For the midterm, you will need to select a specialty

For the midterm, you will need to select a specialty area of healthcare such as the Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit, Surgery, Cardio, Nursing Home, etc. to complete and submit at least 7 of your slides towards your final project. The midterm submission of 7 slides will count 10% of your grade and the final submission of all 10-15 slides will count 10%.

The project is a Power Point Presentation and should include a title page, body of 10-15 slides, and a reference slide with 3-5 scholarly sources in APA format. Each slide should include a header with 3-5 succinct bullet points and a visual graphic.

Project Requirements (related to your chosen healthcare specialty):
1. Define QI & PI
2. Role for QI/PI professionals
3. Role of accreditations & Certifications
4. Define the stages/phases of PI method

Grading Rubric:

1. Depth of Reflection (50%)

  • Provide a clear, concise description of the QI/PI
  • Provide a clear understanding of the accreditation & certifications
  • Provide roles, functions, training of the QI/PI professionals
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Quality Performance Improvement

2. Organization of Presentation (25%):

  • Presentation given in a clear, succinct, and systematic manner
  • Presentation flowed well from section to section, by using appropriate transitions and headings
  • Presentation slides were professional, clear, and did not distract from the content
  • Including an effective introduction & conclusion
  • Informative and succinct
  • Defined all appropriate terms

3. Presentation Style (25%)

  • Assignment was written in a scholarly format
  • Adhered to APA Manual 6th Ed. Scholarly writing guidelines
  • Presentation (slides) were free of grammatical and typographical errors 
  • Length of presentation did not exceed 20 slides, not including title page and reference slides