The nurse leader should also consult with nurses from other specialties in

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actual workflow. The nurse leader should also consult with nurses from other specialties, in order to obtain their input on specifics of each unit. The Design Phase According to McGonigle & Mastrian (2018) this phase is composed of two levels, the high and low – level design phase. At the high design phase, the team establishes which programs are needed. At the low-level phase, the team will explore how the individual programs
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PORTFOLIO ASSIGNMENT 4 will work together. This phase is also focused on implementing the programming language or database along with deciding the equipment’s look and shape. The nurse leader’s role is to make sure that the system is user friendly, simple to adapt, adopt and finally utilize. Nurse leader’s input is important at this phase, as nurses are primarily the ones using this system for all levels of care. Nurse leaders should also give their input on what the desired features should be as to improve the user’s techniques. According to Rojas and Seckman (2014), during the design phase, hospital administrators should involve nurses, as nurses are the primary consumers and valuable input would be provided. The Implementation Phase The fourth phase is called the implementation phase when the design is brought to life through programming codes (McGonigle & Mastrian, 2018). Nurse leader will revise the codes linked with the procedures as to ensure accuracy and policies are followed. At this phase, nurse leaders will train superusers, who in turn will train staff on the new system. The nurse leader will have an impact on real time implementation to ensure that the system runs smoothly.
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