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Preventing Catheter-Associated UTIs: Implementing a “Clinical Activity Template” to Incorporate EBP

Posted by on Sep 12, 2011 in Teaching Strategies |

Research shows that by implementing a specific set of nursing interventions (a bundle) with patients who have indwelling catheters, catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) can be prevented. Nursing students must be prepared to integrate this knowledge into the clinical setting by seeking out necessary resources to find the evidence, comparing...

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Health Literacy: Incorporating QSEN (Quality and Safety Education in Nursing) Competencies into a Senior Capstone Project and Paper

Posted by on Apr 13, 2011 in Teaching Strategies |

This is an integrative project that requires the student to connect and relate what they have learned throughout the nursing program. The product to be turned in is a paper that is scholarly, evidence based, and experiential. Two parts of the paper are turned in. The first part is scholarly and evidence based and can be turned in by the fourth week of the...

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Using a Fishbone (RCA) Diagram to Problem Solve Falls

Posted by on Feb 18, 2011 in Teaching Strategies |

This strategy is a participative exercise that gets students to analyze a safety problem, work with a fishbone diagram, search out root causes, identify limits of doing an RCA with limited input, identify the importance and use of statistical data for making a case, and identify one strategy that would impact the incidence of falls in this unit. The story...

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