Discussion: Resilience and Change

The Joint Commission Center For Transforming Healthcare.



Required Reading

American Nurses Association. (2015). Nursing: Scope and standards of practice (3rd ed.).

  • p. 21-24

Required Article

Garcia-Izquierdo, M., Meseguer de Pedro, M., Rio-Risqez, I., & Soler Sanchez, I. (2018). Resilience as a moderator of psychological health in situations of chronic stress (burnout) in a sample of hospital nurses. The Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 50(2), 228-236. https://chamberlainuniversity.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mdc&AN=29266720&site=eds-live&scope=site (Links to an external site.)

Required Website

The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare.(2012). Creating a safety culture [Video file]. https://www.centerfortransforminghealthcare.org/why-work-with-us/video-resources/creating-a-safety-culture (Links to an external site.)

Additional Background Reading and Resources

Thomas, T. W., Seifert, P. C., & Joyner, J. C. (2016). Registered nurses leading innovative changes. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 21(3). https://chamberlainuniversity.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=hch&AN=118680232&site=eds-live&scope=site (Links to an external site.)

Smith, M. C. (1988). Roy’s adaptation model in practice. Nursing Science Quarterly, 1(3), 97-98. https://chamberlainuniversity.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=107533568&site=eds-live&scope=site (Links to an external site.)

Congress.gov. (n. d.). The legislative process: Overview [Video file]. https://www.congress.gov/legislative-process

Week 3 Discussion: Resilience and Change (graded)

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This week’s graded topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO).

CO4: Integrates clinical nursing judgment using effective communication strategies with patients, colleagues, and other healthcare providers. (PO#4)


  • Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
    • Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
    • Integrate scholarly resources
    • Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates
    • Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
  • Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
Discussion Questions


Change is part of our daily healthcare environment. Clinical nursing judgments based on quality and safety, as well as protocols and standards, reflect our patient-centered care values.

  • What steps could you take to develop more resilience in your practice setting?
  • How might you communicate a change in practice to patients and nursing peers?

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