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Aim. A discussion of how nurses can contribute to and lead improvement science activities in healthcare. Background. Quality failures in healthcare have led to the urgent need for healthcare quality improvement. However, too often quality improvement interventions proceed to practice...
Partners in Research: Building Academic-Practice Partnerships to Educate and Mentor Advanced Practice NursesDownload
McKinlay, James, Valaitis, Ruta, Sherifali, Diana, Donald, Faith, Bryant-Lukosius, Denise, Carter, Nancy, Covell, Christine L., Tranmer, Joan, Kilpatrick, Kelley, Harbman, Patricia, Rawson, Krista, Gibbins, Sharyn, Martin-Misener, Ruth
Rationale: Clinical practice is the primary focus of advanced practice nursing (APN) roles. However, with unprecedented needs for healthcare reform and quality improvement (QI), healthcare administrators are seeking new ways to utilize all dimensions of APN expertise, especially related to...
Understanding feedback report uptake: process evaluation findings from a 13-month feedback intervention in long-term care settingsDownload
Background Long-term care settings provide care to a large proportion of predominantly older, highly disabled adults across the United States and Canada. Managing and improving quality of care is challenging, in part because staffing is highly dependent on relatively non-professional health care...
Data for improvement and clinical excellence: report of an interrupted time series trial of feedback in long-term careDownload
Background There is considerable evidence about the effectiveness of audit coupled with feedback for provider behavior change, although few feedback interventions have been conducted in long-term care settings. The primary purpose of the Data for Improvement and Clinical Excellence-Long-Term Care...
Background: In Canada, healthcare aides (also referred to as nurse aides, personal support workers, nursing assistants) are unregulated personnel who provide 70-80% of direct care to residents living in nursing homes. Although they are an integral part of the care team their contributions to the...
Data for Improvement and Clinical Excellence: Protocol for an Audit with Feedback Intervention in Home Care and Supportive LivingDownload
Background: Although considerable evidence exists about the effectiveness of audit coupled with feedback, very few audit-with-feedback interventions have been done in either home care or supportive living settings to date. With little history of audit and feedback in home care or supportive...
Background: Knowledge translation (KT) is an imperative in order to implement research-based and contextualized practices that can answer the numerous challenges of complex health problems. The Chronic Care Model (CCM) provides a conceptual framework to guide the implementation process in chronic...
The impact of social networks on knowledge transfer in long-term care facilities: protocol for a studyDownload
Background: Social networks are theorized as significant influences in the innovation adoption and behavior change processes. Our understanding of how social networks operate within healthcare settings is limited. As a result, our ability to design optimal interventions that employ social...