QSVI Grant


The goal of this grant is to encourage members in developing and implementing quality and patient safety programming at their own institutions and/or among their colleagues. All POSNA members are eligible to apply for the POSNA grant. Projects will be scored based on impact and feasibility.

Applications will open in January 2022. Additional details to come.


Applicant Criteria

  • Applicants must be POSNA member in good standing.
  • Proposed projects should be limited to quality and patient safety initiatives and related advocacy, such as performance measures, patient safety checklists, appropriate use criteria, clinical practice guidelines, and any derivatives.
  • The suggested project must fit within an area of importance to the membership of POSNA
  • If awarded financial support, the applicant must provide written progress reports, biannually, and a final report upon conclusion of the project.
* Please review the Score-Criteria.pdf

Complete Applications Include:
  1. Abstract: succinctly describe every major aspect of the grant: what, why, and how (Performance measure, Patient Safety, CPG, AUC, etc.).
  2. Specific Aims: What are you doing?
  3. Background and Significance: Why are you doing this?
  4. Preliminary Studies and Results: What you have already done and how did you do it?
  5. Research Design and Methods: How you plan to do the research, why you are doing it this way, when and where you are doing it, how you will analyze the data?
  6. Budget Justification: personnel, equipment, software, travel costs, etc.