HA3110D – Quality Improvement and Risk Management
LP05.1 ASSIGNMENT: Applying the PDSA Model in Everyday Practice
With little thought, we apply continuous improvement every day – whether getting to and from work, planning meals, or caring for ourselves and family.
Think about a recent activity in which you have applied the PDSA (Plan, Do, Study, Act) Improvement Model. Provide a definition of each stage and a specific example of each stage from your daily life.
Submit this assignment to the dropbox “LP05.1 Assignment: Applying the PDSA Model in Everyday Life.” You can navigate to this dropbox by clicking the “next” arrow at the top right of your screen. This assignment is worth 40 points and will be graded according to the scoring guide below.
SCORING GUIDE ( 40 POINTS )
10-9 Work meets or exceeds criterion at a high level of competence.
8 Work reflects an understanding of criterion with minor misunderstandings/misconceptions.
7 Criterion partially met, but one or more important concepts/skills are missing or flawed.
6 Work reflects an attempt to meet criterion, but significant misunderstandings/misconceptions are apparent.
5-0 Criterion not met or work is absent.
1. The student provides a strong example of the PDSA Improvement model.
2. The student provides clear definitions of PDSA.
3. The student provides clear, specific examples of PDSA from daily life.
4. Work is appropriate in format, grammar, length, punctuation, and capitalization.