You will be turning in one paper. (No Powerpoint).
The "paper" is actually a "QI Plan" written to the selected organization you have been writing about.
You are to complete Part 4 and include that as a section in your QI plan
Your final QI plan should have Parts 1-4 in it AND it should follow the " QI template" provided. See below.
Quality Improvement Plan Template
In this course, you develop an organizational quality improvement (QI) plan for a health care organization of your choice. Organize the plan as you would present it to the organization's board of directors for approval. Use the following outline as a guide when developing your plan.
Executive Summary: A one-page overview of the plan
Introduction/Purpose: Introduce the organization and state its mission. Describe the types of services the organization provides. This section must be approximately half a page.
Goals/Objectives: Describe what goals the organization has to meet its mission. These are principles that shape how the organization views and achieves quality. Examples may involve the concepts of safety, effectiveness, timeliness, and patient centeredness. This section must be approximately half a page.
Scope/Description/QI Activities: Describe what departments, programs, and activities are affected by the plan and why they are involved in its implementation. This section must be approximately half a page.
Data Collection Tools: Describe the type of performance data to be collected and why that data is focused on. Describe why each data collection and display tool was selected for the QI plan. This section must range from half a page to a full page.
QI Processes and Methodology: Describe the methodology and processes used to implement the plan. This must explain why each methodology and process are in the plan and why they were chosen. This section must range from half a page to a full page.
Comparative Databases, Benchmarks, and Professional Practice Standards: Describe what the organization will use as a standard to compare performance. This section must be one paragraph. This may be through a number of methods such as a comparative database or a competing organization's annual report.
Authority/Structure/Organization: Describe the authority structure of the plan's implementation. This must describe who is responsible for implementing the plan. Include a description of each role involved in the plan. This section must be approximately half a page:
Communication: Identify who the performance activity outcomes are communicated to and who does the communicating. This describes who is responsible for overseeing data collection and preparing data reports. This section must be approximately one paragraph.
References are needed and should be on a separate page at the end of the plan.
Please let me know any further questions.
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