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Nurse-Driven Programs to Improve Patient Outcomes: Transforming Care at the Bedside, Integrated Nurse Leadership Program, and the Clinical Scene Investigator Academy

Kliger, Julie MPA, BSN, RN; Lacey, Susan R. PhD, RN, FAAN; Olney, Adrienne BS, MS; Cox, Karen S. RN, PhD, FAAN; O'Neil, Edward PhD, MPA, FAAN

Journal of Nursing Administration: March 2010 - Volume 40 - Issue 3 - pp 109-114
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e3181d042ac
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As the national quality agenda continues to be a key driver in healthcare, more programs are being developed to teach staff nurses how to lead quality change projects. Nurses are in a unique position to do this work; however, they may lack project management and leadership skills to do so. The authors provide a content analysis that compares and contrasts 3 such programs.

Authors' Affiliations: Program Director (Ms Kliger), Integrated Nurse Leadership Program, Center for the Health Professions, San Francisco, California; Director (Dr Lacey), Nursing Workforce and Systems Analysis at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics; and Director, Bi-State Nursing Workforce Innovation Center and Kansas City, Missouri; Executive Assistant (Ms Olney), Bi-State Nursing Workforce Innovation Center, Kansas City, Missouri; Assistant Dean (Dr Cox), Clinical Partnerships at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Associate Director, Bi-State Nursing Workforce Innovation Center, Kansas City, Missouri; Executive Vice President, Co-Chief Operating Officer (Dr Cox), Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, Missouri; Director (Dr O'Neil), Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco.

Corresponding author: Dr Lacey, Bi-State Nursing Workforce Innovation Center, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing, 2464 Charlotte St, Room 3413, Kansas City, MO 64108 (srlacey@cmh.edu).

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