Capella BSN4012 Unit 8 Discussion
Needs Assessment and Intervention Strategies
- For this discussion, assume you are in charge of the progressive care unit (PCU) at your organization. This unit is usually occupied by clients with acute and chronic cardiovascular diseases. Administration has notified you that the budget for your unit, for the past twelve months, has been inflated over its projected cost. You have been assigned to work with other professional leaders in developing a collaborative, cost-effective, and innovative strategy to facilitate a positive change for your unit.
To complete this discussion:
- Determine how you will assess the needs.
- Identify appropriate interventions for change.
- Explain how each intervention is cost effective and speaks to the overall organizational culture.
Your initial posting should be at least 150 words, and you must make reference to the work of another writer (either as a quotation, paraphrase, or summary) to provide support for your ideas. The source can be the course text, another relevant book, any assigned readings, or an article you find on your own through the Capella library. When you incorporate the other writer’s ideas in your work, use APA citation style to give credit to that writer. Remember that an APA citation includes both the in-text citation (the author’s last name and the year of publication) and the full reference for the source.
Review the posts of your fellow learners and respond to at least one. Your response post should be at least 75 words. In your response, you must do one or more of the following:
- Ask a probing question.
- Offer a suggestion.
- Elaborate on a particular point.
- Provide an alternative opinion supported with scholarly references.