What is a SWOT Analysis and Why Should You Use One?. Carolyn Burr, EdD, RN François-Xavier Bagnoud Center UMDNJ. SW OT: Internal Strengths and Weaknesses. Human resources Physical resources Financial resources Activities and processes Past experiences implementing new procedures.
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What is a SWOT Analysis and Why Should You Use One? Carolyn Burr, EdD, RN François-Xavier Bagnoud Center UMDNJ
SWOT: Internal Strengths and Weaknesses • Human resources • Physical resources • Financial resources • Activities and processes • Past experiences implementing new procedures
SWOT: External Opportunities and Threats • Future trends in the field or the culture • Economy • Funding sources • Demographics • Attitudes and beliefs in the community • Legislation • Local, national, or international events
INTERNAL Strengths/Weaknesses Human resources—staff, volunteers, board members, target population Physical resources—location, building, equipment Financial resources—grants, funding agencies, other sources of income Activities and processes—programs the agency runs, systems it employs Past experiences with implementing new procedures EXTERNAL Opportunities/Threats Future trends in the field or the culture The economy—local, national, international Funding sources—foundations, donors, legislators Demographics—changes in age, race, gender, culture of those you serve Attitudes and beliefs in the community Legislation Local, national and international events
Action Plan Rapid HIV Testing in Addiction Facilities
Action Plan • Deciding to offer rapid testing • Developing the policy on rapid testing • Making rapid HIV testing available in acute care settings • Preparing to offer rapid testing
Action planning questions • What action needs to be taken? • Who is responsible? • What is the timeframe or target date? • How will the outcome be communicated? • What evaluation is needed and what will be done?