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Project Planning & Management: A Guide for Nurses and Interprofessional Teams, Second Edition

Author(s): James L. Harris, PhD, MBA, APRN-BC, CNL, FAAN, Professor, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
Linda A. Roussel, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNL, FAAN, Visiting Professor, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
Tricia Thomas, PhD, MSN, RN, FACHE, FNAP, NEA-BC, ACNS-BC, CNL, Assistant Dean for Practice, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Catherine Dearman, RN, PhD, Educational Consultant, President and CEO D&D Consulting, Mobile, Alabama
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284089837
  • Paperback    262 pages      © 2016
Price: $102.95 US List
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Project Planning and Management: A Guide for Nurses and Interprofessional Teams, Second Edition serves as a primary resource for students developing and implementing clinical projects as a requirement for course completion.  Additionally, the text also serves as a guide for faculty and preceptors who assist students in identifying clinical and management gaps as well as in initiating projects.

The Second Edition focuses on planning and managing evidence-based projects, phases of implementation, and evaluation methods within the context of quality, safety, and value-based initiatives. Coverage of the expanded use of technology and the importance of designing project/program plans with explicit tools and tactics for success will also be outlined.  A central theme woven throughout the text is the impact of outcomes that engage and inspire through dynamic projects. Readers of this text will also benefit from the real-world examples drawn from students faculty, clinician, manager, and administrator experiences.

New to the Second Edition:
- Ideas for innovating and engaging with stakeholders
- Emphasis on practical application of projects within the context of quality, safety and value
- Evaluating and managing the outcomes of projects over time
- Emphasis on quality, safety, and value
- Discussion of elements to create sustainable practices, control plans,  and accountability tools
- Lessons learned and how to address them in the planning and monitoring stages
- How to differentiate organizational roles, required knowledge and competence of teams

Applicable Courses

Project Management
Evidence-Based Practice
Quality Improvement

Chapter  1  Key Foundations of Successful Project Planning and Management
Chapter  2  Differentiating Quality Improvement Projects and Quality Improvement Research
Chapter  3  The Institutional Review Board Process
Chapter  4  Synergistic Interprofessional Teams: Essential Drivers of Patient-Centered Care
Chapter  5  Managing the Interprofessional Project Team
Chapter  6  Making the Case for a Project: Needs Assessment
Chapter  7  Using Findings From the Clinical Needs Assessment to Develop, Implement,and Manage Sustainable Projects
Chapter  8  Role of Information Technology in Project Planning and Management
Chapter  9  Developing Metrics Which Support Projects and Programs
Chapter  10  Measuring The Value Within Organization and Healthcare Systems
Chapter  11  Disseminating Results of Meaningful Projects and Their Management

James L. Harris, PhD, MBA, APRN-BC, CNL, FAAN-Professor, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama

Additional Titles by this Author

Linda A. Roussel, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNL, FAAN-Visiting Professor, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas

Dr. Roussel  is the DNP Program Director and Professor at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing. Dr. Roussel has a strong background in nursing administration, teaching, and consultation. She has been instrumental in the developing of a number of educational and leadership programs including the DNP, CNL, and Executive Nurse Administration. She serves on the ANCC Expert Panel for the Executive Nurse Administration certification exam. Dr. Roussel is very passionate about the process of systems change and translational research in the clinical setting. 

Tricia Thomas, PhD, MSN, RN, FACHE, FNAP, NEA-BC-ACNS-BC, CNL, Assistant Dean for Practice, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Catherine Dearman, RN, PhD-Educational Consultant, President and CEO D&D Consulting, Mobile, Alabama

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ISBN-13: 9781284089837

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