Action planning strategies to achieve quality outcomes

Paula Cooper Clutter, Charles Reed, Patricia A. Cornett, Mickey L. Parsons

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    Abstract

    Practical approaches to planning and implementation are needed following a nursing staff's identification of a desired outcome, a new priority for positive change in their practice or unit operations. A model for action planning and implementation is delineated, and an example for a tight glycemic control initiative in the surgical trauma intensive care unit is described. Strategies and challenges in identifying the desired outcome and specific outcome indicators are discussed. These skills are essential for clinical nurse leaders, managers, and executives to achieve quality outcomes and positive workplaces.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)272-284
    Number of pages13
    JournalCritical Care Nursing Quarterly
    Volume32
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Oct 1 2009

    Keywords

    • Action planning
    • Change
    • Implementation
    • Outcomes management

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Critical Care

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    Clutter, P. C., Reed, C., Cornett, P. A., & Parsons, M. L. (2009). Action planning strategies to achieve quality outcomes. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, 32(4), 272-284. https://doi.org/10.1097/CNQ.0b013e3181bad30f