Hospital Peer Review (Vol. 42, No. 1) - January 1, 2017

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Release date: January 2016

Valid through: January 2018

Target Audience

This activity is intended for hospital-based quality professionals.

Subjects

  • Geriatric-Friendly EDs Improve Quality, Outcomes and Satisfaction
  • Hospitals Revamping EDs to Serve Elderly
  • Reduce Clinical Variation to Improve Quality, Resource Use
  • Look for Variations in Data, Seek Out Causes
  • C. Difficile Reduced 75% with Targeted Interventions
  • Physicians Unlikely to Reveal Errors to Patients, Study Says
  • Readmission Rates for Bariatric Surgery Drop with QI

Objectives

  • Identify a particular clinical, legal, or educational issue related to quality improvement and performance outcomes.
  • Describe how the clinical, legal, or educational issues related to quality improvement and performance outcomes affect nurses, healthcare workers, hospitals, or the healthcare industry in general.
  • Cite solutions to the problems associated with quality improvement and performance outcomes based on guidelines from relevant authorities and/or independent recommendations from clinicians at individual institutions.

Credit Available

Nurses

  • 1.25 ANCC Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

Relias Learning, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Nurses

Relias Learning, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP#13791, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

This activity is valid 24 months from the date of publication.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty Listing

Authors

Greg Freeman

Editors

Editor: Jill Drachenberg

Associate Managing Editor: Dana Spector

Financial Disclosure

Author Greg Freeman, Editor Jill Drachenberg, Ebook Design Specialist Dana Spector, Nurse Reviewer Fameka Leonard, and Consulting Editor Patrice Spath, report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.

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