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PICOT QUESTIONPICOT QuestionSeilin GonzalezProfessional Capstone ProjectNancy ConradGrand Canyon University
PICOT QUESTIONThe nursing practice aims to provide safe quality care that best meet patients’ interest. There are several studies that support the use of hourly rounding as a quality improvement measure to increase patient safety and decrease fall rates. According to Dick, Thiele, Kebicz, Klassen,& Erenberg,(2013), changing the method of conducting hourly rounding by implementing policy and documentation sheet can be used as a fall prevention strategy with the goal of decreasing falls and, more importantly, as a mean of promoting patient safety, health, andcomfort.Long term care facilities might not be able to prevent all falls but measures should be put into place in order to reduce the number of falls among older adults so as to create a safe environment and promote enough quality health care (Kannus, Khan, and Lord). It is important