Dashboard Analysis and Nursing Plan
Assignment: Dashboard Analysis and Nursing Plan As Dr. Rempher and Ms. Manna discussed this week, data from the NDNQI is used to improve nursing practices and support the strategic outcomes of an organization. This data is also used to create the Dashboard. The Dashboard, then, is used to create an action plan. Correctly interpreting information presented on the Dashboard provides nurses with a better understanding of the goals of the action plan. To prepare For this Assignment, use the Dashboard located in this week’s Resources, to interpret the data and frame a nursing plan based on best practices. • Review the Week 5 Assignment Rubric, provided in the Course Information area. • Review the Week 4 Resources that pertain to the NDNQI and use of dashboards • Choose a Nurse-Sensitive Quality Indicator that needs improvement based on the data presented in the Dashboard. Reflect on how you would develop a nursing plan with suggestions on how to improve performance in the chosen area. • Develop a nursing plan that outlines suggestions on how to improve performance in the chosen area. Dashboard Analysis and Nursing Plan • Provide at least three best practices from evidenced-based literature to support your nursing plan. Assignment • Draft a 3- to 4 page paper analyzing areas where there is good performance and areas of opportunity from the sample Dashboard. • Analyze the data provided in the Dashboard and select an area of performance that needs improvement. Include information on why this area was chosen. • Develop a nursing plan that includes suggestions on how to improve performance on the selected indicator. Be sure to provide at least three best practices from the evidenced-based literature to support your suggested nursing plan. RUBRIC Provided a brief paragraph that included an overview of the assignment and its purpose. Presented an analysis of the data from the Sample Dashboard. Provided a thorough description of the area of performance selected that needs improvement and discussed the statistical findings and why the area was selected. Presented a nursing plan on three or more best practices that could be implemented to improve performance on the selected indicator. Included how each best practice could address the selected performance. Dashboard Analysis and Nursing Plan Each best practice was supported by the professional literature. Provided a summary of the main points in the paper. Academic Writing Expectations (AWE 3) 4000 Level APA Formatting: cover page, title of paper on second page, level headings, Times New Roman 12 font, 1″” margins, and page numbers. APA References: Uses in-text citations appropriately and format correctly. Paraphrases to avoid plagiarizing the source. Reference list is in alphabetical order, hanging indent, double spaced in format. Dashboard Analysis and Nursing Plan Each specific entry contains all information required by APA format including author, year of publication, title of publication, pages, DOI, website, as appropriate. Required Readings Aldridge, M. D., Hasselaar, J., Garralda, E., van der Eerden, M., Stevenson, D., McKendrick, K., … Meier, D. E. (2016). Education, implementation, and policy barriers to greater integration of palliative care: A literature review. Palliative Medicine, 30(3), 224–239. doi: 10.71177/0269216315606645 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Anderson, J. G., & Taylor, A. G. (2012). Use of complementary therapies for cancer symptom management: Results of the 2007 National Health Interview survey. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 18(3), 235–241. doi: 10.1089/acm.2011.0022 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Dabney, B. W., & Tzeng, H. M. (2013). Service quality and patient-centered care. MEDSURG Nursing, 22(6), 359–364. Retrieved from http://web.b.ebscohost.com.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=12&sid=273f009b-d8f5-4cd8-8f01-0973c944bcf7%40sessionmgr104&hid=107 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. De Jonge, K. E., Jamshed, N., Gilden, D., Kubisiak, J., Bruce, S. R., & Taler, G. (2014). Effects of home-based primary care on Medicare costs in high-risk elders. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(10), 1825–1831. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12974 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Moir, C., Roberts, R., Martz, K., Perry, J., & Tivis, L. J. (2015). Communicating with patients and their families about palliative and end-of-life care: Comfort and educational needs of nurses. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 21(3), 109–112. doi: 10.129768/ijpn.2015.21.3.109 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Dashboard Analysis and Nursing Plan National Cancer Institute. (2015). Complementary and alternative medicine for health professionals. Retrieved from http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/cam/hp American Cancer Society. (2016). Retrieved from http://www.cancer.org/ The American Cancer Society’s website provides information regarding the progress of cancer research, support systems for patients with cancer, and survivor stories. Explore current research on non-invasive and alternative treatment options for cancer patients. Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association. (2016). Retrieved from http://hpna.advancingexpertcare.org/ National Quality Forum. (2016a). Palliative care and end-of-life care. Retrieved from http://www.qualityforum.org/Topics/Palliative_Care_and_End-of-Life_Care.aspx EthnoMed. (2016). Clinical topics. Retrieved from http://ethnomed.org/clinical The EthnoMed site has great resources regarding cultural diversity and beliefs, patient handouts in different languages, research articles, et cetera. WEEK 4 Required Readings Brown, D. S., Aydin, C. E., & Donaldson, N. (2008). Quartile dashboards: Translating large data sets into performance improvement priorities. Dashboard Analysis and Nursing Plan Journal of Healthcare Quality, 30(6), 18–30. doi: 10.1111/j.1945-1474.2008.tb01166.x Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Typically, references should be within five to seven years of publication. However, this publication is considered a classical research reference pertaining to quality improvement and the use of data sets. Cole, C., Wellard, S., & Mummery, J. (2014). Problematising autonomy and advocacy in nursing. Nursing Ethics, 21(5), 576–582. doi: 10.1177/0969733013511362 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Garrard, L., Boyle, D. K., Simon, M., Dunton, N., & Gajewski, B. (2016). Reliability and validity of the NDNQI® injury falls measure. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 38(1), 111–128. doi: 10.1177/019394591454281 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Giancarlo, C., Comparcini, D., & Simonetti, V. (2014). Workplace empowerment and nurses’ job satisfaction: A systematic literature review. Journal of Nursing Management, 22(7), 855–871. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12028 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Guglielmi, C. L., Stratton, M., Healy, G. B., Shapiro, D., Duffy, W. J., Dean, B. L., & Groah, L. K. (2014). The growing role of patient engagement: Relationship-based care in a changing health care system. AORN, 99(4), 517–528. doi: 10.1016/j.aorn.2014.02.007 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. Rock, M. J., & Hoebeke, R. (2014). Informed consent: Whose duty to inform? MEDSURG Nursing, 23(3), 189–194. Dashboard Analysis and Nursing Plan Retrieved from http://web.b.ebscohost.com.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=9&sid=273f009b-d8f5-4cd8-8f01-0973c944bcf7%40sessionmgr104&hid=107 Note: You will access this article from the Walden Library databases. American Hospital Association. (2003). The patient care partnership: Understanding expectations, rights and responsibilities. Retrieved from http://www.aha.org/content/00-10/pcp_english_030730.pdf Read through this document created by the American Hospital Association. This document was created for inpatient hospital stays. However, it is applicable to other practice settings as well. Montalvo, I. (2007). The national database of nursing quality indicators. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 12(3). Retrieved from http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Volume122007/No3Sept07/NursingQualityIndicators.html Institute for Healthcare Improvement. (2016). Retrieved from http://www.ihi.org/Pages/default.aspx The IHI offers numerous resources for improving nursing practice and patient care. Explore a variety of topics and examine some of the resources available. Dashboard Analysis and Nursing Plan National Quality Forum. (2016b). Retrieved from http://www.qualityforum.org/Home.aspx The National Quality Forum (NQF) strives to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors. Explore the NQF’s endorsed standards and consider how they apply to nursing practice.