NKF-CQI Clinical Practice

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CQI is a process of measuring quality of dialysis care by the outcomes achieved. The NKF-DOQI clinical practice guidelines are an excellent reference on certain expectations of care for dialysis patients, as it provides both process and outcome benchmarks. The Primary Nurse Monthly Summary uses the dialysis quality indicators established by the NKF-DOQI clinical practice guidelines as a frame of reference for the primary nurse in identifying problems and evaluating patient outcomes.

A critical component of the CQI concept is the "empowerment of employees and on the premise that employees have an in-depth understanding of their jobs, believe they are valued, and feel encouraged to improve product or service quality through risk taking

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