Evaluation of health care quality for DNPs /
This is the only nursing text to facilitate the achievement by Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates (DNPs) s of the highest possible competency in conducting systematic and in-depth evaluations of all aspects of health care. The second edition of this award-winning text keeps pace with the rapidly e...
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Springer Publishing Company, LLC,
|Summary:||This is the only nursing text to facilitate the achievement by Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates (DNPs) s of the highest possible competency in conducting systematic and in-depth evaluations of all aspects of health care. The second edition of this award-winning text keeps pace with the rapidly evolving health care market by presenting a more comprehensive range of evaluation strategies for analyzing quality, safety, and value in health care practice and programs, with an emphasis on conducting, interpreting, and disseminating findings. It includes three new chapters addressing evaluation and outcomes, program evaluation, quality improvement, and reporting and disseminating the results. Based on the best evidence-based practices, the book provides DNPs with in-depth information on the conceptual basis of evaluation, its application as an integral part of contemporary health care delivery, and resources and methodology for evaluation of practice outcomes. It includes a critical examination of the characteristics, sources, and quality of the nature of evidence and presents several different evaluation models, including those that focus on economic evaluation. The evaluation of organizations, systems, and standards for practice is covered in detail, along with the evaluation of populations and health care teams, particularly interdisciplinary collaborative health teams. Also addressed is the process for translating outcomes from evaluation into health care policy, as well as opportunities for advocacy and leadership. Numerous examples and case studies illustrate concepts. New to the Second Edition: Includes three (3) new chapters that address evaluation and outcomes, program evaluation, quality improvement, and reporting and disseminating the results. Explores health care practice determinates related to quality, safety, and value. Covers how to lead and participate in comprehensive health care evaluations using best practices in conduct, interpretation and dissemination Includes strategies for evaluating small, medium, and large programs. Key Features: Facilitates competency in conducting systematic and in-depth evaluations of all aspects of health care. Based on best practices and evidence based practices. Offers practical methods and tools used to conduct and implement a QI project. Provides numerous examples and case studies. Encourages the dissemination of results using a variety of venues, such as formal presentations, posters, and publications. -- Provided by publisher.|
|Item Description:||Revision of: Evaluation of health care quality in advanced practice nursing / [edited by] Joanne V. Hickey, Christine A. Brosnan. c2012.|
|Physical Description:||1 online resource (xv, 320 pages) : illustrations|
|Bibliography:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|