Making Data Work for Nursing: Using Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice to Affect Nursing Outcomes
This course brings you research and best practices about recovering medication errors thereby enhancing patient safety, a research mentorship program, and fiscal stewardship to improve nurse staffing.
An exemplar showcase! This course brings you research and best practices about recovering medication errors thereby enhancing patient safety, a research mentorship program, and fiscal stewardship to improve nurse staffing. First delivered at the 2016 ANA Annual Conference, these three practice examples convey contemporary information on how your peers dealt with complex issues and improved patient safety.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Apply research about medical error recovery to your practice
- Discover how to utilize mentors to foster nursing research
- Utilize strategies to successfully acquire nursing resources
Terri Gaffney, PhD, MPA, RN
Dr. Gaffney is an RN with experience in the field of patient safety. Most recently she has been examining nursing's role in recovering medical errors and reducing patient harm.
Beth Quatrara, DNP, RN, CMSRN, ACNS-BC
Dr. Quatrara is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with 17 years of advanced practice experience. She is the Director of the Nursing Research Mentorship program at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
Lisa Letzkus, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, CCRN
Ms. Letzkus is the assistant director of the nursing research mentorship program at the University of Virginia Medical Center. During her tenure, she has mentored more than 15 teams in the research process from question development through to dissemination.
Mary Del Guidice, MSN, BS, RN, CENP
Ms. Del Guidice has twenty-seven years of experience in nursing and hospital administration. Ms. Del Guidice's administrative experience ranges from nurse manager to chief nursing officer and has an award winning record in areas of patient and RN satisfaction.
Kathryn Farrell, MSN, RN
As a Professional Practice Implementation Consultant, Ms. Farrell supports clinical nurses and leadership in developing quality improvement initiatives based on the NDNQI data to provide patients with the highest quality care.
The American Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP6178.
Use of these or any other course(s)/material(s) does not imply eligibility for certification or successful performance on any certification exam, nor is it a requirement to qualify for individual certification.
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