Prime yourself for change
On Demand | 2 CNE contact hours
Identify responses to change and discover how to manage those responses within yourself and your team.
“People don’t resist change, they resist being changed.”
There are countless obstacles to implementing and managing change in a modern hospital. Inside every hospital there are multiple organizations dealing with federal and state regulations, accreditations, and competitive pressures as well as constant changes in technology, administrative processes and medical practices. All this happens within the life and death, 24/7 environment.
It’s a fact… change happens. It’s how we respond to change that really matters. By recognizing the different responses to change, you can more consciously respond to change and help others learn to adapt to change in a similarly effective way, without impeding patient safety and quality of care.
During Prime yourself for change
, you will get real-world hands-on guidance that will help you identify your own preferred style of managing change while learning to more effectively respond to the psychological and physiological responses to change that can occur.
You will also receive practical concepts from Kurt Lewin's theory of change, as well as best practice strategies from Dr. Christopher Musselwhite's book Dangerous Opportunity: Making Change Work to help you better manage change within yourself and your team. Register today
Analyze physiological/psychological responses to change and identify your individual response to change.
Recognize/identify types of resistance to change.
Apply your understanding to manage adapting to change with self and others.
Robert Koch, DNSc, MSN, RN
Loewenberg School of Nursing
The University of Memphis
Robert W. Koch serves as Associate Professor at Loewenberg School of Nursing, University of Memphis. He holds a baccalaureate and masters degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee Medical Center and doctorate in nursing administration from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. He holds memberships in the American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International, the National League of Nursing, and the American Organization of Nurse Executives.
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The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ANCC Provider Number 0023.
ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178.