ROLE TRANSITIONS ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL ROLES & VALUES Competencies: 726.10.2: Manager of the Healing Environment “ The graduate responds to unpredictable situations and events common in the healthcare environment with appropriate flexibility and creativity. 726.10.3: The Nurse as Scientist “ The graduate correctly interprets and applies scientific evidence when planning and providing safe, quality, and culturally sensitive care for patients and families. 726.10.4: The Nurse as Detective “ The graduate detects subtle changes and deviations from expected health patterns while managing the care of patients. 740.2.8: Interprofessional Practices “ The graduate analyzes the impact of new and diverse advanced nursing and care provider roles on interprofessional practice. Introduction: Nursing is a practice discipline that includes direct and indirect care activities that affect health outcomes. As a baccalaureate nursing student, you are developing new competencies in leadership, and in order to achieve mastery, you must apply those competencies to live practice experiences and situations. This Leadership Learning Experience (LLE) is designed to allow you to choose a clinical focus (e.g., practice, policy, education, population) in which you apply your leadership problem“solving skills. The experience requires engagement with other people within the setting to complete the LLE. You will develop a project within a practice setting that allows you to develop these leadership skills. You will identify a problem area in a practice setting that you specifically want to address (e.g., practice, policy, population, education) that aligns with organizational priorities. Example sources for the problem area may include the following: Practice: joint commission standards, core measures as quality indicators, other data Policy: legislation, staffing ratio, regulations from state boards Population: children with diabetes, adult obesity Education: future of nursing, Benner’s recommendations about nursing education You will focus on a real-life solution for the problem.