Advanced Nurse Role

This paper is a proposal for change paper, meaning how and what Nurse Practitioners (a leader) can do to enact the change. attached you will see a list of change theories, you have to select a change theory and use it as a framework for the change you want to implement. Make sure in the first part of the paper you discuss the topic licensing/credentialing issues, why its a problem, and the change model you chose, the purpose statement/ thesis.
the second part would be about how to enact the change, how you will communicate with people, how to get peoplel to collaborate, what strategies will you use. and the 3rd part is about the disadvantages and advantages.
please include an intro and conclusion

 

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NSG 5000 Advanced Nurse Role

Assignment 3: Proposal for Change Paper

Purposes:

· Demonstrate understanding of the role the graduate level nurse has as leader in creating change in population health.

Objectives:

Course:

2. Apply leadership, change, and decision making theories to improve health delivery outcomes.

3. Examine influences that affect population health.

4. Employ communication and collaboration strategies to improve patient and population health outcomes.

The purpose of writing this proposal for change paper is to explore various strategies for change related to the topic of interest issue in assignment 2, and describe the change you propose, as well as the rationale for this change. This paper will build on assignment 2.

Directions:

1. Write a 4-5 page paper, not including title and reference pages:

a. Using the literature review findings you identified in Assignment 2, describe the change you propose and the rationale for this change. Use a change model (SEE BELOW) to guide the development of the plan. Be specific in describing the plan for change; why it is necessary, the elements of the plan, and its effect on population health. The rationale should be supported with information from peer-reviewed journals within the last 5 years.

b. The advanced nurse leader will be directing this change. Describe HOW you will enact this change. Detail which specific communication and collaboration strategies will be used to enact the change. Use the literature to support the strategies; again find at least 2 peer-reviewed sources.

c. Describe the possible advantages and disadvantages of the change; include the effect the change will have on population health. Support the perceived impact of the change with peer-reviewed sources.

1. The paper should be typed in 12 point font, double-spaced, in Microsoft Word, with a title page and reference page. APA format must be used. Please use headings to organize your paper. Please use headings to organize your paper. Review the PowerPoint presentations on Scholarly writing and APA in week 1.

2. NOTE: any pages that exceed the page limit will not be read.

INCORPORATE ONE OF THESE THEORIES IN YOUR PLAN FOR CHANGE ASSIGNMENT

Implementing Change

Heraclitus said “the only thing that is constant is change.” Change is a part of life, whether it is in your personal of professional life. As you become a nurse in an advanced practice role, you will be seen as a leader, and that include leading change. In order to understand how facilitate change, it is important to review some of the characteristics of change agents. Change agents don’t want to maintain the status quo, but see themselves a leader of change. Change agents are courageous, they are able to manage uncertainty, complex and or ambiguous situations. They learn from their mistakes and have a vision for the future. (Daft, 2015).

Leaders recognize that they need to develop a plan in order to implement change and that change goes through different stages. In order to develop a better understanding of change. There are several change theories or models which can be applied to change. Lasting change does not occur overnight.

Here are several theories or models for change. There are numerous resources online which can provide more in depth information about each one. When completing Assignment 3, incorporate one of these in your plan for change.

· Reddin’s Theory

· Lewin’s theory

· Roger’s Theory

· Lippitt’s theory

· McKinsey’ Sever Step Model

· Kotter’s Eight Step Change Model

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”  George Bernard Shaw

Reference

Daft, R.L. (2015). The leadership experience. Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.

NSG 5000 Advanced Nurse Role

Proposal for Change Paper Rubric (graded on a 0-100 point scale) 30% of course grade

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Assignment Information Assignment is

explicit,

focused, and

includes all assignment criteria

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Assignment is clear and maintains focus throughout. Minor lapses in focus or relevancy to assignment criteria Assignment is generally clear, explicitly stated, but has several lapses in focus and relevancy to assignment criteria Assignment loses focus r has major lapses in relevancy to assignment criteria Assignment is unclear or confusing. Minimally meets assignment criteria Does not meet assignment criteria
20 16 12 8 4 0
Quality of Information Discussion is developed and is clearly supported by the literature. No lapses in logical progression of information. Contains specific, well developed information. It includes several supporting details and/or examples There are minor lapses in either the development of the discussion or in the support by the literature. No lapses in logical progression of information. It includes some supporting details and/or examples There are minor lapses in both the development of the discussion and in the support by the literature. It includes some supporting details and/or examples There are major lapses in either the development of the discussion or in the support by the literature. No lapses in logical progression of information. It includes minimal supporting details and/or examples There are major lapses in both the development of the discussion and in the support by the literature. No lapses in logical progression of information. It includes minimal supporting details and/or examples Discussion of

Information lacks organization

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Sources All references are from relevant peer-reviewed sources, within a 5 year time frame or are classic sources. The majority of references is from relevant peer-reviewed sources, within a 5 year time frame or are classic sources. Some references are from non-peer-reviewed sources or are older than 5 years. Majority of references is from non-peer-reviewed sources or are older than 5 years. Minimal use of peer-reviewed sources. Majority of references are older than 5 years, or course textbooks. No use of sources
10 8 6 4 2 0
Quality of Writing Information is very organized with well-constructed paragraphs and subheadings. Skillful use of precise and purposeful vocabulary. Skillful use of sentence fluency.

Information from references is paraphrased.

Minor lapses in either organization or paragraph construction. Vocabulary is precise and purposeful Minor lapses in sentence fluency. Majority of information from references is paraphrased. Direct quotes are used sparingly. Minor lapses in both organization and paragraph construction. Minor lapses in sentence fluency. Majority of information from references is paraphrased. Some use of direct quotes. Major lapses in either organization or paragraph construction. Major lapses in sentence fluency. Information from references is paraphrased and direct quotes are used in equal proportion. Major lapses in both organization and paragraph construction. Many grammatical, spelling, and formatting errors. Minimal use of sentence fluency. Majority of information from references is quoted directly with minimal use of paraphrasing. Incomplete or Illegible. Majority of information from references is direct quotes.
5 4 3 2 1 0
APA Skillful and proficient use of APA formatting of text. References are cited correctly

follow APA

format

Minimal problems with APA formatting of text or minor lapses in citation of references using APA format There are minor lapses in APA formatting of text and citation of references using APA format There are major problems with APA formatting of text or major lapses in citation of references using APA format There are major lapses in APA formatting of text and citation of references using APA format No use of APA formatting or reference citation