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ISBN-10 0132959488ISBN-13 9780132959483
ISBN-10 013272412XISBN-13 9780132724128
Author(s): Kim Siarkowski Amer
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 288

For administrative, leadership or capstone courses in BS and MS level nursing programs, and for new courses focused on nursing safety and quality.

QUALITY AND SAFETY FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL NURSING: CORE COMPETENCIES presents both the conceptual and practical understanding nurses need to provide safe, high-quality care. Its content has been developed from recommendations and best practices identified by AACN, Institute of Medicine, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and pertinent nursing theory and research. Comprehensive coverage includes: quality theory and models; strategies for improvement and innovation; empowering nurses; effective change implementation; driving deeper awareness of nursing safety; promoting quality and safety education; using metrics to objectively evaluate programs; transforming care at the bedside; utilizing technology more effectively; and developing a philosophy of quality nursing care. Throughout, it illuminates key concepts through case studies, clear chapter objectives, Best Evidence boxes, and other proven pedagogical features.