All our Essay orders are Original, and are written from scratch. Try us today at 30% off

Described the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that combine to enable residents and fellows to demonstrate behaviors that help assure effective leadership performance in real-world clinical situations

Statistical results with recommendations to health system leadership

Statistical results with recommendations to health system leadership 2

[Title Here, up to 12 Words, on One to Two Lines]

Abstract

Day by day increasing awareness about the importance of leadership in healthcare, our understanding of the competencies of effective leadership is still not increasing. There is a concept used know as mapping approach which is defined as a blend of qualitative and quantitative analysis of group processes to produce a visual composite of the group’s ideas to identify stakeholders’ mental model of effective healthcare leadership, clarifying the underlying structure and importance of leadership competencies

Keywords: core competencies, healthcare leadership, medical education, mental models, mixed methods research

Results

Healthcare leadership is a skill that must be and can be intentionally teach. Further, the literature review provided information on healthcare leadership attributes and content we used to guide the discussion to the semi-structured focus group interview questions.

Focus groups

Three focus groups were carry out with a total 19 participants, many being clinical faculty with administrative or leadership roles. From the 39 healthcare leadership attributes identified through the literature review, the focus groups’ work led to a set of 33 competency statements that represent important aspects of healthcare leadership (Supplementary material). These statements formed the basis for the card-sorting task. Each one of the statements:

1. Described some of the fundamental knowledge, skills, or attitudes related to leadership (influencing others) in a healthcare setting

2. Represented the basic competencies that may be demonstrated by successful physician leaders, regardless of their work setting

3. Described the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that combine to enable residents and fellows to demonstrate behaviors that help assure effective leadership performance in real-world clinical situations

Card sorting task.

Approximately 200 faculty (attending physicians and non-physician professionals) and learners (medical students, residents, and fellows) were recruit via email to participate in the card sorting exercise. Ninety-two participants responded (46 percent) (22 medical students, 29 physicians-in-training, 25 attending physicians, and 16 non-physician professionals). Sixty percent were men, and two-thirds reported prior formal leadership training. Table 1 presents a basic summary of the participants in the card-sorting task. Table 2 summarizes the mean values for importance of the top competency statements.

Hierarchical cluster analysis.

Through hierarchical cluster analysis, the competency statements fell into five domains. We labeled four of the domains based on the predominant themes of the competency statements in those domains Integrity, Teamwork, Critical Thinking, and Emotional Intelligence. A fifth domain comprised a set of low-rated competency statements for which no unifying theme could identify.

Mixed methods analysis

Mixed methods analysis of the quantitative and qualitative data resulted in two additional competency themes for the healthcare leadership model. We used the qualitative input from the focus groups and the card sorting comments to separate Patient Centeredness and Selfless Service from the Emotional Intelligence domain

The focus group affirming that Patient Centeredness is a unique, defining component found in effective healthcare leaders was confirm through feedback and experience we received when testing early versions of the model in leadership education settings. We concluded that Patient Centeredness is more than a competency for healthcare leadership; it is a core principle.

It also identifies the highly rated statement of “Communicating Effectively” (originally clustered in the Integrity domain) as essential to each domain, and not a separate competency. Similarly, “Pursuing Excellence”, although highly rated and part of the Critical Thinking domain, is a statement that is an aspirational goal and, as such, a part of each competency.

Finally, we modified the graphic representation of the model based on its use in teaching students, residents, and fellows, along with the feedback we received from these learners and faculty. The resulting model features that the central core principle of Patient Centeredness is surround by the overlapping five core competencies. We recognize Emotional Intelligence, as the core competency that holds the other competencies together, and therefore it is position as the “keystone” in the model; if Emotional Intelligence is remove, the model will crumble. Integrity and Selfless Service are intentionally position at the base of the model; although they may be difficult to teach, they are extremely important to effective healthcare leadership and must be recognize and emphasize as essential “foundational” core competencies. Critical Thinking and Teamwork are position as the “framework core competencies”, holding the model together and overlapping with the other three competencies.

Conclusion

We designed a leadership model specific to healthcare using concept mapping. The research led to a model based on the core principle of Patient Centeredness and core competencies of Emotional Intelligence, Integrity, Selfless Service, Critical Thinking, and Teamwork. We have found this model useful for teaching leadership skills, and are currently designing a relevant evaluation instrument.

References

Dannels SA, Yamagata H, McDade SA, et al. Evaluating a leadership program: a comparative, longitudinal study to assess the impact of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women. Acad Med. 2008; 83(5):488–495.

Cochran J, Kaplan GS, Nesse RE. Physician leadership in changing times. Healthc (Amst) 2014;2(1):19–21.

Shanafelt TD, Gorringe G, Menaker R, et al. Impact of organizational leadership on physician burnout and satisfaction. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015;90(4):432–440. 

Ham C. Improving the performance of health services: the role of clinical leadership. Lancet. 2003;361(9373):1978–1980.

Majmudar A, Jain AK, Chaudry J, Schwartz RW. High-performance teams and the physician leader: an overview. J Surg Educ. 2010;67(4):205–209.

Trochim W. An introduction to concept mapping for planning and evaluation. Eval Program Plann. 1989;12(1):1–16.

Calhoun JG, Vincent ET, Baker GR, Butler PW, Sinioris ME, Chen SL. Competency identification and modeling in healthcare leadership. J Health Adm Educ. 2004;21(4):419–440.
The post Described the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that combine to enable residents and fellows to demonstrate behaviors that help assure effective leadership performance in real-world clinical situations first appeared on Assignment writing service.

  

Testimonials

Mh! not bad…

The worst part ever was to find my deadline postponed for 1 hour ! They couldn`t finish the essay within...

Comes through every time

I have used this website for many times, and each time they found perfect writers for me and they produce...

Best

They look cool and trustworthy enough to me. I gather they made discounts as their prices are quite affordable if...

No Complaints So far Guys

Yeah …I really like all the discounts that they offer, the prices are very flexible. Plus they have different promotions...

Best Service

The book review I asked for is so amazing! Endless thanks to your team for completing my review and for...

Great Job

Great job! Those were you, guys, who made my coursework perfect in time according to all my requirements. I will...

CLICK HERE  To order your paper

About Scholarfront Essay writing service

We are a professional paper writing website. If you have searched a question and bumped into our website just know you are in the right place to get help in your coursework. We offer HIGH QUALITY & PLAGIARISM FREE Papers.

How It Works

To make an Order you only need to click on “Order Now” and we will direct you to our Order Page. Fill Our Order Form with all your assignment instructions. Select your deadline and pay for your paper. You will get it few hours before your set deadline.

Are there Discounts?

All new clients are eligible for upto 20% off in their first Order. Our payment method is safe and secure.

 CLICK HERE to Order Your Assignment

 

ORDER WITH 15% DISCOUNT

Let your paper be done by an expert

Custom Essay Writing Service

Our custom essay writing service has already gained a positive reputation in this business field. Understandably so, all custom papers produced by our academic writers are individually crafted from scratch and written according to all your instructions and requirements. We offer Havard, APA, MLA, or Chicago style papers in more than 70 disciplines. With our writing service, you can get quality custom essays, as well as a dissertation, a research paper, or term papers for an affordable price. Any paper will be written on time for a cheap price.

Professional Essay writing service

When professional help in completing any kind of homework is all you need, scholarfront.com is the right place to get it. We guarantee you help in all kinds of academia, including essay, coursework, research, or term paper help etc., it is no problem for us. With our cheap essay writing service, you can be sure to get credible academic aid for a reasonable price, as the name of our website suggests. For years, we have been providing online custom writing assistance to students from countries all over the world, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, China, and Japan.