Hospital Peer Review (Vol. 42, No. 4) - April 1, 2017

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Release date: April 2017

Valid through: April 2019

Target Audience

This activity is intended for hospital-based quality professionals.

Subjects

  • Good Use of PEPPER Data Makes a Difference in Quality
  • Sepsis, Early Discharges Ranking Need a Close Look
  • Concern Over Accuracy of One PEPPER
  • Johns Hopkins Shares Surgical Protocols with 750 Hospitals
  • ERAS Requires Coordinated Care, Best Practices
  • Behavioral Healthcare in ED Improved with Telepsychiatry
  • Hospitals Collaborate to Reduce Aspirational Pneumonia
  • $1.3 Million from Big Data QI
  • Parent-reported Errors May Not Make It to Medical Record
  • Maternity Quality Improving, Early Electives Almost Gone
  • Rude Parents Can Affect Quality of Care

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

Editor: Dana Spector

Nurse Reviewer: Fameka Leonard

AHC Editorial Group Manager: Terrey L. Hatcher

Consulting Editor: Patrice Spath

Financial Disclosure

Author Greg Freeman, Editor Jill Drachenberg, Editor Dana Spector, Nurse Reviewer Fameka Leonard, AHC Editorial Group Manager Terrey L. Hatcher 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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