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NUR 400 Milestone Four Guidelines and Rubric
The milestone assignments in this course are to help you prepare for the final project PowerPoint (PPT) presentation. Milestone Four covers the implementation and evaluation of the quality improvement initiative. You will describe the communication flow, the processes and tools required, and the evaluation plan. You will also explain how the improvement model promotes change and provide a comprehensive review of the initiative. You will continue to use the patient care issue that you chose in Milestone One as the focus of this work. Evidence-based resources are to be used for support for each section. Your instructor will provide feedback for each milestone. You should incorporate this feedback into the final project PPT presentation.
Prompt: For this milestone, use evidence-based resources to address the following critical elements:
IV. Implementation and Evaluation
a) Analyze the current organizational processes that facilitate the communication flow used to implement a change initiative.
b) Determine the organizational processes and tools required to effectively communicate the implementation components for the initiative.
c) Utilizing tracer methodology, produce an evaluation plan that measures the effectiveness of the quality improvement initiative. Include
necessary detail to deliver key points and requirements, such as specific data collection methods, timeframes for evaluation, and intended re-
d) Review the applicability of the quality improvement model and its use in promoting change through a quality improvement initiative. In other
words, evaluate the effectiveness and the ease of use, timeliness, and efficiency of your chosen model for the progress and success of your
e) Provide a comprehensive review of the quality improvement initiative with a final analysis of the role of leadership in planning, implementing,
and evaluating quality improvement initiatives within the organization.
Guidelines for Submission: Your submission should be a Word document approximately 3–5 pages in length (not including title and reference pages) and
should be formatted using proper APA publication format. This submission should include at least two evidence-based references published within the last five years.