Consider and discuss the nurse leader’s role at each stage of your project
NSG/498: Senior Leadership Practicum
Wk 5 – The Role of the Nurse Leader
1. This week’s focus is the nurse leader’s role in this and similar projects. (stopping smoking before surgery)
Consider and discuss the nurse leader’s role at each stage of your project. Determine actions the nurse leader needs to take to ensure project success. Discuss the leader’s actions for all of the following:
○ Change management
Format your assignment as one of the following:
○ 875 to 1000 -word paper in APA format (title and reference page not included in word count)
Evaluated the proposed organizational change based on an identified clinical problem to improve patient care: Incorporated a planned solution. Detailed the leader’s key actions including identifying the project, determining the project scope, evaluating evidenced-based literature, identifying needed resources and discussing supply, equipment, and people needed, technologies, leadership style, change theory, and measurement tools. Recommended expected outcomes and evaluation methodology from a creative and unique manner.
Created a communication plan focusing on the nurse leader’s actions and to whom the change and the outcome(s) will be disseminated from a creative and unique manner.
Created a training plan on the implementation of the organizational change and discussed the nurse leader’s actions and to whom the training will benefit and the outcome(s) predicted as a result of the training from a creative and unique manner.
Created a budget plan on the implementation of the organizational change and discussed the nurse leader’s actions and the outcome(s) predicted as a result of the budget plan as it relates to the future of the project from a creative and unique manner.
Evaluated and recommended change methodologies to be used by the nurse leader during implementation from a creative and unique manner that considered all of the following: PDCA cycle, The ADPIE nursing process, and selected the correct facility method for implementing change.
Smoking Cessation in Preparation for Surgery: Role of the Nurse Leader
Preparation of patients for surgery involves different activities, all of which aim sat improving the rate of recovery in addition to ensuring that the patient understands well enough the different events that would unfold in the operation room. One such measure with the potential to result in improved quality and rate of recovery would be the cessation of smoking.