Private and public funders, health care organizations, nursing education programs, and nursing associations should expand opportunities for nurses to lead and manage collaborative efforts with physicians and other members of the health care team to conduct research and to redesign and improve practice environments and health systems. These entities should also provide opportunities for nurses to diffuse successful practices.
Nurses, nursing education programs, and nursing associations should prepare the nursing workforce to assume leadership positions across all levels, while public, private, and governmental health care decision makers should ensure that leadership positions are available to and filled by nurses.
This research brief explores whether a nurse-pharmacist led medication reconciliation protocol could efficiently and inexpensively prevent potential adverse drug events (ADEs) at the admission and discharge transitions of care.
The purpose of this research brief is to test the effectiveness of a nurse-led pressure ulcer prevention intervention using musical cues to remind all long-term care (LTC) staff to help every resident move or reposition every two hours.
This research brief examines the effect of complementary leadership on care team performance by nurses and physicians involved in jointly providing health care services.
This paper describes the strength of the evidence generated through Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) funded research that relates to the case for investing in nursing. Factors that may limit the existing evidence and its transferability into clinical practice also are explored. Read the Evidence Brief.
The purpose of this research brief is to test the effects of a nurse-led quality collaborative approach to implementing evidence-based heart failure (HF) care on HF core measures, and to examine factors that contributed differences in patient outcomes.
This research brief refines, implements, and evaluates a nursing-driven intervention to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI).
In the spring of 2013, The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action hosted a national summit in Washington, D.C.
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