Describe your assignmentproject proposal
The process of completing a project proposal ensures that there is a clear understanding of the processes, and time lines needed to complete the project are clearly set out, and will be agreed by you and your sponsor as well as the subject coordinators. The components and relevance of the sections of the proposal will be covered in detail in the lectures, and revisited in learning sets.
In addition to the problems noted above, common problems with this assignment include:
a. The Methods section tends to be missing.
b. Ethical and HREC issues are usually not clearly described. These do not need to be in the same detail as the HREC application, but you must provide an overview.
c. Project logic, timelines, and risks tend to be scanty.
The project proposals will be assessed on the extent to which they provide a clear, achievable basis for a project plan consistent with the project plan proforma. The marking criteria are as follows:
Marking criteria for Assessment 2: Project Proposal
1 Project title, goal/overall aim, objectives / interim goals are clear 10%
2. Deliverables are clearly identified and consistent with project aims and objectives 10%
3. The rationale establishes need or opportunity for the project and includes
a. An introduction
b. A brief, REFERENCED literature review included in the Background
4. The methods you will use are clearly identified, link to the aims, are appropriate and include:
a. A rationale for the methods chosen
b. A description of how the data will be collected
c. A rationale for sampling and sample size
d. A general description of how the analysis will be done
5. The work program is logical and feasible and includes
a. A Budget (in $$)
b. A Gantt chart or similar timeframe
c. A logic model / logframe / Logframe or similar
6 Likely stakeholders are identified, their interests summarised, and their potential effect on your project, both positive and negative, identified. 10%
7 There is a basis for assessing the success of your project – indicators and outcomes identified 10%
8 Probable and possible risks are identified and realistic plans have been established to deal with the identified risks. 10%
9 The document is written in correct English and presented as required as one document, and named appropriately and as required. 10%
1- Project Title:
To Measure the waiting time of the patients in emergency department of X Hospital
(a) Please provide a two sentence summary in lay terms of what this research project involves with particular reference to what participants are being asked to do.
This project will identify factors related to the prolong waiting hours in the emergency department at X Hospitaland will try to find solutions to reduce the waiting time from the perspective of the staff. The survey will be done in the valuable emergency department staff.
(b)​Type of Project (tick whichever is applicable)
​Masters by Coursework
*For Faculty of Health Sciences’ applicants only, please tick whichever is applicable
(c) Is this project part of a larger project?
(d) Does this project involve multi-centre research?
3 ​- PERIOD DURING WHICH ACTIVITIES REQUIRING ETHICS APPROVAL WILL OCCUR
From: Date of HEC Approval​To: End of 2012
4 - ​FUNDING (tick whichever is applicable)
(a)​ Will not be sought​​.
(b) Will participants be informed of funding source(s)?
5 - ​DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT
The aim of the project is to reduce the waiting time in the Emergency Medicine Services (EMS) of X Hospital.
The participants will be the staffs who are presently working in the Emergency Medicine Services (EMS).
EMS Senior Nurses (SN1) are 64 Females + 16 Male = 80
EMS Consultants 12 Adult + 12 Paediatric+ 5 Residents = 29
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