1. How does empowering and decision-making as a nurse leader relate to client safety outcomes? 
  2. When would you use empowering strategies? 
  3. Why is empowerment so challenging to implement as nurses? 
  4. Next, create an Empowering scenario using the following features:
    • The scenario must involve a client safety concern (QSEN)Links to an external site. or issue (e.g., medication administration, nurse-physician communication, patient falls, impaired nurse, adverse event, errors to patients or families, workarounds, near misses, failure to rescue, etc.).
    • The scenario consists of empowering behaviors of a nurse manager or charge nurse toward a staff nurse.