eBook Nursing Peer Review A Practical Approach to Promoting Professional Nursing Accountability, 1st Edition

  • Laura Cook Harrington
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  • ISBN-10: 1601467966
  • ISBN-13: 9781601467966
  • DDC: 362.1068
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 167 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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It’s time to implement formal nursing peer review, a valuable tool you can use to promote nurse autonomy and accountability and raise the standard of nursing excellence. This resource will help you develop a formalized, non-punitive structure to examine nurses after unexpected patient outcomes to evaluate whether the care provided was within the agreed upon standards of nursing care. It also includes a mechanism to track and trend data regarding quality of care issues. Having a peer review process in place gives nursing the means to evaluate themselves in a constructive atmosphere and focus on improving the standards of clinical care.