DQ Nursing Roles in Quality Improvement

NR 351 Transitions in Professional Nursing

Week 4 Discussion

Nursing Roles in Quality Improvement


This week’s graded discussion topic relates to the following Course Outcome (CO)

CO2: Demonstrate leadership strategies that promote safety and improve quality in nursing practice and increase collaboration with other disciplines when planning patient-centered care within systems-based practice. (PO2)

CO7: Compare and contrast the professional nursing roles for ADN/diploma through PhD/DNP prepared nurses in providing cost-effective, quality healthcare in structured and unstructured systems

The Assignment

How do nurses promote patient safety and improve quality at your workplace (or previous clinical setting)? What changes would you suggest be made on your unit or facility to improve a non-punitive culture of safety?