Smart Goals

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Course Project Milestone 1: SMART Goal Setting Form Your Name: Ayoola Oyenuga | Date:20Jul2013 | Your Instructor’s Name: Teresa Hayden |

Purpose: To develop (2) SMART-formatted goals for selected leadership topics and a corresponding plan of action for achieving the goals.
Directions:
1. Please refer to the Milestone 1 guidelines inclusive of the grading rubric found in Doc Sharing for the guidelines of this assignment. 2. Use the form below to complete your SMART goal assignment in Milestone 1. This includes filling in the table with each specific component of your goal; Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time bound. 3. Next, connect all five components and develop a SMART goal in a written sentence form.
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| My goal is that nurses will have equitable staff assignment which will lead to patient satisfaction. My unit manager, unit directors, unit educator, charge nurses, nurses, staffing department and I will be involved. It will take place on medical surgical/oncology unit where I work. | M: measurableHow are you going to achieve the goal? | Acuity-based staffing model form will be given to nurses to fill out 2 hours before the end of their shift to determine how many nurses will be needed on the unit on the next shift. Nurses will use the form to rate acuity level of patient from 1-5, 1 denotes very low acuity, 5 denotes very high acuity. | A: attainableWhat resources/expert available to assist you with attaining your goal? | I will collaborate with the unit directors, my unit manager, unit educator, charge nurses and staffing department. We will have meetings on how acuity-based staffing model will increase patient’s satisfaction. | R: realisticIs this goal something that is realistically obtainable in a professional practice? | The goal is realistic and obtainable in nursing practice. | T: time boundWhat specific dates or weeks will you accomplish each task of your project goal? | By week 4. | Smart GoalWritten in a complete sentence | My goal is that acuity-based staffing model form will be used to give equitable staff assignment which will

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