MSN6021 – Biopsychosocial Concepts
for Advanced Nursing Practice I
Week 6 Discussion
Change Strategies Appropriate to Personal Practice
For this discussion you will be exploring change models,
strategies, or theories that could be the most useful in your personal
practice. While conducting your research, also be sure to consider strategies
that will be appropriate for helping you complete your Change Strategy and
Implementation assignment that is due at the end of this unit. You may wish to
consult the readings from this unit or conduct your own research for this
In your initial post, address the following. Be sure to
follow the requirements for initial postings found in the Faculty Expectations
Research a minimum of two change models, strategies, or
theories that you think are, or could be, relevant to your current or desired
future practice. For each, address the following:
Summarize the key aspect of the change model, strategy, or
Explain why the change model, strategy, or theory is
relevant to your current or desired future practice.
Explain how the change model, strategy, or theory could help
you to be more effective in your practice.
In your response post, address one or more of the following.
Be sure to follow the requirements for response posts found in the Faculty
Expectations Message (FEM).
Suggest any additional change models, strategies, or
theories that you think could be helpful to your peer in their practice, and
explain how you believe they would be useful.
Share an experience from your own practice in which you have
used one of the change models, strategies, or theories presented by your peer.
This activity will help you achieve the following learning
Explain how change strategies will help achieve a desired
Describe how an interprofessional approach will contribute
to the implementation of a change strategy.
Analyze evidence that supports the use of a change strategy
to achieve a desired outcome.
Identify the relationship between a change strategy and
Communicate rationale for a change plan in a way that encourages
buy-in from the audience.
Understand change theories.
Understand the audience.
Discussion Participation Scoring Guide.