Teaching the quality improvement process to nursing students.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

During the past decade, there has been increasing emphasis on nurses leading and participating in quality improvement (QI) activities, creating a need for nursing students to learn QI skills. There is minimal information that explains how to teach QI skills or provide nursing students with the opportunity to participate in actual QI projects. Faculty in a prelicensure diploma RN program developed a project that provides an opportunity for senior students to participate in an interdisciplinary team related to the development, planning, and implementation of QI projects in a geriatric setting.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dotson, BJ; Lewis, L

Published Date

  • July 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 52 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 398 - 400

PubMed ID

  • 23758156

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1938-2421

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0148-4834

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3928/01484834-20130613-01

Language

  • eng