Consultative change.docx - Running head CONSULTATIVE CHANGE Consultative Change Amber Edwards Western Governor University Essentials of Advanced Nursing

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Running head: CONSULTATIVE CHANGE 1 Consultative Change Amber Edwards Western Governor University Essentials of Advanced Nursing Practice Field Experience – C157 May 14, 2019
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CONSULTATIVE CHANGE Introduction The interview took place with a nurse leader at Arkansas Cardiology. Arkansas Cardiology is a physician owned cardiology clinic that serves the state of Arkansas. Purpose of consultancy The purpose of the interview was to get a clear understanding of the clinic operations and how the roles are carried out. We all understand that a clinic cares for patients by administering treatment, performing consultations, prescribing medication, and providing assistance to the patients. Most of us do not take time to think of the challenges that are encountered in clinics by these nurses and doctors. Management of the clinic staff, and all the resources needed in the clinic, is a great responsibility to take on since at the end of the day positive results are expected. In this consultancy, we are going to look at the overview of the hospital organization through the help of the nurse in charge of the supervision in the surgery department. We are going to see how Jackson memorial hospital is organized to help give services to the patients and the same time help the learning institution in equipping the students with the required knowledge in the health care sector. The nurse will help us go through the various departments that are in the hospital, their functions, achievements, and challenges. Overview of the consultation In the interview, we will first look at the mission, vision of the hospital, the time it was established, the changes it has made since it was established, the challenges it has faced and the plans. With the nurse ready to tell more about this hospital we will be able to learn more about the activities that they undertake in the hospital and the challenges they face during their daily activities. Our nurse having worked in the hospital for seven years and 2
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CONSULTATIVE CHANGE having also worked in more than four departments in the hospital; she has a brief history of the hospital since when she was admitted here and also the past about the hospital. It will be easier to get the major changes that hospital has implemented since it was started, the plans and the problem-solving techniques that are used by the hospital from a nurse who has been working for the hospital for some years. First, we are going to look at the organization analysis and describe the needs of the population that this hospital strives to meet. We are also going to look at the summary of our interview with the nurse and the recommendations we make to the hospital so that they can improve their service delivery to the people.
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  • Spring '17
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