Applying High Reliability Principles to Infection Prevention and Control in Long Term Care.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; 2014.
Safety problems, particularly medication errors and poor hand hygiene compliance, are common in nursing homes. This Web site offers an online learning module and related information about how to apply high reliability concepts to reduce health care–associated infections in long-term care settings.
The Safety and Quality of Long Term Care
Amy A. Vogelsmeier, PhD, RN AHRQ WEBMM [serial online]. September 2011
Partnering to prevent falls: using a multimodal multidisciplinary team.
Volz TM, Swaim TJ. J Nurs Adm. 2013;43:336-341.
Infusing fun into quality and safety initiatives.
Foulk KC, Tocydlowski P, Snow TM, et al. Nursing. 2012;42:14-16.
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Achieving quality improvement in the nursing home: influence of nursing leadership on communication and teamwork.
Vogelsmeier A, Scott-Cawiezell J. J Nurs Care Qual. 2011;26:236-242.