Week 7 Two Essays

Quality Improvement Initiative

Describe a quality improvement initiative in your current or recent practice setting. What was the nurse’s role in the project? What was the outcome of the project? Has the improvement been sustained? Why or why not?

Submission Instructions:

· Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Your initial post is worth 8 points.

Read
· LoBiondo-Wood, G. & Haber, J. (2014).

· Chapter 21

Discussion 7

 

After studying Module 7: Lecture Materials & Resources , discuss the following:

· Select one of the 2019 National Patient Safety goals.

· What are your thoughts about the opportunities and challenges related to achieving at least two goals in your work environment?

 

Submission Instructions:

· Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Your initial post is worth 8 points.

 

Read

· Mason, D. J., Gardner, D. B., Outlaw, F. H. & O’Grady, E. T. (2016).

· Chapters 56, 58, 59, 60, 62, 63, 66, 70, & 71

Watch

None.

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Online Materials & Resources

1. Auerbach, D., Chen, P. G., Friedberg, M. W., Reid, R., Lau, C. & Buerhaus, P. I. (2013). Nurse-managed health centers and patient-centered medical homes could mitigate expected primary care physician shortage. Health Affairs, 32(11), 1933–1941

2. Disch, J. (2012). QSEN? What’s QSEN? Nursing Outlook, 60(2), 58-59

3. Buchan, J., O’May, F., & Dussault, G. (2013). Nursing workforce policy and economic crisis: A global overview. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 45(3), 298-304.

4. Serratt, T. T. (2013). California’s nurse-to-patient ratios, part 3: Eight years later, what do we know about patient level outcomes? Journal of Nursing Administration, 43(11), 581-585.

5. The Joint Commission. (2018). National patient safety goals for 2019 presentationhttps://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/6/NPSG_Chapter_BHC_Jan2019.pdf

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