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Quality Nursing care and Patient safety are something that go hand in hand in the nursing profession. I have come to learn throughout the RN to BSN program at WGU that quality nursing care is set by a number of standards that need to be met. When these standards are all met, it is safe to say that the best possible outcome will be possible given the circumstance and resources that were available. Providing only the safest of care to our patients is covered under one of the quality standards of patient care. To me providing patient safety is defined by giving proper patient care while reducing the risk of harm and adverse outcomes. Prior to this program I really wasn’t sure what quality patient care meant, nor did I understand that there were the same standards of quality throughout all specialties of nursing, but depending on the specialty each standard can be applied in a different way. For example, this
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