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Planning: Nursing

Planning in Nursing setting

Planning Deciding in advance what to do, critically important to and precedes all other management functions
Health care dynamics cause long-term planning to be insufficient or useless, healthcare changes far too quickly
Four planning modes Reactive (after problem), inactivism (prevents change), preactivism (future is better), proactive (
Strategic Planning SWOT, Balanced Scorecard
Vision Statements Future goals of aims of an organization
Mission Statement Identifies reason for organization
Philosophy Statement Set of values and beliefs that guide all actions of the organization
Policies vs. Procedures Polices are used in decision making, procedures are used for a specific task
Kurt Lewin unfreezing, movement, and refreezing
Burrowes and Needs Stages of Change Model: precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance
Strategies Rational-Empirical (lack of knowledge), normative-reactive (social pressure), power-coercive (laws and orders)
Nonlinear change theories Complex Adaptive Systems (nonlinear elements are key players), and chaos (small parts have dramatic change--Lorenz)
Created by: kalensnyder