YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER Patient desires Family preferences Staff qualifications Administrative expectations 27. Which approach should the nurse manager employ to create an environment that encourages innovations toward evidence-based nursing care? YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER Providing nursing staff with resources and opportunities for the implementation of evidence-based nursing practice
YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER Requiring nursing staff to participate on clinical practice committees, which develop evidence-based unit policies Purchasing subscriptions to evidence-based clinical practice journals for the nursing staff on the unit Modeling evidence-based nursing inquiry and scholarship, in addition to maintaining clinical expertise 28. The nurse manager is concerned that nurses may not be following proper hand washing guidelines and wants to improve practice. The nurse decides to focus on a major area to improve quality and performance for this skill. Which area should be addressed to improve hand hygiene practices? YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER Motivation Leadership The people fallacy Information related to work projects 29. An internal audit revealed that the rate of inpatient falls on the medical surgical unit is higher than that of other units. An MSN registered nurse (RN) has implemented a new fall reduction plan that involves and needs to measure and communicate the effectiveness of the plan to the hospital leadership. Match each measure of the plan effectiveness with the appropriate stakeholder. Answer options may be used more than once or not at all. Select your answers from the pull-down list. YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER An outcome measure reveals the rate of falls has decreased by 3% over a Nurse Nurse
YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER two-month timeframe. manager manager A balancing measure reveals the rate of falls has decreased, but the rate of call-light usage has increased. Patient Unit RN A process measure, whereby each stakeholder is assessed for a history of falls when admitted, and which reveals that the rate of falls in the first 30 days has started to decrease. Unit RN Patient 30. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have described a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLA-BSI) as consisting of: A laboratory-confirmed bloodstream infection (LCBI) where central line (CL) or umbilical catheter (UC) was in place for >2 calendar days when all elements of the LCBI infection criterion were first present together, with day of device placement being Day 1, and a CL or UC was in place on the date of event or the day before. If the patient is admitted or transferred into a facility with a central line in place (e.g., tunneled or implanted central line), day of first access is considered Day 1.
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