Assignment 4: Quality Improvement
Assignment 4: 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 of 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
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