QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INSTRUCTIONS ATTACHED Write a 1,250-1,500-word essay about quality improvement an abstract is required . Include the following points i

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INSTRUCTIONS ATTACHED Write a 1,250-1,500-word essay about quality improvement an abstract is required . Include the following points in your essay:

1. Describe which accrediting body would be most appropriate for your health care organization.

2. Summarize the requirements to obtain accreditation.

3. Based on your research and experience, what performance or quality metrics could you focus on for a quality improvement project to present to the accrediting body?

4. How does the quality performance financially impact the organization?

Include at least three references, including the textbook:

Penner, S. J. (2017). Chapter 1 Economics of Health care. In Economics and financial management for nurses and nurse leaders, third edition, Springer Publishing Company.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA 7th edition Style Guide

This assignment uses a rubric (BELOW). Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

Quality Improvement Essay – Rubric

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Appropriate Accrediting Body

16.2 points

Criteria Description

Appropriate Accrediting Body

5. Excellent

16.2 points

The essay skillfully describes in a well-researched manner what accrediting body would be most appropriate for the selected health care organization.

4. Good

14.9 points

The essay vaguely describes what accrediting body would be most appropriate for the selected health care organization. Little relevant or supportive research is included.

3. Satisfactory

14.26 points

The essay clearly describes what accrediting body would be most appropriate for the selected health care organization. Some relevant and supportive research is included.

2. Less Than Satisfactory

12.96 points

The essay soundly describes in a well-researched manner what accrediting body would be most appropriate for the selected health care organization.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The essay does not adequately describe what accrediting body would be most appropriate for the selected health care organization. No relevant or supportive research is included.

Obtaining Accreditation

16.2 points

Criteria Description

Obtaining Accreditation

5. Excellent

16.2 points

The essay substantially summarizes the requirements to obtain accreditation.

4. Good

14.9 points

The essay soundly summarizes the requirements to obtain accreditation.

3. Satisfactory

14.26 points

The essay clearly summarizes the requirements to obtain accreditation.

2. Less Than Satisfactory

12.96 points

The essay does not clearly summarize the requirements to obtain accreditation.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The essay does not adequately summarize the requirements to obtain accreditation.

Quality Improvement

15.3 points

Criteria Description

Quality Improvement

5. Excellent

15.3 points

The essay thoroughly and skillfully identifies what performance or quality metrics could result in a quality improvement project to present to the accrediting body.

4. Good

14.08 points

The essay thoroughly identifies what performance or quality metrics could result in a quality improvement project to present to the accrediting body.

3. Satisfactory

13.46 points

The essay clearly identifies what performance or quality metrics could result in a quality improvement project to present to the accrediting body.

2. Less Than Satisfactory

12.24 points

The essay does not clearly identify what performance or quality metrics could result in a quality improvement project to present to the accrediting body.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The essay does not sufficiently identify what performance or quality metrics could result in a quality improvement project to present to the accrediting body.

Financial Impact

15.3 points

Criteria Description

Financial Impact

5. Excellent

15.3 points

The essay comprehensively describes how the quality performance can financially impact the organization.

4. Good

14.08 points

The essay soundly describes how the quality performance can financially impact the organization.

3. Satisfactory

13.46 points

The essay clearly describes how the quality performance can financially impact the organization.

2. Less Than Satisfactory

12.24 points

The essay does not clearly describe how the quality performance can financially impact the organization.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

The essay does not sufficiently describe how the quality performance can financially impact the organization.

Thesis Development and Purpose

6.3 points

Criteria Description

Thesis Development and Purpose

5. Excellent

6.3 points

Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.

4. Good

5.8 points

Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.

3. Satisfactory

5.54 points

Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose.

2. Less Than Satisfactory

5.04 points

Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not clear.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.

Argument Logic and Construction

7.2 points

Criteria Description

Argument Logic and Construction

5. Excellent

7.2 points

Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.

4. Good

6.62 points

Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.

3. Satisfactory

6.34 points

Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.

2. Less Than Satisfactory

5.76 points

Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.

Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

4.5 points

Criteria Description

Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)

5. Excellent

4.5 points

Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.

4. Good

4.14 points

Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech.

3. Satisfactory

3.96 points

Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed.

2. Less Than Satisfactory

3.6 points

Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is used.

Paper Format (Use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)

4.5 points

Criteria Description

Paper Format (Use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)

5. Excellent

4.5 points

All format elements are correct.

4. Good

4.14 points

Template is used, and formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.

3. Satisfactory

3.96 points

Template is fully used; There are virtually no errors in formatting style.

2. Less Than Satisfactory

3.6 points

Template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken; lack of control with formatting is apparent.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.

Documentation of Sources

4.5 points

Criteria Description

Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)

5. Excellent

4.5 points

Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.

4. Good

4.14 points

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct.

3. Satisfactory

3.96 points

Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.

2. Less Than Satisfactory

3.6 points

Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors.

1. Unsatisfactory

0 points

Sources are not documented.

TOTAL POINTS: 90

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