Evaluating Quality Patient Outcomes
How can data provide information to evaluate quality patient outcomes? Give an example of data that can reflect poor quality in care. How can quality improvement be a daily task in patient care? Why does continuous quality improvement need to be associated with change?
American Nurses Association. (2015). Nursing: Scope and standards of practice (3rd ed.). Silver Spring, MD: Author.
- Read Safe Patient Handling and Mobility-Why and How of Nursing, pp. 22–33
Hughes, R. G. (Ed.). (2008). Patient safety and quality: An evidence-based handbook for nurses (AHRQ Publication No. 08-0043). Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Retrieved from https://archive.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/resources/nursing/resources/nurseshdbk/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
- Section 1, Chapter 1: Defining Patient Safety and Quality Care