BSN students collaborate with rural community hospital in quality improvement project: Hand hygiene compliance
Michele A. Gerwick, PhD, RN (1); Pamela S. O'Harra, DEd, MS, RN (2); Lana C. Mason, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC (3); Jessa L. Cardelli, BSN, RN (3); Virginia Hostetter, MSN, RN, CPHQ (3) - (1) Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, USA; (2) Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA, USA; (3) Quality Initiatives and Resources Department, Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, PA, USA
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BSN students will work collaboratively with the Quality Initiatives and Resources department in a rural community hospital determining hand hygiene compliance through the use of the mobile app iScrub®. This initial research will aid in potential solutions to hand hygiene compliance and teach students the importance of inter-professional collaboration.
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|Keywords||Hand Hygiene Compliance;
Baccalaureate Nursing Students;
Rural Community Hospital;
|Name||Nursing Education Research Conference 2020: Transforming Nursing Education Through Evidence Generation and Translation|
|Host||Sigma Theta Tau International;
National League for Nursing
|Location||Washington, DC, USA|
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