NUR/587 Continuous Improvement Plan

Completed by Manuel A. Osborne


Completion of class NUR/587 Leadership and Management in Nursing and Health Care

05/03/2014 - 05/05/2014

Maintain charge nurse position

05/04/2014 - 12/31/2014

NUR/544 Population-Focused Health Care

05/13/2014 - 06/23/2014

NUR/598 Research Utilization Project

07/01/2014 - 08/11/2014

NUR/590B Nursing Practicum-B

08/19/2014 - 09/01/2014

Completion of the practicum project and the 60 required hours.

HCS/588 Measuring Performance Standards

09/09/2014 - 10/20/2014

HCS/545 Health Law and Ethics

10/28/2014 - 12/08/2014

Final class completed followed by MSN graduation

Master of Science in Nursing completion

12/09/2014 - 12/10/2014

Applying and obtaining a position of leadership or management

01/01/2015 - 01/01/2020

Personal improvement objectives

This author plans on continuing his MSN education with an expected graduation time frame of December 2014. This author's objective in the next five years is to obtain a position within the emergency department management and eventually move up the chain of command with a position in administration such as a CNO.

An action plan with time frames

This author will continue to work toward the completion of the next five courses that remains in this MSN program including the practicum. Please refer to the above timeline for specific time frames.

Strategies for achieving your objectives

This author plans on maintaining the ongoing educational process and build the needed credentials in order to achieve the intended objectives and goals. The strategy steps is shown within the above timeline.

Reference 1

Hadley, S. A., & MacLeod, A. K. (2010). Conditional goal-setting, personal goals and hopelessness about the future. Cognition & Emotion, 24(7), 1191-1198.

Reference 2

Marriner-Tomey, A. (2009). Guide to nursing management and leadership (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.

Reference 3

Wyatt, D. A. (2013). The future of nursing: Understanding who nurses are. AORN Journal, 98(3), 267-272.