E 06 SPECIAL SESSION: Nurses, Healthcare Processes, Partnerships and Patient Outcomes

Saturday, 26 July 2014: 7:00 AM-8:15 AM
Description/Overview: This session will focus on a program of research linking nurses’ work and work environment to patient outcomes through studies conducted in the United States and China. Two acute care health system multi-site intervention studies to improve care for people with heart failure will be described. Multi-site survey data collected from nurses in China will be discussed. The implications of study results to clinical practice, research and administration will be identified.
Moderators:  Marija Kadović, MSN, Department for Quality improving, University hospital "Sveti Duh" Zagreb, Croatia, Europe, Zagreb, Croatia
Organizers:  Robin Newhouse, PhD, Organizatonal Systems and Adult Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD and Yutao Xiang, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China