Nursing

In the mix: Nurse-led quality efforts at Kansas hospital receive positive feedback

Stressed Out Nurses Weekly, May 24, 2010

 Many nurses already know that as the ones with the most direct contact with the patient, they have a great opportunity to improve patient safety. However, nurses often have a difficult time enforcing and implementing new patient safety initiatives while taking care of their patients and taking care of documentation—especially if those initiatives are constantly changing.

A great HealthLeaders Media piece explores what The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, KS, did to help nurses become involved in actually implementing and enforcing patient safety initiatives, rather than simply take orders on a new initiative.

Read more at StressedOutNurses.com.

 

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