonstrating the appropriate way to solve it. Nurse leaders play a vital role in building support for several issues affecting the employees. They do this by influencing the healthcare stakeholders to take actions that can lead to the desired outcomes (Bowles,  Adams,  Batcheller, Zimmermann & Pappas, 2018).Please click the icon below to purchase the full solution at $5