Identify a clinical or nonclinical problem that is relevant to nurses in your workplace or former workplace or is a recognized issue in the local, state, or national nursing community from which you can act as a change agent and propose a change. 

Proposal Change Topic: Reimplementation of bedside shift report

Remember for you to gain support for your proposal, it will need to be succinct, clear, and well-supported throughout by credible research and evidence.

Your proposal should contain the following sections:

I. Introduction

A. Identify a clinical or nonclinical problem that is relevant to nurses in your workplace or former workplace or is a recognized issue in the local, state, or national nursing community from which you can act as a change agent and propose a change.

B. Explain why you selected the issue, identifying the significance to nursing practice and the expected outcomes from the change.

II. Justification of Need

A. Explain the current situation of the targeted organization for your proposed change.

B. Develop arguments with evidence that support this need for change.

III. Pre-Implementation Plan

A. Identify a specific change theory that will assist you with planning stages of your change proposal

B. Identify activities needed prior to implementing your change, making theory-to-practice connections with each key element and impact of change to the element

C. Discuss a plan for activities needed to leverage this element to promote change and identify the stakeholders that may be involved in these activities. The activities you propose must cover multiple aspects of health practice surrounding the problem, including but not limited to:

a. Patient and Nurse Safety

b. Information Management Systems

c. Health Literacy d. Administrative Policies e. Ethical Considerations (i.e.; equity of access and treatment, etc.)