Instructions: The search is divided into two parts
1- problem statement / problem statement
(Should you write a full sentence explaining what the problem is)
It should be written in a detailed description of the problem including a summary of the facts and
Evidence, scale of problem, why this is important and who is affected
(Attempts to diagnose and evaluate the problem by identifying stakeholders, and explaining how to do it
People/workers, articulating the social/cultural/or political aspect, providing economic
context and demonstrate administrative feasibility)
(Define evaluation criteria with options (potential solutions) that will be well justified
your final recommendation)
(One option must be chosen may be a group of options, but it must be
presented and evaluated as a group)
7 – References
(must include all relevant references)
Attached is an example of the first section with all the details
1- The same problem as the previous statement
Defining the problem (1-2 pages)
1.1 Problem statement
1.2 Why is quality improvement important to this problem?
1.3 How does this problem of improving the quality of health promotion fit with nationalism and
Institutional policies on quality of care in Saudi Arabia and with international guidelines?
1.4 What are the quality standards to be met
1.5 Who should be involved in the development of a health promotion quality improvement project?
2- Analyze the health promotion problem
Produce a Flow Chart (process map) of the current system/ process
Determine the indicators or measures which will enable you to know whether we have made an
improvement, cause and effect analysis
2.1 Flowchart of the process
Decide the beginning and the end points of the process to be flowcharted
Identify key steps of the process
Directions need to be shown in your process
2.2 Proposed quality indicators to be measured before and after implementation of the action plan
for the health promotion quality improvement (1-3 indicatorid to measure specific quality issue
identified earlier is step 1)
2.3 Cause and effect analysis-fishbone diagram
Brainstorm with your group all possible causes for the problem identified
Decide set of categories for grouping the causes
Write causes on spines of fish under appropriate categories
3: Develop possible solutions-changes (2-3 pages)
3.1 Develop a list of possible solutions (changes) that may lead to an improvement in your process
3.2 Select 3 potential solutions (changes) that you think may lead to an improvement in your
process and produce a change chart
3.3 Develop an action plan for health promotion quality improvement
4: test and implement (1-2 pages)- PDSA Cycles
4.1: PDSA Work sheet for testing change
QIP Aim: overall goal you wish to achieve (every goal will require multiple smaller test of
5 Evaluation of health promotional quality improvement project (1-2 pages)
Remember: you canâ€™t improve what you canâ€™t evaluate
5.1 was the action plan for health promotional quality improvement implemented correctly?
â€¢ Yes â€¢ No
Describe the implementation process and whether there were any unforeseen problems?
Did you resolve the problem it was designed to address?
If No, Suggest further revisions to your action plan for health promotional quality
5.2 How successful was the health promotional quality improvement project?
â€¢ Change implemented and resulting improvements?
â€¢ Staff involved?
â€¢ Management committee?
5.3 what were the inhibitors and enablers specific to the implementation of your health
promotional quality improvement project?
5.4 To whom do you need to communicate the results of your project?
6. References â€¢ Data collection tools â€¢ PDCA cycle worksheet â€¢ Key terms â€¢ Abbreviations â€¢ Any additional materials