(Solution) Nr532 Week 3 Strategic Planning Assignment


The purposes of this assignment are to: (a) identify and articulate key concepts of your strategic plan in a clear, succinct, and scholarly manner and(b) provide empirical, scholarly evidence to support your proposed plan.

Due Date: Sunday 11:59 p.m. MT at the end of Week 3

Total Points Possible:  200


  1. This paper will be graded on quality of information, use of citations, use of Standard English grammar, sentence structure, and organization based on the required components.
  2. Create this assignment using Microsoft (MS) Word, which is the required format for all Chamberlain documents. You can tell that the document is saved as a MS Word document because it will end in “.docx.”
  3. Submit by 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday of the week due. Any questions about this paper may be discussed in the weekly Q & A Discussion topic.
  4. The length of the paper is to be no greater than three pages, excluding title page and reference page. Extra pages WILL NOT be read by the instructor and WILL NOT count toward your grade.
  5. APA format (6th edition) is required in this assignment, including a title page and reference page. Use APA level 1 headings for the organizational structure of this assignment. Remember that the introduction does not carry a heading that labels it as a level heading in APA format. The first part of your paper is assumed to be the introduction. See APA manual for details. See Course Resources for: “Guidelines for Writing Professional Papers.” Use the suggested format and headings to organize your assignment.
    1. Include introduction (do not label as a heading in APA format)
    2. Key concepts of strategic plan
    3. Recommendations
    4. Supporting evidence
    5. Conclusion


Strategic Plan on Nursing Shortage

One of the core challenges in healthcare organizations involves the number of nurses to address the increase in patient population and in particular the baby boom generation. A number of aspects have been attributed to nursing shortage which includes low student turnout to study the profession, an increase in the current patient population, and nursing professionals’ turnover (MacLean, Hassmiller, Shaffer, Rohrbaugh, Collier, & Fairman, 2014). The impact of this shortage is reflected in the reduced quality of care, fatigue among the remaining nurses, and poor patient outcome. This paper, therefore, entails a strategic plan to address the nursing shortage challenge which is based on effective scheduling of the current nurses, lobbying for the employment of new nurses, motivational approaches and supportive environment to reduced turnover. Also included in the discussion are the involved stakeholders and the top two priorities.

Concepts in the Strategic Plan

Prior to developing the strategic plan, it is important to identify the main causes of the nursing shortage. According to Armmer (2017), nursing shortage in an organization results from one or a combination of the following factors. These include increased nurses’ turnover, poor working environment, more patients thus increasing the patient to nurse ratio, and reduced graduate nurses. In the nurses’ turnover, for instance, it is attributed to the professionals considering other organizations to work for which provide better benefits and a….Please click the Paypal icon below to purchase full solution for only $10