CN4004: Data-driven Nursing Interventions

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CN4004: Data-driven Nursing Interventions


For this Performance Task Assessment, you will analyze a quarterly dashboard to find areas where improvement is needed and develop a presentation that details your plan for how performance can be improved.

Submission Length: 11- to 15-slide PowerPoint presentation.


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Scenario: The nursing manager at your clinic has asked you to review the quarterly dashboard and look for areas where improvement is needed. She would like you to present your findings during the next staff meeting. You have decided to prepare a PowerPoint presentation.

Review the sample quarterly dashboard, which contains a variety of clinical and administrative indicators. Look for areas where there is good performance and areas where performance could be improved. Select one of the performance areas that needs improvement as the focus of your presentation

Based on your analysis of the dashboard, develop a performance-improvement plan based on evidence-based practice. Use a minimum of three references from the professional literature. Remember that you will be presenting your findings during a staff meeting, so keep your presentation between 11 and 15 slides. Include the following slides in your presentation:

  1. Title slide (1 slide)
  2. Explain the quality indicators used in the dashboard (1–2 slides)
  3. Analysis of the data (4–5 slides)
    1. Analyze the purpose of the dashboard.
    2. Explain what is needed to create a dashboard.
    3. Analyze the dashboard and describe areas that need improvement and areas where performance is good.
    4. Describe the findings from the dashboard.
    5. Explain why these areas were selected for indicating performance improvement.
  4. Performance improvement plan (3–5 slides)
    1. Outline a performance improvement plan on the selected indicator. Be sure to include a minimum of three evidence-based practices that could be implemented to improve performance.
    2. Explain how each suggestion could address the selected performance indicator.
    3. Support each selected practice suggestion with references from the professional literature.
  5. Summary (1 slide)
  6. References (1 slide)