Author: Janet M. Phillips, PhD, RN, ANEF
Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Institution: Indiana University
Evaluate the leadership role in participation, communication, and accountability for improving health care quality and safety in health systems using systems thinking.
Reflect on systems thinking to executive leadership roles in quality improvement in health care.
Apply principles of organizational readiness strategies for change
Identify the role of just culture in quality improvement.
Interview with a nurse executive to evaluate and reflect on the role of leadership using systems thinking for safety and quality improvement for advanced practice.
Assignment Guidelines for Systems Thinking for Quality Improvement: Innovative Teaching Strategy for Advanced Practice with grading rubric
Phillips, J. M., Stalter, A. M., Dolansky, M. A., & McKee-Lopez. (2016). Fostering future leadership in quality and safety in health care through systems thinking. Journal of Professional Nursing, 32(1) 15-24. doi:10/1016/jprofnuurs.2015.06.003
Stalter, A. M., Phillips, J. M., Ruggiero, J. S., Scardaville, D. L., Merriam, D., Dolansky, M. A., Goldschmidt, K. A., Wiggs, C. M., Winegardner, S. (2016). Concept analysis of systems thinking. Nursing Forum 52(4), 323-330/ doi: 10.1111/nuf.12196 (Nursing Forum’s top 20 most downloaded papers in 2018)
Stlater, A. M. & Molta, A. (2018). Using systems thinking to envision quality and safety in healthcare. Nursing Management, 49(2), 32-39.
Evaluation is completed using the grading rubric (see rubric).