The evidence-based quality improvement proposal assignment builds on those skills and challenges students to identify a clinical issue they have seen in practice and to design an evidence-based quality improvement project while applying Lewin’s Theory of Change to the proposal.
This paper is required to comply with APA format and style guildines from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association [7th ed.]
Suggested Issue: Chronic abuse towards nurses [physical, verbal or emotional] from patients and co-workers [MD, NP, etc.] in the workforce.
Suggested solutions: Anonymous reporting system, suspension without pay, penalty program leading to termination, implementation of a no tolerance abuse policy, providing a culture of equality and refraining from hierarchy mindsets, providing safety protocols for patient assignments, etc.
Title: Hostile Work Environments in the Nurse Workforce: The problem and possible solution
Must include theory and stages of freezing and unfreezing. Please see slide.