NR392 all weeks discussions

nr392 all weeks discussions

Week 1 discussion

Defining a Quality Care Issue in Nursing

Think of an area of opportunity within your current or former clinical setting that is quality driven. Define (D) one nursing care issue (not a workforce issue such as staffing) from a current or former nursing workplace (or clinical setting) that could be impacted by improved quality. This nursing care issue should not be one that has already undergone a quality improvement process. Tell us details of this issue and how it this issue impacts nursing care quality at that facility.

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Week 2 discussion

DMAIC Process for a Real Life Issue

Why is it important to have a structured process to approach and improve nursing care quality? How can use of this structured process help to improve quality nursing care in your setting? nr392 all weeks discussions.

Week 3 discussion

Quality Improvement Education

In your prelicensure nursing education program, what did you learn about quality improvement in nursing? How was quality improvement emphasized? As you consider nursing education today, what would you suggest be included in future education or orientation programs about the important topic of quality improvement in nursing?

Week 4 discussion

Culture of Safety

How does your current or former clinical environment maintain a culture of safety? How are errors reported and managed to improve quality? nr392 all weeks discussions What suggestions would you make as a nurse leader to improve the culture of safety?

Week 5 discussion

Strategies for Interprofessional Collaboration to Promote Quality

This week as we focus on interprofessional collaboration to promote quality, please remember that professionals include dietitians, therapists (respiratory, physical, occupational, and speech), social workers/case managers, psychologists, physicians, pharmacists, and others. Professionals do not include patients, families, aides, or unlicensed assistive personnel.

Working as an interdisciplinary team helps promote positive patient outcomes. What strategies do you use to successfully work with other professions in your workplace to promote quality care? What strategies are not successful? nr392 all weeks discussions. What are the barriers to interprofessional collaboration, and how will you overcome these barriers?

Week 6 discussion

Quality Improvement Using Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

Consider a single nursing care issue at your facility where quality has already been improved by implementation of evidence. Answer the following:

How was evidence on that topic located in scholarly professional nursing journal articles and evaluated?

What was the implementation plan?

How was the improvement in quality measured after the implementation?

What do you suggest that would have improved this implementation and maintenance of improved quality? nr392 all weeks discussions.

Week 7 discussion

The Role of Patients in Your Course Project Nursing Issue

Considering the nursing issue for your Course Project, address the following:

Provide a brief summary of your Course Project for the class.

What patient data is collected? What data do you want collected?

How will this actual and desired data help you to continue to improve quality on this nursing issue?

Week 8 discussion

Reflection on AACN BSN Essential II

Quality is an overriding principle in the AACN BSN Essentials document. Essential II specifically describes the role of the baccalaureate nurse in quality improvement. As you complete this course, reflect on how you will implement lessons learned about quality improvement into your future nursing practice. Provide details about what you plan to do to improve quality in your current or ideal future professional nursing position. Think big! nr392 all weeks discussions.

NR392 Quality Improvement in Nursing

Week 2 Discussion

Quality Improvement Processes

This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcome (CO).

CO2: Discuss effective processes and strategies to improve quality in nursing. (POs 2 and 8)

For this week’s discussion, answer the following:

Why is it important to have a structured process to approach and improve nursing care quality?

How can the use of this structured process help to improve quality nursing care in your current or former setting?

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Week 4 Discussion

Quality Improvement Data

This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcome (CO).

CO2: Discuss effective processes and strategies to improve quality in nursing. (POs 2 and 8)

Consider the following questions:

How does your current or former clinical environment share data collected on quality measures or initiatives with the staff? nr392 all weeks discussions.

What further data would you like to have shared and why?

NR392 Quality Improvement in Nursing

Week 5 Discussion

Culture of Safety

This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcome (CO).

CO3: Examine culture of safety principles that improve patient outcomes based on current evidence. (POs 7 and 8)

Consider the following questions:

How does your current or former clinical environment maintain a culture of safety?

What suggestions would you make as a nurse leader to improve the culture of safety?

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Week 7 Discussion

Sustaining Quality After Improvement

This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcome (CO).

CO1: Identify the role of the BSN nurse in the quality improvement process as a member of the collaborative interprofessional team. (POs 2 and 7)

Considering the nursing issue for your Course Project, address the following:

Provide a brief summary of your Course Project nr392 all weeks discussions.

How could your plans sustain quality in your setting?

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Week 8 Discussion

Reflection on AACN BSN Essential II

This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs).

CO1: Identify the role of the BSN nurse in the quality improvement process as a member of the collaborative interprofessional team. (POs 2 and 7)

CO2: Discuss effective processes and strategies to improve quality in nursing. (POs 2 and 8)

Quality is an overriding principle in the AACN BSN Essentials document. Essential II specifically describes the role of the baccalaureate nurse in quality improvement.

As you complete this course, reflect on how you will implement lessons learned about quality improvement into your future nursing practice. Provide details about what you plan to do to improve quality in your current or ideal future professional nursing position nr392 all weeks discussions.