Cultivating Quality
Creator:   American Journal of Nursing
Created:   7/6/2011
Contains:  26 items
This collection contains articles on quality improvement projects. Most follow the Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting (SQUIRE) guidelines for quality improvement reports (available at www.squire-statement.org). These articles should provide models and sufficient detail for other institutions and organizations to replicate the projects. Please let us know if you used them as a basis for QI projects in your facility.

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A Clinical Nurse Specialist–Directed Initiative to Reduce Postoperative Urinary Retention in Spinal Surgery Patients

Hoke, Nicole; Bradway, Christine

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 116(8):47-52, August 2016.

Beyond Socks, Signs, and Alarms: A Reflective Accountability Model for Fall Prevention

Hoke, Linda M.; Guarracino, Dana

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 116(1):42-47, January 2016.

Original Research: Implementation of an Early Mobility Program in an ICU

Fraser, Danielle; Spiva, LeeAnna; Forman, Wendy; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 115(12):49-58, December 2015.

Improving Pediatric Temperature Measurement in the ED

Hurwitz, Beth; Brown, Joanne; Altmiller, Gerry

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 115(9):48-55, September 2015.

Cultivating Mindfulness to Enhance Nursing Practice

Ponte, Patricia Reid; Koppel, Paula

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 115(6):48-55, June 2015.

Implementing Evidence-Based Medication Safety Interventions on a Progressive Care Unit

Williams, Tyeasha; King, Melissa W.; Thompson, Julie A.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 114(11):53-62, November 2014.

Using Crew Resource Management and a ‘Read-and-Do Checklist’ to Reduce Failure-to-Rescue Events on a Step-Down Unit

Young-Xu, Yinong; Fore, Amanda M.; Metcalf, Angelina; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 113(9):51-57, September 2013.

Cultivating Quality: Creating a Unit-Based Resource Nurse Program

Quinn-O'Neil, Beth; Kilgallen, Mary Ellen; Terlizzi, Janice A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 111(9):46-51, September 2011.

Cultivating Quality: A Program to Train Inpatient Pediatric Nurses in Insulin Pump Use

Einis, Sara B.; Mednis, Gretchen N.; Rogers, Jayne E.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 111(7):51-55, July 2011.

Cultivating Quality: Implementing Standardized Reporting and Safety Checklists

Stevens, James D.; Bader, Mary Kay; Luna, Michele A.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 111(5):48-53, May 2011.

Cultivating Quality: Reducing the Use of Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Older Adults

Bilyeu, Kathleen M.; Gumm, Cynthia J.; Fitzgerald, Jessica M.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 111(1):47-52, January 2011.

Cultivating Quality: An Evidence-Based Approach to Taking Charge

Flynn, Jean Pieri; Prufeta, Patricia A.; Minghillo-Lipari, Linda

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 110(9):58-63, September 2010.

Cultivating Quality: An Evidence-Based Protocol for Managing Hypoglycemia

McEuen, Judy A.; Gardner, K Paige; Barnachea, Dawn F.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 110(7):40-45, July 2010.

An Evidence-Based Infant Safe Sleep Program to Reduce Sudden Unexplained Infant Deaths

Zachritz, Whitney; Fulmer, Megan; Chaney, Nicole

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 116(11):48-55, November 2016.

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