Patient Outcomes and Sustainable Change
2. Reflecting on the "IHI Module TA 103: Increasing Value and Reducing Waste at the Point of Care," describe the role of the DNP-prepared nurse in managing costs. Identify one common barrier to cost management and inappropriate resource use. Discuss a change theory and how it can be applied in nursing practice to integrate sustainable care delivery. Provide supporting evidence.
3. Reflecting on the "IHI Module TA 102: Improving Health Equity," describe two causes of health disparities in the United States, or in your local community, that lead to health inequity. What ethical issues inhibit access and quality for care for these issues? Outline an initiative, integrating your faith and ethical principles surrounding practice, to reduce these health inequities and sustain the change within the health care system.