44. During the Quality Improvement (QI) process, data reveals that overall patient satisfaction scores are 72% for the first quarter and 69% in the second quarter. The organizational goal is 80%.Which action should the Masters-prepared nruse take at this stage of the PDSA cycle?Implement a pilot program on a unit to address the decrease in scoresPlan an evidence based intervention to address the declining scoresContinue to monitor the scores during the next quarterImplement an organizational-wide program to address the score.45. The Quality Improvement (QI) committee implements a program to improve shared decision making between patients and nursing staff. Which national benchmark would best evaluate the effectiveness of the program?46. A Masters-prepared nurse coordinates a multidisciplinary team that is charged with educating patients who are scheduled for total joint replacement surgery regarding what to expect after discharge. The program encounters resistance from team members. How should the MSN respond?47. The Masters-prepared nurse is leading a committee in a large urban hospital appointed to planimprovements for patient care. Who should the MSN choose to be on the interprofessional committee?
48. Which does not describe examples of barriers to patient safety?Persistent fear and hierarchical authorityComplexity and deficient measuresReporting systems and safety cultureDiffuse accountability and lack of leadership49. One of the essential roles of the Masters-prepared nurse is to be an effective member of the inter-professional team. As a part of the interprofessional team, what action should the MSN perform first?50. A 42-year-old mentally challenged patient has been admitted to the hospital for treatment of a chronic illness. The patient has been determined legally incapable of making decisions since childhood and depends on her parent for medical assistance. During her hospitalization, the patient’s parent suddenly passes away and there is no one else for support while the patient is in hospital. The Masters-prepared nurse understands that which of the following would be the best advocate to help this patient?
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