Using Evidence To Guide Decision Making And Management Practices

Topic: Using Evidence to Guide Decision Making and Management Practices

Type of paper: Research paper

Discipline: Health Care and Life Sciences : Nursing

Format or citation style:APA

Using Evidence to Guide Decision Making and Management Practices

Providing safe and effective patient care is critical for all health care organizations. Many acronyms related to quality improvement exist, and multiple organizations monitor quality of patient care. How does the Nurse Leader remain current, adhere to quality standards from multiple organizations, and integrate those findings into everyday nursing practice?

1.    Construct a 3- to 5-page APA-formatted paper (not including Title and Reference pages).  *Include at a minimum the use of Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 headings

2.    Interpret and analyze the following bolded topics and sub-topics (required) to guide the flow of discussion in your paper:

•    Introduction (No heading)

•    Quality Terms in Healthcare (Level 2 heading)

o    Value-Based Purchasing (Level 3 heading)

o    HCAHPS (Level 3 heading)

o    QSEN (Level 3 heading)

o    PDCA (Level 3 heading)

o    Six Sigma (Level 3 heading)

•    Quality and/or Regulatory Organizations (Level 2 heading)

o    IOM (Level 3 heading)

o    JCAHO (Level 3 heading)

o    CMS (Level 3 heading)

o    Leapfrog (Level 3 heading)