Your paper should be formatted in the 7th edition APA style and include references as required.
Your research question in the form of a quantitative question (if it was not already).
o Provide a brief introduction about the key elements in the paper.
Zaccagnini, M. E., & Pechacek, J. M. (2021). The doctor of nursing practice essentials: A new model for advanced practice nursing (4th ed.). Jones and Bartlett Learning. ISBN-13: 97811284079708
You will use this resource to guide the focus of your Direct Practice Improvement (DPI) Project. The focus of the DPI Project in the GCU DNP Program is the application of strong evidence-based research to improve population/patient outcomes. As such, learners are highly encouraged to select a project topic that is anchored in either quality improvement (QI). This focus will result in the most actionable outcomes (i.e., “real-time” results). Learners need to be cautious of the scope and target population for their project or it may result in unforeseen delays in IRB
You will select a diagnosis among high-risk patient populations that are commonly readmitted to the hospital. That examines the rationale for readmissions among this population and provide evidence-based interventions for reducing hospital readmissions in this population.