Statistics for Health care Professionals
Week 4 Assignment
Quality Improvement Proposal
Identify a quality improvement opportunity in your
organization or practice. In a 1,250-1,500 word paper, describe the problem or
issue and propose a quality improvement initiative based on evidence-based
practice. Apply "The Road to Evidence-Based Practice" process,
illustrated in Chapter 4 of your textbook, to create your proposal.
Include the following:
Provide an overview the problem and the setting in which the
problem or issue occurs.
Explain why a quality improvement initiative is needed in
this area and the expected outcome.
Discuss how the results of previous research demonstrate
support for the quality improvement initiative and its projected outcomes.
Include a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources published within the last 5
years, not included in the course materials or textbook, that establish
evidence in support of the quality improvement proposed.
Discuss steps necessary to implement the quality improvement
initiative. Provide evidence and rationale to support your answer.
Explain how the quality improvement initiative will be
evaluated to determine whether there was improvement.
Support your explanation by identifying the variables,
hypothesis test, and statistical test that you would need to prove that the
quality improvement initiative succeeded.
While APA style is not required for the body of this
assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources
should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the
APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric
prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for
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