Assignment: Change Implementation and Management Plans

Assignment: Change Implementation and Management Plans 

Assignment: Change Implementation and Management Plans 

Assignment: Change Implementation and

Management Plan

It is one of the most cliché of clichés, but it nevertheless rings true: The only constant is change.

As a nursing professional, you are no doubt aware that success in the healthcare field requires the

ability to adapt to change, as the pace of change in healthcare may be without rival.


As a professional, you will be called upon to share expertise, inform, educate, and advocate.

Your efforts in these areas can help lead others through change. In this Assignment, you will

propose a change within your organization and present a comprehensive plan to implement the

change you propose.

To Prepare:

 Review the Resources and identify one change that you believe is called for in your


o This may be a change necessary to effectively address one or more of the issues

you addressed in the Workplace Environment Assessment you submitted in

Module 4. It may also be a change in response to something not addressed in your

previous efforts. It may be beneficial to discuss your ideas with your

organizational leadership and/or colleagues to help identify and vet these ideas.

 Reflect on how you might implement this change and how you might communicate this

change to organizational leadership.

The Assignment (5-6-minute narrated PowerPoint presentation):

Change Implementation and Management Plan

Create a narrated PowerPoint presentation of 5 or 6 slides with video that presents a

comprehensive plan to implement the change you propose.

Your narrated presentation should be 5–6 minutes in length.

Your Change Implementation and Management Plan should include the following:

 An executive summary of the issues that are currently affecting your

organization/workplace (This can include the work you completed in your Workplace

Environment Assessment previously submitted, if relevant.)

 A description of the change being proposed

 Justifications for the change, including why addressing it will have a positive impact on

your organization/workplace

 Details about the type and scope of the proposed change

 Identification of the stakeholders impacted by the change

 Identification of a change management team (by title/role)

 A plan for communicating the change you propose

 A description of risk mitigation plans you would recommend to address the risks

anticipated by the change you propose

By Day 2 of Week 11

Submit your narrated Change Implementation and Management Plan.

Submission and Grading Information


To submit your completed Assignment for review and grading, do the following:

 Please save your Assignment using the naming convention “WK11Assgn+last name+first

initial.(extension)” as the name.

 Click the Week 11 Assignment Rubric to review the Grading Criteria for the


 Click the Week 11 Assignment link. You will also be able to “View Rubric” for grading

criteria from this area.

 Next, from the Attach File area, click on the Browse My Computer button. Find the

document you saved as “WK11Assgn+last name+first initial.(extension)” and click


 If applicable: From the Plagiarism Tools area, click the checkbox for I agree to submit

my paper(s) to the Global Reference Database.

 Click on the Submit button to complete your submission.

Grading Criteria


To access your rubric:

Week 11 Assignment Rubric


Check Your Assignment Draft for Authenticity


To check your Assignment draft for authenticity:

Submit your Week 11 Assignment draft and review the originality report.


Submit Your Assignment by Day 2 of Week 11


To submit your Assignment:

Week 11 Assignment


Congratulations! After you have finished all of the assignments for this Module, you have

completed the course. Please submit your Course Evaluation by Day 7.


Learning Resources

Required Readings

Marshall, E., & Broome, M. (2017). Transformational leadership in nursing: From expert

clinician to influential leader (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer.


 Chapter 8, “Practice Model Design, Implementation,and Evaluation” (pp.



Cullen, L., & Adams, S. L. (2012). Planning for implementation of evidence-based practice.

Journal of Nursing Administration, 42(4), 222–230. Retrieved from



Pollack, J., & Pollack, R. (2015). Using Kotter's eight stage process to manage an organizational

change program: Presentation and practice. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 28(1), 51-


Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.

Seijts, G. H., & Gandz, J. (2016). Transformational change and leader character. Business

Horizons, 61(2), 239-249.

Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases.


Tistad, M., Palmcrantz, S., Wallin, L., Ehrenberg, A., Olsson, C. B., Tomson, G., …Eldh, A. C.

(2016). Developing leadership in managers to facilitate the implementation of national guideline

recommendations: A process evaluation of feasibility and usefulness. International Journal of

Health Policy and Management, 5(8), 477–486. doi:10.15171/ijhpm.2016.35. Retrieved from


Required Media


TEDx. (2013, January). Six keys to leading positive change: Rosabeth Moss Kanter at

TEDxBeaconStreet [Video file]. Retrieved from



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