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Personal affiliations and networking are important for nurses in leadership positions. Research shows that nurses occupying leadership roles share the same challenges and, therefore, learning from one another can be significant in advancing the services offered by the health care facility (Huber, 2014). Some of the restrictions to the delivery of quality health care services have been solved by nurses exploiting the existing networks and affiliations. The world has become a global village and hence the need for nurses in leadership positions to exploit the vast network of information to gain more knowledge.

Leaders who have exploited the existing networks have been able to advance their careers while at the same time improving the quality of health care services offered at the facility they serve. According to Huber (2014), personal affiliations and networks enable leaders in nursing to acquire new information thus, commanding a competitive edge out of the new information. With leaders operating in the same field and sharing information,Szumlas (2013) observed that new evidence-based practices have been shared across this platform. The use of personal affiliations and networks exposes leaders to open positions in the job market, with each new position occupied, the nurse leaders is able to move up the ladder in the employment circles.

References

Huber, D. (2014). Leadership and Nursing Care Management – E-Book. London: Saunders.

Szumlas, S. (2013). Leveraging Staff Nurse Engagement to Design Effective Patient Care Assignments. Nurse Leader, 11(2), 46-49.

Evaluating Organizational ChangeDescription:This Assignment provides an overview of how to evaluate evidence-based practice quality improvement in a practice change.Directions:1. Introduce an overv

Evaluating Organizational Change

Description:

This Assignment provides an overview of how to evaluate evidence-based practice quality improvement in a practice change.

Directions:

1.    Introduce an overview of a healthcare system practice guideline, preferably where you work or have worked.

2.    Discuss how different professionals in the healthcare system (nurses, pharmacists, technicians, etc.) are held to this guideline.

3.    Identify the research/reference used by the system to adopt the guideline.

4.    Define the evidence used to define the guideline.

5.    Determine the level of evidence used in the EBP identified.

6.    Provide an opinion on how well this guideline is followed by professionals in the system.

7.    Conclude with a concise overview of the guideline and the discussion in the paper.

Write the paper in 8–10 pages, using APA format.

Identification of Opportunities and Limitations

Identification of Opportunities and Limitations

Just as no two system implementations are the same, no two evaluation plans are, either. Every system implementation has unique attributes that require the development of a unique evaluation plan; however, nurse informaticists may be able to reuse parts of evaluation plans in similar practice settings or expanded research efforts. When considering existing evaluation plans for future use, it is important not to overlook a plan’s limitations. These limitations may lead to unintended consequences if they are not examined with a keen eye.

In this Discussion, you analyze the limitations of your evaluation plan and opportunities for future application. In addition, you develop strategies for minimizing unintended consequences resulting from your own evaluation plan.

To prepare:

  • Review this week’s Learning Resources, focusing on the limitations and opportunities highlighted in the research articles.
  • Review your evaluation plan, assessing the possible limitations.
  • Consider the plan’s contributions to your organization and to nursing as a whole. Assess future opportunities for building on this research.
  • Research the Walden Library for an article detailing unintended consequences of an HIT implementation. Consider strategies for minimizing unintended consequences resulting from your evaluation plan.

By tomorrow Tuesday 1/31/17, post minimum of 550 words in APA format with a minimum of 3 references from the list below. Include the level one headers as numbered below:

1)      A brief summary of the limitations of your evaluation plan.

2)      Also describe future opportunities that could build upon your evaluation plan.

3)      Summarize the article you identified that deals with unintended consequences, and outline strategies for avoiding unintended consequences stemming from your own evaluation plan. Include the reference in proper APA format. (See Attached PDF)

Required Readings

    Bethell, C. D., Kogan, M. D., Strickland, B. B., Schor, E. L., Robertson, J., & Newacheck, P. W. (2011). A national and state profile of leading health problems and health care quality for US children: Key insurance disparities and across-state variations. Academic Pediatrics, 11(Supp 3), S22–S33.

    Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

This article describes a study that evaluated the commonality of health problems and special health care needs in children at the national and state levels in the United States. The study examined issues surrounding health care quality in relation to insurance, access to care, special needs, and demographics.

 Bloomrosen, M., Starren, J., Lorenzi, N. M., Ash, J. S., Patel, V. L., & Shortliffe, E. H. (2011). Anticipating and addressing the unintended consequences of health IT and policy: A report from the AMIA 2009 Health Policy Meeting. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 18(1), 82–90.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

The authors of this article highlight discussions from the American Medical Informatics Association’s 2009 Annual Health Policy Meeting. In the article, the authors outline the conference’s recommendations for coping with unintended, unanticipated, and undesirable consequences of health information technology implementation.

    Jimmieson, N. L., & Griffin, M. A. (1998). Linking client and employee perceptions of the organization: A study of client satisfaction with health care services. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 71(1), 81–96.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

The authors of this article describe a study that sought to determine how organizational characteristics may serve as predictors of client satisfaction. In addition, the authors make recommendations for future research involving employee perceptions of working environments.

    Novak, L. L., Anders, S., Gadd, C. S., & Lorenzi, N. M. (2012). Mediation of adoption and use: A key strategy for mitigating unintended consequences of health IT implementation. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 19(6), 1043–1049.

Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

    In this article, the authors explore the work of nurses who serve as mediators of the adoption and use of a Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) system. The authors identify three key themes that are critical to mediation work.

    Romano, M. J., & Stafford, R. S. (2011). Electronic health records and clinical decision support systems: Impact on national ambulatory care quality. Archives of Internal Medicine, 171(10), 897–903. Retrieved from http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=227364

 This article describes an analysis of data from the 2005–2007 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. The analysis focuses on whether a higher quality of care can be correlated with the introduction of electronic health records and clinical decision support systems.

    Walden University. (2012). Presentations. Retrieved from http://writingcenter.waldenu.edu/1331.htm

This site gives suggestions for creating an effective presentation. It includes tips on such things as the use of contrast, repetition, and alignment in your presentation.

write two 1-2 page sections in a Word document describing the procedures for each compliance plan.

Your assignment is to write two 1-2 page sections in a Word document describing the procedures for each compliance plan. Remember to support your procedures for each of two plans with a total of three research sources (1-2 per procedure), cited at the end in APA format. Write your procedures in a way that all employees will understand at a large medical facility where you are the Compliance Officer.

M.E. is a 29-year-old woman with a 7-month history of heavy, irregular menses, a 5-lb weight gain, constipation, and decreased energy. Her past history is unremarkable. She takes no prescription medic

M.E. is a 29-year-old woman with a 7-month history of heavy, irregular menses, a 5-lb weight gain, constipation, and decreased energy. Her past history is unremarkable. She takes no prescription medications but uses iron and calcium supplements. She has a family history of thyroid disease. On examination, her weight is 152 lbs, her heart rate is 64 bpm, and her blood pressure is 138/86. Her thyroid gland is mildly enlarged, without nodularity. She has trace edema in her lower extremities, and her reflexes are slow. Laboratory studies are as follows: TSH is 15.3 mIU/mL (elevated), free T4 is 0.3 mIU/mL, and total cholesterol is 276 mg/mL.

Diagnosis: Primary hypothyroidism

Answer the following questions. Include two references, cited in APA style.

  1. List specific goals of treatment for M.E.
  2. What drug therapy would you prescribe? Why?
  3. What are the parameters for monitoring the success of the therapy?
  4. Discuss specific patient education based on the prescribed therapy.
  5. List one or two adverse reactions for the selected agent that would cause you to change therapy.
  6. What would be the choice for second-line therapy?
  7. What over-the-counter and/or alternative medications would be appropriate for M.E.?
  8. What lifestyle changes would you recommend to M.E.?
  9. Describe one or two drug–drug or drug–food interactions for the selected agent.

Developing an Implementation Plan

Consider the population in which the solution is intended, the staff that will participate, and the key contributors that must provide approval and/or support for your project to be implemented. These stakeholders are considered your audience.

Develop an implementation plan (1,500-2,000 words) using the “Topic 3: Checklist” resource. The elements that should be included in your plan are listed below:

  1. Method of obtaining necessary approval(s) and securing support from your organization’s leadership and fellow staff.
  2. Description of current problem, issue, or deficit requiring a change. Hint: If you are proposing a change in current policy, process, or procedure(s) when delivering patient care, describe first the current policy, process, or procedure as a baseline for comparison.
  3. Detailed explanation of proposed solution (new policy, process, procedure, or education to address the problem/deficit).
  4. Rationale for selecting proposed solution.
  5. Evidence from your Review of Literature in Topic 2 to support your proposed solution and reason for change.
  6. Description of implementation logistics (When and how will the change be integrated into the current organizational structure, culture, and workflow? Who will be responsible for initiating the change, educating staff, and overseeing the implementation process?)
  7. Resources required for implementation: staff; educational materials (pamphlets, handouts, posters, and PowerPoint presentations); assessment tools (questionnaires, surveys, pre- and post-tests to assess knowledge of participants at baseline and after intervention); technology (technology or software needs); funds (cost of educating staff, printing or producing educational materials, gathering and analyzing data before, during, and following implementation), and staff to initiate, oversee, and evaluate change.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

5 NRS 441v.11R.Module 3_Checklist.doc

Paper Outline

Based on your change topic that you selected in Week 1 about a recent change occurring in your workplace (e.g., a change in the levels of staffing; a change in policy, such as time off or tuition reimbursement; a change in use of equipment or supplies; a change in charting or computerized medical records; and so on), you will develop an outline of your final paper.InstructionsThe outline should be 1–2 pages and should contain the following:1 introductory paragraph including the statement “The purpose of this paper is to…” The following required headings: Change Description Change Implications for Nursing Change Impact on Quality of Care and Safety Concerns for Patients Implementation Plan for Change Conclusions Under each main heading, the outline should include the following: a main-point sentence a link or transition sentence to the main point a reference to the research article that relates to the heading or topic

Daniel is alternating between using an AED and performing CPR. He uses the AED first, and then he does CPR. After five minutes of CPR, he will use the AED again. Is he performing this procedure correc

Daniel is alternating between using an AED and performing CPR. He uses the AED first, and then he does CPR. After five minutes of CPR, he will use the AED again. Is he performing this procedure correctly?

What is the difference between a group “at risk” for poor health and a group considered a “vulnerable” population? Provide an example of an “at risk” or “vulnerable population” group in the United Sta

What is the difference between a group “at risk” for poor health and a group considered a “vulnerable” population? Provide an example of an “at risk” or “vulnerable population” group in the United States and one in another country (or immigrants within the United States). 

1.Explain why members of these groups cannot advocate for themselves or why advocating for these groups would be beneficial. 

2.What would you advocate for? 

3.Identify ethical issues that need to be addressed when working with these individuals. 

4.Provide information about the selected “at risk” group. How many individuals fall into this group and what are some issues they face.