Nurse-Healthcare Quality Articles (21)
Low back pain (LBP) is common among healthcare professionals with prevalence of low back pain among health care workers ...
A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of medical care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. ...
Unlike other conditions and life experiences, which only affect a certain percentage of the world’s population, the end- ...
This activity provides an in-depth description of the significance of medical error in the practice of medicine. It als ...
Use of medical abbreviations in medicine is not new. Since the development of mainstream medicine nearly 200 years ago, ...
Nurse-Healthcare Quality Activities
|Back Safety||Low back pain (LBP) is common among healthcare professionals with prevalence of low back pain among health care workers being greater than among those ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Diabetes Mellitus Type 1||Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is an autoimmune disease that leads to the destruction of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells. Insulin is an essen ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Diversity and Discrimination In Healthcare||America is becoming increasingly diverse. Discrimination against minority groups persists and contributes to negative disparate outcomes for patients ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|End of Life Care||Unlike other conditions and life experiences, which only affect a certain percentage of the world’s population, the end-of-life is a stage in the proc ... Read the Article||2.5||36||Activity Info|
|Etesevimab||The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved the combination products (etesevimab and bamlanivimab) through EUA (Emergency Use Authorizations). ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Food And Drug Administration Recalls||The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforces standards for prescription medications, medical devices, and vaccines through the recall process. Thi ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction||Hemolytic transfusion reactions are one possible complication from transfusions. Hemolysis is the rupture of red blood cells, and can occur intravascu ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Inappropriate Medical Abbreviations||Use of medical abbreviations in medicine is not new. Since the development of mainstream medicine nearly 200 years ago, abbreviations have been used. ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Medical Error||A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of medical care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. Among the problems that commo ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Medical Error Reduction and Prevention||This activity provides an in-depth description of the significance of medical error in the practice of medicine. It also highlights a number of impor ... Read the Article||2.25||28||Activity Info|
|Medical Ethics||Familiarity with ethical principles on a basic level is necessary to practice medicine. However, most healthcare providers are unable to explain how o ... Read the Article||2.25||33||Activity Info|
|Medication Dispensing Errors And Prevention||Close to 6,800 prescription medications and countless over-the-counter drugs are available in the United States. To further complicate a practitioner' ... Read the Article||2.25||33||Activity Info|
|Medication Routes of Administration||A medication administration route is often classified by the location at which the drug is applied, such as oral or intravenous. The choice of routes ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Nosocomial Infections||This article provides a review of the critical features of nosocomial infections. It provides an overall discussion on the significance of healthcare- ... Read the Article||1.25||6||Activity Info|
|Parental Consent||Physicians and medical researchers have a moral and legal obligation to obtain informed consent. Informed consent must include the patient being compe ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Patient Restraint and Seclusion||Patient restraint and seclusion is a controversial yet necessary aspect of medicine. Restraint encompasses both physical and chemical procedures. This ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Patient Rights And Ethics||Patient rights are a subset of human rights. Whereas the concept of human rights refers to minimum standards for the ways persons can expect to be tre ... Read the Article||1.25||7||Activity Info|
|Psoriasis||Psoriasis is a chronic proliferative and inflammatory condition of the skin. It is characterized by erythematous plaques covered with silvery scales p ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Risk Management Event Evaluation and Responsibilities||Risk management in healthcare is a complex set of clinical and administrative systems, processes, procedures, and reporting structures designed to det ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Root Cause Analysis and Medical Error Prevention||Medical error is an unfortunate reality that continues to occur at alarming rates within the United States healthcare system. These mistakes can resul ... Read the Article||1.75||22||Activity Info|
|Second Victim Syndrome||Health care workers often expect perfection from themselves, and societal opinions reinforce this expectation. However, perfection will always be an e ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
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