to track the process being reviewed. The primarily use of a flowchart in quality improvement is to: 2 points analyze causal factors of process dispersion understand the overall process or system being audited distinguish variations in a process over time determine process capability and uniformity The MSN leader is responsible for the financial needs of the department. Before selecting a vendor of a particular healthcare equipment or supply, which of the following should the MSN leader do first? 2 points Conduct vendor surveys. Define departmental needs. Determine which vendors are industry leaders. Get feedback from team members about how various vendors and their supplies are performing. Decide which vendor is most cost effective.
The MSN leader is responsible for any unit specific training that is required for the staff. Which of the following is a priority for the MSN in planning of quality improvement training? 2 points Establishing specific training evaluation tools. Developing short-term training plans. Scheduling training for managers. Connecting training to organizational needs. The MSN leader is accountable for the quality and safety of the unit. In the development of effective, quality initiatives, all of the following aspects must be present except for: 2 points Initiatives need to be developed by stakeholders. Initiatives are influenced by cost and profit considerations. Initiatives are an integral part of the overall organizational strategic plan. Initiatives will only address the needs of a specific population of patients. Which of the following is not an appropriate goal for quality improvement education of the Master level graduate? 2 points Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of quality. Integrate quality into decision-making processes. Define the chain of command for approving quality procedures. Provide tools and information to help MSNs build and utilize quality systems and processes. The MSN leader is designing a professional development program for the unit staff. Utilizing the “AIM” process, rank the order, from first to last, of training design steps.
2 points Prepare the training materials, define the training objectives, determine the course structure and sequence, Establish the consensus on needs. Define the training objectives, determine the course structure and sequence, establish the consensus on needs, prepare the training materials. Establish the consensus on needs, define the training objectives, determine the course structure and sequence, prepare training materials. Determine course structure and sequence, prepare the training materials, define the training objectives, and establish the consensus on needs. The MSN leader wants to implement Leadership Rounds in the hospital, to include participation of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This initiative would provide an informal way for senior leaders to talk with front-line staff about safety issues in the organization and to encourage reporting of errors.
- Spring '17
- Nursing, MSN, msn leader