For the Week 4 Assignment you are asked to choose a Quality Indicator (QI) that relates to a nursing topic that is of interest to you. The QIs can be found on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) webpage:
Once you've identified a QI of interest, you need to find two sources from the professional or scholarly literature to support how this QI can improve the quality, safety, and outcomes of your patients and their families.
The goal of this guide is to help you find peer-reviewed articles on QIs and the impact they have on quality, safety, and outcomes. Specifically, it will cover:
The Quality Indicators (QI) that the AHRQ mentions are:
Once you have selected a QI, here is an example of a search you can do in the CINAHL Plus with Full Text database to find articles on how this QI impacts patients and their families:
1. On the Library homepage, go to the Subject Resources box.