SPP Evidence-Based Practice Model

SPP Evidence-Based Practice Model

SPP TOPIC: Reducing Readmissions for Psychiatric Patients through Medication Assessment

Moran, Burson & Conrad (2020) outlines the need for the “design and methods of the DNP project should be congruent with the purpose and goals (pg. 156).” Outlined in table 7-1, page 157 are various approaches to the DNP project that include research /practice-based inquiry, quality improvement, evidence-based practice, or program evaluation.

Quality Improvement Projects (a focus on analyzing elements of specific areas of performance to gain some measure of improvement). Quality Improvement Projects might use Plan-Do-Study-Act, Six Sigma, Lean Methodology, Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, or Structure Process Outcome to name a few frameworks.


–      As you begin to consider your project design, what approach is consistent with your phenomenon of interest and why? (Choice of Project approach: Quality improvement)


–      What type of interprofessional collaboration that contributes to the design do you anticipate?


–      Describe the EBP model that will guide your project and the rationale for choosing this EBP model.