implementation plan (1,500-2,000 words). The elements that should be included
in your plan are listed below:
1. Method of obtaining necessary approval(s) and
securing support from your organization’s leadership and fellow staff.
2. Description of current problem, issue, or
deficit requiring a change. Hint: If you are proposing a change in current
policy, process, or procedure(s) when delivering patient care, describe first
the current policy, process, or procedure as a baseline for comparison.
3. Detailed explanation of proposed solution (new
policy, process, procedure, or education to address the problem/deficit).
4. Rationale for selecting proposed solution.
5. Evidence from your review of literature in
Topic 2 to support your proposed solution and reason for change.
6. Description of implementation logistics (When
and how will the change be integrated into the current organizational
structure, culture, and workflow? Who will be responsible for initiating the
change, educating staff, and overseeing the implementation process?)
7. Resources required for implementation: Staff;
Educational Materials (pamphlets, handouts, posters, and PowerPoint
presentations); Assessment Tools (questionnaires, surveys, pre- and post-tests
to assess knowledge of participants at baseline and after intervention);
Technology (technology or software needs); Funds (cost of educating staff,
printing or producing educational materials, gathering and analyzing data
before, during, and following implementation), and staff to initiate, oversee, and
assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.