Planning for Community and Organizational Change

Planning for Community and Organizational Change

Draft a 3–5-page change proposal to executive leaders, soliciting their support for a change to the health care system in the community you selected in the previous assessment.

Note: This assessment builds upon the work you completed in the previous assessment. Therefore, complete the assessments in the order in which they are presented.

To improve health care outcomes within a community, leaders must understand the needs of specific populations. In addition, it is important that leaders are able to gather and present persuasive evidence to decision makers to obtain the necessary funding and establish these needs as priorities for budget and resource planning. Thus, proposed changes should support improved outcomes and align with the current or needed health care policy. Planning for Community and Organizational Change

This assessment provides an opportunity to propose a community health care change that is based on the community health assessment you completed in Assessment 2. By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

Competency 1: Identify the challenges and opportunities facing health care. Identify the benefits of proposed health care system changes and its implications for a community.

Competency 2: Compare the effects of different health care finance models and policy frameworks on resources and patient outcomes. Planning for Community and Organizational Change

Describe potential barriers to change in an organization or community. Develop a grant proposal and associated budget for a proposed change to an existing health care system.

Competency 4: Develop proactive strategies to change the culture of the organization by incorporating evidence-based practices.

Develop a strategy for helping organizational stakeholders understand and evaluate the proposed changes to an existing health care system. Develop strategies for changing barriers into opportunities and resolving conflict. Planning for Community and Organizational Change

Competency 5: Communicate effectively with diverse audiences, in an appropriate form and style consistent with applicable organizational, professional, and scholarly standards.

Write clearly and concisely in a logically coherent and appropriate form and style. Support assertions, arguments, propositions, and conclusions with relevant and credible evidence.

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Required Resources

The following resource is required to complete the assessment.

Vila Health: Planning for Change. Planning for Community and Organizational Change

Vila Health is a virtual environment that simulates a real-world health care system. In the various Vila Health scenarios, you will apply professional strategies, practice skills, and build competencies that you can apply to your coursework and in your career. The information you gather in this scenario will help you to complete the assessment.

Templates Use this template for your change proposal.

Change Proposal Template [DOCX].

Suggested Resources

The resources provided here are optional. You may use other resources of your choice to prepare for this assessment; however, you will need to ensure that they are appropriate, credible, and valid. The MSN6218 – Leading the Future of Health Care Library Guide can help direct your research, and the Supplemental Resources and Research Resources, both linked from the left navigation menu in your courseroom, provide additional resources to help support you. Planning for Community and Organizational Change

Organizational Change and Population Health Management Al-Haddad, S., & Kotnour, T. (2015). Integrating the organizational change literature: A model for successful change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 28(2), 234–262.

Useful in understanding your organizational change situation, selecting an approach for implementing change, and managing change.

Batras, D., Duff, C., & Smith, B. J. (2016). Organizational change theory: Implications for health promotion practice. Health Promotion International, 31(1), 231–241. Planning for Community and Organizational Change

Addresses the utility of change theory in designing and implementing organizational health promotion initiatives.

Gelinas, L. (2015). Why is nursing’s voice absent from population health management strategy? American Nurse Today, 10(8), 29.

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A brief editorial on the role of nurses in strategic population health management. Johnston, B., Coole, C., Feakes, R., Whitworth, G., Tyrell, T., & Hardy, B. (2016). Exploring the barriers to and facilitators of implementing research into practice. British Journal of Community Nursing, 21(8), 392– 398.

A qualitative study of the factors that help or hinder in applying research to practice by the community nurses. Planning for Community and Organizational Change

Grant Proposals and Budgeting Chabotar, K. J. (2016). 7 Tips for strategic planning, budgeting, and management [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.agb.org/blog/2016/01/26/7-tips-for-strategic-planning-budgeting-and-management Lenawee Intermediate School District. (n.d.). Sample budget for grant proposals. Available from http://www.lisd.us Patil, S. G. (2017). How to plan and write a budget for research grant proposal. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. 1–4.

Addresses the key elements of writing a successful grant proposal.

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UCI Office of Research. (n.d.). General information for preparing proposal budgets. Retrieved from https://research.uci.edu/sponsored-projects/contracts-grants-admin/proposal-prep/budget-general- info.html Planning for Community and Organizational Change

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