Discussion Response #3 (NURS6341): Quality Indicators in Specialty Areas of Interest
Respond to the discussion #3 below using the following approach:
1. Explain how your colleague’s topic is impacting your current role as a nurse or future role as a nurse educator.
2. Probing question.
1. 1 page only
2. Put Citations in APA format and at least 3 references… Articles must be 2011 to 2016.
Anderson, B. J., Manno, M., O’Connor, P., & Gallagher, E. (2010). Listening to nursing leaders: Using national database of nursing quality indicators data to study excellence in nursing leadership. Journal of Nursing Administration, 40(4), 182–187.
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.
This article examines how application of nursing quality indicators provides insight into what makes an excellent nurse leader. As you read, consider your leadership roles as an advanced nurse and a nurse educator and how you may use the nursing quality indicators in your practice as nurse and teacher.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Retrieved from http://qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/
This article provides background on the national database and explains aspects such as differences between process indicators and patient outcomes.
American Nurses Association. (2013). Nursing specialties. Retrieved from http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ThePracticeofProfessionalNursing/NursingStandards/Nursing-Specialties
This page provides links to affiliate organizations for a variety of specialties as a source for exploring how quality indicators apply to specific areas of nursing.
American Nurses Association. (2013). Safety & nursing quality. Retrieved from http://nursingworld.org/ncnq
Browse this site for links to organizations concerned with nursing quality.
Montalvado, I. (2007). The National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators® (NDNQI®). OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 12(3). Retrieved from http://nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/ANAMarketplace/ANAPeriodicals/OJIN/TableofContents/Volume122007/No3Sept07/NursingQualityIndicators.aspx