By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
· Competency 1: Analyze the elements of a successful quality improvement initiative.
o Explain evidence-based and best-practice solutions to improve patient safety related to a specific patient safety risk and reduce costs.
· Competency 2: Analyze factors that lead to patient safety risks.
o Explain factors leading to a specific patient safety risk.
· Competency 4: Explain the nurse’s role in coordinating care to enhance quality and reduce costs.
o Explain how nurses can help coordinate care to increase patient safety and reduce costs.
o Identify stakeholders with whom nurses would need to coordinate to drive quality and safety enhancements.
· Competency 5: Apply professional, scholarly, evidence-based strategies to communicate in a manner that supports safe and effective patient care.
o Communicate using writing that is clear, logical, and professional with correct grammar and spelling using current APA style.