NR447 Week 7: Our Future Leaders

In Huston’s (2010) brief, but impressive article (required reading this week), the author outlines several leadership competencies that EVERY nurse leader will need for 2020. That year is not too far in the future, is it?

  1. Select one of the eight leadership competencies Huston described and relate it to your own leadership of nurses and nursing. This should promote a robust discussion as we come from different clinical and nonclinical perspectives.
  2. Discuss how the BSN-prepared nurse can assist a nurse leader in the budgeting process by contributing data readily available to the staff nurse.

Huston, C. (2010). What skills will the nurse leaders of 2020 need? (2010). Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 16(6), 14–15.


Houston (2010) has presented a plethora of leadership competencies that will be pivotal to nursing leaders by 2020. Taking this into account, one of the competencies that I relate is the development of organizational culture. According to Huston (2010), building organizational culture is considered fundamental when it comes to developing a safe healthcare atmosphere. Various schools of thoughts have confirmed that a well-constructed organizational culture typically ensures diminution in cases of medical errors….Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5