H 22 Quality Improvement Projects to Improve Acute Patient Care

Tuesday, 19 November 2013: 10:00 AM-11:15 AM
Moderator:  Carol C Forsyth, RN, MSN, CRNP
Classifying Reasons For Hospital Readmissions

Kay R. Jansen, DNP, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, RN
College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Tae Youn Kim, PhD, RN
School of Nursing, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA

Shaping Up Unit-to-Unit Handoffs with a Lean Six Sigma Workout

Ellen K. Fleischman, RN, RD, MBA, MSN
Monika Lanciers, RN, BSN
Maternal Infant Services, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns, San Diego, CA

Staff Developed Infection Prevention Program Increases Antimicrobial Stewardship and Deceases Hospital Acquired Infection Rates

Yousef Aljeesh, PhD, RN1
Said K. Abusalem, PhD, RN2
Naeem Alkariri, MSN, RN1
Fawwaz Alaloul, PhD, RN2
(1)School of Nursing, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine
(2)School of Nursing, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY