NURS 3100 Week 4: Nurses in the Spotlight: Improving Health Care
As a Registered Nurse, you are trained and proficient in caring for the physical well-being of patients. Just think about how much time and effort those skills took you to acquire! And you are still improving, correct? The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has answered this question with a definitive yes. NURS 3100 3101: Issues and Trends in Nursing
An IOM Report has called upon the nursing profession to “design healthcare delivery systems that will prevent patient care errors and patient harm and promote continuous quality improvement.”
Now, think about aiming your knowledge and skill set at improving patient safety and quality of care. What comes to mind for you? This is an undertaking that requires advanced knowledge and an understanding of theory, research, and much more. Your skill set is about to GROW over the course of your Walden education!
Analyze knowledge and skills related to achieving professional nursing goals
Evaluate quality indicators related to nursing in a clinical environment
Develop solutions related to quality indicators in a clinical nursing environment