Identify a quality improvement opportunity in your organization or practice. In a 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 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
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 successful completion.
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