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Course Overview

Healthcare providers are constantly challenged to quickly adapt to organizational change and respond to turbulent environments with many interconnected and moving parts. Experts maintain that interprofessional healthcare teams can improve the quality of care, problem-solve more effectively, and improve outcomes. Building a team with diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives has been shown to have a positive impact on performance. Nurses can make a distinct impact by influencing the design of care delivery and improving the practice environment as part of strategic interprofessional planning . 

The goal of this course is to provide nurses in acute care settings with new skills to use as members of an interprofessional strategic planning team. 

About the Course Author

Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDCES, FAND is a SME Writer focused on topics related to food, nutrition & dietetics for Relias. She is a registered dietitian nutritionist and has been a certified diabetes educator since 2003. Ms. Stefanski earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and a master's degree in Adult Education with a special focus on distance learning. She was an adjunct instructor in the Stabler Department of Nursing at York College of Pennsylvania for 13 years. Stefanski is the owner of Stefanski Nutrition Services where she specializes in pediatric nutrition, diabetes, gastrointestinal issues and sports nutrition. Stefanski serves as national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDCES, FAND has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Deborah K. Zastocki, DNP, Ed.M. MA, RN, retired NEA-BC, FACHE(r) is currently founder and president of Legacy Healthcare Management Consulting in North Carolina. She received her BSN from the University of Rhode Island, both master's degrees from Teachers College Columbia University, and her DNP from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. Dr. Zastocki has over 30 years of experience, with a professional career that included a journey from staff nurse to nurse executive roles, authorship, adjunct faculty, and healthcare executive leadership. Dr. Zastocki is the former president and CEO of Chilton Medical Center and became a health system executive with Atlantic Health System in New Jersey, after system integration. Deborah Zastocki, DNP, EdM, MA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE(r) has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (6 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

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    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Nurses will receive 0.5 Nursing Contact Hours after successfully completing this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    0.50HOURS


    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 0.5 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-SIP
  • Hours:

    0.50
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2021-06-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2024-04-30
  • Learning Objectives:

    Apply good enough, push on (GEPO), SWOT, and simple rules when designing strategic plans.; Identify your new strengths for contributing to interprofessional team strategic planning sessions.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: A New Approach
    The Scenario
    Strategic Planning Overview
    Section 3: The Process
    Complex Systems
    Good Enough to Push On
    Simple Rules
    Section 4: The Team Component
    Strategic Planning Using Interprofessional Teams
    Doing the Work
    Ground Rules
    Framework
    Section 5: Communication
    Section 6: Clinical Vignette
    Course Summary
    Course Contributors
    Congratulations!
    Resources
    References

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.