The Relationship Between Evidence-Based Practices and Emergency Department Managers’ Perceptions on Quality of Care for Self-Harm Patients
Read the following attachments:
Practicing Healthcare Professionals’ Evidence-Based Practice Competencies: An Overview of Systematic Reviews
Watch the following video:
Allied Health: Evidence-Based Practice (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5sU5H-IBSg)
Measurements are part of process changes and quality improvements. However, measurements alone do not create improvements. A quality improvement system should include a data collection mechanism, valid and reliable measures of outcomes, and a collection of tools or methodologies with ongoing efforts. It is also vital that the measurement strategies will accurately capture whether the evidence-based care has been delivered to the patients.
In 300 to 400 words:
Support your response with at least two scholarly sources published within the last 5 years in APA Style.
- Describe the role of continuous quality improvement in health care outcomes.
- Assess the importance of evidence-based practice in improving quality of care. Be sure to provide an example of evidence-based practice.
- Discuss challenges in collecting and analyzing quantitative data in measuring quality outcomes.
- Discuss how the Quality Improvement Measure “Patients who “Strongly Agree” they understood their care when they left the hospital” under the “Survey of Patients’ Experiences” category relates.