PDSA Case Study
Step 1: Read the following case study: Increase in Pressure Injuries
There have been 5 cases of pressure injuries in the last month. The previous month there was one case. In all cases, the patients were older than 60 years old and had limited mobility. The QI committee has created the following Aim statement:
Aim Statement: In our setting, there will be zero pressure injuries to any patient in the next month.
Step 2: As part of the QI committee, you will be completing the Plan portion of the PDSA. Your answer post is based on the first letter of your last name. For example, if your last name is Smith, you would create your Plan for the Acute Care setting.
Describe the change that should be implemented using at least one scholarly nursing source from the Chamberlain library to support this intervention.
Paragraph two: Describe the predicted outcome.
Paragraph three: Identify who will be involved in implementing and evaluating the change.
Resources: Include reference for scholarly nursing source used
SOURCES TO BE USED AS WELL
Week 4: Textbook corresponding Assigned Readings
Finkelman, A. (2018). Quality improvement: A guide for integration in nursing. Jones & Bartlett.
Chapter 2: Quality Improvement: Ethics, Standards, Regulatory, Accreditation, and Legal Issues, pp. 56-67; 69-70
Finkelman, A. (2020). Quality improvement: A guide for integration in nursing. (2nd ed.). Jones & Bartlett.
Chapter 2: Quality Improvement: Ethics, Standards, Regulatory, Accreditation, and Legal Issues, pp. 50-59; 60-61