Taking the Magnet Journey
Operationalization of Project
outline steps to operationalize this program, detailing timelines , resources needed andA rough budget should be prepared
Describe the purpose of the project you wish to initiate or the problem that this change will address?
What are the goals of the project? (Goals should be measurable)
What is the intended outcome of this project in relationship to the institution, the patient/family/community?
How is this project consistent with the role of nursing in today’s society?
*Reference the role of the nurse from the literature 15 Week Two
(plus AARP paper)
II. Research Review
What in the literature supports the overall design and approach of your project? Has this approach been researched before by others? What were their findings?
*Use only evidence based research 18 Week Three
III. Key Stakeholders and Communication Points
Who are the key stakeholders who will need to be engaged in order to get support to move this project?
What are specific persuasive arguments that you would use with each constituency and why?
Where do you anticipate blockages and what strategies will you employ?
* Reference organizational theory, systems theory, change theory 12 Week Four
IV. Operationalization of Project
Outline the steps to operationalize this program, detailing timelines, resources needed, and the communication plan.
*A rough budget should be prepared, but will not be graded – there will be feedback only 20 Week Five
V. Evaluation Parameters
Describe the outcomes that you would want to measurealong the way and at the end of the program. Why are these important? How would you use the indicators to adapt
Comments or questions are welcome.