Quality Improvement

In NURS 410, you developed the first part of a Quality Improvement Intervention/Proposal to address an identified patient care need. For part this paper, Quality Improvement Intervention/Proposal, Part 2 – you will develop an evidence-based implementation and evaluation plan for your identified patient care issue.

  • Utilizing the research that you conducted in NURS 410, you will develop an implementation and evaluation plan for your identified patient care need.
  • The research findings should come from peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Please note: You are required to submit the paper that you wrote in NURS 410 – Quality Improvement Intervention/Proposal Part 1 along with the submission of this paper.

Outline

Introduction

  • Identifies problem that needs to be addressed, (summary of issue identified from meeting with nurse leader in NURS 410).
  • Explain why an intervention is needed for this problem

Literature Review Summary

  • Findings from the literature review are summarized (summary of literature review from NURS 410)
  • Findings are related to the proposed intervention
  • Uses seven or more scientific journal articles

Intervention Plan

  • States proposed intervention plan (based on findings from the literature)
  • Outlines timeline for implementation of plan
  • Outlines responsibilities for implementation and feedback
  • Apply a relevant nursing leadership theory/concept to be utilized in order to implement plan
  • Outline how responsibilities for implementation and feedback will be addressed.

Stakeholders

  • Identifies the stakeholders needed to implement the plan including their roles
  • Addresses the management structure/process issues
  • State how the identified nursing theory would be utilized when interacting with the stakeholders

Resources Needed to Implement Plan

  • Identifies the resources needed to implement the plan
  • If resources are not available, makes recommendations for needed resources
  • Outlines the budgetary needs, including type of budget, to implement plan

Evaluation Plan

  • Describe a clear and concise method of monitoring the outcomes of the quality improvement plan (based on findings from the literature).
  • Identify a clear and ongoing reassessment strategy
  • State how the identified nursing leadership theory/concept will be utilized in developing a reevaluation plan with the stakeholders
  • Outline a timeline for reevaluation of the plan.

Summary/Conclusion

  • Restate the patient care issue, including summary statement about the findings from the literature
  • Summarizes the proposed intervention, role of the stakeholders, recommendations for reevaluation and ongoing assessment strategies.