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Quality and Safety for Transformational Nursing: Core Competencies, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Kim Amer

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Oct 9, 2012

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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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Risk and Threats to Safe Quality Care in Hospital Settings

Chapter 2: Quality and Safety Models

Chapter 3: Transition to Practice: An Essential Element of Quality and Safety

Chapter 4: Power, Empowerment, and Change in Nursing and Health Care

Chapter 5: Quality and Safety Education Strategies

Chapter 6: Evaluating a Program: Metrics and Stakeholders

Chapter 7: Interprofessional Team Building

Chapter 8: Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) Experience: Innovations, Improvements, and Quality

Chapter 9: Informatics and Nursing: Using Technology to Improve Quality

Chapter 10: Patient-Centered Care

Chapter 11: Quality Health Care, Policy and Law

Chapter 12: Future-Focused Quality Nursing

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$31.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-295948-3