NRS 451 Nurses Reengineering of Health Care

NRS 451 Nurses Reengineering of Health Care

NRS 451 Nurses Reengineering of Health Care

Final Week!!!

Welcome to the final week of Nursing Leadership and Management!!!

This week, the topic is Reengineering Health Care. The objectives include:

  • Describe the role of the nursing leaders and managers in reengineering health care.
  • Propose a change management model/theory to help support an organizational goal.
  • Assess organizational readiness.
  • Describe the process of continuous quality improvement (CQI).

The assignment this week will be researching a health care organization or network that spans several states with in the United States (United Healthcare, Vanguard, Banner Health, etc.). Assess the readiness of the health care organization or network you chose in regard to meeting the health care needs of citizens in the next decade. Please use the attached paper template to complete this assignment. Include the following in your assignment (1,000-1,250 words):

  • Describe the health care organization or network.
  • Describe the organization’s overall readiness based on your findings.
  • Prepare a strategic plan to address issues pertaining to network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction.
  • Identify any current or potential issues within the organizational culture and discuss how these issues may affect aspects of the strategic plan.
  • Propose a theory or model that could be used to support implementation of the strategic plan for this organization. Explain why this theory or model is best.


All assignments must be posted by midnight Sunday night. No late work will be accepted per GCU policy.

I look forward to completing this week with you, and getting you one step closer to attaining your BSN.



Discuss how nurse managers and nurse leaders contribute to the reengineering of health care.






Continuous quality improvement (CQI) is the responsibility of all nurses and is vital when addressing the challenges of the health care industry. Provide an example of how you would apply CQI in your current or past position.


Read Chapter 5 in Nursing Leadership and Management: Leading and Serving.