Explain concepts of change theory and how it can be used as a tool to manage situations.

Explain concepts of change theory and how it can be used as a tool to manage situations.

Nurse leaders need to quickly identify a strategy for evaluating a nursing leadership problem and the dynamics related to the problem, in order to orchestrate intervention efforts and put together a plan of action that leads to stakeholder cooperation.

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.
    • Explain concepts of change theory and how it can be used as a tool to manage situations.
    • Describe an effective leadership style to address a problem.
  • Competency 2: Explain the accountability of the nurse leader for decisions that affect health care delivery and patient outcomes.
    • Describe how outcomes or success of the style selected for each situation could be measured.
  • Competency 4: Apply professional standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct in professional practice.
    • Explain how professional and legal standards guide the effective nurse leader when making decisions.
  • 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.

Explain the process you would use to search CINAHL for evidence. Include your search terms.

Explain the process you would use to search CINAHL for evidence. Include your search terms.

select a challenging nursing care issue (examples include falls,  medication errors, pressure ulcers, and other clinical issues that can  be improved by evidence in nursing). Do not select a medical issue (disease, medical treatment). Do not select a workforce issue (staffing, call-offs, nurse to patient ratios). Explain the following for the selected clinical issue.

  • State the issue.
  • Explain the process you would use to search CINAHL for evidence. Include your search terms.