NR504 Leadership and Nursing Practice: Role Development Week 3 Discussion Leading and Caring for Oneself MSN-prepared nurses serve as leaders across a wide array of healthcare and organizational contexts, influencing individuals, teams, organizations, and communities. Recognizing this far-reaching impact of the MSN-prepared nurse as leader in shaping healthcare and the profession, respond to the following. Why are self-care and self-leadership important, and how do they relate to one’s competency as a leader? How is self-care related to self-leadership? Based upon the Chamberlain Care Model, what are the implications when adequate self-care is present? What are the implications when self-care is lacking or absent? How are self-care and self-leadership reflected in the principles of authentic leadership? What are the implications of effective self-leadership and self-care in your future MSN role? Provide two recommendations to further cultivate self-care and self-leadership. Include current, peer-reviewed scholarly support (outside of class resources) to validate your work.  Purchase this Tutorial.