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NRSG413:Innovation In Nursing

NRSG413:Unit 4 – Individual Project

You are the manager of a nursing department. A new chief executive officer (CEO) has taken over the top leadership position and is requiring every nurse manager to develop at least one innovative strategy to promote quality patient care. Utilizing the nursing process as your guide, you will formulate a plan for an innovation in patient care delivery for an entire nursing department or unit. You are charged with the responsibility of developing a comprehensive and complete plan that addresses all technology services in your nursing department or unit.

For this assignment, prepare a report of 3–5 pages that describes the plan for innovation in patient care delivery in the nursing department or unit. It should include all of the following:

  • Title page
  • Introduction: This should explain what the paper is about, including the purpose of your report.
  • Assessment: Identify the area, service, or product requiring innovation. Describe how you will approach an inventory of technology for your nursing department or unit and how you will prioritize your findings.
  • Diagnosis: Diagnose (identify) problems, and discuss how and why innovation is needed.
  • Plan: Provide your suggestions and recommendations for action. You may wish to include the following:
    • Examine the literature surrounding and supporting your area of innovation.
    • Recommend the strategies and processes needed to effectively complete this innovation in the organization while protecting patient safety and quality of care.
    • Outline the steps that are needed to put the innovation into practice.
  • Evaluation: Suggests 2–3 questions that will measure the innovation’s effectiveness.
  • Conclusion: Summarize your report.
  • Citations and references: Use at least 2–3 current (from within the last 5 years) peer-reviewed journals, and cite them in APA format.

Please click on this APA Style for CTU Students link for help with APA formatting. Use the CTU Writing Style Guide (templates provided)—not the Introductory Writing Style Guide.

Individual Project Rubric

The Individual Project (IP) Grading Rubric is a scoring tool that represents the performance expectations for the IP. This Individual Project Grading Rubric is divided into components that provide a clear description of what should be included within each component of the IP. It is the road map that can help you in the development of your IP. Individual Project Grading Rubric

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NRSG413:Innovation In Nursing

NRSG413: Unit 3 – Individual Project

You are the nurse manager of a satellite home care facility. In preparation for speaking to the national home care convention, your new chief executive officer (CEO) has requested that you do the following:

  • Read 2 current (from within the last 5 years) research studies from peer-reviewed journals related to innovation in health care delivery so that you can speak to the national home care convention regarding your findings.
    • One must be related to research and development innovation in health care.
    • One must be related to customer-based innovation in health care.
  • Develop a report of your findings to hand out to your audience that includes the following: 
    • Introduction that is thorough, clear, and concise
    • Summary of your findings from both research articles
    • Findings organized into bullet points
    • Conclusion that compares and contrasts the 2 types of home health care innovations

Please click on this APA Style for CTU Students link for help with APA formatting. Use the CTU Writing Style Guide (templates provided)—not the Introductory Writing Style Guide.

Individual Project Rubric

The Individual Project (IP) Grading Rubric is a scoring tool that represents the performance expectations for the IP. This Individual Project Grading Rubric is divided into components that provide a clear description of what should be included within each component of the IP. It is the road map that can help you in the development of your IP. Individual Project Grading Rubric

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NRSG413:Innovation In Nursing

NRSG413:Unit 5 – Discussion Board

Primary Discussion Response is due by Friday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Tuesday (11:59:59pm Central).

Primary Task Response:
Within the Discussion Board area, write 250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 1 scholarly resource in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

Summative Discussion Board

Reflect on what you have learned during this course in relation to the course objectives. Based on this knowledge gained, propose a minimum of 3 strategies that may be utilized for application of innovation as a collaborative activity for teams of nurses and other providers in the delivery of health care to improve patient outcomes. 

Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about his or her Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:

  • What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
  • What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?

Discussion Board Rubric

The Discussion Board Grading Rubric is a scoring tool that represents the performance expectations for the discussion. This Discussion Board Grading Rubric is divided into components that provide a clear description of what should be included within each component for the discussion. It is the road map that can help lead your discussion. Discussion Board Grading Rubric

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NRSG413:Innovation In Nursing

NRSG413: Unit 4 – Discussion Board

Primary Discussion Response is due by Friday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Tuesday (11:59:59pm Central).

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 1 scholarly resource, in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

Based on your health care innovation selected in your discussion from Unit 3, address the following:

  • Discuss how you would plan to implement this innovation into your clinical setting.
  • Select a change theory that you would use to develop this plan.
  • What method of evaluation would you use for this innovation implementation?

Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:

  • What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
  • What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?

Discussion Board Rubric

The Discussion Board Grading Rubric is a scoring tool that represents the performance expectations for the discussion. This Discussion Board Grading Rubric is divided into components that provide a clear description of what should be included within each component for the discussion. It is the road map that can help lead your discussion. Discussion Board Grading Rubric

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NRSG413:Innovation In Nursing

NRSG413:Unit 3 – Discussion Board

Primary Discussion Response is due by Friday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Tuesday (11:59:59pm Central).

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 1 scholarly resource in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

You want to create your own health care innovation that will be very effective in your clinical area. Knowing that there are two main types of innovations, you want to choose the type of innovation that will be most effective. Address the following:

  • Identify a health care delivery issue for which there have already been research and development-based innovations and customer-based innovations.
  • Related to that health care delivery issue, research and cite the following:
    • At least 1 research and development-based innovation
    • At least 1 customer-based innovation
  • For that health care delivery issue, complete the following:
    • Explain which innovation you believe was most effective (research and development-based or customer-based).
    • Support your decision with evidence using at least 2 current (from within the last 5 years) peer-reviewed journals.

Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:

  • What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
  • What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?

Discussion Board Rubric

The Discussion Board Grading Rubric is a scoring tool that represents the performance expectations for the discussion. This Discussion Board Grading Rubric is divided into components that provide a clear description of what should be included within each component of the discussion. It is the road map that can help lead your discussion. Discussion Board Grading Rubric

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NRSG413:Unit 2 – Discussion Board

Primary Discussion Response is due by Friday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Tuesday (11:59:59pm Central).

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 1 scholarly resource in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

You are now the manager of your nursing department or clinical area. A new chief executive officer (CEO) has taken over the top leadership position and is requiring every nurse manager to develop at least one innovative strategy to promote quality patient care. Your CEO has requested you conduct an analysis of an innovation in health care. Address the following;

  • Choose 1 innovation from the following categories, and identify 1 particular area in your clinical setting in which this innovation is used:
    • Innovations in health care technology
    • Innovative products
    • Innovative designs
    • Innovative service delivery systems
    • Innovative operations
  • Discuss how this particular innovation is used in your clinical setting.

Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:

  • What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
  • What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?

Discussion Board Rubric

The Discussion Board Grading Rubric is a scoring tool that represents the performance expectations for the discussion. This Discussion Board Grading Rubric is divided into components that provide a clear description of what should be included within each component of the discussion. It is the road map that can help lead your discussion. Discussion Board Grading Rubric

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NRSG413: Unit 1 – Discussion Board 2

Primary Discussion Response is due by Friday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Tuesday (11:59:59pm Central).

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 1 scholarly resource in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

You are the manager of a nursing department. A new chief executive officer (CEO) has taken over the top leadership position and is requiring every nurse manager to develop at least one innovative strategy to promote quality patient care. You are participating in a meeting with your peers (10 nurse managers for your organization) to discuss the strategic use of innovation in patient care delivery in your department. Address the following:

  • Explain at least 2 strategic uses of innovation in health care.
  • Using at least 2 current (within the last 5 years), peer-reviewed journals, describe at least 2 ways to create innovation in nursing practices.

Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:

  • What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
  • What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?