c. Discuss a method employed in the students work setting (PDCA, plan, do, check, act) and how is it utilized.

1. Select two Performance improvement methods for comparison. 2. List the steps involved with each method. 3. Apply each methodology to a safety issue in a hospital setting. 4. Address the following based on the evidence and the issue: a. Choose a preferred method and defend the choice b. Evaluate and explain which method will yield the desired results Support with examples of how the method has worked to improve patient safety, quality, and risk management data 5. The scholarly paper should be in narrative format, 4 to 5 pages excluding the title and reference page. 6.Include an introductory paragraph, purpose statement, and a conclusion. 7. Include level 1 and 2 headings to organize the paper. 8.Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use we or I) and in a scholarly manner. To clarify: I, we, you, me, our may not be used. In addition, describing yourself as the researcher or the author should not be used. 9. Include a minimum of three (3) professional peer-reviewed scholarly journal references to support the paper (review in Ulrichs Periodical Directory) and be less than five (5) years old. 10. APA format is required (attention to spelling/grammar, a title page, a reference page, and in-text citations).