NR392 Quality Improvement in Nursing
Week 1 Course Project Milestone 1
Course Project Milestone 1 Guidelines and Grading Rubric
To apply lessons in quality improvement in nursing to a real-world nursing issue. This Course Project will use the Six Sigma DMAIC process.
The Course Project enables the student to meet the following Course Outcomes (COs):
CO1: Identify the role of the BSN nurse in the quality improvement process as a member of the collaborative interprofessional team. (POs 2 and 7)
CO2: Discuss effective processes and strategies to improve quality in nursing. (POs 2 and 8)
Requirements and Guidelines
Quality improvement is an important issue in professional nursing today. In Milestone 1, the student will define a nursing care issue (not a workforce issue such as staffing) from a current or former workplace or clinical setting that could be impacted by improved quality, and state the desired outcome of the improvement in quality. The student will then provide details about this issue, as well as explain the reason this issue was selected. Milestone 1 is due at the end of Week 1.
Download the required Milestone 1 Template (Links to an external site.).
Save it to your computer in Microsoft Word 2013 (or later) as a .docx file with the file name: Your Last Name NR392 Milestone 1.docx.
Carefully review the grading rubric criteria for Milestone 1.
Watch the video that provides a detailed overview of the requirements of Milestone 1.