Benchmark – Evidence-Based Practice Project Proposal: Organizational Culture and Readiness

Benchmark – Evidence-Based Practice Project Proposal: Organizational Culture and Readiness

Benchmark – Evidence-Based Practice Project Proposal: Organizational Culture and Readiness

Instructions

In order to successfully implement a change within an organization, the change agent must assess the organization\’s culture and readiness for change.

Benchmark - Evidence-Based Practice Project Proposal: Organizational Culture and Readiness

In 750-1,000 words, analyze the culture and level of readiness of the organization for which your evidence-based practice project is proposed.
You will use the assessment of the organization\’s culture and readiness in the Topic 8 assignment, during which you will synthesize the various aspects of your project into a final paper detailing your evidence-based practice project proposal.

Include the following:

Describe the organization\’s culture and explain to what degree the culture supports change. Consider organizational and leadership structure, mission and values, interprofessional collaboration/team engagement, communication, perception of the organization by employees, etc.
Select an organizational readiness tool and assess the level or readiness for change within your organization. Identify the readiness tool and summarize the survey results. Discuss the degree to which the culture will support and sustain an evidence-based practice change. Consider strengths and weaknesses, potential barriers, stakeholder support, timing of the proposal, and resources. Provide rationale.
Discuss what health care process and systems you would recommend for improving quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness for the organization.
Propose strategies to better facilitate the readiness of the organization.
Identify the stakeholders and team members for the project. Include what their duties will be in the evidence-based practice project proposal.
Explain what information and communication technologies are needed for the implementation and how they will be integrated in the setting by the internal stakeholders. Explain how these will help improve nursing practice and care delivery for individuals and populations for your intervention.
Refer to the \”Evidence-Based Practice Project Proposal – Assignment Overview\” document for an overview of the evidence-based practice project proposal assignments.

You are required to cite a minimum four peer-reviewed sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content.

Complete the \”APA Writing Checklist\” to ensure that your paper adheres to APA style and formatting criteria and general guidelines for academic writing. Include the completed checklist as an appendix at the end of your paper.

Prepare this Benchmark – Evidence-Based Practice Project Proposal: Organizational Culture and Readiness assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

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Discussion: Making The Case For Evidence-Based Practice Instructions

Discussion question 1:
Compare two organizational readiness tools. Identify the tool you selected and explain why it is most appropriate for assessing your organization.

Benchmark – Evidence-Based Practice Project Proposal: Organizational Culture and Readiness DQ 2:

Do you foresee any issues with the proposed implementation of your project? Identify a strategy to help create or sustain a higher level of readiness to change with your organization and discuss how current research or literature will be used to ensure that change is based on current evidence.

Benchmark – Evidence-Based Practice Project Proposal: Organizational Culture and Readiness DQ 3:

Discuss the significance of frameworks or models in guiding research or evidence-based practice projects. How can choosing an incorrect framework or model create bias in research?

DQ4:
Review the different models and frameworks that can be used to facilitate change. Compare two and explain which is best for your evidence-based practice proposal and why. Provide rationale.

2 references per question