Applying Process Improvement Models
Choose a Quality Improvement Model from Chapter 5 in the Spath (2018) textbook, and apply this model to your practice problem. Please do not choose Lean or Six Sigma as your quality model unless you have an expert in these quality models in your organization to guide you through the process.
FOCUS PDCA (p.128).
By Day 4
Post a Discussion entry describing the model that you selected and how each step of the model will be used to develop the plan for the Practice Experience Project. Hospice Homebound patients Continue to collaborate with the selected individuals in your practice environment as needed in the development of the Practice Experience Project, and share this information with your group.
Spath, P. (2018). Introduction to healthcare quality management (3rd ed.). Chicago, IL:
Health Administration Press.
Chapter 4, “Evaluating Performance” (pp. 79-118)
Chapter 5, “Continuous Improvement” (pp. 119-142)
Chapter 6, “Performance Improvement Tools” (pp. 143-174)
Note: Although Chapter 4 is previously assigned reading, please review it in preparation for this week’s material.
Yoder-Wise, P. S. (2019). Leading and managing in nursing (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.
Chapter 19, “Building Effective Teams” (pp. 335-356)
Chooses a process improvement model and applies this model to the practice problem. Describes the selected model and how each step will be used to develop the plan for the practicum quality and safety project. 4-5 paragraph, 450-550 words