Quality Improvement Initiative
Create a paper that addresses problems within your organization/hospital (Personnel shortages). Your target audience is the nursing staff.
Select a problem or process at your organization that needs improvement.
Perform an in-depth, literature review (10+ citations) to determine what evidence is available on this topic.
Introduction and Problem – Identify a problem or process at the organization that needs improvement
Literature review – Provide a synthesis of the literature on the topic (at least 10 research citations). Identifies 3 common themes.
Root causes – Analyze the root causes or variations from quality standards
Interventions – Identify interventions found in the research literature to address the quality improvement initiative
Change model – Identify a change model that you can use to implement this project
Benchmarks – Describe the benchmarks that will you use to measure the expected outcomes
Timeline – Develop a timeline for implementation and expected outcomes