Week 2 Assignment Discussion 1
The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week on the basis of the course competencies covered.
For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by Wednesday, April 6th
To support your work, use your course and textbook readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite sources in your responses to other classmates.
Quality Management System
“Refer back to the structure-process-outcome (S-P-O) model discussed in Week 1. In addition, refer to the text reading pertaining to the quality management system and answer the following questions:”
1) What are the differences between how the two models define and measure quality outcomes?
(2) Which model best supports the framework of evidence-based medicine in defining and measuring quality outcomes? Why?
(3) How can an organization ensure that healthcare services are providing value to the patient? Justify using examples.
Presents the grading criteria and rubric for this assignment. Maximum Points
Quality of Initial posting 50
Participation in discussion 25
Writing mechanics (spelling, grammar, APA) and information Literacy 25