Based on patient survey data that indicate patients were "dissatisfied" with the level of noise on the patient care unit, the quality improvement team has recommended the use of a sound machine in each patient room to muffle the ambient noise on the unit.
How should the master's-prepared nurse respond to this recommendation? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER The master's-prepared nurse should clarify how the data were collected and how the team developed its recommendation. The master's-prepared nurse should support the recommendation, as it is an effort that will improve patient care. The master's-prepared nurse should search the literature to confirm that the recommendation is evidence-based. The master's-prepared nurse should serve as a champion and role model during the implementation of the recommendation. 40. The quality improvement team implements a program to improve shared decision making between patients and nursing staff. Which discharge survey question will appropriately evaluate the effectiveness of the program? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER Did your nurse provide you with the information you needed to make healthcare decisions? How well did the nurses do at letting you make your own decisions during your hospitalization? Which nurse was the most effective at including you in the healthcare decision-making process? At the time of discharge, did you feel like you were in control of your healthcare decisions? 41. The advanced practice nurse (APN) is evaluating a medical-surgical unit for readiness to implement an evidence-based intervention to decrease medication variances. Which two actions should the APN take to address common barriers in the implementation of evidence-based practice? Choose 2 answers YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER Provide accessibility to research findings
YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER Provide financial incentive for participation Implement measures to decrease staff turnover Create an environment of organizational support 42. Clinical leadership in a healthcare system has identified the need to develop quality improvement strategies to decrease the risk of pressure ulcers in elderly patients admitted to the hospital's medical unit. Which prescriber should the administrative team assign to this quality improvement effort? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER A certified geriatric nurse practitioner A staff nurse who provides patient care A family caregiver for elderly patients A surgeon who performs joint replacements 43. Historically, which group is closely aligned with the financial success of healthcare organizations and therefore is designated the leader for most clinically- based innovations? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER Physicians Nurses Admitting Administration 44.
A quality improvement team is being formed in order to identify ways to improve patient safety in the operating room.
- Spring '17
- Nursing, PDSA