Why is the change needed? Safety risk? Feasibility? Acceptability?
For this paper, you are to use the translation steps (13 through 20) as the outline for your paper. Write how you would go about determining the fit and appropriateness of the recommendations, and create an action plan for your practice setting to develop your PICO question. PICO Question: Do clinically overweight neurosurgical patients have an increased risk of post-op complications (such as surgical site infection) compared to patients in a healthy weight range? Translation Steps 13 – 20 13. Identify practice setting – (Clinical setting on a Neurosurgical floor) 14. Create action plan 1. Why is the change needed? Safety risk? Feasibility? Acceptability? 15. Secure support and resources to implement action plan 1. What resources are needed? Change champions? Stakeholders? 16. Implement action plan 1. Will this be a pilot program or will this be widespread implementation. 17. If change is implemented, evaluate outcomes to determine if improvements have been made. 1. Collaborate with Quality Improvement or Information Technology or other groups 18. Report results to stakeholders 1. Allow for analysis of findings 19. Identify next steps 20. Disseminate findings: brings awareness, understanding, and action. Sharing knowledge with target audience to influence process or practice changes 1. Audience – stakeholders with the message adjusted to the audience accordingly Use each of your articles from your annotated bibliography(Attached).Borrow information from prior courses if you desire. This will be a rather long paper with a lot of headings and perhaps sub-headings. Use your book and any other resources that were provided or that you have found to complete this final paper.