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Quiz 18 :

Strategic Planning and Goal Setting

Quiz 18 :

Strategic Planning and Goal Setting

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To conduct assessment of the internal environment,the strategic planning team for Pacific Hospital:
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C

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Which of the following represents a well-written objective?
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D

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The reasons that nursing administrators sometimes do not plan in a systematic manner include:
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A

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A community-based pain management program is being planned for your region.As a coordinator of a home care agency,you have been requested to develop a conceptual framework,mission statement,philosophy,and objectives for the program.In what order will you pursue this endeavour?
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Construction of properly worded and written objectives most often begin with which word?
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As a nursing leadership student,you have had the opportunity to develop a palliative care manual that will be used by the palliative care network (PCN)in your region for teaching health care providers.The PCN has requested that you provide a prioritized strategic plan of action for the manual on a province-/territory-wide basis.What is the first priority?
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The process of developing,negotiating,and formalizing the targets of an organization is:
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In establishing the strategic plan for effective use of evidence to guide nursing practice at Pacific Hospital,the nursing unit managers take the next step,which is the implementation.Implementation would probably involve:
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Of the following types of environmental assessments,which is an example of a patient trend assessment?
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Through its strategic planning processes,the strategic planning team at Pacific Hospital learns that nursing staff members are uncomfortable with using evidence-informed practice,and that they perceive that only limited resources are available to support translation of evidence into their usual practice.Because this issue has been identified,the team determines that a plan of action is required to address the issue.Who should be involved in determining this plan?
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The clinic nurse understands that the advantages of planning include:
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In assessing the internal environment,the strategic planning team at Pacific Hospital discovers that 90% of staff members have no idea what the current mission statement means.This is probably related to:
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As a unit manager,you can promote goal commitment by:
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The chief nursing officer has to write a strategic plan.The most difficult stage in the strategic planning process is:
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Which of the following reflects a characteristic of an organizational environmental assessment?
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Planning is a process designed to achieve goals in dynamic,competitive environments.What is the first step that you,as a new manager,will undertake to develop a strategic plan of action for a program about congestive heart failure?
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From your observation of planning activities in the organization,you have noticed that planning and decision making occur at various levels of the organization.The nurse manager has overall responsibility for which of the following?
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The strategic planning process shares many similarities with which of the following?
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Northwestern Hospital has decided to implement peer review.As a clinical leader in the emergency department,you have overall responsibility for ensuring that this is in place by next month.The most important step in this process is to:
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Pacific Hospital's strategic planning team develops a process to include staff in development of the mission statement.Which of the following statements would indicate that staff members have been able to develop an effective mission statement?
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