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  1. Rao, Aditi D. PhD, RN
  2. Trotta, Rebecca L. PhD, RN
  3. Rabelais, Em PhD, MBE, MS, MA, RN
  4. Reich, Jessie MSN, RN
  5. Mattioni, Colleen DNP, MBA, RN, CNOR
  6. Cunningham, Regina S. PhD, RN, FAAN


Strategic plans provide a roadmap for value creation by outlining key priorities that, when executed successfully, enhance quality and efficiency. Nurses are uniquely positioned to inform strategic planning because of their understanding of clinical operations and consumer needs. This article describes a multiphase process for engaging nurses, at all levels, in developing, implementing, and revising a nursing strategic plan over a 5-year period.