critical staffing in nursing

Topic: Critical Staffing._x000D_
Example: how does it affect patient satisfaction, stress, ethical decisions, safe patient nurse rations, etc._x000D_
Assignment Content:_x000D_
In this week’s assignment, you will work through the planning and implementation stages of the project. This will require you to determine goals, resources needed, and to select an evidence-based practice (EBP) model._x000D_
Start with the solution that you determined would be most effective in resolving the stated problem and define the intended outcomes of implementing the change (i.e., what is your improvement goal?). In order for quality to improve, a change must occur. That change must be quantifiable, in other words, it must be measurable._x000D_
Create an implementation plan in which you:_x000D_
Explain how you will measure the change and how you will know when you have reached your improvement goal._x000D_
Create a list of outcomes required to reach your outcomes goal. This will allow you to determine the actions needed and the priority of tasks that will result in the desired outcome._x000D_
Determine who will be responsible for each outcome (typically each is assigned to a team member who is motivated in seeing the successful implementation of the plan)._x000D_
Determine the actions needed to take place for each outcome to occur. Questions to consider when determining what action needs to take place:_x000D_
Who do we need to talk to?_x000D_
What needs to be decided?_x000D_
What resources are needed?_x000D_
Supplies and equipment_x000D_
What milestones need to be set to know we’re on track?_x000D_
When do we need to check on the progress of those milestones?_x000D_
Overall timeframe for the project_x000D_
What potential setbacks do we need to plan for?_x000D_
Risk management plan_x000D_
Do any tasks need to be done before taking this action?_x000D_
Establish budget, roles, and responsibilities (who will be responsible for what)._x000D_
Determine how you will monitor progress, which provides you the means of tracking actions as they are completed and will make you aware of actions that are late or off track._x000D_
Select an established EBP model to guide the implementation of the plan, and discuss why it is appropriate for your project._x000D_
Remember that without a measure, progress becomes a matter of opinion and opinions can easily change over the course of an implementation timeline._x000D_
Create an evaluation plan. Your evaluation plan will define the standard of measurement for progress and will include:_x000D_
Measurable outcomes (both short-term and long-term – formative assessments and summative assessments)_x000D_
Data to be collected and how and when it is to be collected_x000D_
Established evaluation points where data can be evaluated and adjustments made to the implementation plan as a result._x000D_
You must cite a minimum of two scholarly reference sources to support your responses. _x000D_
Format your assignment as one of the following:_x000D_
Minimum 1,050-word paper; the maximum word count (not including references) is 1,250 words – your paper must be organized using APA Level I headings for the assignment requirements noted above.

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