Pt. 1. The basics of patient safety -- Pt. 2. Measure and evaluate patient safety -- Pt. 3. Reactive and proactive safety investigations -- Pt. 4. How to make health care processes safer -- Pt. 5. Focused patient safety initiatives
Underpinnings of evaluation -- Evaluation in advanced practice nursing -- Nature of evidence as a basis for evaluation -- Conceptual models for evaluation in advanced nursing practice -- Economic evaluation -- Evaluation of organizations, systems, and standards for practice -- Evaluating organizations and systems -- Evaluating health care information systems and patient care technology -- Evaluation of patient care standards, guidelines, and protocols -- Evaluation of populations and health care teams -- Evaluating populations and population health -- Evaluating health care teams -- Evaluation of health policy and the future of health care -- Translating outcomes from evaluations to health policies -- Future trends and challenges in evaluation
The evolution of evidence-based practice -- A comprehensive approach to evidence-based health care : the JBI model -- What is evidence for practice? -- Health care evidence generation -- Evidence synthesis : the systematic review -- Evidence synthesis : critical appraisal, data extraction and the synthesis of findings -- Evidence transfer : writing up a systematic review report and developing clinical guidelines -- Evidence utilisation : implementing evidence-based guidelines -- Evidence utilisation : clinical audit -- Evidence-based practice : issues and challenges
Evidence-based practice in health care -- Making the case for evidence-based practice -- Leadership and evidence-based practice -- Preparing and sustaining staff knowledge about EBP -- Developing a structure for evidence-based practice -- Guiding principles for evidence-based practice -- Determining resources available for EBP -- Systems for identifying EBP opportunities -- Systems for defining and appraising evidence -- Designing studies for EBP -- Using technology to support EBP -- EBP implementation -- Evidence-based practice dissemination -- Integrating evidence-based practice with organizational systems: a case example
Improvement methodology -- Using data for improvement -- Understanding variation using run charts -- Learning from variation in data -- Understanding variation using Shewhart charts -- Calculating Shewhart limits -- Shewhart chart saavy: dealing with some issues -- More Shewhart-type charts -- Special uses for Shewhart charts -- Drilling down into aggregate data for improvement -- Learning from individual patient data -- Learning from patient feedback to improve care -- Using Shewhart charts in health care leadership -- Case studies using Shewhart charts
Book is divided into the following sections: Patient safety and quality -- Evidence-based practice -- Patient-centered care -- Working conditions, work environment -- Critical opportunities for patient safety and quality -- Tools.
What determines patient safety? -- Blueprint for healthcare safety excellence -- Nine dimensions of organizational culture -- Qualities of a great safety leader -- Leadership best practices -- Changing behavior with applied behavior analysis -- Protecting your decision making from cognitive bias -- Designing your safety improvement intervention -- Launching culture change for patient and employee safety -- NASA after Columbia : lessons for healthcare