Develop a 4–6-page proposal for executive leadership that addresses changes you would like to see within your organization that would advance the field of nursing.
Nursing is in the midst of many changes. In this assessment you will consider how you can be a driving force to bring about needed change within the field of nursing.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 1: Explain strategies for effective interprofessional teamwork and collaboration in health care delivery.
(IMPORTANT) -Analyze barriers and resistance to change, and describe strategies to overcome these barriers and resistance to change from an organization, patients, or colleagues.
(IMPORTANT) -Identify other health care professionals to enlist as members of an interprofessional team to drive change in an organization.
Competency 2: Analyze the implications of working with interprofessional teams in multifaceted health care settings.
(IMPORTANT) -Analyze how a problem impacts an organization, patients, or the nursing profession.
Competency 3: Develop evidence-based nursing interventions to address specific problems and enable systemic change.
(IMPORTANT) -Describe evidence-based solutions to a problem and develop a plan to implement these solutions.
Competency 4: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations of a nursing professional.
(IMPORTANT) -Write content clearly and logically, with correct use of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. Use correct APA format.
To prepare for this assessment, you will need to think about changes you feel are needed to address a problem either within nursing as a professional field or within the organization where you work. Narrow down your options by considering which change would best be undertaken by an interprofessional team. Some examples for you to consider might include:
The use of mobile and portable technology to support patients.
Using evidence-based practice (EBP) to improve patient care.
Increasing patient safety and quality of care.