Role of The Nurse in Quality Improvement In the Healthcare Setting Paper


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1. Describe the link between quality and safety in the healthcare setting.

2. Discuss the role of the nurse in quality improvement.

3. Describe nursing-sensitive measurements and why they are important in Nursing care delivery.

Each question must have at least 3 paragraphs and you must use at least 3 references (APA) included in your post.

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School: Cornell University


Running head: NURSING CARE


Nursing Care
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Nursing Care

Quality and Safety Link in Healthcare Setting.
Patient safety in simple terms is defined as harm prevention to patients. According to
Aspden P, et al. (2004). To attain quality healthcare, the care delivery system must work hard in
preventing any errors, if they do occur, they should learn from them and create mechanisms and
a safety culture that involves all stakeholders including patients, healthcare professionals and the
society at large. Patient safety entails the practice of risk reduction related to the exposure of
medical care in a span of conditions and diagnoses (Shojania K, et al. 2001).
According to Mitchell (2008), quality healthcare is the umbrella in which patient safety
resides. Quality healthcare is archived through the interactions of relevant stakeholders agreeing
on certain standards and possibilities to ensure each patient is given the healthcare he deserves.
Safety is the base in which the other aspects of quality healthcare are based, these aspects include
effectiveness in the provision of healthcare, and patient-centered healthcare, equitability, and
timeliness all done ...

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