This presentation will review a set of nursing sensitive hospital quality measures that were tested with consumers; describe how consumers responded to them; and suggest ways that front line nurses can work on learning and improvement on the most critical measures.
Learn this quick and easy way to see how your facility compares to others like yours and how you can best address your staffing needs.
Join us for a discussion session where NDNQI Site Coordinators learn from both their peers and from expert staff at NDNQI. The entire Teleforum will be dedicated to your questions so that participants get exactly what they’re looking for and learn exactly what will be most helpful in their NDNQI experience.
In this TeleForum, you will learn how nurses can involve patients and their families in quality improvement initiatives to achieve better outcomes.
Join the Chief Nursing Officers of 6 Award Winning hospitals as they share their stories of success in using the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI).
Very few hospitals have protocols in place for routine delirium screening. This missing link is dangerous, as delirium increases length of stay, mortality, and cost; not to mention the long term cognitive dysfunction which affects patients’ quality of life and performance of daily activities. Our speaker, Sharon Gunn, MSN, MA, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Quality Coordinator will answer questions and walk you through the concepts and strategies for standardizing nursing practices related to delirium prevention and treatment. Any clinician who is Alert and Oriented X 3 won’t want to miss this impactful discussion!
Injuries related to sharps are a significant and ongoing concern in the healthcare arena. You won't want to miss this informative session describing the incidence of sharps injuries in the work place. The nurse’s significant role in safety promotion and sharps related injury prevention will also be discussed.
Improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of care are two of the main drivers in changing delivery of health care in the United States. This informative event will describe how Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) will play a part in accomplishing these goals. Specific subject areas of special interest to nurses, including team-based care, care coordination, quality improvement and cost-effective care will be discussed. Potential implications for nurses providing patient-centered care within ACOs will also be explored
Join the Nursing Quality Network to learn about how policies are made. The ANA’s role in the Affordable Care Act and health care policy in current political environment will also be explored.
Join this stimulating, one hour teleforum conversation and learn about the changing quality landscape in performance improvement. Specifically, the listener will be informed about the National Quality Strategy, evolving quality measure types, and the strategies to achieve incentive alignment to drive achievement of the national quality goals.
Join this stimulating, one hour teleforum conversation and learn how to read and critique a research article.
This 60 minute teleconference –based program will focus on transitional care and preventing readmissions and other high cost, avoidable adverse events.
A previously recorded 60 minute teleconference-based discussion with your peers at hospitals around the nation.
A previously recorded 60 minute audio discussion with your peers at hospitals around the nation.