Date of Graduation

Spring 5-19-2016

Document Access

Project/Capstone - Global access

Degree Name

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)



This project focused on the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) essential of Quality Improvement and Safety. I used the CNL competency of using performance measures to assess and improve the delivery of evidence-based practices for this project. The primary care practice in which I work received data that revealed almost 44% of the diabetic patients have a Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) >8%. I aim to assist these patients to reduce their HbA1c to


American Diabetes Association. (2016, January). Glycemic Targets: Assessment of Glycemic Control. Diabetes Care, 39, 33-40. Retrieved from