NURS3100 Issues/Trends in Nursing
Week 4 Assignment
Quality Nursing (Part 1 of 2)
Part 1 of this assignment!
use Quality Indicators (QIs) for several purposes. QIs highlight potential
quality concerns, identify areas that need further study and investigation, and
track changes over time. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
QIs include Prevention Quality Indicators, Inpatient Quality Indicators,
Patient Safety Indicators, and Pediatric Quality Indicators (Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality, n.d.). You will use these quality indicators
within your Assignment.
Assignment also takes you back to the Walden Library. The Library is an
invaluable resource for discovering nursing and health care–related databases
and professional articles. Continue to practice and refine your writing skills.
Learn how to use APA in-text citations and references. Use the Grammarly
program—it is an invaluable writing tool to enhance your work.
subsequent weeks, you will continue working in this substantive area.
Week 4 Assignment Rubric, provided in the Course Information area.
AWE Checklist and Additional Resources for your Assignment:
AWE Level Assignment Template
TOP Ten BSN
References and Citations
week’s Writing Resources and Program Success Tools. Revisit the Writing
Resources and Program Success Tools from Weeks 1 through 3 as needed. Focus on
the QIs at http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/.
Choose a QI
related to a nursing topic of interest to you. Think about the ways in which
following and measuring this crucial health data improve effectiveness and
efficiency in your nursing practice. Consider any points that relate your
selected topic to the journey ahead in your nursing career.
articles in the Walden Library to support your scholarly opinion in your paper.
Walden Writing Center guidelines titled “Writing a Paper” and “Scholarly
Writing: Overview” to do the following:
Draft a 2-
to 3-page paper describing your selected QI in general, and then describe how
this QI has the potential to improve the quality, safety, and outcomes of your
patients and their families.
the current data available and leadership’s goal for improvement.
solution using 2 sources from professional and scholarly literature to support
2000/3000 AWE Level Assignment Template in the resources for this week to
complete your Assignment.
citations to support your paper. Use essay-level writing skills, including the
use of transitional material and organizational frames.
submit your final paper for grading, submit it to a Safe Assign Draft in
Academic Integrity. Use the information provided in the Originality Report
(Walden University, n.d.-c) to revise your paper. Paraphrasing and citing your
sources in-text will decrease the similarity score. Go to Academic Integrity to
learn how to interpret your originality score. Revise your paper before
submitting it to Week 4 Assignment within the course.
provides feedback to students on their use of source material using the world’s
largest content comparison database. Safe Assign highlights original writing
and instances of proper citation. Later in Week 6, you will learn the
importance of understanding plagiarism and the concept of originality. Safe
Assign is also found in Academic Integrity.
By Day 7
your revised paper and the Safe Assign report.