Create a visual representation of your model using a graphic organizer of your choice (flow chart, concept map, etc.). The design of your model will be unique and relevant to your organization, based on a critical analysis of its culture and behavior. However, your model must demonstrate the necessary steps for realistic implementation. Your model will be assessed on the quality of strategic implementation you design, the support you present for your model, and inclusion of the following concepts:

Create a visual representation of your model using a graphic organizer of your choice (flow chart, concept map, etc.). The design of your model will be unique and relevant to your organization, based on a critical analysis of its culture and behavior. However, your model must demonstrate the necessary steps for realistic implementation. Your model will be assessed on the quality of strategic implementation you design, the support you present for your model, and inclusion of the following concepts:

Research the various change models used by organizations today. After assessing these models, create a change model conducive to NURSING,  and that will work within your organization’s culture. This model should serve to implement a strategic process that can help your organization integrate a change and respond to the internal or external driving forces that affect organizational success.

Create a visual representation of your model using a graphic organizer of your choice (flow chart, concept map, etc.). The design of your model will be unique and relevant to your organization, based on a critical analysis of its culture and behavior. However, your model must demonstrate the necessary steps for realistic implementation. Your model will be assessed on the quality of strategic implementation you design, the support you present for your model, and inclusion of the following concepts:

1. Methods to evaluate the need for change

2. Approach and criteria for choosing individuals or teams necessary for a change initiative

3. Communication strategies

4. Strategies to gather stakeholder support and overcome resistance

5. Implementation strategies

6. Sustainability strategies

Once you have created your model, prepare a 15-20 slide PowerPoint presentation to present your model and demonstrate how this model is relevant to your organization and why it will work well within your organization’s culture. In conclusion, discuss why this model will lead to sustainable change when most change initiatives fail. 

Discuss how your current practice may change in the future as a result of your understanding of one particular Essential. (You may choose the Essential you wish to reflect on.) (Essentials I-IX)

Discuss how your current practice may change in the future as a result of your understanding of one particular Essential. (You may choose the Essential you wish to reflect on.) (Essentials I-IX)

Discuss how your current practice may change in the future as a result of your understanding of one particular Essential. (You may choose the Essential you wish to reflect on.) (Essentials I-IX)

Discussion Rubric

The initial post will be regarding the topic of the week and will be a minimum of 250 words. Make sure you provide appropriate references (2-3) and utilize APA style.  Each discussion will be allocated to a specific Master’s Essential.

 Quality of information:

100 % Information is clear and relates to topic 

100 % Provides relevant resources using APA guidelines 

100 % Enhances the critical thinking process through premise reflection 

syllabus is added for details 

Write one problem and one solution paragraph beneath the thesis. (You do not need to write an introduction and conclusion for this essay. We are only thinking about the thesis statement and body paragraphs at this time.)

Write one problem and one solution paragraph beneath the thesis. (You do not need to write an introduction and conclusion for this essay. We are only thinking about the thesis statement and body paragraphs at this time.)

Week 2: Assignment 2.1: Problem and Solution Paragraphs

STEP 1: Choose a topic within your profession. Make sure the topic you choose targets a problem that you know how to solve (e.g., Poor patient care, long shifts, inadequate gear, outdated philosophy, underpaid employees, etc.) 

STEP 2: Divide your topic into 2 categories: problem and solution. 

STEP 3: Create a thesis statement and place it at the top of the essay. 

STEP 4: Write one problem and one solution paragraph beneath the thesis. (You do not need to write an introduction and conclusion for this essay. We are only thinking about the thesis statement and body paragraphs at this time.)

What, in your opinion, are the current U.S. Health Care System design shortfalls, if any? How would you re-design the system to promote the approaches of health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management?

What, in your opinion, are the current U.S. Health Care System design shortfalls, if any? How would you re-design the system to promote the approaches of health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management?

Write a paper addressing the following questions (provide citations to references used): 

1. Is individual access to health care a right or a privilege? Consider the financial implications of your response. What are the additional responsibilities of the client, the nurse and the overall healthcare system based on your stance?

2. Compare the cost of Healthcare in the U.S. considering the specific approaches of health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management.

a. Identify which approach is the most cost effective.

b. How can nursing practice impact the cost in each category?

3. What, in your opinion, are the current U.S. Health Care System design shortfalls, if any? How would you re-design the system to promote the approaches of health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management?

4. Think about your future nursing practice. How can you use your nursing knowledge to champion health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management?

5. Finally, recall the essential themes in the latest Institute of Medicine’s Report on the Future of Nursing? Reflect on how your knowledge/views/opinions have changed or remain the same since starting your education at Nightingale College.

How does the creation of the community health center program help to address this public health problem and what can you as a nurse practitioner and/or nurse leader do to influence policy innovation to resolve the problem?

How does the creation of the community health center program help to address this public health problem and what can you as a nurse practitioner and/or nurse leader do to influence policy innovation to resolve the problem?

Go to the following website by clicking on the provided link, http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/ , and select a county and a state (this may be the county/state in which you reside, attend school, or plan to live and work). After reviewing the website and the health outcomes in the County Health Rankings for the area, answer the following questions in a few short sentences as part of your discussion.

1. Select one area in need of improvement and list the general statistics pertaining to the specific problem.

How does the creation of the community health center program help to address this public health problem and what can you as a nurse practitioner and/or nurse leader do to influence policy innovation to resolve the problem?

Describe the types of patient-care technologies and how they are used across the care continuum in your system. Be sure to include communication and information systems.

Describe the types of patient-care technologies and how they are used across the care continuum in your system. Be sure to include communication and information systems.

Directions

Submit the following for this assessment:

Technology Across the Care Continuum

Include the following in your 3page description:

  • A brief overview of the care continuum in your selected health care system.
  • Describe the types of patient-care technologies and how they are used across the care continuum in your system. Be sure to include communication and information systems.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in the systems and describe how to manage change and technology to improve patient outcomes.
  • Support your description of effective patient care with current nursing and informatics theoretical ideas.

Explain how nurse leaders use communication practices and technology to build interprofessional stakeholder engagements in support of the change you have identified.

Explain how nurse leaders use communication practices and technology to build interprofessional stakeholder engagements in support of the change you have identified.

Use the tools in your presentation software to develop a creative and engaging presentation. Use the notes portion of PowerPoint to capture your narrative script for each slide. Include the following in your presentation:

  • Describe briefly an example of a nursing practice that has changed in the last two years.
  • Explain how theory development, research exploration, and information technology supports the changes you have described.
  • Describe the basic differences between research (qualitative and quantitative) and evidence-based practice (EBP).
  • Explain how nurse leaders use communication practices and technology to build interprofessional stakeholder engagements in support of the change you have identified.
  • Describe how nurse leaders use evidence-based practice to support and sustain patient-care outcomes.

Discuss the resources available on the selected site to inform translation.

Discuss the resources available on the selected site to inform translation.

Select a practice from the AHRQ comparative effectiveness research site and write a 1,000-1,250 word paper that looks at a gap that exists between research findings and the implementation of those findings in practice. Include the following:

1. Discuss the practice.

2. Assess to what extent the practice is being implemented.

3. Evaluate the barriers to implementation into practice.

4. Propose ways to overcome the barriers.

5. Discuss the resources available on the selected site to inform translation.

Evaluate societal and healthcare trends influencing healthcare systems and models within political environments, including local, state, national, and global systems.

Evaluate societal and healthcare trends influencing healthcare systems and models within political environments, including local, state, national, and global systems.

Paper must be written in APA Format, but abstract is not needed. I only need a Title Page, 2 pages for content, and a References Page. At least three references are needed for this paper.

This assignment is intended to meet the following course objectives:

·  Demonstrate a basic understanding of a healthcare system’s organizational structure, financing, mission, vision, philosophy, and values.

·  Evaluate societal and healthcare trends influencing healthcare systems and models within political environments, including local, state, national, and global systems.

·  Examine global health systems, service delivery, factors influencing care and policy decisions, health disparities, and evidence-based care at local, state, national, and global levels.

Analyze the impact of cultural, societal, legal, and political factors, and ethical considerations, influencing healthcare policies, service delivery, economics and health disparities at local, state, national, and global levels.

Explain key nursing leadership, management, and communication concepts that facilitate collaboration and support interprofessional teams.

Explain key nursing leadership, management, and communication concepts that facilitate collaboration and support interprofessional teams.

Successful leadership strategies are based on a leader’s strengths, the situation, the environment, and the stakeholders involved. Developing a plan for professional development is integral in developing leadership and management skills.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

  • Competency 1: Integrate key nursing leadership, management, and communication concepts into collaborative practice situations.
    • Differentiate between leadership and management.
    • Explain key nursing leadership, management, and communication concepts that facilitate collaboration and support interprofessional teams.
    • Describe a personal leadership and communication style.
    • Identify skills or areas for future professional development.
  • Competency 5: Communicate in manner that is consistent with the expectations of a nursing professional.
    • Write content clearly and logically, with correct use of grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and current APA style.