The purpose of this assignment is to apply the concepts you have learned in this course to a situation you have encountered. Choose one quality or patient safety concern with which you are familiar and that you have not yet discussed in this course. In a 1,250-1,500 word essay, reflect on what you have learned in this course by applying the concepts to the quality or patient safety concern you have selected. Include the following in your essay:
- Briefly describe the issue and associated challenges.
- Explain how EBP, research, and PI would be utilized to address the issue.
- Explain the PI or QI process you would apply and discuss why you chose it.
- Describe your data sources, including outcome and process data.
- Explain how the data will be captured and disseminated.
- Discuss which organizational culture considerations will be essential to the success of your work.This assignment uses a rubric.
|Criteria||Excellent (100.00%)||Comments||Points Earned|
|Description of Issue and Challenges||A description of the issue and associated challenges is present and thorough.|
|Utilizing EBP, Research, and PI||An explanation of how EBP, research, and PI will be utilized is present and thorough.|
|PI and QI Process||An explanation of the PI or QI process that would be applied and a discussion of why it was chosen are present and thorough.|
|Data Sources||An explanation of data sources, including outcome and process data, is present and thorough.|
|Capturing and Disseminating Data||An explanation of how the data will be captured and disseminated is present and thorough.|
|Organizational Culture Considerations||A discussion of which organizational culture considerations will be essential to the success of the work is present and thorough.|
|Thesis Development and Purpose||Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.|
|Argument Logic and Construction||Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.|
|Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)||Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.|
|Paper Format (Use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)||All format elements are correct.|
|Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)||Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.|