Advanced Practice Nursing

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…Opinion Leader Perspectives

Consider a situation where you lead in the healthcare environment. What spurred that leadership role? How did you change through that process? What resources did you consult to help you grow?

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Describe a situation in which you were (or wished you could have been) an opinion leader.
What are the characteristics of opinion leaders?
When you consider your current skillset with what you see as an opinion leader, what areas do you need to develop?
In what ways do you see yourself being an opinion leader in your MSN role?

Opinion Leader Situation:

An opinion leader is someone who has mastered a specific market or industry and has established trust within a community as an industry insider or decision maker (What are opinion leaders and why is their influence important, n.d.). Opinion leaders have an audience that trusts them as a source of information for their interests. Thus, this type of leader can make a career out of influencing their audience based on industry trends, current events, and consumer behavior within the certain market or field of interest (What are opinion leaders and why is their influence important, n.d.). A situation in which I felt like I was an opinion leader could be when a very sick patient came into the ED. The patient kept saying repeatedly that he, “did not want to be here” and that “his wife made him come here”. The patient was not a huge fan of hospitals and the hospital setting. It was a day we were extremely busy, and many patients were still waiting to be seen.

This patient was seen though first by the doctor and then after this, the MD decided to put some orders in. The MD also ordered a CT scan and other tests to figure out what the concern was with this patient. The patient was very impatient and did not want to wait for the result of the test and wanted to leave urgently. As I went into the patient’s room to assess the situation the patient was very upset and angry. I sat down one to one with the patient, explained the procedures of testing and apologized for the long wait time and thanked him for his patience. The patient seemed more relaxed and understanding than before and actually had a change of heart and decided to stay and wait for the results to come back in order for him to truly feel better and to possibly see what was causing his symptoms. After talking with the patient and giving him my opinion and building a rapport with the patient, the patient agreed to stay within the ED in order to have a more positive patient outcome and to follow a proper treatment plan. Visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_practice_nurse for more details.

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I believe this is a good example of being an opinion leader as the patient took my advice, we both had a one-on-one conversation, rapport was built, and the patient ended up actually staying in order for the results to come back and for an individualized treatment plan.

Characteristics of Opinion Leaders:

Opinion leaders have various characteristics that help them be successful as a trusted source of information within their area of expertise these can include having a sense of charisma, respectability, interest in issues, having the ability to influence others, proper knowledge, the ability to convey information, and having strong social media presence (Leadership skills, n.d.). 

Developing Areas:

            When considering current skillsets and what areas need to be developed to be a successful opinion leader; one needs to be able to think strategically, one needs to be able to have set plans and deliver these established plans, one needs to be able to properly communicate with others, and one needs to be able to help influence others for the better in regard to medical and healthcare decisions (Leadership skills, n.d.).

MSN Role:

            When preparing for the MSN role one can expect to be a leader within their practice. One will need to develop individualized treatment plans, care plans, goals as well as, lifesaving measures in order to provide the best patient care. Leadership is defined as an art form in which the leader does what is required most effectively and humanely (Hamric et al., 2019). As a CRNP, one will need to be an expert in opinion leadership as the patient will be looking up to you for guidance and you will ultimately be taking full responsibility for the patient’s care and life. We will need to guide our patients in the right direction for proper healthcare in order to maintain quality of life.

References:

Hamric, A., Hanson, C., Tracy, M., & O’Grady, E. (2019). Advanced practice nursing: An integrative approach (6th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier

2011-2021, (. (n.d.). Leadership skills. Retrieved April 20, 2021, from https://www.skillsyouneed.com/leadership-skills.html

What are opinion leaders and why is their influence important? (n.d.). Retrieved April 20, 2021, from https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/opinion-leader

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