create a list of the various components identified for potential change in our workplace (the list is prioritized, see below)
(2) provide a rationale for each component from relevant contemporary literature.
-Literature rationales can be either evidence-based or theoretical or a combination of both.
-Personal reasons can also be included.
(3) Prioritize this list (list is already prioritized below)
(4) select the one component the group decided was most important to change and why. ***As the writer, you can choose any topic you would like to elaborate on. You can choose a topic that is easy to back up with articles. ***
All of this information needs to be created into a paper, written in APA format. The chosen component doesn’t have to be the highest priority in terms of importance but needs to have a realistic and high likelihood for successful implementation.
While the group has different workplace environments and experiences, the selected component needs to reflect a commonality among all group members.
The groups workplace environment is in a hospital setting but we all work in different units.
Submit Part 1 as a formal paper in APA format as “Group 2 Leadership Project Part 1.”
Prioritized selected components (there should be an scholarly article to back up all these components):
New Nurse Retention– many novice nurses quit all too often. The unit is constantly training new nurses because of this. It also causes decreased nurses on the floor and higher nurse-to-patient ratios.
Burnout/Stress – Nurse burnout and stress causes nurses to depersonalize from the unit and from their jobs. Potentially causing more patient harm.
Nurse to Patient ratios – Working with higher nurse to patient ratios because we always have a nursing shortage.
Shift report – bedside vs nurses station
Relationships between attending/fellows/residents/interns/nurses/PCTs/ all members of the interdisciplinary team
Scheduling -Nurse self-scheduling vs. manager based scheduling. Some units also know their schedules MONTHS in advance. This would increase unit morale