QI Guide on Improved Nursing Care - from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Nursing Quality - from American Nurses Association (ANA)
Leading sustainable quality improvement -
Finding value in nursing care: a framework for quality improvement and clinical evaluation - an article from Nursing Economics
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NURS 351: Quality Improvement Project
Quality Improvement definition (QSEN): Use data to monitor the outcomes of care processes and use improvement methods to design and test changes to continuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems.
Objectives (these objectives were revised from information presented by QSEN: Quality and Safety Education for Nurses):
Students will work with the staff/clinical manager on their clinical unit to identify a current quality improvement topic. Once the topic is identified the clinical group will be formulate a clinical question in the PICOT format and perform a brief literature search/review. Other activities include:
All members of the clinical group will receive the same grade on this project based on involvement, depth of understanding, and final presentation.
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