Week 4 Assignment Instructions

 

Quality and Sustainability Paper Part Two – Analysis and   Application

The Quality and Sustainability Paper is a practice immersion assignment designed to be completed in three sections. This is part two of the assignment. Learners are required to analyze the quality outcomes and/or patient safety measures of a health care entity to determine its successes and failures, identify potential obstacles to the implementation of the measures, and determine what collaborative efforts are needed to create sustainability.

General Guidelines:

Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:

  • This      assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment      to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
  • Doctoral      learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The      APA Style Guide is located in the      Student Success Center.
  • This      assignment requires that you support your position by referencing at least      six to eight scholarly resources. At least three of your supporting      references must be from scholarly      sources other than the assigned readings.
  • You      are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Please refer to the      directions in the Student Success Center.

Directions:

Write a 1,250-1,500 word paper that provides the following:

  1. Identify      or create a health care entity. (Provide an overall description of this      entity without using the real name; i.e.      location, size, profit or nonprofit, years in operation). Do not give the real name of any entity or person you are describing.
  2. Using      defined quality outcomes and/or patient safety measures, describe the      health care entity’s successes and failures. Include identified criteria      and data that demonstrate why this entity is successful and in what areas.
  3. Using      the quality outcomes data, identify a quality or safety area that nursing      science can impact. Describe the specific variables.
  4. Identify      potential obstacles that may hinder the implementation of the quality or      safety measure.
  5. Identify      those groups or leadership roles within the entity with whom you may need      to collaborate.
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