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Association between nursing work environment and the perception of care quality and patient safety in a university hospital
This study evaluates the nursing work environment and the number of patients seen per shift, in inpatient units of a university hospital in southern Brazil, and to verify the association with the quality of care and patient ...
Wash your hands!
A need exists at Blessing Hospital to decrease the number of annual hospital-acquired infections (HAI).
Can we get your number? (Your blood glucose number)
Providing nursing students glucometer training and access to obtain patient blood sugars (BS). Students will obtain accrate BS checks and deliver insulin in a timely manner.
Development of a medication reconciliation policy in outpatient mental health facility
Introduction/Background: Adverse drug events and medication discrepancies are patient safety challenges for patients and healthcare professionals. Medication errors result in approximately 7000 deaths annually, and adverse ...
Reducing acute care hospital setting inpatient falls with implementation of hourly rounding: A quality improvement project
Falls in the acute care setting can lead to serious patient injuries. Despite continued efforts to reduce falls, falls are still a common occurrence. One strategy that has been identified as promoting patient safety, ...
Reducing hospital-acquired pressure injuries through the implementation of the Leaf Patient Monitoring System
A top priority for all hospitals is patient safety. A major component of patient safety classified under this category is prevention of hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs), which are considered “never-events” by ...
Take five to ask five
The purpose of this project is to show how it is important for patients at Blessing Hospital (BH) to fully understand their prescribed medications to ensure medication compliance and patient safety.
The meaning of the experience of nurses that don’t respect protocols
To improve patient safety, many health care organisations have implemented standards/protocols for different care processes (Mula et al., 2019). Sometimes all of this is viewed by nurses as barriers and they use workarounds ...
Medication education at your fingertips
The purpose of this project is to provide continuous medication education by having it available on a badge backer .
Prevention of retained surgical items through education
Incorrect surgical counts and retained surgical items are preventable errors that compromise patient safety. The literature suggests that surgical counts may be affected by multiple variables. This capstone project sought ...