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: 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 (within the last 5 years) peer-reviewed journals, and cite them in APA format.