Learning Needs Assessment

Conduct an educational needs assessment and analysis of your hospital.

Write a 1,500-word paper describing the results of your assessment.

Include the following information in your assessment:

  • Type of institution
  • Type of nursing care or service provided
  • Volume of activity of the institution
  • Levels of nursing care staff employed
  • A summary of the results of the educational needs assessment and analysis, obtained by completing the following steps:
    • Select a small sample from your representative group.
    • Collect data through interviews, questionnaires, checklists, a review of the institution’s documents, or direct observation.
    • Analyze the data.
  • Identification of the highest priority educational need
  • Identification of institutional forces in favor of and those against responding to educational needs, such as budgetary and staff constraints, staff receptiveness and buy in, and support from management
  • Identification, based upon the existing structure of the organization, of the next step within the institution to respond to the educational needs identified as highest priority

Include 1 paragraph introduction and 1 paragraph conclusion.


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.