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April/June 2016 - Volume 31 - Issue 2
pp: 99-196,E1-E15

Using Evidence to Change Practice

Duration: 7:21
Journal: Journal of Nursing Care Quality April/June 2016, Volume 31, Issue 2;
The Race is led by Clinical Nurse Specialists in partnership with nurse leaders to engage frontline staff in QI. Staff adopts evidence-based practice changes and actively engages in friendly competition to improve selected quality metrics. Data from compliance audits and automated outcome metric reports are used to identify top performing units. The Race project provides a focus for frontline staff by helping to correlate the impact on outcomes of providing quality patient care through best practices. The authors explain the project in this video and their article.