Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

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Evolving the QI Plan

Reflections on Evolving the Quality Improvement Plan to include Nursing-Sensitive Quality Indicators

How do effective nurse executives:
Keep abreast on the state of the evidence of nursing-sensitive indicators
Select indicators as common indicators to imbed into their quality
improvement plan
Collect and measure their data
Report on practices (ie. through board / senior management reports and / or
quality committee reports)

Consider:
Using a reporting framework that includes the expected structure, process
and outcome. The Nurse Executive Reporting Template on Priority Indicators
is evidence-based and a great place to start.
Reviewing the literature on nurse-sensitive indicators
Share sample reports and presentations with colleagues

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