In this Discussion, you consider how to collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to evaluate the results of quality improvement initiatives. In addition, you discuss the significance of evaluation and how you, as a nurse leader-manager, can contribute in an organization to the large-scale goal of facilitating quality improvement.
Review methods for measuring and evaluating quality improvement efforts presented in the Learning Resources. Pay particular attention to how and why it is important to measure outcomes.
Select one evaluation tool and analyze its benefits and relevance for the quality improvement plan you are developing for your Course Project.
Consider how you, as a nurse leader-manager, can use the results from the evaluation to support the organizations overarching goals for quality improvement.
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