Objectives: Discuss the advanced registered nurse’s role as change agent within the interprofessional health care environment. Analyze factors driving


Objectives:
Discuss the advanced registered nurse’s role as change agent within the interprofessional health care environment.
Analyze factors driving organizational change within health care organizations.
Evaluate change theories and collaborative models for promoting change.
Evaluate the ethical, social, legal, economic, and political implications of practice change.
Question 1
Describe an organizational change model that can be used in a dynamic health care environment. Based on this model, how is organizational change is managed? What role do stakeholders play during organizational change?
Question 2
You have been selected to serve on a community outreach committee within your state’s nursing organization. The committee includes registered nurses of different specialties. At your first meeting, it becomes evident that not everyone is in agreement with a recent position statement about the role of spiritual care, with some members arguing they will no longer support the committee if the position statement is not revised or reversed. As a nurse leader and change agent, how would you approach the committee? How could you draw from change theory to address these concerns and encourage collaboration on the committee?