Engaging Nurses in the Diagnostic Process
Repository Posting Date2017-07-27T14:53:36Z
Author DetailsKelly T. Gleason, BSN; Cheryl R. Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD -- School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNu Beta
Level of EvidenceN/A
The high prevalence of diagnostic errors is an urgent issue in healthcare. Engaging nurses in the diagnostic process is key to achieving diagnostic excellence. There are logistical, regulatory, and sociocultural barriers nurses must overcome to effectively participate in the diagnostic process.