Defining Quality

Please use the rubric and all questions. ThanksAs health care consumers, we all expect quality care and positive outcomes. It is important as professionals that we meet these demands of health care consumers. Consider the work of the major theorists you examined in this week’s Resources and think about how these theories apply to your own experience as a health care customer and/or practitioner.Post your definition of quality, and apply it to the work of one major quality theorist (e.g., Donabedian, Juran, Deming, Triple Aim (IHI) – Berwick). Identify a practice problem that you have had some experience with as a customer or as a practitioner and explain how eliminating wasteful practices could have improved the experience. Include how your definition of quality applies to that experience.Support your response with references from the professional nursing literature. Your posts need to be written at the capstone level.Notes Initial Post: This should be a 3-paragraph (at least 350 words) response. Be sure to use evidence from the readings and include in-text citations. Utilize essay-level writing practice and skills, including the use of transitional material and organizational frames. Avoid quotes; paraphrase to incorporate evidence into your own writing. A reference list is required. Use the most current evidence (usually ≤ 5 years old).ResourcesYoder-Wise, P. S. (2019). Leading and managing in nursing (7th ed.). Mosby.Chapter 1, “Leading, Managing, and Following” (pp. 1-18)Chapter 2, “Clinical Safety: The Core of Leading, Managing and Following” (pp. 19-31)Spath, P. (2018). Introduction to healthcare quality management (3rd ed.). Health Administration Press.Chapter 1, “Focus on Quality” (pp. 1–12)Chapter 2, “Quality Management Building Blocks” (pp. 13–34)Preview Chapter 3, “Measuring Performance” (pp. 43–46).


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Defining Quality

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Read People’s Health and the Social Determinants of Health by Baum (2018), found in the WCU online library. After reading this week’s chapter and the articles, choose one social determinant of health and describe its impact on a population segment of your choice.

Identify two positive and two normative statements about raising the minimum wage.

Review the provided correlation and comparison file and look at the columns “Age” and “Salary.” For a correlational design, provide the problem statement, purpose statement, and the research questions/hypotheses based on these data.

Which one of these theories best aligns with your personal beliefs and why? Which is least aligned with your personal beliefs? Why?

Identify a social, environmental, or political problem that is of local, national, or global concern.

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