NR 392 Week 1 Course Project Milestone 1

NR 392 Week 1 Course Project Milestone 1 Recent

Course Project Milestone 1

Guidelines and Grading Rubrics


To apply lessons in quality improvement in nursing to a real world nursing issue. This Course Project will use the Six Sigma DMAIC process.

Course Outcomes

The Course Project enables the student to meet the following course outcomes:

CO 1: Identify the role of the BSN nurse in the quality improvement process as a member of the collaborative interprofessional team (PO#2 & 7)

CO 2: Discuss effective processes and strategies to improve quality in nursing (PO#2 & 8)


The entire project is worth 600 points. Milestone 1 is worth 100 points of this total.

Due Date

Submit your completed NR392 Milestone 1 to its Dropbox by Sunday, 11:59 p.m. MT, end of Week 1.

Requirements and Guidelines

Quality improvement is an important issue in professional nursing today.In Milestone 1, the student will define a nursingcare issue(not a workforce issue such as staffing) from a current or former workplace or clinical setting that could be impacted by improved quality. The student will then provide details about this issue, as well as explain the reason this issue was selected. Milestone 1 is due at the end of Week 1.

Carefully review this Milestone 1 Guidelines document rubric and the Milestone 1 Template.

Download the Milestone 1 Template. Save it to your computer in Microsoft Word 2010 (or later) as a .docx file with the file name: Your Last Name NR392 Milestone 1.docx.

Carefully review the rubric criteria for Milestone 1 and type directly on your saved Milestone 1 Template.

The instructor will score Milestone 1 and provide feedback and a clear statement regarding the selected issue:

o Accepted without revisions,

o Accepted with revisions needed, OR

o Not accepted.

If the issue needs revisions or is not accepted, the instructor will indicate if the student should communicate further revisions to the instructor. No additional points will be earned for revisions to Milestone 1 issue, but these revisions will greatly enhance success on later milestones.

Course Project Milestone 1 Template

Directions: Prior to completing this template, carefully review Course Project Milestone 1 Guidelines paying particular attention to how to name the document and all rubric requirements. After saving the document to your computer, type your answers directly on this template and save again. This assignment is due by Sunday end of Week 1 by 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time.

Your Name:__________________________

Assignment Criteria     Your Answers:

(NOTE: See Milestone 1 Grading Rubric for details required in each area.)

Nursing Care Issue and Outcome

30 points

Nursing Care Issue:


Details of the Issue

45 points

Reason Issue Selected

25 points

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