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High Reliability Organizations: A Healthcare Handbook for Patient Safety & Quality

High Reliability Organizations
By: Cynthia A. Oster, PhD
ISBN: 978-1-940446-38-7
Pub Date: April 2016
Price: $64.95

Patient safety and quality are an ever-increasing concern to consumers, payers, providers, organizations, and governments. However, high reliability methods and science that can provide efficient and effective care have still not been totally implemented into our healthcare culture. Nurses, representing the majority of healthcare workers, are on the front line of the delivery and provision of safe and effective care and are ideally situated to drive the mission to achieve high reliability in healthcare. High Reliability Organizations: A Healthcare Handbook for Patient Safety & Quality presents practical examples of HRO principles in order to establish a system that detects and prevents errors from happening even in the most difficult, high risk conditions. Authors Cynthia Oster and Jane Braaten provide healthcare professionals with tools and best practices that will improve and enhance patient safety and quality outcomes. This book provides: An overview of HRO science as an organizing framework for quality and patient safety Practical applications of HRO science, focusing on quality and patient safety Knowledge and tools that can be applied to current quality and safety practices Real-world examples of HRO principles employed in a variety of patient care areas.


Johns Hopkins Nursing: Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines

Johns Hopkins Nursing: Evidence-Based Practice: Model & Guidelines
By: Sandra L. Dearholt, MS, RN
ISBN: 
978-1-940446-97-4
Pub Date: October 2017
Price: $59.95

Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines has proven to be one of the most foundational books on EBP in nursing. This fully revised third edition builds on the strength of the first two editions with updated content based on more than a decade of the model's use and refinement in real-life settings. Authors Deborah Dang and Sandra L. Dearholt also incorporated feedback from nurses around the world. Key features of the Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP model include: NEW: Tips for using the newly updated Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP model and guidelines. NEW: Tips on seeking funding for the advancement of interprofessional collaboration and teamwork. NEW: Tools to guide the EBP process, such as Stakeholder Analysis, Action Planning, and Dissemination. Explanation of the Practice question, Evidence, and Translation (PET) approach to EBP projects. Overview of the Patient, Intervention, Comparison, and Outcome (PICO) approach to EBP question development. Creation of a supportive infrastructure for building an EBP nursing environment. Exemplars detailing real-world EBP experiences. CNOs, nurse managers, bedside nurses, and students alike have successfully transformed their practices and improved patient care using Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines.



Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model: Strategies to Advance Nursing Excellence

Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model
By: Deborah Dang
ISBN: 
978-1-938835-30-8
Pub Date: April 2017
Price: $49.95

Do you have a work culture that fosters collaboration, stimulates innovation, and empowers nurses to achieve success in exceptional ways? In Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model: Strategies to Advance Nursing Excellence, authors Deborah Dang, Judith Rohde, and Jeannette Suflita present a model proven to inspire professional nurses to deliver exceptional care delivery and outcomes. Whether you.re a bedside nurse or an executive, you.ll learn how to adapt the Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model to your work setting. Packed with exemplars, self-assessment guides, planning tools, and lessons learned, this manual guides you in creating and sustaining an environment where professional nursing practices flourish.



Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles into Nursing Practice

Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing
By: Angela F. Amar, RN, PhD
ISBN: 
978-1-940446-34-9
Pub Date: November 2015
Price: $59.95

Victims of violence are unfortunately ever-present in healthcare today. Regardless of the setting, nurses are often the first to interact with victims and regularly must step into uncomfortable or difficult situations. To ensure patient and provider safety and enable the best possible outcomes, every nurse should be well-versed in forensic and theoretical issues of violence. A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing is an evidence-based guide to understanding and applying forensic nursing science. Authors Angela F. Amar and L. Kathleen Sekula introduce practical and theoretical perspectives on violence and provide valuable resources, including injury assessment and violence prevention strategies as well as an overview of relevant legal, ethical, societal, and policy issues. Whether you are a student, new nurse, or experienced clinician, you will find the right tools and strategies to broaden your understanding of violence and help you integrate forensic science into your patient care.


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