In this assignment, the Institute of Medicine’s competency focusing on evidence-based practice is compared and contrasted to the competency of applying quality improvement. Discussion is around how using evidence-based practice helps nurses provide better care and where quality improvement fits into evidence-based care.
In a 1- to 2-page Microsoft Word document and online discussion include the following:
- How do you see evidence-based practice (EBP) and the application of quality improvement (QI) being related?
- What are some examples of both EBP and QI being demonstrated by practicing nurses in a clinical workplace of your choice?
- Identify at least two EBP and QI tools available in a clinical workplace of your choice?
- What is your reaction to the corporatization of healthcare and how corporations are using population health to serve the needs of the organization? Search the web for hospital corporations, then, search their site for population health.
- What were your credible sources supporting your posting?
- Write your initial response in a 1- to 2-page Microsoft Word document.
- Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail. Include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style. Demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Use this APA Citation Helper as a convenient reference for properly citing resources.