The following is the purposes of this assignment:
Discuss the roles and responsibilities of a Nursing Quality Expert in a selected healthcare organization.
Review the organization’s mission, vision, values, and beliefs. Explain how these align with national standards for quality.
Collaborate with Nursing Quality Expert to evaluate the outcomes of a new practice guideline and steps to implement changes.
Discuss the Nursing Quality Expert’s strategic plan as it relates to The Institute of Medicine’s Quality initiatives and ONE of the following core competencies.
1) Employ evidence-based practice
2) Apply quality improvement
3) Utilize informatics
This assignment facilitates the achievement of the following SLOs:
SLO 1: Describe current nursing and healthcare quality and safety measures.
SLO 2: Identify national agencies responsible for quality measures.
SLO 3: Compare publicly reported quality measures for varied healthcare agencies.
SLO 4: Discuss the potential and actual impact of patient safety initiatives and regulations.
Directions
Select your interviewee, schedule and conduct an interview. This individual must be a Registered Nurse employed in a leadership role as a Nursing Quality Expert. Job titles of RNs who may be considered include, but are not limited to: Quality Care Coordinator, Performance Improvement Officer/Coordinator, Director of Quality Assessment, Compliance Officer, Safety Director, Regulatory Officer/Director, Risk Management Officer. If you have any concerns about whether the RN is “suitable” for this assignment, contact your faculty BEFORE you schedule and conduct the interview.
Review all areas on the Interview Form PRIOR to conducting the interview. You may print the form and take it with you to the interview. However, you may not give it to the individual and ask him or her to complete it and return it to you.
Prior to conducting interview, review two scholarly resources related to ONE aforementioned core competencies upon which you plan to focus. These resources should guide your interview process and understanding of the Nursing Quality Expert’s role and responsibilities as it relates to the selected core competency.
Prior to interview, review the organization’s mission, vision, values and beliefs.
Note that practice impact must be addressed by YOU and is a very important criterion.
Conduct the interview. The length of your interview will vary but should not exceed one hour.
Take the interview information and create a paper to submit where you will explain all of the information you gathered. This will be submitted as an APA 7th edition paper assignment. It will be a maximum of 3 pages (excluding your title page and reference page).
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Interview with a Nursing Quality Expert Rubric
Interview with a Nursing Quality Expert Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeScholarly Sources and Writing
Name two resources reviewed prior to conducting interview related to
selected core competency.
Describe how each resource helped student prepare for and conduct
interview. Punctuation and sentence structure are correct. Evidence of spell and
grammar check. Paper is formatted according to APA. Length is no more
than 3 pages excluding title and reference pages.
10 pts
Full Marks
0 pts
No Marks
10 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDemographics & Scope of Responsibility
Initials, credentials, job title, and length in present position of
interviewee are provided. Date and time of interview are provided.
Working phone number of interviewee is provided for faculty to follow-
up if indicated. Provide a paraphrased or summary of the interviewee’s answer indicating major responsibilities and number of direct reports (staff who report to him/her). If none, please say so. Indicate total operational budget for which interviewee is responsible. If unwilling to share, say so. You may quote the interviewee, but sparingly. Do NOT provide a verbatim transcriipt of everything that was said. Bulleted items may be used.
20 pts
Full Marks
0 pts
No Marks
20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMission, Values, and Beliefs of the Organization
Provide a paraphrased or summary of the interviewee’s answer. Do not
quote from the website. Use the Nursing Quality Expert’s interpretation
of these. You may quote the interviewee, but sparingly. Do NOT provide a
verbatim transcriipt of everything that was said.
Bulleted items may be used
15 pts
Full Marks
0 pts
No Marks
15 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStrategic Plan as it relates to One Core Competency
Name the core competency. Provide a paraphrased or summary of the
interviewee’s answer about how the core competency is incorporated in
a unit, department, and organization’s strategic plan. You may quote the
interviewee, but sparingly. Do NOT provide a verbatim transcriipt of
everything that was said. Bulleted items may be used.
20 pts
Full Marks
0 pts
No Marks
20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeRole of the BSN Prepared Nurse to Support the Strategic Plan
Provide a paraphrased or summary of the interviewee’s answer about
the role of BSN-prepared nurses to support strategic plan as it relates to
selected core competency. You may quote the interviewee, but sparingly.
Do NOT provide a verbatim transcriipt of everything that was said. Bulleted
items may be used.
20 pts
Full Marks
0 pts
No Marks
20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePractice Impact
Summarize specifically what you learned from interaction with
interviewee. Describe how your own nursing practice will change as a
result of learning about roles and responsibilities of interviewee, the
core competency, and completion of this assignment.
15 pts
Full Marks
0 pts
No Marks
15 pts
Total Points: 100