What are the best strategies the nurse can employ to empower patients and support patients’ rights to improve quality of care? (Some considerations to keep in mind may include: providing information on effectiveness, risks, and benefits of alternative treatments.)
In what ways can NDNQI data from dashboards or quality improvement data be used to support nurse empowerment in practice?
How has your institution empowered the nursing staff through the use of quality improvement data?
Provide an example of how you have personally empowered either a patient or a fellow nurse.
Support your response with references from the professional nursing literature.
The law provides that every person has the right to highest attainable standards of health care including maternity. However, this is not always the case as the standards of healthcare in most public facilities do not meet
Decision making can be described as a process of making a determination based on choices made amongst two or more competing course of actions. The importance of decision making in individual daily life and in organization is an experience that we often encounter from work to home and personal lives. In relation to our health and wellbeing, the need to make a decision on the manner treatment,