RUNNING HEAD: QUANTITATIVE CRITIQUE Quantitative Critique Kristin Guyott Southern New Hampshire University August 5, 2018 Nur 440
QUANTITATIVE CRITIQUE 2 Quantitative Critique Patient satisfaction is a major discussion among the topic of patient care. Furthermore, patient satisfaction can play a major role in determining how a facility is performing. Additionally, because satisfaction is now tied to reimbursements from insurance, it can affect the facilities ability to maintain a long term business. Patient satisfaction is used directly used as a tool to gauge not only how well the hospital is doing, but the quality of care provided. Purpose and Research Question This study was published by the Nursing and Research Journal in January 2012. It was titled, “Differences in Perceptions of Patient Safety Culture between Charge and Noncharge Nurses: Implications for Effectiveness Outcomes Research”. The focus of the study was to determine if the role of the nurse, specifically, charge vs. staff RN’s, affected the nurses’ view on patient safety on unit. The author discusses, that in order to promote a culture of safety, a reliable healthcare organization must be formed, and to create this evidence based practice is utilized (Wilson, D., Redman, R. W., Talsma, A., & Aebersold, M, 2012). Research has showed utilizing
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