Discussion: Patient Outcomes NR447

Discussion: Patient Outcomes NR447

Discussion: Patient Outcomes NR447

NR 447 Week 5 Discussion Patient Outcomes Recent

Patient Outcomes (graded)

Review the story at the link below before posting to the discussion:

Rau, J. (2015). Half of nation’s hospitals fail again to escape Medicare’s readmission penalties. Kaiser Health News. Retrieved

After you have finished, consider how you would respond to the following situation:

Your local hospital has received notice from CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid) regarding their readmission rates.

As a BSN prepared nurse, you have been asked to serve as a consultant to suggest a new Quality (Performance) Improvement process for ONE of the areas of deficiency. Write some brief steps (suggestions) for improvement as you contemplate accepting the consulting opportunity.

Share practice improvements utilized from your own clinical nursing experiences that have led to enhanced patient outcomes.

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NR 447 Week 3 Discussion Conflict and Collaboration Recent

Conflict and Collaboration

Please watch the video and listen to the dialogue before posting. Second Life Video Transcript At times the needs of our families conflict with our work responsibilities. Could this possibly be the underlying issue here?

Explain the conflict resolution skills displayed by the leader in the scenario. On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate those of the leader.

How might earlier collaboration have been beneficial?

Some organizations utilize non Registered Nurses in the Case Manager role. What additional skills, knowledge and attributes would the BSN-prepared Registered Nurse bring to case management in this scenario?

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