Patient Safety: The Four Domains of Nursing Leadership
The article focuses on the strategies followed by nurse leader in the safety of patients. As the nurses play an integral part in the hospital, so they are ideally positioned to create and drive the patient’s safety strategy. A practical model for driving such strategies can be broken down into four domains namely leadership competencies, culture, shared leadership, and external partnerships. The nurses should entirely focus on these four domains so as to successful. Nurse leaders who are strong in each of these areas can go beyond and design the organization’s patient safety strategy.
- The importance of ward rounds: a time to connect? Halligan, Aidan // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Apr2013, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p184
The author discusses the importance of ward safety checklist. He mentions that many times during ward rounds doctors or nurses fail to recognize and act on obvious signs of patient need which may result in patients not being taken care of properly. The ward safety checklist can come in handy at.
The author discusses the state of the healthcare organizations in South Carolina. She looks on the South Carolina Safe Care Commitment project progress which support the framework put by the Joint Commission in 2013 to help these organizations become highly reliable. She reflects on the.
The article reports that professor Christine Duffield has suggested that the nursing profession has failed to recognise the importance of nursing roles in relation to patient safety. Duffield stated that poor patient outcomes were often related to understaffing. Duffield comments on the.
This article discusses the concept of a patient safety culture and practice tools for practice nurses. The author stresses the importance of having a culture of safety within a general practice team to become successful. Nurses play a vital role in minimizing risks by helping to create a culture.
The article reports on a 2012 decision which the Division of Nursing at Bob Jones University made to incorporate barcode technology, including a functional electronic medication administration record (eMAR), into its on-campus nursing laboratory and to train 46 sophomore nursing students to.
The authors discuss intentional rounding, a process of patient checks to improve nursing quality. They highlight the need to develop leadership skills for improvement in nursing quality through leadership programmes for all levels of managers. They suggest that nurses leadership development.
A letter to the editor is presented related to the initiative taken by Jane Cummings, chief nursing officer for England, on safe staff guidance and patient safety.
The article focuses on the National Patienty Safety Foundation’s (NPSF) 2015 report “Free from Harm: Accelerating the Patient Safety Improvement Fifteen Years after To Err Is Human.” Topics discussed include the eight strategic recommendations that are forwarded to accelerate progress, the need.
The article suggests that the greater amount of top leadership involvement in a root cause analysis, the greater the likelihood of significant patient safety improvements.
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