A Community of Exceptional Nurses
Case Study 7 – Version 2
Case Study 7 – Version 3
Case Study #7:
Rules of Engagement or Dis-Engagement
(Fictitious) Chapter Name:
Blue Lagoon Chapter
# of Chapter Members:
# of Chapter Officers and Board Members:
Five chapter officers (president, president-elect, secretary, treasurer, membership chair). Officers serve two-year terms.
How active is this chapter?
Three chapter meetings in 2011. One meeting in 2012. Chapter sponsored CCRN review in October 2011.
Conflict or Issues:
A successful CCRN review according to the chapter president was singlehandedly organized by her. She is feeling burned out.
She called for a board meeting in the fall and two people came. She is worried about the future of the chapter.
Other chapter officers say, “she wants to do everything herself so we let her. It’s her way or the highway.
Things you need to know about this chapter:
Participants: Identify the HWE standard(s) that would apply to this scenario and how you would operationalize them as you consider possible solutions.
(X) Skilled Communication
(X) True Collaboration
(X) Effective Decision Making
(X) Appropriate Staffing
(X) Meaningful Recognition
(X) Authentic Leadership
Effective Decision Making
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