information management defining the scope 3

NSG/498: Senior Leadership Practicum

Information Management – Defining the Scope

Assignment Content


In this assignment you further define your project scope and identify data sources that help you determine how to address your selected problem.

Determine the scope of your selected problem. Consider both qualitative and quantitative data, for example:

-Leader and peer interviews

-Patient/customer surveys

-Quality reports

-Benchmarking studies/baseline data. If baseline data is available:

-What are the goals?

-Are current practices meeting the organizational goals?

-Are the prescribed practices followed?

Review and aggregate the data.

Determine the level of risk and frequency of the problem to determine the importance of the project.

Looking at the information you have gathered so far, determine whether the project lends itself to an evidence-based practice approach or a quality improvement project.

Format your assignment as one of the following:

-10- to 20-slide presentation


-875-word paper


Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

This discussion continues the discussions that we had during week one. In week one, you identified a need that lead to a proposed project. During the remaining weeks of this course, you will continue to use the proposed project identified during week one for our discussions and weekly assignments.

For this week, please consider both the direct and indirect resources available to you that may be used to support the proposed project you identified during week one.

What or who do you think will be the largest source of data for your project? What does the current literature reveal about your proposed project? Do you propose to use qualitative or quantitative data as data sources? What methods will you use to analyze the data? Please include any personal experiences in your discussions.

Please include at least one reference in APA format