NURS FPX 4900 Assessment 1 Assessing the Problem Leadership Collaboration Communication Change Management and Policy Considerations
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Assessing the Problem Leadership Collaboration Communication Change Management and Policy Considerations

NURS FPX 4900 Assessment 1 Assessing the Problem Leadership Collaboration Communication Change Management and Policy Considerations


Capella university

NURS-FPX 4900 Capstone project for Nursing

Prof. Name


Assessing the Problem: Leadership, Collaboration, Communication, Change Management, and Policy Considerations

This evaluation focuses on analyzing the case of John, a 50-year-old male patient facing challenges in managing Type 2 diabetes. The aim is to examine insights from expert sources and scholarly articles to guide nursing interventions and recommend effective leadership strategies for improving patient outcomes, personalized care, and patient experiences. Additionally, this assessment explores the impact of nursing practice norms and regulations on John’s diabetes management, highlighting the crucial role of nurses in policy formulation to prevent illness, enhance outcomes, and minimize hospital readmissions. Finally, hands-on experience with John and similar cases is documented, ensuring a thorough understanding of the issue and the necessary leadership, collaboration, and change management tactics required to enhance patient outcomes.

Problem Definition and Relevance

This evaluation delves into a patient care issue within our healthcare institution, emphasizing the importance of leadership, collaboration, and change management in addressing these challenges. John, a 50-year-old Hispanic male, struggles with poorly managed Type 2 diabetes and obesity. Despite various interventions, his blood sugar levels remain elevated, leading to increased health risks and frequent hospital visits. The problem of uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes not only affects the patient’s health but also impacts the performance and reputation of the healthcare organization. Addressing this issue is relevant to nursing practice, as it involves providing comprehensive care, promoting health equity, and improving population health outcomes.

Evidence Analysis

Multiple research studies support nursing interventions aimed at managing Type 2 diabetes, emphasizing the effectiveness of patient education, self-management support, and multidisciplinary care approaches. These findings align with nursing practices focused on improving glycemic control and reducing the risk of complications. Adhering to evidence-based guidelines and policies has been shown to improve patient outcomes and reduce hospital readmissions in Type 2 diabetes care. Moreover, nursing involvement in policy development and advocacy plays a vital role in shaping healthcare policies and enhancing patient outcomes.

Impact of Nursing Practice Standards and Policies on Patient Outcomes

Nursing practice standards and policies significantly influence patient outcomes in Type 2 diabetes management. Adherence to evidence-based guidelines improves blood sugar control and reduces hospital readmissions. Nurses’ engagement in policy development and advocacy leads to more efficient healthcare policies and better patient outcomes. Local, state, and federal policies impact nursing scope of practice, affecting access to diabetes care and patient outcomes.

Leadership Strategies and Practicum Hours Documentation

Nursing leaders play a crucial role in improving patient care through effective leadership, collaboration, and change management strategies. Transformational and servant leadership styles can positively impact healthcare outcomes and enhance patient-centered care. Practicum hours are documented to evaluate the effectiveness of leadership strategies and interventions in diabetes management.


In conclusion, addressing the challenges of Type 2 diabetes management requires effective leadership, collaboration, communication, change management, and policy considerations. Nursing leaders have a vital role in promoting evidence-based practices, fostering a culture of continuous improvement, and advocating for policies that enhance patient outcomes. By focusing on patients like John and implementing evidence-based strategies, nurses can contribute to reducing health disparities and empowering individuals to manage their health effectively.


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