Project Planning And Management: A Guide For Cnls, Dnps And Nurse Executives / Edition 1

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Overview

Project Planning and Management provides a step-by-step approach to developing, implementing and evaluating a project plan. This book serves as a guide to refining the idea or question, reviewing relevant evidence to support a best practice intervention, and outlining process dynamics, outcomes management and evaluation strategies. Features throughout the text include chapter objectives, key terms, summaries, evidence-based examples, boxed articles, case studies, review questions, as well as power point presentations and exam questions. This is the perfect resource for capstone courses and field studies as well as an ideal reference for professionals.
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Reviewer: Diane M Tomasic, EdD, RN (Slippery Rock University )
Description: This book describes the process for project plan development, implementation, and evaluation and includes reflection questions, suggested readings, and learning activities.
Purpose: It aims to teach or enhance readers' project management skills. These are useful goals as nurse leaders are in a position to advance nursing practice by improving the quality of patient care through project management.
Audience: The target audience includes clinical nurse leaders, DNPs, and nurse executives. The editors are experienced in the field as are the many contributors.
Features: From refining the question to dissemination of the results, this book covers the steps in project development. Two chapters deal with voices from the field, where nurse leaders and faculty share their experiences and offer best project plans. This book contains many strategies, techniques, and exemplars to show application of the concepts. Features of the book include chapter objectives, key terms, summaries, evidence-based examples, boxed articles, case studies, and review questions in addition to the reflection questions and learning activities.
Assessment: This would be an excellent resource for a capstone course for its audience and can serve as a subsequent resource. The book is easy to read and the examples bring the content alive.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Diane M Tomasic, EdD, RN(Slippery Rock University )
Description: This book describes the process for project plan development, implementation, and evaluation and includes reflection questions, suggested readings, and learning activities.
Purpose: It aims to teach or enhance readers' project management skills. These are useful goals as nurse leaders are in a position to advance nursing practice by improving the quality of patient care through project management.
Audience: The target audience includes clinical nurse leaders, DNPs, and nurse executives. The editors are experienced in the field as are the many contributors.
Features: From refining the question to dissemination of the results, this book covers the steps in project development. Two chapters deal with voices from the field, where nurse leaders and faculty share their experiences and offer best project plans. This book contains many strategies, techniques, and exemplars to show application of the concepts. Features of the book include chapter objectives, key terms, summaries, evidence-based examples, boxed articles, case studies, and review questions in addition to the reflection questions and learning activities.
Assessment: This would be an excellent resource for a capstone course for its audience and can serve as a subsequent resource. The book is easy to read and the examples bring the content alive.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763785864
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 8/20/2010
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 306
  • Sales rank: 140,042
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Contributors

Chapter One From Project Planning to Program Management Linda Roussel Roussel, Linda 1

Key Terms 2

Roles 2

Professional Values 2

Core Competencies 2

Introduction 3

Project Planning and Program Management Overview 6

Using Concept Analysis as a Tool When Developing Sustainable Projects 14

The Relationship Among Innovation, Project, and Program Management 15

Summary 16

Suggested Readings 17

Reflection Questions 17

References 17

Chapter Two Foundations of Project Planning and Program Management Sandra E. Walters Walters, Sandra E. 19

Key Terms 20

Roles 20

Professional Values 20

Core Competencies 20

Introduction 20

Conceptual Models and Theoretical Frameworks 21

Key Drivers of Project Planning and Program Management 23

Summary 25

Suggested Readings 26

Reflection Questions 26

Learning Activity 26

References 27

Chapter Three Requisite Competencies and Skills for Effective Project Planning and Program Management Cathy Rick Rick, Cathy 29

Key Terms 30

Roles 30

Professional Values 30

Core Competencies 30

Introduction 30

Core Skill Sets 31

Key Components Linking Project Plans to Programs 33

Educating Others to Achieve Project and Program Successes 34

Case Example 36

Summary 37

Reflection Questions 37

Learning Activity 37

References 37

Chapter Four Team Power and Synergy: Project Planning and Program Management Essentials Sandra E. Walters Walters, Sandra E. 39

Key Terms 40

Roles 40

Professional Values 40

Core Competencies 40

Introduction 41

Essential Elements of Teams 41

Stages in Team Development 43

Barriers to Effectiveness in Interdisciplinary Teams 45

Strategies for Work Management 47

Summary 49

Reflection Questions 49

Learning Activities 49

References 50

Chapter Five Planning a Project for Implementation Debra Davis Davis, Debra 51

Key Terms 52

Roles 52

Professional Values 52

Core Competencies 52

Introduction 52

Assessing the Environment 53

Developing the Strategy 55

Planning for Desired/Expected Outcomes 57

Planning Communication 60

Planning Risk Management Strategies 61

Summary 62

Reflection Questions 62

References 63

Chapter Six The Clinical Needs Assessment: Foundations for Application Catherine Dearman Dearman, Catherine 65

Key Terms 66

Roles 66

Professional Values 66

Core Competencies 66

Introduction 66

IRB Submission Criteria 76

Summary 77

Reflection Questions 77

References 77

Chapter Seven Implementing a Project Murielle S. Beene Beene, Murielle S. 79

Key Terms 80

Roles 80

Professional Values 80

Core Competencies 80

Introduction 80

Planning for Implementation 81

Micro-, Meso-, and Macrocollaboration 83

Communicate, Communicate, and Communicate 84

Change Management 85

Resistance to Change Is a Reality---Embrace It 88

Postproject Monitoring and Evaluation 88

Project Implementation Challenges 89

Summary 90

Reflection Questions 90

Learning Activity 90

References 90

Chapter Eight The Role of Information Technology and the Enterprise in Project Planning and Implementation Bonny Collins Collins, Bonny 93

Key Terms 94

Roles 94

Professional Values 94

Core Competencies 94

Introduction 94

Stakeholder and Leadership Involvement 95

Information Technology Supporting Projects and Programs 96

Information Technology as Positive Enabler for Project Planning and Program Management 96

Building a Skill Set for Nurses Who Develop Projects and Manage Programs: The Information Technology Link 97

Clinical and Administrative Information Technology Product Examples and Processes 98

Summary 116

Reflection Question 116

References 116

Chapter Nine Developing Metrics That Support Projects and Programs Clista Clanton Clanton, Clista 119

Key Terms 120

Roles 120

Professional Values 120

Core Competencies 120

Introduction 120

Evidence-Based Practice Improvement 123

Data Management Plan 125

Summary 143

Reflection Questions 144

Learning Activities 144

References 144

Chapter Ten Measuring the Value of Projects Within Organizations Michael R. Bleich Bleich, Michael R. 147

Key Terms 148

Roles 148

Professional Values 148

Core Competencies 148

Introduction 148

Aligning Metrics with Project Aims 150

Principles of Project Evaluation Methods 154

Information Dissemination: Roles and Responsibilities for Communication 155

Tools of the Trade 157

Summary 157

Suggested Readings 158

Reflection Questions 158

Learning Activities 159

References 159

Chapter Eleven Evaluating Project Outcomes Patricia L. Thomas Thomas, Patricia L. 161

Key Terms 162

Roles 162

Professional Values 162

Core Competencies 162

Introduction 162

Managing Change: How Do We Evaluate Our Success? 164

Scholarship and Its Relationship to Evaluation 164

Business Plans: What Is the Connection to Evaluation? 165

Forecasting 167

Framework for Quality Improvement and Evidence-Based Practice 169

Translation Science 170

Data Analysis Techniques in Project Management 171

Benchmarks and Report Cards 171

Summary 173

Suggested Readings 173

Reflection Questions 174

Learning Activities 174

Role Descriptions for DNPs and CNLs 174

Resources 175

References 175

Chapter Twelve Disseminating Results as a Mechanism for Sustaining Innovation Maryann F. Pranulis Pranulis, Maryann F. 179

Key Terms 180

Roles 180

Professional Values 180

Core Competencies 180

Introduction 180

Organization of the Chapter 182

Personal Style 182

Looking at the Whole Picture 183

Characteristics of Professional Presentations 188

Summary 191

Suggested Readings 191

Reflection Question 192

Learning Activities 192

References 192

Chapter Thirteen Voices From the Field: Executive Nurse Administration, Clinical Nurse Leader, and Doctor of Nursing Practice Student Assignment Examples, Information From Professors, and Student Exemplars Lonnie K. Williams Williams, Lonnie K. 195

Key Terms 196

Roles 196

Professional Values 196

Core Competencies 196

Introduction 196

Executive Nurse Administration Exemplars 221

CNL Project Examples 233

Doctor of Nursing Practice Exemplars 240

Chapter Fourteen Voices From the Field: Best Project Plans From Practice Lonnie K. Williams Williams, Lonnie K. 263

Introduction 263

Key Terms 264

Roles 264

Professional Values 264

Core Competencies 264

Summary 293

Index 295

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