Advanced practice nurse role in quality improvement inclusive of shaping health policy. Integrate project management strategies and skills needed to be successful in managing a quality initiative.Utilize scientific rigor in quality improvement initiatives. Critically analyze quality improvement strategies and evidence based practices as a nurse leader. Apply evidence to prioritize quality improvement strategies to narrow the “quality gaps” and change practice in a clinical site. Examine the role of information technology in the identification and tracking of healthcare issues and evidence-based initiatives. Discuss ethical and legal implications for the Project Director including IRB approval and human subject protection.
Discuss how today’s current health care system is structured and functions within the present-day environment (supports student learning outcome #1). Summarize the target organizations readiness for change (supports student learning….