Diffusing Confusion Among Evidence-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Research

University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.
JONA The Journal of Nursing Administration (Impact Factor: 1.27). 11/2007; 37(10):432-5. DOI: 10.1097/01.NNA.0000285156.58903.d3
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In this department, hot topics in nursing outcomes, research, and evidence-based practice relevant to the nurse administrator are highlighted. The goal is to discuss the practical implications for nurse leaders in diverse healthcare settings. Content includes evidence-based projects and decision making, locating measurement tools for quality improvement and safety projects, using outcome measures to evaluate quality, practice implications of administrative research, and exemplars of projects that demonstrate innovative approaches to organizational problems.

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