In this solution video, Bob McGannon takes you through the steps you can take to ensure you react well when a sudden environmental change occurs. Learn how to classify work areas in the hospital, plan your work around the classification of each work area, share detailed plans with your stakeholders, and practice allocating as little equipment as you can in sensitive areas.
- In the last challenge, I asked you to consider…how you can prepare your project plan…to handle a sudden change to your ability to perform…work in the hospital.…In this instance, it was due to a multi-car accident,…and you had to vacate your work area,…along with your tools and equipment,…in a very short time period, and your team was panicking.…The question I posed was, what elements or structures…could you use in your project plan…to handle this more smoothly?…Although difficult, there are actions you could take…to ensure you react well when a situation like this occurs.…
In fact, you actually can have more control…than you think.…Here are the steps you can take.…First, classify work areas in the hospital.…I use three classifications.…For example, class one areas are like the emergency room…and surgery.…You might have to vacate those almost instantly.…Class two areas are like diagnostic areas,…where you can do some work…while the areas are used for patient care.…You may have to vacate in some situations,…but you'd have 30 minutes to do so.…
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- Managing healthcare project stakeholders
- Dealing with regulatory constraints
- Establishing milestones
- Assessing project risks
- Executing your healthcare project