Nursing Positive Objectives

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Nursing sensitive measures are processes and outcomes. They aim to identify and measure the contribution that nursing care has on patient outcomes. Nursing sensitive outcomes are those that are relevant, based on nurses’ scope of practice and for which there is evidence linking nursing inputs and interventions to the outcomes. (Doran, 2003, p. viii) Quality healthcare has been an ever evolving process. Beginning with Florence Nightingale, who evaluated the quality of nursing care based on patient outcomes. The National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI) was established by ANA so they can evaluate patient outcomes. They continually collect and build on data obtained to further develop nursing knowledge, and have developed models
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